New Bajaj Chetak – a modern classic in the making?

Back in 2016 we speculated that Bajaj Auto of India were to bring back their popular Chetak scooter to the market. It seems we were partially correct... On 17 October 2019 Bajaj unveiled their new Chetak scooter; a classic name from their range once bestowed upon a scooter produced from old Piaggio tooling.Bajaj were once … Continue reading New Bajaj Chetak – a modern classic in the making?

Next stop Mersea Island

After a wonderful weekend on the Isle of Wight over the August Bank Holiday, we are heading over to Essex this weekend to sunny Mersea Island scooter rally. Always a good rally, we'll be riding down on Friday morning and setting up shop with our friends at the Lambretta Club Great Britain. We'll be helping … Continue reading Next stop Mersea Island

BSRA National Scooter Rally #2 Weston-super-Mare

Another Bank Holiday on the horizon means another BSRA National Scooter Rally. If you didn’t make it to the first BSRA National Scooter Rally at Scarborough for the launch of ScooterNova magazine, while you missed out on a cracking rally (as well as the Easter eggs and bubbly) here's another chance to check out Issue … Continue reading BSRA National Scooter Rally #2 Weston-super-Mare

LML – What does the future hold?

The story of LML scooters is a chequered one, probably more so than any other Italian scooter that ended up being produced in India. But what lies ahead for  the last manufacturer of geared scooters outside of Italy? By the way, when we say "last manufacturer of geared scooters" we are aware Piaggio recently ceased … Continue reading LML – What does the future hold?

Rumour Mill – a new Bajaj Chetak for 2017

Once a scooter with a waiting list measured in years, the Vespa derived Bajaj Chetak was a mainstay of the Indian nation for decades. And then one day, in  2006, Bajaj made the decision to cease scooter production, citing that in their opinion the Indian market was heading towards a two-wheeled sector that would be … Continue reading Rumour Mill – a new Bajaj Chetak for 2017

Afrophenia – Lambrettas & Vespas on tour

There's nothing like going on adventures on your scooters, and if you can record it all to share with other scooterists   at a later date to encourage them too, even better. That is what some members of the Vesparados Joburg (together with friends from other clubs) in South Africa have done. In the middle of … Continue reading Afrophenia – Lambrettas & Vespas on tour