1980s Scooter Clubs of the Year Still Going Strong

Back in the 1980s there were a number of small, independent scooter magazines, produced by scooterists for scooterists. Ring any bells...? One of those was The Ralliest, produced by Nick Jolly of Junction 13 SC. Nick was also a co-founder of VFM and we interviewed him in edition 10 of ScooterNova magazine. Anyway, I happened … Continue reading 1980s Scooter Clubs of the Year Still Going Strong

Festive scooter goodies at Warmwell

If you’re heading down (or up) to Dorset this weekend to the South West Scooter Clubs Warmwell Rally, here is a reminder that the ScooterNova magazine stall will be present during Saturday at the event. With bands and DJs entertaining the crowds on Friday and Saturday evening, there is an indoor scooter trade show during … Continue reading Festive scooter goodies at Warmwell

Scooter Rallies 2022 – BSRA dates announced

The BSRA (British Scooter Rallies Association) met at Southport scooter rally today for the first time since 2019 and the pandemic to discuss forthcoming rallies and events. Easter (15-18 April): Whitby, Yorkshire May bank holiday (29 Apr-2 May): Tenby, Wales Spring/Jubilee bank holiday (2-5 June): Kelso, Scotland 10-12 June: Big 7, Kent (*date amended after … Continue reading Scooter Rallies 2022 – BSRA dates announced

New ScooterNova #28 at Southport Scooter Rally

Our scooters are packed, waterproofs ready and Friday morning sees us heading towards Southport in Merseyside on our classic 1960s Italian shopping machines for the BSRA Trade & Custom Show. Who else is going? The last major national event of what has been an unusual year, VFM and Lambretta Club Great Britain have put together … Continue reading New ScooterNova #28 at Southport Scooter Rally

This Weekend in Weston-Super-Mare

Like many, we've got a soft spot for a scooter rally in Weston-Super-Mare, not least because that is where ScooterNova magazine is based! So of course we'll be riding down from the Midlands to ScooterNova HQ at the Lambretta Museum on Friday morning for the BSRA event and enjoying the town over the weekend. You … Continue reading This Weekend in Weston-Super-Mare

London to Brighton Classic Scooter Ride

Preparing for the forthcoming ScooterNova Three Shires Ride on 5/6 June 2021, it suddenly dawned on me I had an uncompleted video of the London to Brighton Ride we did two years ago, in April 2019. Organised by the Surrey Vintage Scooter Club and co-hosted by the Awfully Pleasant Scooter Association and London Lambretta Club, … Continue reading London to Brighton Classic Scooter Ride