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Scootering

June 2019

The UK's biggest and best scootering magazine - with over 130 pages containing some of the best examples of customised and restored Lambretta and Vespa scooters in the world, new scooter reviews and test rides, events/ rallies/ show reports, and the massive 48-page pull-out Scooter Trader section - the best place to buy & sell scooters, spare parts and memorabilia! Each month Scootering also has a large Music section with reviews, band news, interviews and event exclusives. It also regularly raids the archives to bring you best scooter stories and pictures from yesteryear, from Maico to Heinkel, Lambretta to Triumph! With the best classified ads in the business, the very latest news (often before anyone else in the UK!), it's a must read for every scooterist of all ages

Land:
United Kingdom
Taal:
English
Uitgever:
Mortons Media Group, Ltd
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12 Edities

IN DEZE EDITIE

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welcome to the june edition of scootering

Beware the ‘echo chamber’… take a broader view. I’m not one for trying to dispense worldly advice of any kind. I don’t think I’m in a position to advise anyone really. However, sometimes people’s behaviour patterns can leave me in a state of despair. For those who frequent social media pages to indulge in scooter-related banter and friendship, and observe some of the wild rants which take place on there, you might know what I’m talking about. An ‘echo chamber’ is an environment in which a person encounters only beliefs or opinions that coincide with their own, so that their existing views are reinforced and alternative ideas are not considered. So when Facebook, for example, sees that you follow the page ‘we only ride proper scooters’ and also ‘like’…

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scootering was brought to you with the help of...

Stu Smith Vespa & Lambretta owner, scooter obsessive, amateur home mechanic, rally goer, Mod sympathiser, music lover and general all-round good egg. He writes your rally reports, so be nice to him. Christian Giarrizzo From Italy to Australia, this man get the miles in and has ridden some serious roads in his time. A dedicated journalist who meets the most interesting characters along the way. Paul Green Vespa & Lambretta scooter enthusiast, BSSO professional and general good egg. Our Paul has a long history of scootering both on the road and on the track, with the breakdown bills and crash scars to prove it. Stuart Owen LCGB life member, 100mph Lambretta Club owner and scooter restoration expert to boot. Scooter rider, rally-goer,…

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here comes summer!

There are few items of kit that truly revolutionise anyone’s riding experience, but summer gloves certainly fit that category. If you’ve never tried a pair, the sensation of cool air flowing through a well-designed pair is sheer joy. Sunshine or not, a tumble still hurts, and even at low speed hands are particularly vulnerable.String-back driving gloves will do nothing to keep a rider out of A&E.One of the few gloves to meet recently mandated CE safety standards are RST’s Rider Gloves. Made from a synthetic hybrid material ,they feature knuckle protectors, double layer palm protection and a fixed comfort mesh lining. After using them over the Easter weekend at Scarborough, there’s every indication that these will feel well ventilated on even the warmest of days. Despite conforming to highest…

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legal q&a

This information is provided by Stephen Hattersley of WildWood Legal, a firm of solicitors specialising in claims for injured scooterists. Stephen, a qualified solicitor for 25 years, has been riding scooters for over 30 years, and has acted for injured riders across the UK. He knows the tricks and pitfalls that insurers use and pulls no punches in his dealings with them. He rides to work every day and understands the challenges you face out there. Q: I rang my insurers to report that I had been knocked off my scooter. They were pretty insistent that I should use their ‘recommended solicitors’. I wanted to use someone else to deal with my claim, but I’m worried now that I can’t. A: The insurer’s approach is pretty standard, to…

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bgm pro hpc cranks available from ve (uk)

Lambretta owners looking for a high-quality performance crankshaft will be interested in the BGM Pro HPC cranks available from VE (UK). Designed and manufactured to offer superb performance, these forged crankshafts have a much higher material density than their non-forged equivalents, resulting in a longer-lasting crankshaft, due to the stronger material. The lubrication channels have also been improved over OE crankshafts, with the big end pin having two large slots and four pockets for oil delivery, whilst the small end features two holes for lubrication purposes. Suitable for Lambretta Li/SX/TV/GP models, the cranks are available in a range of stroke (58mm-60mm) and con-rod lengths (107,110 & 115mm), and require a GP taper flywheel. For more info: www.ve-uk.com/bgm…

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sip performance led headlamp unit

Available for the Vespa GTS/GTS Super/GT/GT L 125-300cc (03-18), this lamp provides perfect luminous efficiency, a reassuring field of view at night and even increased passive safety during the daylight hours. These are just a small selection of the advantages provided by modern LED powered headlights. The SIP LED headlights require no modification to be mounted. Contrary to the design of other aftermarket LED headlights, available for Vespa models, this possesses a neatly designed central LED strip, so decently upgrading the overall look without sticking out like a sore thumb! The unit is equipped with a high-power LED main/dipped beam and is attached to the scooter’s wiring loom using the original headlight connection socket. The separate cable can be used for the running light function. These LED headlights are…

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