SLUK and ScooterNova Magazine are getting together to bring you a brand-new scooter event in summer 2019. ScooterExpo will be a huge showcase for some of the finest scooters ever built. It will also be a place for many of the most well-respected traders to ply their wares and for a few characters and legends … Continue reading ScooterExpo – a brand new show from SLUK and ScooterNova
Don't you just love it when a plan comes together? No, this is not a story about the A-Team, but the further history of a rather famous Lambretta S-Type from Arthur Francis Scooters Ltd in Watford, Herts. The scooter pictured on the front cover of Practical Scooter & Moped in March 1967 has a fair … Continue reading Lambretta AF S-Type TJH 25D – the history continues!
With snow falling in Great Britain in February 2015, it seemed the perfect time to share this cover from an old British magazine from 55 years ago, the February 1960 edition of 'Power & Pedal with the Scooter'. Despite the cold looking cover (how jealous we are that it seems easier to ride Lambrettas in … Continue reading February 1960 – Snow & Lambretta holiday guide!
Today restored scooters from Asian are often treated with suspicion by scooterists in the Western world, but we often forget these modern-day classics were once everyday commuters out there. A young Vietnamese architect has decided to demonstrate his love for Saigon by publishing a book featuring his own sketches of the city in the old … Continue reading Lambrettas and Vespas in Old Saigon
The cold, winter months often mean less scooters on the road, but how many of you even think about using them socially? For enthusiasts of the 1960s it was second nature! A report in the December 1964 issue of 'The Scooter with Power & Pedal' magazine reveals that there were plenty of eager entrants into … Continue reading Luton Vespa Club Scooter Hill Climb, 1964
Possibly a bit late for Christmas presents this year – unless you're one of our Canadian readers – we recently stumbled across these lovely pieces of artwork that may well flick your switch. Mark Pilon, better known as Atomos is a painter illustrator and designer working in Vancouver Canada. He started his painting career in … Continue reading Atomic retro scooter art
The curvaceous lines of the Vespa scooter has long been seen as art themselves, which is probably why they have subsequently attracted the attention of artists looking for a new canvas upon which to display their talents. The latest is South African Richard Scott who recently collaborated with Vespa SA to create the Joyride exhibition. Apparently … Continue reading Where art meets Vespa (again)