A tasty pair of Vespa GS150s

There are not one but two stunning Vespa GS150 scooters in the latest edition of ScooterNova magazine. But did you know there was also a production line for them in Belgium? We don't wish to spoil anything for those who have not yet bought or reader edition 13 of ScooterNova magazine, but while both of … Continue reading A tasty pair of Vespa GS150s

Bridlington Trade & Custom Show and new ScooterNova magazine

The nights are drawing in, October is almost over, which can only mean it's time again for the annual BSRA Scooter Trade & Custom Show. Held again this year at The Spa Complex in Bridlington, Yorkshire, it all begins this Friday the 26th October at the Spa where the ¬†scooterists co-operative known as VFM have … Continue reading Bridlington Trade & Custom Show and new ScooterNova magazine

An Awfully Pleasant scooter weekend

As you know, we here at ScooterNova do like to ride our scooters, an ethos that ties in perfectly with this weekend's trip away with like-minded folk in The Awfully Pleasant Scooter Association. Created a number of years ago by our friends at Disco Dez Scooters, the ethos is a laid back, gentle day of … Continue reading An Awfully Pleasant scooter weekend

Vespa – By Royal Appointment

What better endorsement for your product than to have members of the Royal Family as proud¬† owners? That was the claim of Douglas (Sales and Service) Ltd during the 60s, that the Vespa scooters they imported and produced were 'By Royal Appointment'. This advert lists the Bristol-built Vespa 125 and 150 models alongside the Vespa … Continue reading Vespa – By Royal Appointment

Vespa GS

It's Sunday morning, but we don't need an excuse to post this picture of a stunning Vespa Gran Sport, which can be found on display at at the Museo Piaggio in Pontedera, Italy. Behind this lovely scooter, on the wall is a photo of Enrico Piaggio himself, looking down on one of the most beautiful … Continue reading Vespa GS

Lambretta Scootacaddy by Rhiando

Thanks to the scooter boom here in Great Britain during the late 1950s, a number of innovative people surfaced with products they thought us scooter riders would enjoy. Some of the most creative were courtesy of the Rhiando family who were big fans of the then new 'fibreglass' style material. Dad Spike Rhiando created a … Continue reading Lambretta Scootacaddy by Rhiando

The liquid-cooled Vespa GS that never happened

Paolo Martin is an Italian car designer who has also dabbled with two wheelers as well over the years. Amongst others, he's known for his work with names such as Bertone and Pininfarina during the 1960s, De Tomaso, Ghia in the 1970s, designing and styling cars for brands like Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and Fiat. He's … Continue reading The liquid-cooled Vespa GS that never happened