An Awfully Pleasant scooter weekend

Awfully Pleasant 2017As you know, we here at ScooterNova do like to ride our scooters, an ethos that ties in perfectly with this weekend’s trip away with like-minded folk in The Awfully Pleasant Scooter Association.

Created a number of years ago by our friends at Disco Dez Scooters, the ethos is a laid back, Continue reading

Scooter rallies 2016 – our new promo video

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Yes finally, a new video to watch! But first apologies for the abnormally quiet period from us but we’ve had a few exciting things going on in the background that we’ll be able to share with you  Continue reading

Classic Vespa restoration in just 3 minutes!

screen-shot-2016-10-25-at-19-31-10Okay, so it’s actually three minutes and 10 seconds, but that wouldn’t have worked as a title!
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Swinging Yamahas.

Yamaha mopeds, scooterettes and small motorcycles of the 1960s – a more innocent time maybe, before ‘swinging’ meant what it does today. Mind you, the Yamaha swingers look happy enough!

https://themarquisblogger.wordpress.com/2016/01/02/swinging-yamahas/

Christmas Boredom? Scooter films!

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Over-indulged in food, drink and relatives already? If you’re looking for a break from festivities then Continue reading

Piaggio USA

More classic Vespa USA promotional material from the 1970s courtesy of The Marquis’ blog. 

Maybe not everyone’s cup of tea regarding transport, but interesting nonetheless we feel. 

https://themarquisblogger.wordpress.com/2015/12/16/piaggio-usa/

Tweed accessories: something different?

Walker Slater saddle bag

Walker Slater saddle bag

Of the many positive things about the scooter scene, one of them is that the people involved within it are so diverse. So if you’re looking for something a little different Continue reading

1977 USA Vespa range.

(Reblogged from The Marquis)

 

vespa USA brochure from the 70s

 
It sounds weird for us Italians to see Piaggio mopeds ( Ciao and Bravo) marketed in the USA under the brand name of Vespa.  Of course here the Vespa is just the scooter and both Vespa and mopeds were marketed under the Piaggio brand ( Piaggio Vespa, Piaggio Ciao. etc…)

https://themarquisblogger.wordpress.com/2015/11/01/1977-usa-vespa-range/

Vespa and the elephant

Just a reminder for all those scooterists out there looking for suitable transport to carry their pet elephant around in, a vintage Piaggo/ Vespa Ape Pentaro is just what you need!

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