Issue #386 – August 2018

Latest issue out now! Click to find out what we’ve got for you this month…

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

Eclipse – Winning trophy after trophy, this scooter is something to behold, delivering unforgettable looks and engineering.

Rally Report: EuroLambretta and VWD – The big two single marque clubs’ annual European rallies; and for the second year running Stan managed the double!

Rally Report: Big 7 – With the dates of so many other events clashing, some thought that the Big 7 National Scooter Rally might suffer. They were wrong.

Rally Report: Animal Antics – Armthorpe Animals SC’s Rally delivered an ‘old skool’ alternative scooter rally
with a modern twist!

Cerberus – Since it appeared on the custom scene, Dave Stewart’s fantastic custom chopper has attracted lots of interest
and debate… for all the right reasons.

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

Show Us Your Scoots – The best of our readers’ rides this month as sent in by you.

Quantum Leap – Though scooter racing had dropped out of the limelight by the mid-1970s, championships were still there to be won, and Richard Wilfang was in it to win it. This is his story…

NK1 – The legendary NK1 – Vespa Racer. This is a scooter with a true racing pedigree, developed and constructed
from a special relationship.

The halcyon days of 1970s scooter racing – A Vespa enthusiast and an ex Lambretta racer set aside brand allegiances for one common bond… the love of scooters.

The price is right (or is it?) – Everything was cheaper back in the day, wasn’t it? Was it really though?

Reghams Dominator – Sometimes, an original design is so good it can’t be bettered, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be brought up to date… the Reghams Dominator is reborn.

Put a lid on it! AVG factory visit – Thinking of buying a new helmet? Stan gets an insider’s view on what to look for when choosing a new lid.

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

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

VCB Club page – Gary Robertson tells us about the forthcoming Two Channels Dash.

 

BSSO Report – Lydden Hill – Paul Green brings us his action-packed report from Lydden Hill scooter racing weekend.

Dealer Focus: 60 years on, and still going strong – One in a handful of 1950s dealers still active, Ron Daley gave us an insight into his family business.

The King is Dead, Long Live The King – Scooterists everywhere mourned the end of PX200 production but thanks to Ron Daley it’s still possible to buy a new example of this iconic machine.

Tech Torque: Essential scooter maintenance with Stu Owen – You never know when you might have a breakdown, so what parts and tools should you carry ‘just in case?’ Stu reports…

Batman Returns – Forget Keaton, Clooney and Bale. For Scootering readers, Lightfoot may be the greatest name yet to be associated with the Caped Crusader…

Club Focus: Vespa Club Moscow – During his trip to Russia, Rik went to meet up with the thriving Vespa Club of Moscow to check out their take on the scooter scene and Vespa ownership.

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

Dave’s Nostalgic Custom Corner – Nostalgia master Dave Oakley pulls out another stunning blast from the past – this month it’s The Greatest Love of All. It nearly didn’t make the cut though…

Reader’s Ride – Our favourite road ridden scooter this month, it’s always something special. Take an oil company and remove one letter – it’s Hell!

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