Issue #379 – Jan 2018

Latest issue out now!

Kickstart – The front section with all the latest news, views and product reviews!

Castle’s Rocket – Probably one of the best custom scooters we have seen in a long time. Something special.

Special Report: Showtime! – A bonanza of scooter industry news from the EICMA Italian trade show and the NEC in Birmingham. Stan sniffs out the facts, updates, news and gossip from these two major shows.

Dealer Profile – This month Stu Owen takes a look at the amazing history of Scooter Restorations – one of the UK’s longest standing importers and pioneer of SIL Lambretta spares.

Mailbox – Readers’ letters, laughs, feedback and a modicum of fury – just get it off your chest man!

Standing on the shoulders of giants – Stan takes a trip to the historic racetrack to pay homage to the original Sei Giorni Vespa, and test ride Piaggio’s tribute and latest offering.

Show us your scoots – The best of our readers rides as sent in by you.

Market Force – Wondering about the when, the where and the why for next year’s VWD in Belfast? Stan’s gives another top tip in his ongoing series.

Can’t Get Over These Memories – We revisit this beautiful classic custom and find it looking better than ever, truly a scooter with soul.

The folding prototype – A rare and only vaguely documented prototype foldaway Lambretta resurfaced, Stu Owen investigates.

Hush – Legendary scootering lensman Ritchie Lunt captures this current
custom scooter in its best light.

Talk Talk – Take a second look at this fat boy scooter, some serious fabrication work lays beneath the shiny exterior.

666CRK – resurrection of the devil – Stu Owen outlines the details behind the resurrection of this classic Supertune scooter – the original Low Line.

Club Do’s & Events – Your essential guide to the scene – What, Where & When!

Scootering Words & Sounds – The best of words and music as reviewed by Nik and Sarge.

Making a good impression – Scooters and the world of music are inextricably linked. But with our heroes now f-f-f-fading away, how else can we stay close to the tunes which shaped our era? Andy Gray finds out.

Evel Knievel Lambretta – Italian stallion Christian Giarrizzo takes a look at this stunning custom machine, a tribute to the stunt rider Evel Knievel, in his own unique and artistic way.

Tech Torque: Lambretta performance review Pt 3 – Can you translate success on the track into performance on the road? Stu Owen, one of the UK’s most successful scooter sprinters, continues his winter series on Lambretta performance analysis with a look at weight-saving.

Scooter Trader – Your sales and classifieds section – including Specialist Services and At A Glance.

Dave’s Nostalgic Custom Corner – This month it’s the controversial classic custom Messiah, once upon a time known as Electric, which is under Dave Oakley’s nostalgic spotlight.

Reader’s Ride – Our favourite reader’s scooter this month. Carbon & Black LC Vespa street racer… nuff said.

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