Full of scooter goodness!

Edition 20 of ScooterNova magazine is at the printers and if you've not ordered your copy yet, there's no time like the present! Despite restrictions we've put together one hell of a magazine for you all, with some fantastic articles by some amazing people. Vittorio Tessera reveals a rare Innocenti experimental 200cc Lambretta engine that … Continue reading Full of scooter goodness!

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!

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