Build your own Vespa with Lego

Restoring and rebuilding classic scooters has long been a popular pastime among scooterists, but not all have the mechanical aptitude to complete their projects. Now, thanks to Lego, a finished home-built scooter may no longer be merely a dream... Lego bricks are known the world over as both a popular and constructive toy for children … Continue reading Build your own Vespa with Lego

Rare Classic Scooters Unearthed in New ScooterNova Magazine

Always striving to bring you the most interesting scooter related articles we can, ScooterNova is proud to have a trio of rare classics in the brand new edition of the magazine. Inside number 30 we have the first Vespa Sprint from 1960 with autolube, or Automatic Fuelmix as it was named at the time. Yes, … Continue reading Rare Classic Scooters Unearthed in New ScooterNova Magazine

Inside a 2-stroke engine – how cool is this?

Ever wanted to see inside a 2-stroke engine while it is running? Then check out these cool videos from Chylo Racing in Poland who have produced various transparent components for an old Simson S51 49cc motorbike which allow you to do just that. Back in May 2021 Chylo shared a video on their YouTube channel … Continue reading Inside a 2-stroke engine – how cool is this?

Free Dyno Deal Extended

In edition 28 of ScooterNova magazine, via their advert VE UK offered customers a free dyno test worth £75 at JG Scooters in Grantham. The VE UK offer was to customers buying certain Vespa tuning parts including a new crankcase direct from VE themselves. The original offer expired at Christmas but VE UK have now … Continue reading Free Dyno Deal Extended

MAG to talk to Government about biking (and scooters too of course!)

The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) confirms that it will meet new Minister with responsibility for transport decarbonisation, Trudy Harrison, on 15th December 2021.  MAG will confirm that, in surveys, the majority of motorcyclists oppose the proposed phase-out of internal combustion engine (ICE) motorcycles. MAG is committed to honestly representing the views of its members and … Continue reading MAG to talk to Government about biking (and scooters too of course!)

1980s Scooter Clubs of the Year Still Going Strong

Back in the 1980s there were a number of small, independent scooter magazines, produced by scooterists for scooterists. Ring any bells...? One of those was The Ralliest, produced by Nick Jolly of Junction 13 SC. Nick was also a co-founder of VFM and we interviewed him in edition 10 of ScooterNova magazine. Anyway, I happened … Continue reading 1980s Scooter Clubs of the Year Still Going Strong