Ride the World Competition

Back in April we happened upon a competition being run by Overland Magazine with Dunlop tyres called Ride the World.  Basically the idea is that they “identified 50 places in Great Britain that have more recognisable namesakes in other parts of the world. What better excuse to travel around this beautiful country?” When you register … Continue reading Ride the World Competition

New Interlocking clutch/crankshaft kit for Vespa 200s

SIP Scootershop have produced a new Vespa clutch/crankshaft kit as part of their SIP Performance. Suitable for range of geared Vespa 200 scooters (Rally, P200E, PX200, Cosa 200), they claim it forms the perfect connection between the crankshaft and the clutch on these largeframe models.   While the Piaggio designed fitment with a cylindrical flange, … Continue reading New Interlocking clutch/crankshaft kit for Vespa 200s

Free Dyno Deal Extended

In edition 28 of ScooterNova magazine, via their advert VE UK offered customers a free dyno test worth £75 at JG Scooters in Grantham. The VE UK offer was to customers buying certain Vespa tuning parts including a new crankcase direct from VE themselves. The original offer expired at Christmas but VE UK have now … Continue reading Free Dyno Deal Extended

1980s Scooter Clubs of the Year Still Going Strong

Back in the 1980s there were a number of small, independent scooter magazines, produced by scooterists for scooterists. Ring any bells...? One of those was The Ralliest, produced by Nick Jolly of Junction 13 SC. Nick was also a co-founder of VFM and we interviewed him in edition 10 of ScooterNova magazine. Anyway, I happened … Continue reading 1980s Scooter Clubs of the Year Still Going Strong

Beware the Expanded London ULEZ

Anyone who regularly rides or drives into London, or is thinking of doing so, should be aware that the Mayor and Transport for London have just made getting around the capital a little more difficult and potentially more expensive too. When does it change?While those of us who regularly ride powered-two-wheelers are fully versed in … Continue reading Beware the Expanded London ULEZ

Proposed anti-tampering laws threatens scooter and bike scenes

Okay so the headline might be a little over dramatic, but hopefully it caught your attention, right? One might have hoped that if anything good could come of Brexit then it might be that Great Britain distanced itself further from the restrictive legislation that German scooterists and motorists still suffer. But sadly it seems the … Continue reading Proposed anti-tampering laws threatens scooter and bike scenes