Sites, Forums, Mags & Blogs

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Forums

LambrettaForumEU
European Lambretta Scooter Forum

Highland Scooterist
Scooter related chat from North Scotland

Lambretta Pals
Fantastic Lambretta forum.

Luna Owners Club – All things Luna line: Lui / Vega / Cometa

Mad Mods And A Camera
A photographic journey through Britain’s mod and scootering subculture

Modculture
Superb Mod related content here. Lambrettista recommended.

The Mod Lounge
Your “hub for the Mod scene” Music, Clothing, Events & More.
Currently down, undergoing a ‘revamp’.  

Mods & Sods Blogs
Great blog featuring Mods, scooters, coffee, clothes, Vintage, Soho & Carnaby Street… pretty much all the best things in life there.

Scooter Community
Very active scooter forum

Scooterotica Forum
The No.1 Lambretta & Vespa Scooter Forum, the place to talk about tuned scoots.

ScooterLab.uk
New site launching soon, brought to you by Martin ‘Sticky’ Round. Looks SLUKing good!


Magazines

Jet Set
Print magazine, only available to members of the LCGB. Worth the joining fee alone!

Classic Scooterist Scene
Classic scooters, and the nostalgia that surrounds them.

Scootering
The Worlds’s No.1 Scooter Magazine.

Scooters & Style Magazine
Quarterly, bilingual (French & English) scooter & lifestyle magazine.
Read my blog post about S&SM here.

For more in-depth reading, check out my Reading list here.


Blogs, Websites, Online Resources.

Australian Lambretta History
A project backed by the Lambretta Club of Australia to chart the history of Lambrettas in Oz; featuring Special Models, Long Distance Rides (they’ve got some PROPER long distances down under), Scooter Racing, and other Australiana.

Avantone
Home of the Lambretta gearbox visualizer – all the Lambretta gear ratio info you could ever need!

Basque Radical Mods
Great scootering stuff from the Basque country, sadly not updated recently

Bilko’s Oily Rag
Not updated for a while but some good content on here

Blue Ashtray
A turquoise DL 125 in NYC

BrettaPower
Tumblr Blog with some great images, not all Lambrettas by any means, but all good stuff!

British Lambretta Archive
Dedicated to preserving the heritage of Lambretta

BSRA (British Scooter Rallies Association)
Looking after the needs of ordinary road going Scooterists, and protecting the UK National Rally scene.

Enjoy The Ride
WordPress blog from the guy behind Team S Equipe site.

Get Around Better
Excellent Lambretta Photoblog, out of Germany.

I’m Scooterist
A blog supporting the ‘scooterist’ apparel brand. Very good.

LCGB News Blog
The latest info from the LCGB.

Lambretta Diaries
Tales of two-wheel travel, music, vinyl and the seven hills of Sheffield.

Lambretta4Ever
The story of David Bray, and a passion for Lambrettas that started in the late 60’s.

Lambretta Helpline.com
Online, subscription based help and advice centre

Lambretta Lambro
Everything you’d ever want to know about Lambros!

Lambretta Images Archive
Free Lambretta photo management and sharing site.

Lambretta Restoration Blog
The complete guide to stripping and rebuilding Lambrettas, very nicely put together by Paul Slack from the LCGB.

Let’s Make This Precious
Scootering, Swedish style.

Lloydy’s Lambrettas
How to’s, diagrams and more. Great resource.

Lambretta Owners Club
Templated motorcycle marques website, lacking a bit of ‘soul’, but some nice bits!

Loco Wheels
Lambretta tours in the Mallorcan Sun.

Monkey Picks
Very nice mod blog


Motorcycle Action Group (MAG)
Campaigns to protect and promote the interests and rights of all riders, from learner to advanced. Membership is drawn from across the whole spectrum of motorcycling. We celebrate biking (and scootering!) and the freedoms and independence it provides.


The Naked Maicomobil
Online vintage scooter & three-wheeler magazine.

National Stolen Scooter Registry
Sorry, site not updated recently. Was a list of stolen scooters and parts from owners in the UK. Shame. Would be

New Untouchables
An Independent Organisation that promotes 21st Century Modernist & Sixties Inspired Underground Music Culture with an International Mindset, via Club Nights, Events, Books, Records, Films, Fashion and their NUTSMAG magazine.

OffTheClothBoff
Clothes, Scooters, Tattoos, Cars, Bikes and the odd Babe thrown in. What’s not too like?

Racing Retro
Great French site with some superb retro racing images Lambrettas, Vespas, Rumis, Fiat Abarths, Jags and more!

Rare Lambretta
The story of a very rare Lambretta indeed.

Retrobubble Archives
Classic scooter footage and literature for sale on DVD.

Team S Equipe
Dedicated to the legendary Arthur Francis Race Team.

Scooterboy World
The UK’s biggest & busiest scooterboy forum.

Scooter d’Epoca
Italian classic scooter site, great resource; everything from Frame Numbers to Original Documentation (In Italian of course).

Scooterevents
A comprehensive list of what happening, in the world of scootering. Of course, you could check out my events links page first… 

Scooterframe
Blog “born to facilitate Scooterist, all about scooter and scooterist entertainment”… out of Indonesia… Hai Scoots!

Scootergeek
Scooter news, products, reviews and events

Scooter-pooper
Great Imagery on this Tumblr Blog

ScooterNova
I recently discovered this excellent scooter blog – check it out

Scooterproducts
Aladdin’s Cave of scooter related books, bits and bobs

Scootin’ Old Style

ScootSafely.com
Making scooter riding safer, and to encouraging the use of this ’eminently practical’ form of transport.

ScootTerrot
Online vintage scooter museum – French beauties, German monstrosities and unrideable British obscurities!

Scuderia Vespa Svedese
A multi-lingual blog from Sweden about the finer things in life; Vespa, Lambretta and Svalan Scooter. Don’t know what a Svalan is? Check this blog out.

Two Stroke Smoke
Online club for all Vespa owners!

The Lambro
Site dedicated to the Lambretta three-wheeler

The Marquis
Vintage motoring culture blog. Consistently good!

Thai Scooter

The Scooterist
Great blog from Vietnamese scooterist Đá Nguyễn.

This is not a club
Just a nice place to meet scooter lovers!

To Lead 2stroke
Nice vintage scooter blog

Top 100 Classic Scooter Sites
Lots of links. 100 of them!

You Don’t Need Speed
Great blog with scooter, music and more


Sticky Features
Martin ‘Sticky’ Round’s website & blog, where you can see his books, writing, photography and more…


Am I missing something? Want your blog featured? Send me a link and I’ll check it out. Not making any promises, but if it fits with the site I’ll stick it up.


The Darkside

If you must.

Veteran Vespa Club
Founded in 1964.

Vespa UK
Official Site

Vespa Club of Britain
Founded way back in 1952

Vespa World Club


Other Marques

An A-Z… ok, not all the letters…

Agrati Capri  – Not a club as such, but lots of great info about this lovely little scooter

Cezeta  – Homepage of the Czech classic – now available as an electric scooter!

Cushman – Now being remade in the US by KJack Motors

Dürkopp Diana – Facebook page

Dürkopp Diana – Online Community – in German & English

Glas Club International – For lovers of the Goggo Scooter

Heinkel Trojan Owners Club

Lohner – An Austrian classic reborn

Maico Owners Club

Moto Rumi Club

NSU Scooters – Dutch site, but Google Chrome does a good translation job.

Osa Scooters – Polish site dedicated to the “Polish Wasp” – The Osa.

Triumph Scooters – Info about Triumph Tina, T10 and Tigress Scooters, as well as the BSA Sunbeam counterpart.

Zündapp Bella



Classic-motorbikes.net Classic, vintage, motorcycles, mopeds and scooters

Scootermaniac Comprehensive directory of all those ‘oddball’ scooter (anything that’s not a Vespa or Lambretta – although they are represented too) Search by year (It starts at 1902!) country or marque.

Sheldon’s EMU / Cybermotorcycle Another great list of classic European motorcycles and scooters. Over 2,500 different marques and tens of thousands of images of contemporary, vintage, veteran and classic motorcycles and scooters, sidecars and minicars. I don’t know where the Emu comes in!

Tom Garage – Oldtimer Roller Great German site with a list of all those oddball scooter makes from the ’50s and ’60s. Well worth a look.


Microcars

When a scooter gets more wheels… and a roof…

Isetta Owners Club GB

Messerschmitt Enthusiasts Club

Messerschmitt Owners Club

Micro maniacs – “Friendly and fun” UK club for microcar owners and enthusiasts.

RUM Cars – Register of Unusual Microcars

Scottish Micro Car Club


More coming soon… suggestions / submissions gratefully received.

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