Lambretta and Vespa scooters emerged from their Italian factories with Dellorto carburettors fitted as standard, and despite an Amal on my liquid-cooled TS1, I still know, love and understand a Dellorto carburettor. Well, understand to the best of my ability that is. The PHBH model of Dellorto is a popular aftermarket option for many of … Continue reading Finer tuning for the Dellorto PHBH Carburettor
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
If you've an ear for a finely tuned, multi-cylinder two-stroke engine then you'll know what I mean when I say they sound sweet! In edition 13 of ScooterNova magazine we have a good old fashioned road test review of the 275cc Targa Twin engine for your enjoyment and indeed information. But in true ScooterNova independent … Continue reading Targa Twin Review – what a sweet sound!
KR Automation is a company whose work I first discovered some years ago when I was sent photographs of a rather tasty Vespa PX street racer from Germany. This was powered by an engine that had been CNC machined as part of the owner's university study work. Nice! Fast forward to 2019 and these talents … Continue reading New CNC parts shop launched
After a wonderful weekend on the Isle of Wight over the August Bank Holiday, we are heading over to Essex this weekend to sunny Mersea Island scooter rally. Always a good rally, we'll be riding down on Friday morning and setting up shop with our friends at the Lambretta Club Great Britain. We'll be helping … Continue reading Next stop Mersea Island
Good news folks, edition 9 of ScooterNova magazine is on the way! Completed and printed in time for the Isle of Wight scooter rally next weekend, you can pre-order online and be one of the first to receive it. So what’s to look forward to in edition 9? We celebrate the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading What’s inside number 9? New edition out soon!
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