The Vespa P-range: One of the best?

When Piaggio launched their 'Nuova Linea' of Vespa scooters in 1977 I wonder if anybody at the Italian factory in Pontedera ever considered that 40 years later we would finally say goodbye to it? I've had few myself over the years, 125, 150 and 200cc versions, ridden thousands of miles through numerous countries on them … Continue reading The Vespa P-range: One of the best?

Enjoy a New Read

With what is arguably the most colourful front cover yet of our first 22 magazines, the latest edition of ScooterNova has now landed with most of our stockists and European subscribers. Whether you are a Lambretta or Vespa fanatic, there is https://scooternova.bigcartel.com/ plenty to read and enjoy about the new edition 22 of ScooterNova magazine, from … Continue reading Enjoy a New Read

Lambretta Innocenti Update Sheets

I've recently been enjoying reading through some old Innocenti update  over recent weeks, both to answer a few questions from fellow scooter club mates, and also for an article in the forthcoming edition 21 of ScooterNova magazine. Back in the 1950s and 60s, Innocenti of Milan sent out these update sheets to inform of changes … Continue reading Lambretta Innocenti Update Sheets

The 70s Scooter Scene

Do you enjoy scooter nostalgia written by those who actually lived it? Then you'll love the latest edition of ScooterNova magazine. Writing exclusively for ScooterNova, Part 1 of Mark ‘Brad’ Brough’s “Not So Swinging 70s” article appears in the new edition 20 of the magazine. It was during a family holiday to Bournemouth as a … Continue reading The 70s Scooter Scene

Quick Tip – fitting Lambretta side panel buffers

Want to avoid scratching the paintwork while fitting or removing the side panel rubber buffers from your Series 3 Lambretta? Try this little tip here that costs nothing and in fact makes the job easier.   * ScooterNova is an independent scooter magazine, produced by scooterists for scooterists. ScooterNova is printed in the UK and sold … Continue reading Quick Tip – fitting Lambretta side panel buffers

What was your first Lambretta?

If you've not seen the latest edition 20 of ScooterNova magazine yet, one of the most popular features inside seems to be the overview of the Lambretta J-range, the smallframe rivals to the little Vespas from Piaggio. Apart from the history of the model from development and through production, the  article looks at the growing … Continue reading What was your first Lambretta?

Scarborough 1971

From the cover of Scooter World magazine dated November 1971, Sue McIntyre and chimp Fibber McGee at Scarborough Marineland. They are pictured on a 1966 Lambretta SX200 that was registered in the West Bromwich area around April to June of that year. Nothing else in the magazine seems to relate to the cover photograph, so … Continue reading Scarborough 1971