Sad news today as we learned that the legendary Arthur Francis has passed away. There can’t be many in the world of scooters that do not know his name, the former scooter shop proprietor having his initials painted on the panels of classic Lambrettas the world over. Starting out riding motorcycles, it was a Lambretta … Continue reading Arthur Francis – RIP
We received the following statement from AF Rayspeed earlier today: "Today we have received an update from the supplier regarding the new gear selectors for the Clo5e Ratio Gearbox. "The new selectors are on the way to us, they left the supplier yesterday (Monday) with Fedex, we are hoping for a quick delivery. "Many of … Continue reading AF 5-speed gearbox replacement selectors are coming
Supertune is a name many will recognise as a scooter shop in Croydon during the 60s and early 70s. Ron Moss, who first raced for Supertune before becoming the owner of the shop and brand, revived the name a few years, and one of the products he has produced in recent times is his Supertune … Continue reading Lambretta Supertune Christmas Discount
It's a ride that's often discussed in pubs and bars around the UK, taking your Lambretta scooter back to its birth place in Italy. Many have done it over the years, and we discovered some history of a mid-60s record-breaking Lambretta here on Scooternova previously. But the first to be awarded an acknowledged record for … Continue reading London to Milan by Lambretta
Yes the rumours are true – and if you attended the Bridlington Trade & Custom Scooter Show in the UK on 25 October 2014 you'd have seen all this for yourself! That is of course if you could get close enough to the Rimini Lambretta Centre stall at the show, which always seemed to be … Continue reading Lambretta & Vespa billet engines, and 305cc kit with 51hp!
This weekend AF Rayspeed in Yorkshire hosted an open day to celebrate 50 years of the AF S-Type dealer special Lambretta. The Lambretta Club of Great Britain also held a rally over the weekend a few miles away from the AF Rayspeed shop and as expected, there was an abundance of gorgeous Lambrettas to drool … Continue reading 50 Years of the Arthur Francis S-Type Lambretta