New Tubeless Lambretta Wider Wheel Rims – Fitted & Ridden

Last summer SIP Scootershop asked us at ScooterNova magazine to try out some new tubeless wheel rims for them, slightly wider Lambretta rims they were developing. We’re pleased to announce that these are now available to buy.  Until now the SIP Tubeless wheel rims for Lambretta scooters were the standard 2.10 inches width, but the … Continue reading New Tubeless Lambretta Wider Wheel Rims – Fitted & Ridden

Snow Boarding with Vespa

While the recent snow isn't great for anyone with a two-wheeled commute, if you have the time and space to play then why not enjoy it? SIP Scootershop down in southern Germany have both the space, the right equipment and scooters too. Granted that fitting spikes to your tyres here in the UK for the … Continue reading Snow Boarding with Vespa

Home Working in Germany

As I walked home from the post office earlier, looking at the amount of traffic on the roads I pondered just how many people in the UK were working from home during the current lockdown. Coincidentally when I arrived back home (from where I work) I received an email from SIP Scootershop that informed me … Continue reading Home Working in Germany

SIP Reassures UK Customers

Following Brexit on 1 January and to allay any concerns British customers may have with ordering scooter parts from Germany, SIP Scootershop today issued the following statement... “SIP Scootershop is shipping Vespa & Lambretta parts to the UK as usual, also after Brexit. Basic shipping method is as known UPS Standard with a Flatrate 6 … Continue reading SIP Reassures UK Customers

DIY electric motor conversion for classic scooters

Love your classic scooter but want a greener commute? Or possibly you live in a city that is legislating against petrol-powered transport? Then maybe Laurent from Smeets Classics in the Netherlands has a solution here for you. Laurent has been developing an electric conversion kit for four years or so, designed to be sold across … Continue reading DIY electric motor conversion for classic scooters

Happy Birthday Vespa T5

In the brand new edition 18 of ScooterNova magazine we celebrate the 35 years history of the T5 along with it’s derivatives, from the original homologation in March 1985 right up to the swan-song Millennium model.  We don’t only look at the history of the T5 however but also include some rare images, little know … Continue reading Happy Birthday Vespa T5