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Scootering - May 2016

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03 From the desk of the deputy editor
 A warm welcome to May Scootering

06 Kickstart
The front section with the latest news, views and product reviews!

12 Midnight Toker
Paul Karslake and Atoms Scooters combine to produce a Jimi Hendrix-style masterpiece in deep blue

24 Whitby 2016
Fun on the North Yorkshire coast at the first BSRA rally of the season

28 Annual YSA ride out
900-plus riders take to the roads from Knaresborough to Wetherby

34 Blue Monday
A beautiful blue Rally 200 completes Graham’s Vespa trilogy

40 Show us your scoots
And its over to you to show us the best of what you’ve got...

45 Trade Spotlight
We take a close look at Paul Gillow’s Barnsley-based business OilTek

48 The Ali-Bretta
OilTek shows off not one but two special aluminium-framed Lambrettas

52 Great magazine giveaway
Your last chance to have your say on which edition of Scootering magazine we will be giving away as a free reprint

55 TS1’s 30th anniversary
Remembering the 1986 ‘tuning revolution’ caused by the TS1 cylinder kit

62 Working... class
It may be old, but this patina-style 1963 Lambretta Li Series 3 is pure gold

67 Painting by numbers
Part one of a new feature on what it takes to make a perfect paint job

81 Club Do’s & Events
Our comprehensive guide to what’s going on, where and when

93 Words & Sounds
The best tunes and music books

96 Lifelong companion
Take a look at this perfect example of a one-owner scooter

101 Crosswinds
Christian Giarrizzo talks 1980s 500cc GPs and braves the Trieste-Opicina hill climb in north-eastern Italy

111 Bang for buck tuning
Forget tuning exotica and spending frenzies – here’s how to get more power for your pound

117 Squish!
Darrell Taylor talks squish designs in the latest instalment in his series on compression and ignition

120 It’s electrifying!
Cezeta returns with a new electric, bespoke, handcrafted offering

122 BSSO season begins
Reports from BSSO testing and the opening meeting at Croft

129 Scooter trader
Your sales and classifieds section, Specialist Services & At a Glance

145 Way Back When
A blast from the past with a selection of your vintage scootering pics





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