As 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
Posted in Lambretta, Road Trip, scooter, Scooter Event, scooter racing, Vespa |
Tagged 2, awfully pleasant, classic, classic scooter, classic scootering, gran sport, lambreta, lambro, LC, LD, Li, Model D, nsu, Rally, Rideout, series 1, shaft drive, shafting, smallframe, sportique, TV, Vespa, vintage, vintage scooters |
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
Posted in Lambretta, Music, Road Trip, Scooter Event, Scooter Rally, Vespa |
Tagged ape, bsra, douglas, Eurolambretta, lambretta, maicoletta, Piaggio, rallies, ride connected, scooter magazine, scooter rally, scooter run, sena, Vespa, video, vintage |
Okay, so it’s actually three minutes and 10 seconds, but that wouldn’t have worked as a title!
In fact, if we’re being Continue reading
Posted in 1960s, Piaggio, Vespa |
Tagged 125, 1964, Barnaby Newton, classic, London Scooter Bodyshop, paint, price, project, rebuild, respray, restoration, restored, Retrospective, scooter, sixties, Vespa, video, vintage, VNB, workshop |
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!
Over-indulged in food, drink and relatives already? If you’re looking for a break from festivities then
Posted in 1960s, 1970s, Lambretta, Vespa |
Tagged 125, amphibious, aqua scooter, Cento, footage, lambretta, p-range, P200, px, retro adverts, scooter films, triumph, Vespa, videos, vintage |
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.
Posted in 1970s, Piaggio, Vespa |
Tagged 70s, ads, bravo, brochures, ciao, classic mopeds, moped, mopeds, Piaggio, piaggio bravo, piaggio ciao, si, style, Vespa USA, vintage |
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
Posted in clothing, Lambretta, Mod, scooter, Vespa |
Tagged accessories, Borders, distinguished Gentlemen ride, ernest, Harris Tweed, hipster, retro accessory, saddle bag, saddlebag, satchel, shoulder bag, vintage, walker slater |
(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…)
Posted in 1970s, scooter, Vespa |
Tagged 70s, ads, brochures, classic mopeds, piaggio bravo, piaggio ciao, style, Vespa, vintage |
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!
Posted in 1950s, Vespa |
Tagged 5 wheels, articulated, classic, commercial vehicle, elephant, lambro, Pentaro, Piaggio, Vespa, vintage |