On the 9th June 2020 Welsh scooterist Jason Ude completed the 3 Nation Capital Charity Scooter Run that he had planned 10 months earlier. With the Coronavirus outbreak he thought he would have to cancel it, but with lockdown rules changing he got in touch with the Welsh, English and Scottish officials and told them … Continue reading 3 Nation Capital Charity Scooter Run
As I type this blog I know that in a perfect world I should really be riding my classic Lambretta home from Devon, which is where the Mike Karslake Memorial Rally was due to take place this weekend. Unfortunately of course, 2020 has become an uncertain and rather unpleasant year for all, so instead I'm … Continue reading The First Lambretta Museum
The Vespa 946 was launched in 2013, a new model to the range taking inspiration from the Vespa prototype MP6 produced in 1946. In my opinion, this is one of the most stylish of the modern automatic Vespa scooters Piaggio have produced, almost risqué in design you could say. However the decision was made … Continue reading Vespa 946 Christian Dior
Whether you want to treat your dad, your husband or yourself (go on, you deserve it!), here at ScooterNova we have the perfect gift for you to give, and you can do it all from the comfort of your armchair at home! A subscription to ScooterNova magazine will last the whole year long, so what … Continue reading Father’s Day Made Easy
This is a lovely collectable piece of classic scooter and motor vehicle ephemera to have, an original invitation to the UK launch of the Lambretta Cento scooter. Part of the original 1960s press pack, the date of the event at the Waldorf Hotel in London was postponed from 11 March 1964 to 17 March 1964 … Continue reading Viva Cento!
On a number of occasions, Sticky and I used to play a silly little game between ourselves at the Milan Motorcycle Show (EICMA) of 'Spot the Clone'. You see, over the years some of the less scrupulous manufacturers in China seemed to think it was fine to simply copy other manufacturers' scooters and arrive back … Continue reading Vespa & Piaggio News – illegal fakes, free extended warranty, finance offers
The Scottish scooter rallies are somehow always something special for those of us from the south east, probably because they often represent the farthest riding distance to a weekend rally without going across the sea. The only negative is that with just a weekend to spare, you got to see a lot of the A1 … Continue reading Kelso Scooter Rally – Enjoy the ride