Arthur Francis – a true scooter legend

The name Arthur Francis has become legendary amongst scooterists around the world, and deservedly so. From humble beginnings working for a scooter shop in Watford, Hertfordshire, to setting up his own scooter shop (Lambretta and Vespa dealership) along with a Fiat car showroom too, Arthur is often associated with the S-Type Lambretta dealer special. While … Continue reading Arthur Francis – a true scooter legend

Racing, world records, tributes & more scooters!

We're pleased to announce that edition 25 of Scooternova magazine is currently at the printers being prepared for publishing next week. To celebrate our 25th magazine and FOUR years of independent publishing we're giving away a FREE sticker too (while stocks last), so renew your subscriptions now or get your pre-orders in ASAP to make sure … Continue reading Racing, world records, tributes & more scooters!

New Dual Compound Scooter Tyres

Dual compounds tyres is something most will associate with motorcycle racing series such as MotoGP or World SuperBikes, but as with a lot of things at the top end of motor sport, parts and components often filter down for use on humble road machines too. The new dual compound Kenda Kozmik tyre is now available … Continue reading New Dual Compound Scooter Tyres

Exciting new read – Edition 24 has landed!

The Brand New Edition 24 of ScooterNova magazine has landed, packed full of wonderful reading material and fabulous images to keep you enthralled over the coming weeks. We scoured the world for articles to fill edition 24 and in the process uncovered some real scooter gems. Who knew there was a Vespa factory in South Korea for … Continue reading Exciting new read – Edition 24 has landed!

Scooters Calendar 2021 – perfect gift for Christmas

Following the success of last year's calendar, we here at ScooterNova magazine produced another for 2021. And yes, we are full of optimism because forward thinking is the way to go! Anyway, the 2021 calendar features both Lambretta and Vespa scooters, plus a vintage Peugeot too. Each and every scooter has graced the pages of … Continue reading Scooters Calendar 2021 – perfect gift for Christmas

Finer tuning for the Dellorto PHBH Carburettor

Lambretta and Vespa scooters emerged from their Italian factories with Dellorto carburettors fitted as standard, and despite an Amal on my liquid-cooled TS1, I still know, love and understand a Dellorto carburettor. Well, understand to the best of my ability that is. The PHBH model of Dellorto is a popular aftermarket option for many of … Continue reading Finer tuning for the Dellorto PHBH Carburettor