Lambretta Innocenti Update Sheets

I've recently been enjoying reading through some old Innocenti update  over recent weeks, both to answer a few questions from fellow scooter club mates, and also for an article in the forthcoming edition 21 of ScooterNova magazine. Back in the 1950s and 60s, Innocenti of Milan sent out these update sheets to inform of changes … Continue reading Lambretta Innocenti Update Sheets

Scooter Rallies 2021 – Official BSRA dates

As far as scooter rallies go, 2020 has sadly pretty much been written-off socially thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic. Event organisers have understandably had to cancel everything due to Government restrictions, as well as for the safety of both those working and those attending too. It might seem easy on paper to put together a … Continue reading Scooter Rallies 2021 – Official BSRA dates

Free Isle of Wight and DDK poster

I think we can all agree what a rubbish year 2020 has been so far. So here at ScooterNova we decided that a little gift to lift our spirits would do everyone some good. We are therefore pleased to announce that we will be giving away a FREE A3 sized, double-sided poster to subscribers and … Continue reading Free Isle of Wight and DDK poster

ScooterExpo One Year On

This time last year we were recovering and reflecting on the first ever ScooterExpo, an event organised jointly by us  here at ScooterNova magazine with our friends at Sluk that we wanted to be slightly different from all that had gone before it. When I first mentioned to Iggy that I had some ideas for ScooterNova … Continue reading ScooterExpo One Year On

What was your first Lambretta?

If you've not seen the latest edition 20 of ScooterNova magazine yet, one of the most popular features inside seems to be the overview of the Lambretta J-range, the smallframe rivals to the little Vespas from Piaggio. Apart from the history of the model from development and through production, the  article looks at the growing … Continue reading What was your first Lambretta?

 Mandatory MOT testing to be reintroduced from 1 August

Just a reminder that mandatory MOT testing for your vehicle is being reintroduced as of 1 August 2020. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, drivers were granted a 6-month exemption from MOT testing back in March to help slow the spread of the virus. However, as restrictions are eased, all those whose  car, motorcycle/scooter or van … Continue reading  Mandatory MOT testing to be reintroduced from 1 August

Scarborough 1971

From the cover of Scooter World magazine dated November 1971, Sue McIntyre and chimp Fibber McGee at Scarborough Marineland. They are pictured on a 1966 Lambretta SX200 that was registered in the West Bromwich area around April to June of that year. Nothing else in the magazine seems to relate to the cover photograph, so … Continue reading Scarborough 1971