New Geared Electric Conversion for Classic Vespas – and others before it…

An electric scooter with gears? If that sounds familiar it is because British student and scooterist Ben Readings developed his own such conversion a couple of years ago as part of his university course, and before the global pandemic struck. We first wrote about Ben in edition 19 of ScooterNova magazine back in 2020, and … Continue reading New Geared Electric Conversion for Classic Vespas – and others before it…

Are you ready now?

Edition 29 of ScooterNova is on the way, and we're pretty excited about it I can tell you! So what's inside this latest scooter magazine then? We've a wide variety of interesting machines and stories to tell, but this also includes number of fascinating scooters of which their owners are responsible for creating. The contents … Continue reading Are you ready now?

New Lambretta Tubeless Split Wheel Rims

We've waited a long time for these Lambretta tubeless wheel rims but finally there appears to be a light at the end of the proverbial tunnel! Pinasco Vespa Wheels I first heard rumours of these wheel rims while attending the Eicma Motorcycle Show in Milan around 2014 or 2015. Pinasco had recently launched a version … Continue reading New Lambretta Tubeless Split Wheel Rims

Happy Birthday Vespa T5

In the brand new edition 18 of ScooterNova magazine we celebrate the 35 years history of the T5 along with it’s derivatives, from the original homologation in March 1985 right up to the swan-song Millennium model.  We don’t only look at the history of the T5 however but also include some rare images, little know … Continue reading Happy Birthday Vespa T5

Scooters, traders, deals & more at ScooterExpo

This Sunday will see our new joint ScooterLab/ScooterNova show arrive at the hallowed halls of Alfreton Leisure Centre, a venue steeped in scootering history. Home of the iconic NSRA Trade & Custom shows from 1989-1991. And have we got a great line up for you! We’d like to thank our sponsors for showing faith in … Continue reading Scooters, traders, deals & more at ScooterExpo

Scooter Shop Burglary

Sadly, at some time during the night of Sunday 21 April, our friends at Cornwall Scooter Centre were burgled with six classic scooters part of the haul that thieves got away with. In what the police have suggested looks like an organised gang were behind, the shop in Bodmin had six scooters stolen belonging to … Continue reading Scooter Shop Burglary