New web-shop for Scooter Restorations

Our friends at Scooter Restorations have revamped their online web shop and what with them serving both the local Nottinghamshire area and scooterists worldwide via mail-order, we thought we'd let you know about it. Formed in 1991 by scooterist Paul Brierley, Scooter Restorations became known originally for their stock of original Lambretta parts. Paul spent … Continue reading New web-shop for Scooter Restorations

CLOSED – the final Lambretta factory in the world finally shuts its doors

It has been on the cards for a number of years, as reported by ScooterNova both online and in print, but the sad day has arrived when Scooters India Ltd has finally closed the doors of the last Lambretta factory in the world. After Innocenti ceased production of the Lambretta in Milan in 1971, they … Continue reading CLOSED – the final Lambretta factory in the world finally shuts its doors

Rare Classic Scooters Unearthed in New ScooterNova Magazine

Always striving to bring you the most interesting scooter related articles we can, ScooterNova is proud to have a trio of rare classics in the brand new edition of the magazine. Inside number 30 we have the first Vespa Sprint from 1960 with autolube, or Automatic Fuelmix as it was named at the time. Yes, … Continue reading Rare Classic Scooters Unearthed in New ScooterNova Magazine

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

Lambretta Vs Vespa

What classic scooter are you riding this weekend? There is a good chance that it is either a Lambretta or a Vespa and that your choice today is based more upon your heart than your head. But what about the scooter riders of the 1960s, what did they base their decisions on? How did they … Continue reading Lambretta Vs Vespa

ScooterNova 26 ready to go

Edition 26, July/August 2021, is now at the printers and available to pre-order today! Jam packed full of scooters of all shapes and sizes! With reports from scooter-riding get togethers... ...including the selection of riders photos from our own Three Shires Ride. Read the final chapter of Dean Orton's Guide to Rustoration, full of priceless … Continue reading ScooterNova 26 ready to go