December 2014
December 2014   


Scootering - December 2014

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03 Hello & welcome…
Where has the year gone?

06 Kickstart
Our informative front section  jam-
packed full of useful stuff. News and reviews,
products tested, opinions, custom scooters
from yesteryear, readers’ letters, Milan
Motorcycle Show, enduring clubs, oddball
Vespas and plenty more besides.

16 Peugeot Django Launch
A new 125cc retro scooter from the French
company, test ridden in the rain in Oxford!

34 Avatar
A stunning silver screen inspired
custom Lambretta, complete with engraving
and gold plating, finished just a day before the
Bridlington show.

40 Exclusive first ride – a 51hp,305ccVespa?
Yes, you’d better believe it! The scooter
pictured on the cover exists, it’s a beast, and
we’ve ridden it!

46 Vespa Pinasco Racer
A subtle street racer scooter inspired
by one of the giants of Italian Vespa
performance parts.

50 Club do’s & events
A calendar of scooter related events.


52 Bridlington Trade & Custom Show
A weekend in Yorkshire with some of the finest
and rarest classic and custom scooters around.

64 Made in Great Britain
 Can we go scootering from head to toe
in British made products?

72 Berleder
A customised IWL Berlin SR59 from
Germany – if the name didn’t give that away
already!

80 Back to Basics
This month Iggy tackles the task no one
looks forward to; changing cables on a Vespa.

88 Specialist Services
Planning your winter project or resto?
Whatever you want, from platers to tuners,
engineers to painters, fabricators to
upholsterers, you’ll find them all here. Hopefully.

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

102 The ultimate Lambrettas?
Two bike-engined scooters with multiple
cylinders and enough horsepower to put a
rocket on the moon. Maybe.

120 Various scooter clubevents,from
all over the UK


124 Scooter Touring – a day to remember
A summer holiday in Europe on Vespas taking
in lakes and mountains. Perfect.

130 Scooter Racing
 10 hour endurance race in France.
 Le Petit Bol d’Or, for scooters!

134 Vespa GS160 Series 2
A missing link from the infamous
Quadrophenia film of the 1970s?

138 Into the Sunset
 More of your tales of trials and tribulation.
Keep sending them in please folks!





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