Mersea Island – The First 26 Years

Like many other scooter rallies in 2020, the popular Mersea Island event has also fallen victim to the Coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, organisers the Colchester DVLC (District Vespa & Lambretta Club) are having a virtual rally online with Scooterist Internet Radio providing the entertainment. To find out more about the event, which I like many have … Continue reading Mersea Island – The First 26 Years

National Road Rally – 12 September 2020

In these uncertain times it's good to learn of an event that we can all take part in, with our scooters, before the year ends. The National Road Rally is a riding event and therefore meets all the criteria required with regards to social distancing. The event is a navigational scatter rally organised in conjunction … Continue reading National Road Rally – 12 September 2020

Scooter Rallies 2021 – Official BSRA dates

As far as scooter rallies go, 2020 has sadly pretty much been written-off socially thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic. Event organisers have understandably had to cancel everything due to Government restrictions, as well as for the safety of both those working and those attending too. It might seem easy on paper to put together a … Continue reading Scooter Rallies 2021 – Official BSRA dates

Isle of Wight Scooter Rally Postponed

The Statement below has been released today by VFM regarding the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally (BSRA Event Number 6), due to take place at Sandown Airport over the August Bank Holiday weekend of 28-31 August 2020. POSTPONEMENT NOTICE Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic VFM* have taken the decision to postpone the Isle of … Continue reading Isle of Wight Scooter Rally Postponed

Covid-19 – riding your scooter or motorcycle

Can anyone recall any official government statement that specifically restricted the riding of motorcycles or scooters during the current coronavirus outbreak? Me neither. Interesting then that some powered-two-wheeler titles are writing stories about ‘riding restrictions’ being lifted. Unfortunately, though, scooterists and motorcyclists seem to be sharing these stories, adding plenty of positive comments along the … Continue reading Covid-19 – riding your scooter or motorcycle