New 2-stroke carbs

Small but interesting news from Italian carburettor giant Dellorto is that they have been developing and producing new carburettors for 50cc 2-stroke engines. While you might not be thinking about buying one of the latest generation 50cc 2-stroke scooters and motorcycles yourself, that fact that a company as large as Dellorto have developed a new … Continue reading New 2-stroke carbs

Art on the Street – Slacker Vs Banksy

When a new piece of Banksy art emerges during lockdown and you've little to do socially because of Covid, why not make your next scooter riding destination a side street in Nottingham to check it out? Like many, we've been fans of Banksy's work for a number of years now. Back in 2009 we stopped … Continue reading Art on the Street – Slacker Vs Banksy

Finer tuning for the Dellorto PHBH Carburettor

Lambretta and Vespa scooters emerged from their Italian factories with Dellorto carburettors fitted as standard, and despite an Amal on my liquid-cooled TS1, I still know, love and understand a Dellorto carburettor. Well, understand to the best of my ability that is. The PHBH model of Dellorto is a popular aftermarket option for many of … Continue reading Finer tuning for the Dellorto PHBH Carburettor

The 70s Scooter Scene

Do you enjoy scooter nostalgia written by those who actually lived it? Then you'll love the latest edition of ScooterNova magazine. Writing exclusively for ScooterNova, Part 1 of Mark ‘Brad’ Brough’s “Not So Swinging 70s” article appears in the new edition 20 of the magazine. It was during a family holiday to Bournemouth as a … Continue reading The 70s Scooter Scene

Hot Rod custom Vespas from Russia

Butcher Garage are in St Petersburg, Russia, and they caught our eye recently with a couple of stunning custom Vespa scooters. First there's Bender,  about which Butcher Garage state "at the core of this project is that what remained of the 1966 Vespa 150 Super after a Huey unloaded all of its firepower might on … Continue reading Hot Rod custom Vespas from Russia

Big Sucker! Lambretta resto with rare Dellorto carb

Don't get us wrong, scooters are always worth drooling over, but here at Scooternova the mechanics of the machines are often just as interesting too. Take this Dellorto carburettor for example...Our chums at Rimini Lambretta Centre in Italy know a thing or two about tasty scooters, and that includes the parts they fit to them. … Continue reading Big Sucker! Lambretta resto with rare Dellorto carb