Arthur Francis – RIP

Sad news today as we learned that the legendary Arthur Francis has passed away. There can’t be many in the world of scooters that do not know his name, the former scooter shop proprietor having his initials painted on the panels of classic Lambrettas the world over.  Starting out riding motorcycles, it was a Lambretta … Continue reading Arthur Francis – RIP

ScooterExpo One Year On

This time last year we were recovering and reflecting on the first ever ScooterExpo, an event organised jointly by us  here at ScooterNova magazine with our friends at Sluk that we wanted to be slightly different from all that had gone before it. When I first mentioned to Iggy that I had some ideas for ScooterNova … Continue reading ScooterExpo One Year On

Citizen Smith – a great British sitcom

When British television sitcoms get it right, I think it’s fair to say they can almost prove timeless with respect to the longevity of their characters. The BBC has a good reputation for producing plenty of quality sitcoms over the years, and of one those is Citizen Smith. First aired in 1977, Citizen Smith starred … Continue reading Citizen Smith – a great British sitcom

All good things come to those that wait…

We'd just like to thank all of our subscribers and those have pre-ordered edition 19 of ScooterNova magazine for your patience and assure you that the magazine is on its way to you. Edition 19 was delayed slightly as we tweaked the content with the current pandemic in mind and an eye on future editions. … Continue reading All good things come to those that wait…

Lambretta dl/GP at 50

So how many of you have a Bertone-designed Lambretta dl/ Grand Prix scooter or one of its derivatives? And do you really know everything about this classic Italian model? The last brand new Lambretta scooter to be designed and produced rolled off the line in 1969. Known as the dl to most (Grand Prix to … Continue reading Lambretta dl/GP at 50

ScooterExpo gallery

As stated in the latest edition of ScooterNova magazine itself, to compliment the review of the edition 215 that has just been published we have added this brief online gallery. With most of the 100 scooters entered exhibited on the day there simply wasn't the space in the magazine to show them all, so here … Continue reading ScooterExpo gallery