70s TV advert – the ubiquitous Vespa PX

Back in 1977, Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio launched not just a new Vespa scooter but a new range of Vespas. I'm sure they didn't realise back then that they'd still … Continue reading 70s TV advert – the ubiquitous Vespa PX

Scooter Tyres – how safe are yours?

Now in our fourth decade of riding scooters without a break, I'd like to think that here at Scooternova we've learned a little about tyres. Gone are the days where … Continue reading Scooter Tyres – how safe are yours?

The 10th Giro dei Tre Mari – classic scootering in southern Italy

This year saw the 10th Tre Mari 'race' organised in the south of Italy by the Vespa Club of Bari, a four-day riding event covering nearly 1000 kilometres in which … Continue reading The 10th Giro dei Tre Mari – classic scootering in southern Italy