I've recently been enjoying reading through some old Innocenti update over recent weeks, both to answer a few questions from fellow scooter club mates, and also for an article in the forthcoming edition 21 of ScooterNova magazine. Back in the 1950s and 60s, Innocenti of Milan sent out these update sheets to inform of changes … Continue reading Lambretta Innocenti Update Sheets
Looking forward to some quality reading time over the Festive period? Lucky for you the brand new edition 17 of ScooterNova will be published next week and all those who subscribe or pre-order a copy will have theirs posted out before the Royal Mail's 'last posting' date for UK delivery. Among the 100 pages of the … Continue reading Just in time for Christmas – ScooterNova 17
Back in 2016 we speculated that Bajaj Auto of India were to bring back their popular Chetak scooter to the market. It seems we were partially correct... On 17 October 2019 Bajaj unveiled their new Chetak scooter; a classic name from their range once bestowed upon a scooter produced from old Piaggio tooling.Bajaj were once … Continue reading New Bajaj Chetak – a modern classic in the making?
KR Automation is a company whose work I first discovered some years ago when I was sent photographs of a rather tasty Vespa PX street racer from Germany. This was powered by an engine that had been CNC machined as part of the owner's university study work. Nice! Fast forward to 2019 and these talents … Continue reading New CNC parts shop launched
It's not often you get to see the process involved in the production of a cast aluminium engine casing, but Uni-Auto of India have kindly shared this video showing the process. Uni-Auto have recently begun production of new 200cc Lambretta engine casings featuring many updated features, as seen in the latest edition 11 of ScooterNova … Continue reading Birth of an engine
Edition 8 of ScooterNova magazine is at the printers, ready to go. The last two months have flown by with rallies in England, Wales, Scotland and Spain to attend, keeping our scooters' wheels turning almost non-stop! With ScooterNova magazine evolving slowly over the last 12 months, to the point where edition 7 received the most … Continue reading Number 8 is looking great!
It's hardly a secret that from within the scooter scene have emerged more than a few successful musicians, and ScooterNova magazine is the only one to bring the story behind the early days of the Stone Roses whose members included several rally-going scooterists. Record Store Day back in April is an event to promote local … Continue reading Ian Brown, Scooter Boys & The Stone Roses