What classic scooter are you riding this weekend? There is a good chance that it is either a Lambretta or a Vespa and that your choice today is based more upon your heart than your head. But what about the scooter riders of the 1960s, what did they base their decisions on? How did they … Continue reading Lambretta Vs Vespa
Like many, we've got a soft spot for a scooter rally in Weston-Super-Mare, not least because that is where ScooterNova magazine is based! So of course we'll be riding down from the Midlands to ScooterNova HQ at the Lambretta Museum on Friday morning for the BSRA event and enjoying the town over the weekend. You … Continue reading This Weekend in Weston-Super-Mare
A big thank you to Andy Francis and family for their hospitality last weekend up in Cumbria at his event. We were in town Friday, out with Dave and Claire from DDK Airbrushing who were doing a live painting display the following day. Good to catch up with a number of other scooterists out and … Continue reading Silloth Soul & Scooter Weekend
Small but interesting news from Italian carburettor giant Dellorto is that they have been developing and producing new carburettors for 50cc 2-stroke engines. While you might not be thinking about buying one of the latest generation 50cc 2-stroke scooters and motorcycles yourself, that fact that a company as large as Dellorto have developed a new … Continue reading New 2-stroke carbs
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!