British Government Abolish GB Oval Sticker!

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!

Don Blocksidge – The Master Hand Chaser

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

Support Your Local Scooter Shop – New ScooterNova Magazine Out Now!

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!

Eager to Ride!

Readers of ScooterNova magazine will no doubt have seen in the latest edition details of our Three Shires Ride event. The reason you've not seen it on the blog here is that within days of edition 25 being published it sold out! So in true Bullseye "Here's what you could have won" style, this is … Continue reading Eager to Ride!

Arthur Francis – a true scooter legend

The name Arthur Francis has become legendary amongst scooterists around the world, and deservedly so. From humble beginnings working for a scooter shop in Watford, Hertfordshire, to setting up his own scooter shop (Lambretta and Vespa dealership) along with a Fiat car showroom too, Arthur is often associated with the S-Type Lambretta dealer special. While … Continue reading Arthur Francis – a true scooter legend

Racing, world records, tributes & more scooters!

We're pleased to announce that edition 25 of Scooternova magazine is currently at the printers being prepared for publishing next week. To celebrate our 25th magazine and FOUR years of independent publishing we're giving away a FREE sticker too (while stocks last), so renew your subscriptions now or get your pre-orders in ASAP to make sure … Continue reading Racing, world records, tributes & more scooters!