Just a reminder that mandatory MOT testing for your vehicle is being reintroduced as of 1 August 2020. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, drivers were granted a 6-month exemption from MOT testing back in March to help slow the spread of the virus. However, as restrictions are eased, all those whose car, motorcycle/scooter or van … Continue reading Mandatory MOT testing to be reintroduced from 1 August
On the 9th June 2020 Welsh scooterist Jason Ude completed the 3 Nation Capital Charity Scooter Run that he had planned 10 months earlier. With the Coronavirus outbreak he thought he would have to cancel it, but with lockdown rules changing he got in touch with the Welsh, English and Scottish officials and told them … Continue reading 3 Nation Capital Charity Scooter Run
The Vespa 946 was launched in 2013, a new model to the range taking inspiration from the Vespa prototype MP6 produced in 1946. In my opinion, this is one of the most stylish of the modern automatic Vespa scooters Piaggio have produced, almost risqué in design you could say. However the decision was made … Continue reading Vespa 946 Christian Dior
On a number of occasions, Sticky and I used to play a silly little game between ourselves at the Milan Motorcycle Show (EICMA) of 'Spot the Clone'. You see, over the years some of the less scrupulous manufacturers in China seemed to think it was fine to simply copy other manufacturers' scooters and arrive back … Continue reading Vespa & Piaggio News – illegal fakes, free extended warranty, finance offers
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
Following on from our ScooterNova magazine online competition that began on Friday morning to win one of five sets of BSRA Rally shirts and patches, we're pleased to announce that five winners were randomly drawn this morning from the many entries that were received in such a short space of time! The lucky people are … Continue reading BSRA 2020 Shirt & Patch Winners
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!