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

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

New classic key rings and key holders in stock

A popular scooter accessory and item of ScooterNova merchandise, these exclusive keyrings and cases are the perfect finishing touch for any classic scooter, along with modern retro machines too. We have some new colours and designs available too, with all variations now available to buy from our online shop. Key Case Our retro key holder … Continue reading New classic key rings and key holders in stock

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