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 … 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 … Continue reading Racing, world records, tributes & more scooters!

Arthur Francis – RIP

Sad news today as we learned that the legendary Arthur Francis has passed away. There can’t be many in the world of scooters that do not know his name, the … Continue reading Arthur Francis – RIP

Arthur Francis S-Type 250 – from Watford to Milan and Glasgow!

As we've posted previously, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Arthur Francis (aka AF) S-type dealer special Lambretta scooters. As a result of said posts published on ScooterNova, Chris … Continue reading Arthur Francis S-Type 250 – from Watford to Milan and Glasgow!

Lambretta & Vespa billet engines, and 305cc kit with 51hp!

Yes the rumours are true – and if you attended the Bridlington Trade & Custom Scooter Show in the UK on 25 October 2014 you'd have seen all this for … Continue reading Lambretta & Vespa billet engines, and 305cc kit with 51hp!