In April 1972 Piaggio launched their latest Vespa scooter, the Rally 200. An update of the previous Rally 180 model, it was the largest capacity production Vespa yet and the first to feature electronic ignition as standard. The forthcoming edition 34 of ScooterNova magazine celebrates the 50th anniversary of what is our favourite production … Continue reading Vespa Rally 200 50th Anniversary
SIP Scootershop have produced a new Vespa clutch/crankshaft kit as part of their SIP Performance. Suitable for range of geared Vespa 200 scooters (Rally, P200E, PX200, Cosa 200), they claim it forms the perfect connection between the crankshaft and the clutch on these largeframe models. While the Piaggio designed fitment with a cylindrical flange, … Continue reading New Interlocking clutch/crankshaft kit for Vespa 200s
We'd just like to thank all of our subscribers and those have pre-ordered edition 19 of ScooterNova magazine for your patience and assure you that the magazine is on its way to you. Edition 19 was delayed slightly as we tweaked the content with the current pandemic in mind and an eye on future editions. … Continue reading All good things come to those that wait…
Who wants to win a Lambretta 5-speed Clo5e Ratio gearbox, or a Malossi cylinder kit in a free to enter competition? You do? Well you'd better read on... If you are one of the many people who already enjoys the new, independent ScooterNova magazine, then this won't be news to you – presuming you already … Continue reading Win a 5-Speed gearbox and Malossi kit!
This Saturday, 21 April, is Record Store. It’s a day created to encourage people to visit their local, independent record store and buy some vinyl, just as we did in the olden days! Celebrated by bands and musicians from all over the land, it has subsequently become a time and a place to release new … Continue reading 1980s Scooter Boys, Record Store Day & the Stone Roses
It's a common misconception that the first Vespas fitted with 2-stroke oil injection were the P-range models of the 70s and 80s. However, Piaggio developed and produced the technology much earlier indeed. Not only that, but you could buy a Vespa with such a feature before the Lambretta Cometa Lubematic became available. In 1965 Douglas … Continue reading Vespa beats Lambretta in 2-stroke battle