Classic Scooterist

Classic Scooterist turns back the clock through the golden ages of the scooter lifestyle. There’s news and reviews plus reports from rallies both past and present. Painstakingly prepared readers’ rides get in-depth coverage complete with photographs and historical details where available. Restoration tips and easy-to-follow technical advice gives readers the help they need to perfect their own projects.

CSM covers the scene inspired by classic scoots too, including the nostalgic lifestyle and the passion that turned the heads of generation after generation. It’s a nostalgic look back, illustrated with an eclectic mixture of rare period pictures and modern images.

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October/November 2016 – Issue 111


Back when we had hair
Nostalgic memories from times gone by

A felicitous fanfare of facts, feedback and faces

“You’ve got mail”
Readers express their views, ask questions and show us their pictures

What’s going on?
A look at the scooterist calendar for the remainder of the year

Isle of Wight international scooter rally
Our exclusive first magazine coverage of the 2016 event – were you there?

Isle of Wight picture offer
Did Mau take a picture of you at the IoW? If so take advantage of our special souvenir cover offer

There once was an ugly duckling
Jon Betts’ Lambretta LD

A special birthday present
Pete Hanman’s immaculate Vespa GS

Sheer Luna-cy
John Walklate’s Luna line collection

Back in the day
The 1963 Blackpool Show

Trials and tribulations
It was ‘S for Spain’ for Bob and Dinah Millson

Scooter they tried to ban
The Vespa 90SS

An awfully pleasant scooter
James Mobberly’s period accessorised Lambretta LD

Rallies and rideouts
Events round-up from around the UK

Addressing a stereotypical perception

Three chairs
The saga continues….

SAE 30 gear oil
Lubricating Vespa crankcases for half a century – but what can be used as a replacement?

Lambretta refurb
Our tech tips on sidecase gasket replacement and broken stud repairs

South Birmingham SC
A potted history of a well established scooter club

Scooter clubs
Meet and greet your local club

Scooterist classifieds
For all your wants and needs

Blast from the past
The Atlanta III record attempts