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

Collection of Rare Scooters For Sale

Here in Great Britain we’re lucky to have the Lambretta Museum in Weston-super-Mare, offering an example of every scooter Innocenti produced from Model A to GP, as well as Lambrettas from further afield such as France, Germany, Spain and India too. It’s a great place to visit, whether in Weston for a rally or a … Continue reading Collection of Rare Scooters For Sale

Arthur Francis – RIP

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

New Magazine Coming Soon!

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!

Has Scooters India Ltd finally finished?

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?

Video View – the brand new ScooterNova magazine

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