Issue #380 – Feb 2018

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

Dark Star – An unusually interesting biomechanical beauty of a scooter, blending Lambretta LD, Vespa PX and some very cool artwork.

Quattrini 210 – the Giant Slayer – Looking for a kit which will put a big smile on the face of 90% of rally going scooterists? Then look no further. Scootering were the first in the UK to road test one of the new kits, and the results are unequivocal.

Ireland’s most scenic road? – 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.

Paisley Sundae – One man’s leap of faith in this very cool band, illustrated beautifully on his custom sprayed scooter.

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

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

Need for Speed – Nik and Dan take a look at the inner workings of SG Engineering, and owner Stuart’s passion to hit 100mph on his P-range Vespa.

Roman Holiday Redux – Touring Croatia and Slovenia by Vespa, writer and rider Chris Baker gives us his top traveller’s tips.

Retrospective – In memory of Chris Miller, owner of Crucial Brew, friend Shane Barrow brings this unfinished project to life.

The Jester – Thought you need a big budget and a fat chequebook to get on the cover of Scootering? Think again. Ready to give anything a try, scooter owner Jep got stuck in and painted his own machine. The results speak for themselves.

Simply Retro – Roving reporter Stu Smith takes a trip to see Rob Miller at Simply Retro, a man currently knocking out some fantastic work on both standard and custom scooters.

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.

Steve Foster – Keeping the fire burning – An interview with the main man behind the legacy that is VFM scooter rallies.

Tech Torque – Lambretta Performance review – Part 4 – Can you translate success on the track to performance on the road? Stu Owen, one of the UKs most successful scooter sprinters, continues his winter series on Lambretta performance analysis.

Tech Torque: Inside a BSSO race engine – When an accomplished engine builder and tuner offers you the chance to rip apart one of his engines and peek inside, you don’t ask questions… you just get on with it. We look inside a BSSO race engine from Chalky White at Reply Scooters.

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

Dave’s Nostalgic Custom Corner – This month it’s the soulful classic custom Pure Sex and Soul which is under Dave Oakley’s nostalgic spotlight.

Reader’s Ride – Our favourite reader’s scooter this month. A humble Li150, but a heart-warming story.

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