Street Racing Scooters

Motor scooters may have been originally developed as a cheap, economical form of transport, but that doesn't mean to say they can't be persuaded to go faster. Post-war scooters from Lambretta and Vespa are popular the world over with  commuters and enthusiasts alike. Throughout the years they have also been on the receiving end of … Continue reading Street Racing Scooters

Lambretta Innocenti Update Sheets

I've recently been enjoying reading through some old Innocenti update  over recent weeks, both to answer a few questions from fellow scooter club mates, and also for an article in the forthcoming edition 21 of ScooterNova magazine. Back in the 1950s and 60s, Innocenti of Milan sent out these update sheets to inform of changes … Continue reading Lambretta Innocenti Update Sheets

What was your first Lambretta?

If you've not seen the latest edition 20 of ScooterNova magazine yet, one of the most popular features inside seems to be the overview of the Lambretta J-range, the smallframe rivals to the little Vespas from Piaggio. Apart from the history of the model from development and through production, the  article looks at the growing … Continue reading What was your first Lambretta?

Ready to Go!

Edition 20 of ScooterNova is at the printers! Slight delay due to an understandable reduction in staff at the printers, but it’s there now!From Brad’s look back at the 70s scooter scene to the iconic DTC Nike 2 Lambretta street racer, a commuter Vespa GS to a factory Lambretta 200cc prototype engine, an overview of … Continue reading Ready to Go!

Viva Cento!

This is a lovely collectable piece of classic scooter and motor vehicle ephemera to have, an original invitation to the UK launch of the Lambretta Cento scooter. Part of the original 1960s press pack, the date of the event at the Waldorf Hotel in London was postponed from 11 March 1964 to 17 March 1964 … Continue reading Viva Cento!

Nostalgia, an urban guerrilla and a 3-wheeled fire engine – edition 19, coming soon

With many people having plenty of time for a good read at the moment, we though we'd share a little of what's inside the forthcoming edition 19 of ScooterNova magazine. Considering the current situation, we have tweaked the content from our original plan and tailored a few articles to give you something extra to get … Continue reading Nostalgia, an urban guerrilla and a 3-wheeled fire engine – edition 19, coming soon

Nostalgia and new classics – edition 19, coming soon

With many people having plenty of time for a good read at the moment, we though we'd share a little of what's inside the forthcoming edition 19 of ScooterNova magazine. Considering the current situation, we have tweaked the content from our original plan and tailored a few articles to give you something extra to get … Continue reading Nostalgia and new classics – edition 19, coming soon