International scooter riders celebrate IWD

Today is International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the achievements of women.  ScooterNova doesn't really need a 'special' day as we've always celebrated all scooter riders.  From featured scooters and the adventures of their riders, to bringing news on kit specific to women in almost every edition. Since Ann first started the ScooterNova blog... … Continue reading International scooter riders celebrate IWD

Stunning customs, 1950s Tours and rare Japanese scooters

Every now and again a custom scooter comes along and makes you go ‘wow’, and the artwork on St George certainly does that. Attending Andy Francis Scooters & Soul weekend in Cumbria a few weeks ago, ScooterNova got the exclusive on this stunning Lambretta that was unveiled there. Built by Andy himself it was painted … Continue reading Stunning customs, 1950s Tours and rare Japanese scooters

2017 Euro Lambretta Italy via Scotland

The Euro Lambretta 70th anniversary rally had long been anticipated.  Everyone has their own story to tell and we’ve been following their fun and exploits on blogs and social media over the past couple of weeks. Our own story started by setting off for Kelso National Rally, packed with enough oil for our ride to … Continue reading 2017 Euro Lambretta Italy via Scotland

Vietnam by Vespa – Touring with caution

Fancy some scootering while on holiday? We recently came across this story on a CNN website and thought to share it with you all. Vietnam is known by many scooter enthusiasts as a place that the Italian Vespa and Lambretta scooters were exported to in high numbers in the 50s and 60s, and which have … Continue reading Vietnam by Vespa – Touring with caution

Italy to Istanbul on Frankenstein’s Scooters

Last year freelance scooter journalist Sticky took a riding holiday from Italy to Istanbul with his family aboard some truly Frankenstein-like scooters.He rode his Lambretta (powered by a 250cc Honda motorbike engine) while his wife had a Maicoletta scooter (fitted with a 400cc Suzuki bike engine), and together with Dean from Rimini Lambretta Centre (on … Continue reading Italy to Istanbul on Frankenstein’s Scooters