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
With a title like this it probably won't surprise some of you to learn that the people behind 'The Whale' go by the name of Crazy Monkey Development. Hailing from Düsseldorf in Germany, CMD have produced this neat little tool for accurately adjusting and setting the ignition-timing on a Vespa smallframe or large frame engine. … Continue reading A Vespa timing Whale
The last Vespa PX200 was produced by Piaggio back in 2002, EU regulations outlawing this humble commuter scooter from then on. While spare parts were produced by Piaggio for a few year afterwards – and some still are today – as any Vespa enthusiast knows, the quality of these is not always that good. If … Continue reading New Pinasco Vespa 200 engine
Have you ever heard of the Highline 179 bridge? No we hadn't either, although until we visit Austria for the EuroLambretta rally in a few weeks we must admit our knowledge of the country in minimal. Anyway, it's a foot bridge that joins the Ehrenberg Ruins and Fort Claudia in the Tyrol, and the last place … Continue reading Ultimate Vespa wheelie?