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
The LCGB and VFM deserve a pat on the back for a great weekend at the BSRA scooter rally last weekend at Lincoln Showground, the weather playing its part too with rain holding off until the ride home on Sunday for most. Over the weekend there was plenty of scooter related entertainment from … Continue reading Lincoln Scooter Rally – fun in the sun!
Just a week after our trip to the Lincolnshire Coast, we'll be heading to the same Shire for the 5th BSRA National Scooter rally. LCGB, BSRA and VFM are hosting this show ground based scooter rally. It's proved to be an excellent scooter rally venue in past years. And it's nice to have historical Lincoln … Continue reading Another weekend, another scooter rally in Lincolnshire : BSRA Lincoln
The cold, winter months often mean less scooters on the road, but how many of you even think about using them socially? For enthusiasts of the 1960s it was second nature! A report in the December 1964 issue of 'The Scooter with Power & Pedal' magazine reveals that there were plenty of eager entrants into … Continue reading Luton Vespa Club Scooter Hill Climb, 1964