1980s Scooter Clubs of the Year Still Going Strong

Back in the 1980s there were a number of small, independent scooter magazines, produced by scooterists for scooterists. Ring any bells...? One of those was The Ralliest, produced by Nick Jolly of Junction 13 SC. Nick was also a co-founder of VFM and we interviewed him in edition 10 of ScooterNova magazine. Anyway, I happened … Continue reading 1980s Scooter Clubs of the Year Still Going Strong

ScooterNova & St George – the finest quality

From the very beginning of ScooterNova magazine back in 2017, many people realised that our new magazine would change things. Scooterists were keen from the start to have their pride and joy featured within the glossy pages of the new publication, a magazine that once again was produced by fellow scooterists. The craftsmen, engineers, tuners … Continue reading ScooterNova & St George – the finest quality

New ScooterNova #28 at Southport Scooter Rally

Our scooters are packed, waterproofs ready and Friday morning sees us heading towards Southport in Merseyside on our classic 1960s Italian shopping machines for the BSRA Trade & Custom Show. Who else is going? The last major national event of what has been an unusual year, VFM and Lambretta Club Great Britain have put together … Continue reading New ScooterNova #28 at Southport Scooter Rally

Stunning customs, 1950s Tours and rare Japanese scooters

Every now and again a custom scooter comes along and makes you go ‘wow’, and the artwork on St George certainly does that. Attending Andy Francis Scooters & Soul weekend in Cumbria a few weeks ago, ScooterNova got the exclusive on this stunning Lambretta that was unveiled there. Built by Andy himself it was painted … Continue reading Stunning customs, 1950s Tours and rare Japanese scooters

Silloth Soul & Scooter Weekend

A big thank you to Andy Francis and family for their hospitality last weekend up in Cumbria at his event. We were in town Friday, out with Dave and Claire from DDK Airbrushing who were doing a live painting display the following day. Good to catch up with a number of other scooterists out and … Continue reading Silloth Soul & Scooter Weekend

Don Blocksidge – The Master Hand Chaser

The sad news reached us over the weekend of the passing of Don Blocksidge, an engraver whose work has featured on many top custom scooters and motorbikes over the decades. Don was one of those people who are today sadly rare, a true craftsman. His name first came to my attention, as it probably did … Continue reading Don Blocksidge – The Master Hand Chaser