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

Racing, world records, tributes & more scooters!

We're pleased to announce that edition 25 of Scooternova magazine is currently at the printers being prepared for publishing next week. To celebrate our 25th magazine and FOUR years of independent publishing we're giving away a FREE sticker too (while stocks last), so renew your subscriptions now or get your pre-orders in ASAP to make sure … Continue reading Racing, world records, tributes & more scooters!

A special Lambretta GP

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Bertone-designed Lambretta Grand Prix being launched. It also marks 50 years of Ray Kemp working with Lambrettas, although Ray possibly won't thank us for reminding him of that fact. It’s  a superb commitment nonetheless. In the latest edition of ScooterNova magazine we celebrated this, and also Ray’s rather … Continue reading A special Lambretta GP

AF 5-speed gearbox replacement selectors are coming

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

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

EuroLambretta ScooterNova stickers & magazines

If you are on your way to the EuroLambretta rally in Spain this weekend, then you'll no doubt be pleased to learn that ScooterNova magazine will be there... again! We say 'again' because those of us involved with ScooterNova have been riding to EuroLambretta rallies for decades now, and of course last year we were … Continue reading EuroLambretta ScooterNova stickers & magazines