More Rare Classic Scooters at Auction

If you're in the market for a new classic scooter, or fancy treating yourself to something a little special, you might want to get along to the Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham tomorrow for the next H&H Classic Motorcycles auction. It has 49 scooters in total up for grabs, mostly Lambrettas and Vespa but a couple … Continue reading More Rare Classic Scooters at Auction

Rare scooters for sale at specialist auction

Regular readers of ScooterNova magazine may have noticed in the latest edition an advert for a specialist scooter auction. Coincidentally in the same magazine we featured a rather rare scooter that will be for sale at the same event…     Over the years I’ve seen numerous car and motorcycle specialist auctions dabble in selling … Continue reading Rare scooters for sale at specialist auction

Arthur Francis – a true scooter legend

The name Arthur Francis has become legendary amongst scooterists around the world, and deservedly so. From humble beginnings working for a scooter shop in Watford, Hertfordshire, to setting up his own scooter shop (Lambretta and Vespa dealership) along with a Fiat car showroom too, Arthur is often associated with the S-Type Lambretta dealer special. While … Continue reading Arthur Francis – a true scooter legend

Racing, world records, tributes & more scooters!

We're pleased to announce that edition 25 of Scooternova magazine is currently at the printers being prepared for publishing next week. To celebrate our 25th magazine and FOUR years of independent publishing we're giving away a FREE sticker too (while stocks last), so renew your subscriptions now or get your pre-orders in ASAP to make sure … Continue reading Racing, world records, tributes & more scooters!

New Beverly 300 & 400 scooters for 2021

Twenty years after the first generation of Piaggio’s Beverly scooter was born in 2001, the Italian manufacturer unveiled the new Piaggio Beverly on their piaggio.com website as 2020 drew to a close. Large wheeled scooters have never really caught on in the UK, but in Europe the fashion-conscience riders appreciate that  the increased diameter helps … Continue reading New Beverly 300 & 400 scooters for 2021

Lambretta’s red racing inner tubes?

We removed the original old Michelin ACS tyre from my Lambretta LD this morning, only to find this well-patched, bright red Englebert inner tube inside. Englebert are an old brand of car tyre, known for their use in racing by the likes of Ferrari and Lancia in their day. Who knew they did something for … Continue reading Lambretta’s red racing inner tubes?