Italian clothing company Tucano Urbano have announced they will be supporting the BSRA Isle of Wight scooter rally again this year, in a variety of ways. Firstly, there will be four jackets on offer to the winners in the custom show of Best Of Show, Champion Of Champions, Punters Choice and Best Ridden who will … Continue reading Tucano Urbano support Isle of Wight scooter rally
We came across this video the other day and while the single isn't due for release until the end of January, we thought you'd like to watch this now! The Beatniks are a Mod/ garage/ beat band from Southend-on-Sea in sunny Essex and feature a couple of scooter riding band members – yes, the scooters … Continue reading The Beatniks promo video (yes… with scooters!)
Following on from our previous post... The owner and creator of this scooter was one Bryn Owen from Market Bosworth near Leicester. His humble Vespa 50 Special (apparently fitted with a 100cc engine, presumably to carry the excess weight of the accessories!) created quite a stir back in the early 1980s, with first the Leicester … Continue reading Vespa 50 Special – Fully Loaded (Pt. 2)
The humble Vespa 50 Special was the first scooter for many turning 16 during the 1980s here in the UK. Understandably it became the transport of choice for many a young aspiring Mod, but could you imagine it would cope with this many optional accessories? Truly a peacock amongst scooters! **(Check out our new, updated … Continue reading Vespa 50 Special – fully loaded!
Back in 2013 this Lambretta TV scooter was spotted in the car park at the House of Lords. They didn't know then who the rider was, and it seems we still don't – can anyone shed any light on the peer rider yet? Read the original story at the Huffington Post.
Some old adverts appear timeless and this one from the mid-sixties is a good example. And what a great slogan too! So good in fact that car manufacturer Datsun used it in the 1970s too.