On the last weekend of June we are totally spoiled for choice, with stacks of events for scooter enthusiasts. From north to south here's just a selection to get your wheels spinning! Click on the flyers for more information. For those after a copy of ScooterNova magazine while on their travels, at the Awfully … Continue reading Most popular scooter rally weekend of the year?
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NSU Scooters – the Lambretta evolution
Back in 1951, NSU of Germany signed a deal with Innocenti of Italy to build Lambretta scooters at their factory in Neckarsulm under licence. The deal was to last for five years, but it seems that the Germans weren't happy simply producing someone else's product and instead preferred to develop their own. But first, a … Continue reading NSU Scooters – the Lambretta evolution
ACMA Vespa & Lambretta LD
I've had this black and white print for years now, but I don't know much about it. Then I remembered, that's exactly what a blog such as this is for... The photograph was presumably taken in the 1950s. She is sitting on board a French built ACMA Vespa (according to the scooter's horncast badge) and … Continue reading ACMA Vespa & Lambretta LD
1950s Lambretta line up – lacklustre or not?
It's easy to look at today's line up of modern Vespa scooters and condemn it for being boring, especially if you're a diehard Lambretta fan, but is that really fair? After all Lambretta weren't exactly setting the world alight all of the time... So today we have the Vespa GTS which comes as 125 and … Continue reading 1950s Lambretta line up – lacklustre or not?
Lambrettas in Colombia – The Auteco Factory
We've published an image of the Colombian Lambretta factory before which was an image of Indian SIL Lambrettas being assembled in South America, taken some time during the 1970s by the looks of it. However the company behind it, Auteco, are still going and in 2011 celebrated their 70th anniversary, which revealed some interesting photos... … Continue reading Lambrettas in Colombia – The Auteco Factory