The Taffspeed Interview – only in ScooterNova magazine

If you’ve even but a passing interest in the story of scooter tuning from the 1970s until the present day, then you’ll enjoy the exclusive interview we have in the current edition of ScooterNova magazine with Ian Frankland of Taffspeed. Ian, together with his (late) brother Terry, aka the ‘Terrible Taffs’, took their enthusiasm for … Continue reading The Taffspeed Interview – only in ScooterNova magazine

Vespa Club of Britain – 2018 Signing On Events

Vespa Club of Britain - 2018 Signing On Events 24 February : Burton Brewers Custom Show & Parts Fair 2 - 5 March : Modrapheniacs SC 30 March – 1 April (Easter) : BSRA National Rally Whitby 8 April : VMSC Parts Fair & Custom Show 4 – 7 May (May BH) : BSRA National … Continue reading Vespa Club of Britain – 2018 Signing On Events

Vespa 70th anniversary event

  2016 will be the 70th anniversary of the Vespa scooter, April 1946 being when the Vespa 98 made its debut.  There will no doubt be many celebrations next year, but the biggest here in England is likely to be this Vespa Club of Britain rally to the home of Douglas built Vespa scooters, Bristol.  The … Continue reading Vespa 70th anniversary event

Vespa World Days 2015, Croatia

It's difficult when two big international events clash, so we flipped a coin and the EuroLambretta in Austria won. Nevertheless, we'd be failing if we didn't bring you a little report from Croatia, so thanks to   Piaggio's own press office, here are some images from Vespa World Days 2015. Held over four days from … Continue reading Vespa World Days 2015, Croatia

Vespa World Days – Croatia

For all those heading off to Croatia over the next few days, we wish you all a safe and pleasant journey, whichever route you take. What was EuroVespa became Vespa World Days after the 2006 event in Turin, and this year Croatia play host to expected 2000+ Vespisti attending. We understand there are still some … Continue reading Vespa World Days – Croatia

Luton Vespa Club Scooter Hill Climb, 1964

The cold, winter months often mean less scooters on the road, but how many of you even think about using them socially? For enthusiasts of the 1960s it was second nature! A report in the December 1964 issue of 'The Scooter with Power & Pedal' magazine reveals that there were plenty of eager entrants into … Continue reading Luton Vespa Club Scooter Hill Climb, 1964