Street Racing Scooters

Motor scooters may have been originally developed as a cheap, economical form of transport, but that doesn't mean to say they can't be persuaded to go faster. Post-war scooters from Lambretta and Vespa are popular the world over with  commuters and enthusiasts alike. Throughout the years they have also been on the receiving end of … Continue reading Street Racing Scooters

Mersea Island – The First 26 Years

Like many other scooter rallies in 2020, the popular Mersea Island event has also fallen victim to the Coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, organisers the Colchester DVLC (District Vespa & Lambretta Club) are having a virtual rally online with Scooterist Internet Radio providing the entertainment. To find out more about the event, which I like many have … Continue reading Mersea Island – The First 26 Years

National Road Rally – 12 September 2020

In these uncertain times it's good to learn of an event that we can all take part in, with our scooters, before the year ends. The National Road Rally is a riding event and therefore meets all the criteria required with regards to social distancing. The event is a navigational scatter rally organised in conjunction … Continue reading National Road Rally – 12 September 2020

DIY electric motor conversion for classic scooters

Love your classic scooter but want a greener commute? Or possibly you live in a city that is legislating against petrol-powered transport? Then maybe Laurent from Smeets Classics in the Netherlands has a solution here for you. Laurent has been developing an electric conversion kit for four years or so, designed to be sold across … Continue reading DIY electric motor conversion for classic scooters

Lambretta Innocenti Update Sheets

I've recently been enjoying reading through some old Innocenti update  over recent weeks, both to answer a few questions from fellow scooter club mates, and also for an article in the forthcoming edition 21 of ScooterNova magazine. Back in the 1950s and 60s, Innocenti of Milan sent out these update sheets to inform of changes … Continue reading Lambretta Innocenti Update Sheets

Scooter Rallies 2021 – Official BSRA dates

As far as scooter rallies go, 2020 has sadly pretty much been written-off socially thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic. Event organisers have understandably had to cancel everything due to Government restrictions, as well as for the safety of both those working and those attending too. It might seem easy on paper to put together a … Continue reading Scooter Rallies 2021 – Official BSRA dates

Free Isle of Wight and DDK poster

I think we can all agree what a rubbish year 2020 has been so far. So here at ScooterNova we decided that a little gift to lift our spirits would do everyone some good. We are therefore pleased to announce that we will be giving away a FREE A3 sized, double-sided poster to subscribers and … Continue reading Free Isle of Wight and DDK poster