Scooter Electrickery – are you baffled?

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?

Isle of Wight Scooter Rally 2020 – NEWS FLASH!!

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!!

Mike Karslake’s Model D

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