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

UK Government ban on new petrol & diesel vehicles – what do you think?

If you've read the news recently then you have no doubt heard the UK Government's latest knee-jerk reaction to something that they hope will take our minds off of other disasters is a ban on new fossil-fuel vehicle sales from 2030. The story of the 'Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution' (for that … Continue reading UK Government ban on new petrol & diesel vehicles – what do you think?

Enjoy a New Read

With what is arguably the most colourful front cover yet of our first 22 magazines, the latest edition of ScooterNova has now landed with most of our stockists and European subscribers. Whether you are a Lambretta or Vespa fanatic, there is https://scooternova.bigcartel.com/ plenty to read and enjoy about the new edition 22 of ScooterNova magazine, from … Continue reading Enjoy a New Read

Art on the Street – Slacker Vs Banksy

When a new piece of Banksy art emerges during lockdown and you've little to do socially because of Covid, why not make your next scooter riding destination a side street in Nottingham to check it out? Like many, we've been fans of Banksy's work for a number of years now. Back in 2009 we stopped … Continue reading Art on the Street – Slacker Vs Banksy

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

Gore-Tex: Inventor of waterproof fabric Robert Gore dies aged 83

If you've got some quality rider clothing that keeps you both warm and dry, then chances are if it's not Gore-Tex then is could well be a similar type of thing that has been 'inspired' by said branded material. Robert W Gore’s discovery of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) in the 1960s while working for the family … Continue reading Gore-Tex: Inventor of waterproof fabric Robert Gore dies aged 83

Mersea Island – The First 26 Years

Like many other scooter rallies in 2020, the popular Mersea Island event has also fallen victim to the Coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, organisers the Colchester DVLC (District Vespa & Lambretta Club) are having a virtual rally online with Scooterist Internet Radio providing the entertainment. To find out more about the event, which I like many have … Continue reading Mersea Island – The First 26 Years