A closer look at the Dystopian Project

There are those who ‘fettle’ in their sheds, some simply ‘maintain’. There are a few however with the ability to ‘create’ and the Dystopian Project scooter is the result of Continue reading

The new ScooterNova magazine has landed*

While snow is falling around western Europe possibly in amounts only our Scandinavian readers are prepared for, brave postal delivery people are making sure that the sound of the new ScooterNova magazine falling onto door mats across the nation cheers people up in these cold months! Continue reading

Beware buying Indian Lambrettas & Vespas online

vijai_deluxe_leaflet From time to time we receive offers of classic Lambretta and Vespa scooters from suppliers in India, as well as receiving email ‘updates’ from various sources about some ‘nice Lambretta scooters’ on eBay. However, if you are in the market for your first Continue reading

The Fantastic Vespa Ape – have you seen a bigger load?

Searching the internet earlier I came across this photo taken by Roy Prasad who had it posted on his Flickr acount, so I hope he doesn’t mind it being shared.

Piaggio Ape © Roy Prasad

Piaggio Ape © Roy Prasad

Whilst Roy’s interest is apparently photography, ours here is of course the subject matter in this instance – a dramatically overloaded Piaggio Ape three-wheeled commercial scooter/ vehicle.

 
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New Lambretta scooters – the good, the bad & the others!

SIL Lambretta advert from the 1990s.

SIL Lambretta advert from the 1990s.

The final Lambrettas to roll of the Scooters India Limited (SIL) production line did so in 1997. I know, I bought one of them.

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