When Piaggio launched their 'Nuova Linea' of Vespa scooters in 1977 I wonder if anybody at the Italian factory in Pontedera ever considered that 40 years later we would finally say goodbye to it? I've had few myself over the years, 125, 150 and 200cc versions, ridden thousands of miles through numerous countries on them … Continue reading The Vespa P-range: One of the best?
If like us here at ScooterNova magazine you were planning on packing your scooter and heading to Tenby in south Wales this weekend for the SCSW 2020 BSRA scooter rally, well at least we have a VE Day party in our street as compensation. For those also missing the buzz and excitement of riding their … Continue reading Tenby 2018
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
Judging by the enquiries we've received, the previous edition of ScooterNova that was despatched just before Christmas was a very, very long time ago! Not to worry though folks, because number 18 is here, packed full of scooter-related articles to give your scooter buzz a boost! With the weather in parts of the UK causing … Continue reading Coming of Age – SN18 out now!
Just because it’s a little colder at this time of year doesn’t mean we here at ScooterNova magazine stop riding our scooters. In fact, the winter weather is the ideal opportunity to be testing certain products.Here are a few things that we’ll be reporting on in a future edition of the magazine, but for all … Continue reading Winter Product Testing
While the scooter-rally season might be over, there's no reason to pack the scooter away until next Easter. Here at ScooterNova magazine we just wrap up a little warmer than did a few months ago! Today my Vespa T5 needed an MOT and with a receding back tyre it seemed like a sensible opportunity to … Continue reading New MOT, new tyres
Sadly, at some time during the night of Sunday 21 April, our friends at Cornwall Scooter Centre were burgled with six classic scooters part of the haul that thieves got away with. In what the police have suggested looks like an organised gang were behind, the shop in Bodmin had six scooters stolen belonging to … Continue reading Scooter Shop Burglary