New Year, new bike licence?

It's nearly New Year folks, time for resolutions. So if you've not done it yet, what about passing your motorcycle test and getting a full licence? Here's how they went about rider training in 1958. No laughing at the chap at the beginning please. Oh and while you're watching it, note the legshield accessory extensions … Continue reading New Year, new bike licence?

Classically English Lambretta

Presumably because of the success Lambretta Concessionaires had with the Italian scooters in the British market, parent company Innocenti chose to use a number of 'typically British' scenes on the cover of their in-house company magazine, Notiziario. This magazine is very much sought after today by Lambretta fans the world over and this image was … Continue reading Classically English Lambretta

Buy a Bastert scooter!

Lot 23 at the Motoclassica auction in Melbourne, Australia on 24 October 2015 is a '1953 Bastert Einspurauto Motor Scooter', an opportunity for any scooterist with a liking for double-entendres would struggle to avoid! Helmut Bastert's factory in Bielefeld, Germany built scooters for a short period between 1949 and the mid 1950s. Expensive scooters even … Continue reading Buy a Bastert scooter!