If you're in the market for a new classic scooter, or fancy treating yourself to something a little special, you might want to get along to the Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham tomorrow for the next H&H Classic Motorcycles auction. It has 49 scooters in total up for grabs, mostly Lambrettas and Vespa but a couple … Continue reading More Rare Classic Scooters at Auction
Yesterday, Monday 8 April 2019, will likely go down in history as the end of motorcycling in Great Britain as we know it. Yesterday, Transport for London introduced their ULEZ - Ultra Low Emission Zone. Today it is the capital, who knows where it will go tomorrow...This is not a sudden thing, ULEZ has been … Continue reading ULEZ and an apathetic industry?
Over-indulged in food, drink and relatives already? If you're looking for a break from festivities then can we cordially invite you to check out some of the film footage we've come across and posted on our main website? We reckon you'll like them and viewing them and they should kill time until your next turkey … Continue reading Christmas Boredom? Scooter films!
It's good to see a scooter other than a Lambretta or Vespa taking the limelight for a change, in this instance it's a 1960 Dayton Albatross made in London, England by the Dayton bicycle company. The scooter was donated to The Butterwick Hospice, which operates an outreach service at Richardson Hospital, Barnard Castle in County … Continue reading Classic British scooter raises £3k for charity
A close relation to the motor-scooter during the 50s and 60s was the bubblecar, some models utilising scooter engines for power. Bubblecars arguably caused the demise of the scooter too, offering customers a financial bridge between open-air riding on two wheels and a proper car with four wheels and weather protection. This Saturday, 7 June … Continue reading Classic Bubblecars in auction
Being sent to Coventry isn't always bad, especially if scooters are involved. We spent today admiring plenty of them at the VMSC show, from rare Model A Lambretta to a club display of BSA and Triumphs and some show-winning customs too. So where to start? This Rolling Stones theme'd custom Lambretta GP Start Me Up … Continue reading Classics & Customs at the Vintage Motor Scooter Show, Coventry