April/May 2017 – Issue 114

Back when we had hair
Nostalgic memories from times gone by

A felicitous fanfare of facts, feedback and faces


The travelling DJ
Mark Howard – have records, will travel

“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


Events round-up
Coverage of recent events

Scooter World 2017
Our own charity event report

Model D Racer
Martin Robinson’s ultra-rare Lambretta


Supreme Motors
And the twin headlamp Vespa SS180

The TWN Contessa
Considered by some at the time to be the Rolls-Royce of scooters.

King of his castle
Rob Castle’s Lambretta Series 1 and sidecar


Back in the day
Religious duties via scooter

1960s riding style
Rob Carter’s Heinkel Tourist

Trials and tribulations
The 1968 Tour of Britain

A fire-breathing Winter Model
A beautiful and eye-catching dealer special

The Honda M85 Juno
After their previous attempt you’d have thought Honda would have learnt a lesson

Ian Smith’s Spanish MotoVespa
Not bad for a first attempt at building a scooter

The Hornet
Simon Neale’s Lambretta RV175 Series 2

A minor scooter legend
Speedway of Acton – the business that claimed to be the UK’s largest stockist of scooter spares

Vespa stoplight switch failure
A common MoT fail of the most basic kind

Scooter clubs
Meet and greet local clubs

Scooterist classifieds
For all your wants and needs

Blast from the past
A look back at the 1965 Vespa economy trial