Goodbye Jonnie

Jonnie Bolland, RIP.

It was a sad day yesterday as the scooter scene said goodbye to one of the most popular and influential characters within it, Jonnie Bolland. Continue reading

RIP Jonnie Bolland – a legend of the scooter scene

Jonnie (centre) with VFM partner Steve Foster and fellow scooterist Lobby, at the Isle of Wight scooter rally, 2007.

Jonnie (centre) with VFM partner Steve Foster and fellow scooterist Lobby, at the Isle of Wight scooter rally, 2007.

We are sad to learn today of the passing of our friend Jonnie Bolland, a member of the Stockport Crusaders SC and a big part of the VFM team of scooterists. Continue reading

Warmwell Scooter Rally – actually not so warm!

It might be late November but there are still plenty of reasons to ride your scooter socially, other than simply commuting to work. The South West Scooter Clubs for example, organise their final Continue reading

The Last BSRA Scooter Rally of 2016 at Bridlington

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After a couple of weekends without rallies, we were more than ready for the ride to Bridlington on Friday morning for the last BSRA scooter rally of this season.  A surprisingly Continue reading

Bridlington Scooter Trade & Custom Show 2016

snrlcsilIt’s that time of year again scooter people; as October draws to a close so the Bridlington show arrives, signalling the end  Continue reading

Tucano Urbano support Isle of Wight scooter rally

tucano faceItalian clothing company Tucano Urbano have announced they will be supporting the BSRA Isle of Wight scooter rally again this year, in a variety of ways. Firstly, there will Continue reading

BSRA Isle of Wight International Scooter Rally

It’s a long way off, with many miles to cover before August, but with an end of June deadline on winning AAA tickets, we thought we’d share this early.  We haven’t missed many Isle of Wight rallies over the years so it’s interesting to look back at how it’s evolved; from a basic field full of like-minded friends to an island wide festival and (almost) back again. With music festivals almost every weekend in the summer, it’s not just the entertainment that attracts so many. There’s no denying that it certainly is a spectacle to see so many scooters all in one place.

IOW Scooter Rally

IOW Scooter Rally

To help us all save our pennies for beer tokens, VFM have sent their Agent Lamb to negotiate a 20% discount with Red Funnel ferries for scooters only when you book online.

Another opportunity for some savings Get to SLUK for a chance to win AAA tickets:

Win a pair of AAA VFM passes for the Isle of Wight | RETRO

Number 7 in the BSRA Best Supporting Member Championship and rally number 18 in the LCGB Riders Championship, scooter riders from all over will be there to enjoy the sights and the smell of two stroke as our small wheels invade the Isle of Wight this August Bank Holiday.

For more info :see BSRA Facebook and  BSRA Scooter Rallies website

2016 BSRA Championship

In just a few weeks it will be Easter and the BSRA (British Scooter Rallies Association) solo rider and club championship for 2016 will start at Whitby National Scooter Rally.

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Bridlington scooter rally – custom show photos

 

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It was a long ride up for us and although the weather’s never usually too kind at this time of year, after a couple of hours of rain it cleared up and the sun even shone Continue reading