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Speedway of Acton Reappears in West London

Here at ScooterNova magazine, we’re not the only ones to have spent time during lockdown out riding our scooters, exploring places new and old. A friend on social media, Debbie Harris from the band Bootleg Blondie (as seen at Warmwell and Woolacombe scooter rallies among others) and Andy have been out exploring London by Vespa. … Continue reading Speedway of Acton Reappears in West London

London to Brighton Classic Scooter Ride

Preparing for the forthcoming ScooterNova Three Shires Ride on 5/6 June 2021, it suddenly dawned on me I had an uncompleted video of the London to Brighton Ride we did two years ago, in April 2019. Organised by the Surrey Vintage Scooter Club and co-hosted by the Awfully Pleasant Scooter Association and London Lambretta Club, … Continue reading London to Brighton Classic Scooter Ride

Arthur Francis – a true scooter legend

The name Arthur Francis has become legendary amongst scooterists around the world, and deservedly so. From humble beginnings working for a scooter shop in Watford, Hertfordshire, to setting up his own scooter shop (Lambretta and Vespa dealership) along with a Fiat car showroom too, Arthur is often associated with the S-Type Lambretta dealer special. While … Continue reading Arthur Francis – a true scooter legend

New Shoei NXR2 crash helmet for the summer

I do like a Shoei crash helmet. They fit me well, are light, comfortable, well-vented and of course safe. Got a heard worth 10p then buy a 10p helmet, and all that. I have Shoei NXR helmet and have ridden tens of thousands of miles in it with no complaints. And now Shoei have improved … Continue reading New Shoei NXR2 crash helmet for the summer

New AirScud safety jacket by Tucano Urbano and In&motion

safety meets technology on the streets Safety air bags as part of rider clothing are nothing new. What is new however is the technology being utilised to operate them on behalf of the rider, and this morning Tucano Urbano launched their brand new Airscud that offers all the latest innovation. Tucano Urbano’s first foray into … Continue reading New AirScud safety jacket by Tucano Urbano and In&motion

Racing, world records, tributes & more scooters!

We're pleased to announce that edition 25 of Scooternova magazine is currently at the printers being prepared for publishing next week. To celebrate our 25th magazine and FOUR years of independent publishing we're giving away a FREE sticker too (while stocks last), so renew your subscriptions now or get your pre-orders in ASAP to make sure … Continue reading Racing, world records, tributes & more scooters!