Street Racing Scooters

Motor scooters may have been originally developed as a cheap, economical form of transport, but that doesn't mean to say they can't be persuaded to go faster. Post-war scooters from Lambretta and Vespa are popular the world over with  commuters and enthusiasts alike. Throughout the years they have also been on the receiving end of … Continue reading Street Racing Scooters

Mersea Island – The First 26 Years

Like many other scooter rallies in 2020, the popular Mersea Island event has also fallen victim to the Coronavirus pandemic. Nevertheless, organisers the Colchester DVLC (District Vespa & Lambretta Club) are having a virtual rally online with Scooterist Internet Radio providing the entertainment. To find out more about the event, which I like many have … Continue reading Mersea Island – The First 26 Years

DIY electric motor conversion for classic scooters

Love your classic scooter but want a greener commute? Or possibly you live in a city that is legislating against petrol-powered transport? Then maybe Laurent from Smeets Classics in the Netherlands has a solution here for you. Laurent has been developing an electric conversion kit for four years or so, designed to be sold across … Continue reading DIY electric motor conversion for classic scooters

Big 7 Scooter Rally

In normal circumstances we'd have ridden the best part of 200 miles down to the Big 7 scooter rally in Kent yesterday, had a good party there last night and woke up this morning in a tent feeling slightly worse for wear! However, never ones to shirk responsibilities, we here at ScooterNova along with our … Continue reading Big 7 Scooter Rally

Full of scooter goodness!

Edition 20 of ScooterNova magazine is at the printers and if you've not ordered your copy yet, there's no time like the present! Despite restrictions we've put together one hell of a magazine for you all, with some fantastic articles by some amazing people. Vittorio Tessera reveals a rare Innocenti experimental 200cc Lambretta engine that … Continue reading Full of scooter goodness!

Isle of Wight Scooter Rally Postponed

The Statement below has been released today by VFM regarding the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally (BSRA Event Number 6), due to take place at Sandown Airport over the August Bank Holiday weekend of 28-31 August 2020. POSTPONEMENT NOTICE Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic VFM* have taken the decision to postpone the Isle of … Continue reading Isle of Wight Scooter Rally Postponed

Ready to Go!

Edition 20 of ScooterNova is at the printers! Slight delay due to an understandable reduction in staff at the printers, but it’s there now!From Brad’s look back at the 70s scooter scene to the iconic DTC Nike 2 Lambretta street racer, a commuter Vespa GS to a factory Lambretta 200cc prototype engine, an overview of … Continue reading Ready to Go!