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?
The weekend of the last BSRA scooter rally of the year is fast approaching, we’ve changed the oil in our scooters, checked the tyre pressures and fitted a couple of new parts for testing - Southport here we come! The brand new edition 16 of ScooterNova magazine will be available from our stall this weekend … Continue reading Calendars, magazines & hoodies at Southport
It's all about the numbers. The 50th anniversary of the Vespa 50 Special; 50 years since the Lambretta dl/Grand Prix was launched; we've got a new 225, a 180 reunion and more digits to boot! So what's inside the new edition of ScooterNova magazine then? There are another 100 pages packed full of fantastic scooter-related … Continue reading Are you ready for sweet sixteen?
Edition 16 of ScooterNova is well on the way to completion and we're pretty excited about what's inside! Not only some great articles, but we're also doing something a little special for all those who subscribe to the magazine. We have a FREE 2020 wall-planner for subscribers that will be sent out with edition 16 … Continue reading FREE 2020 wall-planner with ScooterNova magazine
When the late Mike Karslake's Lambretta Museum went up for auction in the early 1990s, the scooters were scattered across the four corners, many to become insignificant Lambrettas once more. However his restored Model D with the reg number LAM 150D stood out for all the right reasons, and the story of what happened to … Continue reading Mike Karslake’s Model D
This year's EuroLambretta rally takes place in the Polish ski resort of Zakopane. As we usually do here at ScooterNova magazine, we'll be packing our bags, loading our scooters and riding out to join our fellow scooter enthusiasts for another memorable weekend of scooter fun and frolics! ScooterNova magazine will be helping our national club, … Continue reading ScooterNova rides to Poland
If you've an ear for a finely tuned, multi-cylinder two-stroke engine then you'll know what I mean when I say they sound sweet! In edition 13 of ScooterNova magazine we have a good old fashioned road test review of the 275cc Targa Twin engine for your enjoyment and indeed information. But in true ScooterNova independent … Continue reading Targa Twin Review – what a sweet sound!