Sad news today as we learned that the legendary Arthur Francis has passed away. There can’t be many in the world of scooters that do not know his name, the former scooter shop proprietor having his initials painted on the panels of classic Lambrettas the world over. Starting out riding motorcycles, it was a Lambretta … Continue reading Arthur Francis – RIP
We're pleased to announce that edition 24 of ScooterNova is now at the printers and we can't wait for the finished magazine to land! We have almost literally scoured the world for new and interesting scooter articles and have really enjoyed putting this edition together. Starting locally we have a tasty Lambretta SX200 from Norfolk … Continue reading New Magazine Coming Soon!
When Innocenti of Milan decided to sell its ‘motor division’ it was soon split in two. British Leyland (formerly British Motor Corporation), whose cars the Italian company had produced under licence for over a decade, took over the four-wheeled production line. But what about the scooters and three-wheelers? The fact that the scooter market was … Continue reading Has Scooters India Ltd finally finished?
Have you got yourself a copy of the brand new edition 23 of ScooterNova magazine yet? If not then take a look at this short video to view some of the delights you can find inside... ScooterNova is an independent scooter magazine published and printed in the UK every two months, by scooterists for scooterists. Edition … Continue reading Video View – the brand new ScooterNova magazine
Yes folks, edition 23 is about to roll off the printing presses in deepest, darkest Wales and if you've pre-ordered or subscribed by Sunday 13 December your copy will be posted out before the Christmas deadline too! As always, the magazine is packed full of wonderful reading material and fabulous images to keep you enthralled … Continue reading Scooter Wonderland this Christmas
The Lambretta LD was produced by Innocenti for most of the 1950s and together with with it's open-frame sibling, the Model D, hundreds of thousands were sold. Great for their time, but not really suitable for modern roads. Until now... In edition 22 of ScooterNova magazine we exclusively road test the new Granturismo LD150 Reed … Continue reading Tuning a 50s classic Lambretta