To 'celebrate' Brexit, on 1 January 2021 the British Government, via Transport Secretarty Grant Shapps, announced that car and motorcycle number plates that included the GB lettering but with the European Union's circle of stars, would no longer be valid alone while traveling abroad to state your country of residence. While there was no need … Continue reading British Government Abolish GB Oval Sticker!
Back in edition 25 of ScooterNova we published an interview with Keith Terry about his time with scooters, so far. If you missed that, then you certainly missed out. From his time as the 'Ke' of Kegra Racing, to getting stopped by the police while road-testing his world record-breaking Lambretta, it is an extremely interesting … Continue reading Keith Terry – Lambretta Record Breaker!
The sad news reached us over the weekend of the passing of Don Blocksidge, an engraver whose work has featured on many top custom scooters and motorbikes over the decades. Don was one of those people who are today sadly rare, a true craftsman. His name first came to my attention, as it probably did … Continue reading Don Blocksidge – The Master Hand Chaser
This weekend, like many of you, we were planning to be at the Big 7 scooter rally in Kent, which of course sadly isn’t going ahead due to the global pandemic still affecting us all. Not only is it a terrible shame for the Big 7 SC who have put a lot of time and … Continue reading Support Your Local Scooter Shop – New ScooterNova Magazine Out Now!
Always intrigued by new scooters that break convention, we first brought you details of the new 125cc Piaggio MyMoover delivery scooter back in April on this blog. In May Scooternova were invited by Piaggio to test ride a number of new scooters in their fleet and subsequently became the first in the UK to try … Continue reading First Ride – New Piaggio 3-wheel Delivery Scooter: MyMoover 125
We've waited a long time for these Lambretta tubeless wheel rims but finally there appears to be a light at the end of the proverbial tunnel! Pinasco Vespa Wheels I first heard rumours of these wheel rims while attending the Eicma Motorcycle Show in Milan around 2014 or 2015. Pinasco had recently launched a version … Continue reading New Lambretta Tubeless Split Wheel Rims