Speedway of Acton Reappears in West London

Here at ScooterNova magazine, we’re not the only ones to have spent time during lockdown out riding our scooters, exploring places new and old. A friend on social media, Debbie Harris from the band Bootleg Blondie (as seen at Warmwell and Woolacombe scooter rallies among others) and Andy have been out exploring London by Vespa. … Continue reading Speedway of Acton Reappears in West London

London to Brighton Classic Scooter Ride

Preparing for the forthcoming ScooterNova Three Shires Ride on 5/6 June 2021, it suddenly dawned on me I had an uncompleted video of the London to Brighton Ride we did two years ago, in April 2019. Organised by the Surrey Vintage Scooter Club and co-hosted by the Awfully Pleasant Scooter Association and London Lambretta Club, … Continue reading London to Brighton Classic Scooter Ride

3 Nation Capital Charity Scooter Run

On the 9th June 2020 Welsh scooterist Jason Ude completed the 3 Nation Capital Charity Scooter Run that he had planned 10 months earlier. With the Coronavirus outbreak he thought he would have to cancel it, but with lockdown rules changing he got in touch with the Welsh, English and Scottish officials and told them … Continue reading 3 Nation Capital Charity Scooter Run

Threat to ban classic scooters from British roads

This might sound like scaremongering, but plans are afoot to charge both two and four-wheeled vehicles of a certain age to drive in London, and if it’s not stopped now then this policy will certainly extend around the UK to other towns and cities. What is ULEZ? Transport for London (TfL) have created the ULEZ … Continue reading Threat to ban classic scooters from British roads

Adopting a Design Icon

The Design Museum in London closed back in May in preparation for a move from its location on the River Thames near Tower Bridge, west to its new location on Kensington High Street. What has this got to do with scooters? Well, to help    with the move, the Museum are putting a dozen exhibits … Continue reading Adopting a Design Icon

STOLEN LAMBRETTA – Please help recover it

  Some low life scum has stolen Chuck's famous Series 2 TV175 off his driveway between 6pm last night and 1pm today!  The registration number is 402 TPE. I cannot tell you how devastated Chuck is as we all are. He has had this scooter from new and we all know it very well. The … Continue reading STOLEN LAMBRETTA – Please help recover it