New web-shop for Scooter Restorations

Our friends at Scooter Restorations have revamped their online web shop and what with them serving both the local Nottinghamshire area and scooterists worldwide via mail-order, we thought we'd let you know about it. Formed in 1991 by scooterist Paul Brierley, Scooter Restorations became known originally for their stock of original Lambretta parts. Paul spent … Continue reading New web-shop for Scooter Restorations

Build your own Vespa with Lego

Restoring and rebuilding classic scooters has long been a popular pastime among scooterists, but not all have the mechanical aptitude to complete their projects. Now, thanks to Lego, a finished home-built scooter may no longer be merely a dream... Lego bricks are known the world over as both a popular and constructive toy for children … Continue reading Build your own Vespa with Lego

Rare Classic Scooters Unearthed in New ScooterNova Magazine

Always striving to bring you the most interesting scooter related articles we can, ScooterNova is proud to have a trio of rare classics in the brand new edition of the magazine. Inside number 30 we have the first Vespa Sprint from 1960 with autolube, or Automatic Fuelmix as it was named at the time. Yes, … Continue reading Rare Classic Scooters Unearthed in New ScooterNova Magazine

Free Dyno Deal Extended

In edition 28 of ScooterNova magazine, via their advert VE UK offered customers a free dyno test worth £75 at JG Scooters in Grantham. The VE UK offer was to customers buying certain Vespa tuning parts including a new crankcase direct from VE themselves. The original offer expired at Christmas but VE UK have now … Continue reading Free Dyno Deal Extended

Lambretta Vs Vespa

What classic scooter are you riding this weekend? There is a good chance that it is either a Lambretta or a Vespa and that your choice today is based more upon your heart than your head. But what about the scooter riders of the 1960s, what did they base their decisions on? How did they … Continue reading Lambretta Vs Vespa

First Ride – New Piaggio 3-wheel Delivery Scooter: MyMoover 125

Always intrigued by new scooters that break convention, we first brought you details of the new 125cc Piaggio MyMoover delivery scooter back in April on this blog. In May Scooternova were invited by Piaggio to test ride a number of new scooters in their fleet and subsequently became the first in the UK to try … Continue reading First Ride – New Piaggio 3-wheel Delivery Scooter: MyMoover 125