Ending the 70 Years of Vespa anniversary celebrations, Piaggio chose the Milan Motorcycle Show to unveil what could potentially be the next chapter in the marque's history. Going Green The environmental impact of motor vehicles is arguably more the concern of gas guzzling 4-wheelers rather than nippy little commuter scooters. However the powered-two-wheel market gets … Continue reading Exclusive – NEW Electric Vespa Announced!
For a number of years now, the main organisers of the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally, VFM, have negotiated a discounted ferry crossing via the Red Funnel ferry company. Now rival ferry operators Wightlink have woken up and are trying to jump on the bandwagon, but their offer is not all it seems to be... … Continue reading Isle of Wight Ferry discount – do they think we’re stupid?
It's the August Bank Holiday weekend, and so where else have we ridden our scooters to but the Isle of Wight for the International scooter rally there - probably the biggest of its kind in the world. With this year's event all centred around the rally campsite at Smallbrook Stadium in Ryde, there is plenty … Continue reading Isle of Wight scooter rally 2014 – Wish you were here!
The Isle of Wight scooter rally is almost upon us, so here are a few updates for those scooterists looking to travel over there for the August Bank Holiday weekend. The Isle of Wight Scooter Rally has carved itself a place in scootering folklore as the biggest of its kind in modern times. It attracts … Continue reading Isle of Wight Scooter Rally 2014 – PREVIEW
For 2014 the Isle of Wight Scooter rally will change a little to make the scooter rally site once again the main focus. To begin with, organisers the VFM* Scooter Collective are no longer using the Ice Stadium as their centre of entertainment for Scooterists.The VFM tell us they feel it's time for a bit … Continue reading The Isle of Wight Scooter Rally – it’s changing
There's no doubting that in recent years the older Lambrettas have grown in popularity. Whether this is because we're all getting older and our tastes change, or the market has dictated things, I'm not sure. "The market" I hear you cry... Yes, maybe... For a long time the more modern Slimstyle Lambrettas were the more … Continue reading The Lambretta Series 1 – the growing popularity of the oldies
A number of you have been asking about scooter rally dates for 2014, and while we published the BSRA dates back in October, we thought we'd offer a new list with a few other scooter rallies and related events you may find interesting. We have now moved it to a new page for you.