Arthur Francis – RIP

Sad news today as we learned that the legendary Arthur Francis has passed away. There can’t be many in the world of scooters that do not know his name, the former scooter shop proprietor having his initials painted on the panels of classic Lambrettas the world over.  Starting out riding motorcycles, it was a Lambretta … Continue reading Arthur Francis – RIP

ScooterNova Riding Event 2021

While the scooter scene has always been multi-faceted, the one thing that unites us all are the scooters. And that was one of the major factors in launching ScooterNova magazine back in 2017, to create a quality publication about scooters and their riders. We’ve often thought about a ScooterNova riding event too, but as we … Continue reading ScooterNova Riding Event 2021

Home Working in Germany

As I walked home from the post office earlier, looking at the amount of traffic on the roads I pondered just how many people in the UK were working from home during the current lockdown. Coincidentally when I arrived back home (from where I work) I received an email from SIP Scootershop that informed me … Continue reading Home Working in Germany

Has Scooters India Ltd finally finished?

When Innocenti of Milan decided to sell its ‘motor division’ it was soon split in two. British Leyland (formerly British Motor Corporation), whose cars the Italian company had produced under licence for over a decade, took over the four-wheeled production line. But what about the scooters and three-wheelers? The fact that the scooter market was … Continue reading Has Scooters India Ltd finally finished?

Video View – the brand new ScooterNova magazine

Have you got yourself a copy of the brand new edition 23 of ScooterNova magazine yet? If not then take a look at this short video to view some of the delights you can find inside... ScooterNova is an independent scooter magazine published and printed in the UK every two months, by scooterists for scooterists. Edition … Continue reading Video View – the brand new ScooterNova magazine

Scooter Wonderland this Christmas

Yes folks, edition 23 is about to roll off the printing presses in deepest, darkest Wales and if you've pre-ordered or subscribed by Sunday 13 December your copy will be posted out before the Christmas deadline too! As always, the magazine is packed full of wonderful reading material and fabulous images to keep you enthralled … Continue reading Scooter Wonderland this Christmas