Three years ago at Easter, with the help of Ann, Stuart Lanning and some fantastic friends, we launched the new ScooterNova magazine at Scarborough scooter rally, my new business venture through my new limited company. ScooterNova magazine soon gained the reputation of a quality publication both in physical production and content, and above all with credible … Continue reading Happy Birthday ScooterNova
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?
New decade – new location – same weekend – same favourite Island! VFM are pleased to announce that the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally will take place at a brand new venue in 2020. With uncertainty over the future of Smallbrook, our rally home for 20 years, and the loss of use of 50% of the site, VFM have been working hard to secure a … Continue reading Isle of Wight Scooter Rally 2020 – NEWS FLASH!!
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