The First Lambretta Museum

As I type this blog I know that in a perfect world I should really be riding my classic Lambretta home from Devon, which is where the Mike Karslake Memorial Rally was due to take place this weekend. Unfortunately of course, 2020 has become an uncertain and rather unpleasant year for all, so instead I'm … Continue reading The First Lambretta Museum

Nostalgia, an urban guerrilla and a 3-wheeled fire engine – edition 19, coming soon

With many people having plenty of time for a good read at the moment, we though we'd share a little of what's inside the forthcoming edition 19 of ScooterNova magazine. Considering the current situation, we have tweaked the content from our original plan and tailored a few articles to give you something extra to get … Continue reading Nostalgia, an urban guerrilla and a 3-wheeled fire engine – edition 19, coming soon

Nostalgia and new classics – edition 19, coming soon

With many people having plenty of time for a good read at the moment, we though we'd share a little of what's inside the forthcoming edition 19 of ScooterNova magazine. Considering the current situation, we have tweaked the content from our original plan and tailored a few articles to give you something extra to get … Continue reading Nostalgia and new classics – edition 19, coming soon

Edition 19 – Important Covid-19 information

During these extraordinary times, we would like to ask readers to help us make the distribution of the new edition 19 as efficient as possible. At a time when delivery services are stretched to the limits, we are trying our best to help. If you are due to renew your subscription or regularly buy single … Continue reading Edition 19 – Important Covid-19 information

Paul Karslake RIP

We’re sad to announce that artist, scooterist and friend Paul Karslake has sadly passed away after battling pneumonia, according to the Southend Echo website. Privately I’d received a couple of telephone calls from concerned people who had heard rumours, and the family have recently confirmed that the rumours are sadly true.  Born in 1958 and … Continue reading Paul Karslake RIP

Mike Karslake’s Model D

When the late Mike Karslake's Lambretta Museum went up for auction in the early 1990s, the scooters were scattered across the four corners, many to become insignificant Lambrettas once more. However his restored Model D with the reg number LAM 150D stood out for all the right reasons, and the story of what happened to … Continue reading Mike Karslake’s Model D

Amphibious Lambretta J-range on film

Doing the rounds recently amongst the daily newspapers, is a story of a chap who has discovered a load of old photos from somewhere in Kent, among which is a 1960s press photo of a Lambretta being 'ridden' in the water off the beach in Brighton. Chris Hodge is the chap in question, from Chislehurst, … Continue reading Amphibious Lambretta J-range on film