Vehicle owners to be granted MOT exemption in battle against coronavirus

Temporary exemption will enable vital services to continue, frontline workers to get to work, and people to get essential food and medicine. "Vehicle owners will be granted a 6-month exemption from MOT testing, enabling them to continue to travel to work where this absolutely cannot be done from home, or shop for necessities. "All cars, … Continue reading Vehicle owners to be granted MOT exemption in battle against coronavirus

Stay Calm – your scooter shop needs you!

There is no arguing we are in strange and uncertain times that our generation has never before experienced, and if anyone thinks it’s not real then take a look at what is happening in places like Italy.  But life must go on and while we all do our best in difficult circumstances, if the opportunity … Continue reading Stay Calm – your scooter shop needs you!

Paul Karslake RIP

We’re sad to announce that artist, scooterist and friend Paul Karslake has sadly passed away after battling pneumonia, according to the Southend Echo website. Privately I’d received a couple of telephone calls from concerned people who had heard rumours, and the family have recently confirmed that the rumours are sadly true.  Born in 1958 and … Continue reading Paul Karslake RIP

Scooter Electrickery – are you baffled?

If like us classic scooter electrics can sometimes seem almost like witchcraft, help is at hand courtesy of ScooterNova magazine and Scootronics.  While I think it’s fair to say that many classic scooters today use a 12v electronic ignition system loosely based around the Ducati system as seem on the Vespa PX since 1977, when … Continue reading Scooter Electrickery – are you baffled?

Enjoy the read with ScooterNova magazine

In these uncertain times, maybe you’re thinking of wrapping up warm and staying at home for a short while. For a lot of scooterists, this could be time well spent in the shed. But after, or instead of that, we’d like to remind you that ScooterNova magazine is the perfect accompaniment for when you sit … Continue reading Enjoy the read with ScooterNova magazine

Norway on classic scooters

Among the fantastic articles in the brand new edition 18 of ScooterNova magazine is an enthralling piece on touring Norway on classic Lambrettas. Andy Kay from York SC and three friends decided to head up to the land of fjords to explore the country on small wheels. But the first hurdle was exactly how to … Continue reading Norway on classic scooters

Modrapheniacs SC scooter rally

2020 marks the 20th anniversary for the Modrapheniacs annual scooter rally held at Sandford Park in Dorset. We are really looking forward to the 200+ miles ride to get our scooters loosened up for another exciting year of rallies – local commuting on them is fine, but it's not quite the same as riding to … Continue reading Modrapheniacs SC scooter rally