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

National Road Rally – 12 September 2020

In these uncertain times it's good to learn of an event that we can all take part in, with our scooters, before the year ends. The National Road Rally is a riding event and therefore meets all the criteria required with regards to social distancing. The event is a navigational scatter rally organised in conjunction … Continue reading National Road Rally – 12 September 2020

Scooter Rallies 2021 – Official BSRA dates

As far as scooter rallies go, 2020 has sadly pretty much been written-off socially thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic. Event organisers have understandably had to cancel everything due to Government restrictions, as well as for the safety of both those working and those attending too. It might seem easy on paper to put together a … Continue reading Scooter Rallies 2021 – Official BSRA dates

Free Isle of Wight and DDK poster

I think we can all agree what a rubbish year 2020 has been so far. So here at ScooterNova we decided that a little gift to lift our spirits would do everyone some good. We are therefore pleased to announce that we will be giving away a FREE A3 sized, double-sided poster to subscribers and … Continue reading Free Isle of Wight and DDK poster

 Mandatory MOT testing to be reintroduced from 1 August

Just a reminder that mandatory MOT testing for your vehicle is being reintroduced as of 1 August 2020. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, drivers were granted a 6-month exemption from MOT testing back in March to help slow the spread of the virus. However, as restrictions are eased, all those whose  car, motorcycle/scooter or van … Continue reading  Mandatory MOT testing to be reintroduced from 1 August

Scarborough 1971

From the cover of Scooter World magazine dated November 1971, Sue McIntyre and chimp Fibber McGee at Scarborough Marineland. They are pictured on a 1966 Lambretta SX200 that was registered in the West Bromwich area around April to June of that year. Nothing else in the magazine seems to relate to the cover photograph, so … Continue reading Scarborough 1971

Isle of Wight Scooter Rally Postponed

The Statement below has been released today by VFM regarding the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally (BSRA Event Number 6), due to take place at Sandown Airport over the August Bank Holiday weekend of 28-31 August 2020. POSTPONEMENT NOTICE Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic VFM* have taken the decision to postpone the Isle of … Continue reading Isle of Wight Scooter Rally Postponed