French Motorcycle Filtering Experiment Ends

Contrary to a number of social media posts appearing from nowhere today, French authorities have not suddenly clamped down on riders of two-wheelers in France. Not that the rule-makers across the Channel necessarily have a good reputation with regards to those of us on bikes and scooters mind you... What has fuelled these 'dramatic' posts … Continue reading French Motorcycle Filtering Experiment Ends

UK Government ban on new petrol & diesel vehicles – what do you think?

If you've read the news recently then you have no doubt heard the UK Government's latest knee-jerk reaction to something that they hope will take our minds off of other disasters is a ban on new fossil-fuel vehicle sales from 2030. The story of the 'Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution' (for that … Continue reading UK Government ban on new petrol & diesel vehicles – what do you think?

Covid-19 – riding your scooter or motorcycle

Can anyone recall any official government statement that specifically restricted the riding of motorcycles or scooters during the current coronavirus outbreak? Me neither. Interesting then that some powered-two-wheeler titles are writing stories about ‘riding restrictions’ being lifted. Unfortunately, though, scooterists and motorcyclists seem to be sharing these stories, adding plenty of positive comments along the … Continue reading Covid-19 – riding your scooter or motorcycle

The gift that keeps on giving…

With a number of people already buying ScooterNova magazine subscriptions as Christmas presents, we thought we'd remind everyone else what an easy and popular gift this is to give. Not only is an annual subscription to ScooterNova magazine likely to win you favour and applause from the lucky recipient, but it lasts all year-long. So … Continue reading The gift that keeps on giving…

A Real Threat to the Classic Scooter Scene

If you are one of those with concerns over how the ethanol in some fuels affects your engine, then it may be getting worse soon. If you’re one of those who doesn’t care about ethanol, well now is the time to pay attention. Seriously. In 10 days time, at 11:45pm on 16th September, the British … Continue reading A Real Threat to the Classic Scooter Scene

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