Big 7 Scooter Rally

In normal circumstances we'd have ridden the best part of 200 miles down to the Big 7 scooter rally in Kent yesterday, had a good party there last night and woke up this morning in a tent feeling slightly worse for wear! However, never ones to shirk responsibilities, we here at ScooterNova along with our … Continue reading Big 7 Scooter Rally

Full of scooter goodness!

Edition 20 of ScooterNova magazine is at the printers and if you've not ordered your copy yet, there's no time like the present! Despite restrictions we've put together one hell of a magazine for you all, with some fantastic articles by some amazing people. Vittorio Tessera reveals a rare Innocenti experimental 200cc Lambretta engine that … Continue reading Full of scooter goodness!

Isle of Wight Scooter Rally Postponed

The Statement below has been released today by VFM regarding the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally (BSRA Event Number 6), due to take place at Sandown Airport over the August Bank Holiday weekend of 28-31 August 2020. POSTPONEMENT NOTICE Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic VFM* have taken the decision to postpone the Isle of … Continue reading Isle of Wight Scooter Rally Postponed

Ready to Go!

Edition 20 of ScooterNova is at the printers! Slight delay due to an understandable reduction in staff at the printers, but it’s there now!From Brad’s look back at the 70s scooter scene to the iconic DTC Nike 2 Lambretta street racer, a commuter Vespa GS to a factory Lambretta 200cc prototype engine, an overview of … Continue reading Ready to Go!

The First Lambretta Museum

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

Viva Cento!

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!

Kelso Scooter Rally – Enjoy the ride

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