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Scootering March 2017

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

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United Kingdom
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English
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Mortons Media Group, Ltd
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2 min.
letter from the editor

I thought about placing a disclaimer sticker on this month’s magazine, as it comes with a free reprint of the 1997 February/March edition of Scootering. The disclaimer would read: “1997 prices no longer applicable”. You might be thinking, yeah… we know! But I was surprised by how many phone calls we got from traders and advertisers last time we did a free reprint. They had genuinely been inundated with readers trying to buy a TS1 kit for £235, or a Malossi 166 kit for £99.50 and so on. You couldn’t make it up. However, despite today’s price hikes in both parts and scooter values, I can honestly say… I don’t think we’ve ever had it so good. We carry the all the best bits and nostalgia from our scene along with…

1 min.
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Reaches the parts other scooter journalists can’t reach. Stuart Owen 100mph Lambretta Club owner & scooter restoration expert to boot. Jordan Lewis Hard-riding scooterist representing the Young Guns SC. Darrell Taylor Two-stroke tuning guru and scooter dyno specialist. Christian Giarrizzo Travelling scooter journalist, living the dream. Paul Green Scooter enthusiast, BSSO professional and general good egg. Sarge Key player in the Scootering editorial team since the 80s. Nik Skeat Brilliant beer-brewing bearded feature writer. Dave Oakley Resident nostalgia master, bringing the old school scooters back.…

1 min.
crit-ical but not yet armageddon!

Readers of the motoring press and popular media could be forgiven for thinking that the recent extension of Paris’ Clean Air Zone (Crit’Air) to foreign registered vehicles had started some sort of motoring apocalypse. While it’s true that life’s become much more complicated for hauliers and coach operators visiting the city, for the majority of British scooterists venturing overseas there’s little impact – for now. Clean air zone legislation was introduced in Paris on July 1, 2016 and from April 1, 2017, those laws will apply to foreign registered vehicles. In brief, any vehicle entering the Crit’Air zones in Paris, Grenoble or Lyon between the hours of 8am and 8pm must obtain and display a vignette (sticker) entering without one attracts a fine of €70. This figure’s important as in French…

1 min.
new look and products at chiselspeed

Chiselspeed has updated its branding for 2017. As proprietor Martin Cook explained to Scootering: “The old logo has served us well but we thought it was time for a change. Maca designed the original artwork and I’m pleased to say that he’s the man responsible for our new look.” Also fresh in stock at Chiselspeed are a range of Ancillotti style seats available in black ‘weave’ finish (£124.95) or metalflake effect (£175). Red and blue metalflake seats are currently available off the shelf but other colours are available – contact the shop for details. The latest incarnation of the shop’s M-tech programmable ignition units is now available to suit the Piaggio/Gilera 125 auto engines-popular as auto transplants into Lambretta frames. Priced at £126 the ‘M-tech P’ is supplied with general ‘plug…

1 min.
eurolambretta 2017 adria: latest news

Vittorio Tessra has written to us with updates on the latest attractions planned for EuroLambretta 2017 at Adria, which will include a large Lambretta expo, the famous 150 D Battaglini and its world tour, the oldest Lambretta 125 A (chassis no.2), the TV1 175cc prototype, the original 200 twin-cylinder, the Trilambretta, the FDC 150 ‘Giardinetta’, the J50 prototype and many other rare machines. For the first time you will also see, in Vittorio’s own words: “The original two red Siluro records, the model of 201kph will be turned on to make everyone feel her voice.” There will also be a mobile Italian post office: you can send postcards with a stamp dedicated to Lambretta (this is the first time that a stamp was dedicated to Lambretta). You can visit the most…

1 min.
imminent rally, ride and race dates

AONSC Anniversary Do Standard Triumph Club, Coventry www.aonsc.co.uk February 19 Mansfield Parts Fair Mansfield Town FC, Quarry Lane NG18 5DA Kev Walsh: 07966 265588 February 23-27 High Rollers Las Vegas, USA February 24-25 Pre-pre Season Rally Morecambe The Exchange (formerly Imperial Hotel) February 25 Burton Brewers Custom Show National Brewery Centre DE14 1NG £3 – includes night time entry. February 26 West Midlands Parts Fair Spring Meadow Social Club, B64 6LB Kit: 07831 661167 March 4 Animals Fae Namboombu SC 30th Anniversary Abercorn Bowling Club, Paisley PA1 3PZ Gary: 07722 844385 March 5 Wicksteed Parts Fair Kettering, Northants, NN15 6NJ Kev Walsh: 07966 265588 March 10-12 Antwerp Custom Show Kattendijkdok, Oostkaai 22, 2000 Antwerpen Call 00 32 0476 306450 or newwhitewall@gmail.com March 11 Olympics SC Annual Do Hagley Road, Stourbridge, DY8 1QH Vince: 07779 256972 March 17-19 VFM* Pre-season Rally Southport March 24 Mallory Test Day BSSO…