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

New Magazine Coming Soon!

We're pleased to announce that edition 24 of ScooterNova is now at the printers and we can't wait for the finished magazine to land! We have almost literally scoured the world for new and interesting scooter articles and have really enjoyed putting this edition together. Starting locally we have a tasty Lambretta SX200 from Norfolk … Continue reading New Magazine Coming Soon!

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

French Motorcycle Filtering Experiment Ends

Contrary to a number of social media posts appearing from nowhere today, French authorities have not suddenly clamped down on riders of two-wheelers in France. Not that the rule-makers across the Channel necessarily have a good reputation with regards to those of us on bikes and scooters mind you... What has fuelled these 'dramatic' posts … Continue reading French Motorcycle Filtering Experiment Ends

New Website for the BSRA

The British Scooter Riders Association (BSRA) have been keeping the the National Rallies alive since 1997… Now the BSRA have an updated and modernised website, thanks to scooter-riding web designer, Ali Richards. In fact you can check out Ali's stunning custom Lambretta in Edition 16 of ScooterNova magazine. Anyway, back to the BSRA website and you can … Continue reading New Website for the BSRA

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?