Arthur Francis – a true scooter legend

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

New Lambretta Footboards

Scootopia are forging ahead with their expansion into the Lambretta reproduction body parts sector with new rear floorboards for Li/SX/TV Series 3 models. Produced with brand new tooling which allows nice sharp edges they have added welded strength plates to prevent cracking from stand clatter too. Priced at £64 a pair (UK price – overseas … Continue reading New Lambretta Footboards

Remade Lambretta parts and kits for smallies

Casa Lambretta have been busy of late, which readers of ScooterNova magazine will know from our 'New products' pages. Their latest announcement is that production of remade Lambretta forks is about to begin in Italy. Casa Lambretta tell us that they will be, "Manufactured in Italy exclusively for Casa utilising the best materials available." Eight … Continue reading Remade Lambretta parts and kits for smallies

Clo5e Ratio Gearbox Update 13-6-18

Further to our previous update we have the following news, just received directly from AF Rayspeed: "We have received the samples of the new design of selector and have been trying hard to break them.  We fitted a sample in to one of the race bikes that had originally had a failure, and in over … Continue reading Clo5e Ratio Gearbox Update 13-6-18

ScooterNova Magazine at Mersea Island

With two great rallies so close to each other there's no point in unpacking much, so we're refuelling our scooters and heading down to sunny Essex this weekend for Mersea Island scooter rally. Over the weekend we'll be sharing stall space with the Lambretta Club of Great Britain, helping them out too. We will of … Continue reading ScooterNova Magazine at Mersea Island

Rare Lambretta SX

In the past we've posted about the Vespa mopeds that some traditionalists may not class as real Vespas, but Piaggio weren't alone in using their brand name on a widening range of products to meet customer demands. Innocenti first produced their Lambretta 48 moped in the 1950s, but it didn't really do well compared to … Continue reading Rare Lambretta SX