For the Piaggio Group, it was motorcycles that took centre stage at the 2023 Eicma Show in Milan today. But the smallframe Vespa range did get a minor makeover with some new colours and technology too. Their press release begins: “Milan, 7 November 2023 - The Piaggio Group attends EICMA having consolidated its position as … Continue reading Updated Vespa Scooters at the Eicma Show in Milan
It's all about the numbers. The 50th anniversary of the Vespa 50 Special; 50 years since the Lambretta dl/Grand Prix was launched; we've got a new 225, a 180 reunion and more digits to boot! So what's inside the new edition of ScooterNova magazine then? There are another 100 pages packed full of fantastic scooter-related … Continue reading Are you ready for sweet sixteen?
Edition 16 of ScooterNova is well on the way to completion and we're pretty excited about what's inside! Not only some great articles, but we're also doing something a little special for all those who subscribe to the magazine. We have a FREE 2020 wall-planner for subscribers that will be sent out with edition 16 … Continue reading FREE 2020 wall-planner with ScooterNova magazine
In 1953 the Italian Police were celebrating what may have been their 107th anniversary – according to internet sources at least. Whatever the reason, the occasion warranted a number of their best riders putting on one heck of a formation riding performance to an audience in Rome that including high-ranking officials and apparently the President … Continue reading Amazing Italian formation riding
A close relation to the motor-scooter during the 50s and 60s was the bubblecar, some models utilising scooter engines for power. Bubblecars arguably caused the demise of the scooter too, offering customers a financial bridge between open-air riding on two wheels and a proper car with four wheels and weather protection. This Saturday, 7 June … Continue reading Classic Bubblecars in auction