July 2012
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Scootering - July 2012

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3 Editorial
It’s back a page from here...

6 News
All the latest scooter news, new products and other bits ’n’ bobs too!

8 Workshop essentials
Gran Sport’s Danny shares his knowledge with you all.

14 Scootering Sounds
The hits of Edwin Starr’s – well 20 of them anyway and they're all soul classics.

17 Show Us Your Scoots
Wish you were here – send us ya snaps!

18 Pure Evel
Cut down Vespa tribute to the legendary American stunt rider.

22 Feedback
Your letters, emails, personals and other stuff you've sent us.

26 Road Test – the new Vespa LX125
We road test the latest arrival to the Vespa family, in Rome with roads full of crazies!

40 O’Fortuna
A very personalised GP Lambretta by a former Company Sergeant Major.

44 Club do’s & events calendar
What’s going on, where and when.

48 Hayling Island
South coast scooter rally.

56 BSRA Kelso Rally
Bank holiday north of the border.

62 EuroLambretta, Belgium 2012
Another European adventure.

74 Predator
Our cover star Lambretta; cut down, modified and with eyes that shine in the dark!

78 Movers & Shakers
Rob Bailey of the New Untouchables

80 London International Ska Festival
Skangsters young and old, picking it up.

82 The Return of Dodgy
These 1990s indie/ Britpop stars are back.

84 Recommended listening
Loads of the latest releases reviewed.

86 Tom Hingley
Former Inspirals singer live in concert.

88 NSU Prima 250
Take one classic German scooter and add a modern Honda engine from a Piaggio scooter mand a gorgeous girl!

115 Scooter Trader
Classified and business advertising, for all your scootering needs.

128 The List
Scooters with terrible names.

136 Show Us Your Scoots!
What are you riding these days?

138 Various club events

145 The VMCC Snow-Mann Test Day
Scooters tackle a hill climb.

146 The World’s Fastest Vespa?
101.86mph on a PX. Can you beat that?

148 BSSO Scooter Racing
Round 3, all the action from Cadwell Park.

150 Everybody Samba!
A neat custom Vespa with a very unique (and clever) saddle.

154 Into the Sunset
More tales of trials and tribulations...

Classic Scootering

32 Blast from the past
20 years ago this month... the Vespa Cosa, closed Lambretta factories and dwindling numbers on rallies.

34 An ugly black beast
The Velocette Viceroy. A British twin cylinder 250cc two-stroke that offered loads but looked, ahem, weird.

Practical Scootering

96 Tech Torque
The technical letters page with advice and tips where we all learn something.

100 Product Test
How to fit and wire a SIP Lambretta Digital speedo.

106 LN125 Tune Up
Making a modern ‘Lambretta’ go faster.

110 Specialist Services
Whatever you want, you’ll find it here.

112 Show Us Your Scoots - From Your Shed
Your latest projects and creations.





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