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
To mark the 75th anniversary of Vespa, Piaggio – the creators and manufacturers of the famous scooter – are to produce a special version of the Primavera and GTS models that will only be sold during 2021. The patent for the first Vespa was filed by Italian manufacturer Piaggio on 23 April 1946. ScooterNova magazine celebrated … Continue reading Vespa 75th Anniversary Models Announced
In January 2020 the UK officially left the European Union (but remember, we’re still part of Continental Europe!), followed by a ‘transition period’ to acclimatise to the changes voted for in a referendum back in 2016. The 31st October deadline of this period was postponed because the bureaucrats still couldn't agree on the details. Finally, one … Continue reading Scooter shopping post-Brexit – some of the facts
Mopeds recognised as a solution for the kids Back in October 2019, the Bundestag – Germany’s federal parliament – passed a draft law amending their Road Traffic Act allowing the federal states to decide for themselves about the reduction of the minimum age for driving mopeds for their area. In the past, when asked whether … Continue reading Lower Age for Moped Licence in Germany
We removed the original old Michelin ACS tyre from my Lambretta LD this morning, only to find this well-patched, bright red Englebert inner tube inside. Englebert are an old brand of car tyre, known for their use in racing by the likes of Ferrari and Lancia in their day. Who knew they did something for … Continue reading Lambretta’s red racing inner tubes?
Since the launch of ScooterNova magazine in 2017, as well as covering Great Britain we've attracted a number of overseas readers throughout Europe as well as from America, Asia, Africa and Australia too. We understand that because ScooterNova magazine is a high quality publication, the shipping costs from England can be prohibitively expensive for some … Continue reading ScooterNova magazine – international and national postage savings