SIP Reassures UK Customers

Following Brexit on 1 January and to allay any concerns British customers may have with ordering scooter parts from Germany, SIP Scootershop today issued the following statement... “SIP Scootershop is shipping Vespa & Lambretta parts to the UK as usual, also after Brexit. Basic shipping method is as known UPS Standard with a Flatrate 6 … Continue reading SIP Reassures UK Customers

Tuning a 50s classic Lambretta

The Lambretta LD was produced by Innocenti for most of the 1950s and together with with it's open-frame sibling, the Model D, hundreds of thousands were sold. Great for their time, but not really suitable for modern roads. Until now... In edition 22 of ScooterNova magazine we exclusively road test the new Granturismo LD150 Reed … Continue reading Tuning a 50s classic Lambretta

Finer tuning for the Dellorto PHBH Carburettor

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

Happy Birthday Vespa T5

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

Targa Twin Review – what a sweet sound!

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!

New CNC parts shop launched

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

Next stop Mersea Island

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