#359 – May 2016

03 From the desk of the deputy editor
A warm welcome.

06 Kickstart
The latest product news, reviews, and rumblings from the scooter scene.

12 Midnight Toker
Paul Karslake and Atoms Scooters combine to produce a Jimi Hendrix-style masterpiece in deep blue.

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24 Whitby 2016
Fun on the North Yorkshire coast at the first BSRA rally of the season.

28 Annual YSA ride out
900-plus riders take to the roads from Knaresborough to Wetherby.

34 Blue Monday
A beautiful blue Rally 200 completes Graham’s Vespa trilogy.

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40 Show us your scoots
And its over to you to show us the best of what you’ve got…

45 Trade Spotlight
We take a close look at Paul Gillow’s Barnsley-based business OilTek.

48 The Ali-Bretta
OilTek shows off not one but two special aluminium-framed Lambrettas.

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52 Great magazine giveaway
Your last chance to have your say on which edition of Scootering magazine we will be giving away as a free reprint.

55 TS1 30th anniversary
Remembering the 1986 ‘tuning revolution’ caused by the TS1 cylinder kit.

62 Working… class
It may be old, but this patina-style 1963 Lambretta Li Series 3 is pure gold.

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67 Painting by numbers
Part one of a new feature on what it takes to make a perfect paint job.

81 Club Do’s & Events
Our comprehensive guide to what’s going on, where and when.

93 Words & Sounds
The best tunes and music books.

96 Lifelong companion
Take a look at this perfect example of a one-owner scooter.

101 Crosswinds
Christian Giarrizzo talks 1980s 500cc GPs and braves the Trieste-Opicina hill climb in north-eastern Italy.

111 Bang for buck tuning
Forget tuning exotica and spending frenzies – here’s how to get more power for your pound.

117 Squish!
Darrell Taylor talks squish designs in the latest instalment in his series on compression and ignition.

120 It’s electrifying!
Cezeta returns with a new electric, bespoke, handcrafted offering.

122 BSSO season begins
Reports from BSSO testing and the opening meeting at Croft.

129 Scooter trader
Your sales and classifieds section, Specialist Services & At a Glance.

145 Way Back When
A blast from the past with a selection of your vintage scootering pics.

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