To 'celebrate' Brexit, on 1 January 2021 the British Government, via Transport Secretarty Grant Shapps, announced that car and motorcycle number plates that included the GB lettering but with the European Union's circle of stars, would no longer be valid alone while traveling abroad to state your country of residence. While there was no need … Continue reading British Government Abolish GB Oval Sticker!
The sad news reached us over the weekend of the passing of Don Blocksidge, an engraver whose work has featured on many top custom scooters and motorbikes over the decades. Don was one of those people who are today sadly rare, a true craftsman. His name first came to my attention, as it probably did … Continue reading Don Blocksidge – The Master Hand Chaser
This weekend, like many of you, we were planning to be at the Big 7 scooter rally in Kent, which of course sadly isn’t going ahead due to the global pandemic still affecting us all. Not only is it a terrible shame for the Big 7 SC who have put a lot of time and … Continue reading Support Your Local Scooter Shop – New ScooterNova Magazine Out Now!
Back in 2020 I discovered a motorcycling event aimed at encouraging the growing number of women riders. Anything that gets more people riding gets the thumbs up from me so I contacted Lindsay Atkinson, the organiser of ‘The Women in Motorcycling Exhibition’, to find out more. Sadly world events prevented the go-ahead then, but it’s … Continue reading War of the Roses ride
Edition 26, July/August 2021, is now at the printers and available to pre-order today! Jam packed full of scooters of all shapes and sizes! With reports from scooter-riding get togethers... ...including the selection of riders photos from our own Three Shires Ride. Read the final chapter of Dean Orton's Guide to Rustoration, full of priceless … Continue reading ScooterNova 26 ready to go
Father's Day is looming, and in case the signs outside every pub we ride past hadn't reminded us already, the orders from our internet shop are also picking up pace! So whether you want a give your dad or the man in your life a small but stylish keepsake like our real leather retro key … Continue reading Father’s Days Gifts for Scooterists