We’re sad to announce that artist, scooterist and friend Paul Karslake has sadly passed away after battling pneumonia, according to the Southend Echo website. Privately I’d received a couple of telephone calls from concerned people who had heard rumours, and the family have recently confirmed that the rumours are sadly true. Born in 1958 and … Continue reading Paul Karslake RIP
Have you ordered your 2020 Scooters wall-calendar yet? It is the perfect gift to give or receive this Christmas! A3 in size with 13 glossy pages (including cover), this 2020 calendar featured a wide selection of scooters that have featured in the pages of Scooternova magazine. From custom to classic, Vespa to Lambretta, even a … Continue reading Scooters 2020 wall-calendar
As stated in the latest edition of ScooterNova magazine itself, to compliment the review of the edition 215 that has just been published we have added this brief online gallery. With most of the 100 scooters entered exhibited on the day there simply wasn't the space in the magazine to show them all, so here … Continue reading ScooterExpo gallery
Now here's an opportunity that only turns up once in a blue moon - the possibility to purchase a historically important Lambretta and sidecar outfit. Interested? Then read on… The scooter here is a 1959 Lambretta LI 150 Series 2 model and has an original and rare Watsonian Sports sidecar attached. This combination is very … Continue reading Mike Karslake’s Lambretta & sidecar combo
It was a combination of the £4,995 price tag and the headline of a '1965 Vespa PX 150' that caught our eye... and set alarm bells ringing! Of course having ridden Lambrettas and Vespas consistently since the 1980s and being what some may describe as 'scooter anoraks', these alarm bells may ring more easily for … Continue reading Vespa & sidecar for sale – Buyer beware!
Following look into the archive of scooter tyre adverts last week, we've been asked for more and thought you'd enjoy this from Michelin in 1953...
Yes I know, but we reckon the Vespa Cosa is gaining popularity these days, and when you can do things like this to them, it's easy to understand why. This one comes courtesy of those talented people at Scooter & Service in Hamburg, Germany, and once again they've applied their magic to create a scooter-motive … Continue reading Funky German Vespa Cosa