There is no arguing we are in strange and uncertain times that our generation has never before experienced, and if anyone thinks it’s not real then take a look at what is happening in places like Italy. But life must go on and while we all do our best in difficult circumstances, if the opportunity … Continue reading Stay Calm – your scooter shop needs you!
If like us classic scooter electrics can sometimes seem almost like witchcraft, help is at hand courtesy of ScooterNova magazine and Scootronics. While I think it’s fair to say that many classic scooters today use a 12v electronic ignition system loosely based around the Ducati system as seem on the Vespa PX since 1977, when … Continue reading Scooter Electrickery – are you baffled?
In these uncertain times, maybe you’re thinking of wrapping up warm and staying at home for a short while. For a lot of scooterists, this could be time well spent in the shed. But after, or instead of that, we’d like to remind you that ScooterNova magazine is the perfect accompaniment for when you sit … Continue reading Enjoy the read with ScooterNova magazine
In the brand new edition 18 of ScooterNova magazine we celebrate the 35 years history of the T5 along with it’s derivatives, from the original homologation in March 1985 right up to the swan-song Millennium model. We don’t only look at the history of the T5 however but also include some rare images, little know … Continue reading Happy Birthday Vespa T5
News reaches us the motorcycle insurance company Bennetts has been purchased by the Ardonagh Group, a name that probably means nothing to most of us until you learn they also own Carole Nash Insurance. In fact they own Autonet too, which encompasses Mackenzie Hodgson Insurance, and Swinton too under the Atlanta Investment Holdings banker, according … Continue reading Bennetts Insurance joins Carole Nash (+Haynes manuals sold and Piaggio deals)
Among the fantastic articles in the brand new edition 18 of ScooterNova magazine is an enthralling piece on touring Norway on classic Lambrettas. Andy Kay from York SC and three friends decided to head up to the land of fjords to explore the country on small wheels. But the first hurdle was exactly how to … Continue reading Norway on classic scooters
Not satisfied with the threat to outlaw combustion engines in the near future and to replace them with electric powered vehicles, the British Government's latest box-ticking exercise in the name of 'reducing emissions' is to introduce E10 fuel containing 10% ethanol.The Government claim that E10 is a form of “cleaner” petrol, aimed at cutting carbon … Continue reading E10 fuel threat to UK