Woolacombe National Scooter Rally 2022

This weekend we'll be riding to the Devon coast for a return to the Golden Coast Park at Woolacombe Bay for the 8th BSRA National Scooter Rally of 2022. South West Scooter Clubs have been working hard to bring back this brilliant seaside rally.  There are three rooms of entertainment each night with top bands … Continue reading Woolacombe National Scooter Rally 2022

Top Jacket for Riding in Heatwave

Today I’m part way through a round trip ride of almost 400 miles and it’s absolutely scorching hot out there! While friends on social media have been complaining about the overwhelming heat, I’m quite enjoying it. But then again i have dressed for the ride! Regular readers of ScooterNova might recognise the Spada Alberta 4-in-1 … Continue reading Top Jacket for Riding in Heatwave

Tuition Scooters of the 1960s

When it comes to rare classic scooters, dual-control tuition scooters have got to be high on that list. I mean, when was the last time you saw one? The origins and reasons behind the creation of these tuition scooters in the 1960s, both Vespa and Lambretta, are explored in the new edition 32 of ScooterNova … Continue reading Tuition Scooters of the 1960s

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

WIN Scooter Rally T-shirts & patches!

There may not be any real scooter rallies to attend in the near future, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be sporting the latest T-shirt and rally patches at the virtual events that are taking place over social media in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak! Printed before the nation went into lockdown, the 2020 … Continue reading WIN Scooter Rally T-shirts & patches!

Winter Product Testing

Just because it’s a little colder at this time of year doesn’t mean we here at ScooterNova magazine stop riding our scooters. In fact, the winter weather is the ideal opportunity to be testing certain products.Here are a few things that we’ll be reporting on in a future edition of the magazine, but for all … Continue reading Winter Product Testing