So how many of you have a Bertone-designed Lambretta dl/ Grand Prix scooter or one of its derivatives? And do you really know everything about this classic Italian model? The last brand new Lambretta scooter to be designed and produced rolled off the line in 1969. Known as the dl to most (Grand Prix to … Continue reading Lambretta dl/GP at 50
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Bertone-designed Lambretta Grand Prix being launched. It also marks 50 years of Ray Kemp working with Lambrettas, although Ray possibly won't thank us for reminding him of that fact. It’s a superb commitment nonetheless. In the latest edition of ScooterNova magazine we celebrated this, and also Ray’s rather … Continue reading A special Lambretta GP
Edition 8 of ScooterNova magazine is at the printers, ready to go. The last two months have flown by with rallies in England, Wales, Scotland and Spain to attend, keeping our scooters' wheels turning almost non-stop! With ScooterNova magazine evolving slowly over the last 12 months, to the point where edition 7 received the most … Continue reading Number 8 is looking great!
Further to our previous update we have the following news, just received directly from AF Rayspeed: "We have received the samples of the new design of selector and have been trying hard to break them. We fitted a sample in to one of the race bikes that had originally had a failure, and in over … Continue reading Clo5e Ratio Gearbox Update 13-6-18
Something that's been eagerly awaited by many is the arrival of the new CNC machined billet engines from BSG in Italy. Well, the good news is that first of these are now available and being built to order. We first brought you news of this project here when the 305 was announced in 2014 and … Continue reading Vespa BSG 51hp 305 engines now for sale!
Double whammy Bank Holiday weekend treat. As well as the National Scooter Rally in Kelso, just a short ride up the road is the BSSO scooter racing at East Fortune near Edinburgh.If you've not been to see scooter racing yet, here's a great opportunity to see some spectacularly fast scooters and talented riders! See BSSO … Continue reading BSSO scooter racing at East Fortune
This year saw the 10th Tre Mari 'race' organised in the south of Italy by the Vespa Club of Bari, a four-day riding event covering nearly 1000 kilometres in which only geared scooters are allowed to enter. Setting off from Bari in glorious sunshine last week, we had torrential rain and horrendous road conditions in … Continue reading The 10th Giro dei Tre Mari – classic scootering in southern Italy