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Beware the Expanded London ULEZ

Anyone who regularly rides or drives into London, or is thinking of doing so, should be aware that the Mayor and Transport for London have just made getting around the capital a little more difficult and potentially more expensive too. When does it change?While those of us who regularly ride powered-two-wheelers are fully versed in … Continue reading Beware the Expanded London ULEZ

Stunning customs, 1950s Tours and rare Japanese scooters

Every now and again a custom scooter comes along and makes you go ‘wow’, and the artwork on St George certainly does that. Attending Andy Francis Scooters & Soul weekend in Cumbria a few weeks ago, ScooterNova got the exclusive on this stunning Lambretta that was unveiled there. Built by Andy himself it was painted … Continue reading Stunning customs, 1950s Tours and rare Japanese scooters

Proposed anti-tampering laws threatens scooter and bike scenes

Okay so the headline might be a little over dramatic, but hopefully it caught your attention, right? One might have hoped that if anything good could come of Brexit then it might be that Great Britain distanced itself further from the restrictive legislation that German scooterists and motorists still suffer. But sadly it seems the … Continue reading Proposed anti-tampering laws threatens scooter and bike scenes

Rare 1920s British scooters and barn-find Lambretta GT200 for sale

It may surprise some to learn that motor-scooters not only existed before the stylish post-WW2 Italian Lambretta and Vespa machines, but that there was a small but flourishing British scooter industry producing them too. In 1920, the Coventry-based Kenilworth was one of half a dozen or so scooters you could buy in the UK, alongside … Continue reading Rare 1920s British scooters and barn-find Lambretta GT200 for sale

Lambretta Vs Vespa

What classic scooter are you riding this weekend? There is a good chance that it is either a Lambretta or a Vespa and that your choice today is based more upon your heart than your head. But what about the scooter riders of the 1960s, what did they base their decisions on? How did they … Continue reading Lambretta Vs Vespa

This Weekend in Weston-Super-Mare

Like many, we've got a soft spot for a scooter rally in Weston-Super-Mare, not least because that is where ScooterNova magazine is based! So of course we'll be riding down from the Midlands to ScooterNova HQ at the Lambretta Museum on Friday morning for the BSRA event and enjoying the town over the weekend. You … Continue reading This Weekend in Weston-Super-Mare