January 2017
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Scootering - January 2017

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CONTENTS

03 Letter from the Editor
A warm welcome to the January
issue of Scootering.

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

14 DTC – New Breed
A stunning brace of custom
scooters and an update with Maca.

25 EICMA Show report
Special eight-page report from
the Italian trade show.

36 The Krays
A tasty custom Vespa with a
dark theme.

43 Letters
Feedback and full throttle
responses from the readers.

44 Dealer spotlight
This month we take a look over
the water – at Custom Lambretta Milan.

52 Series 4, 2 & 1 scooter collection
A lucky man with only a Series 3 required
for a full house.

58 Aviemore Adventures
Big Stan goes north of the border
to see what’s going on.

63 LML 125cc auto review
He’s a big man, it’s a small
scooter… what’s a mere 900 miles
between friends?

68 Reader’s Ride – Nagasaki Nightmare
A hard-ridden custom in daily use – just
the way we like them.

73 Whisky Burn
A 50cc Vespa, a 1000-mile trip
to visit and sample the distilleries of
Scotland… we are suitably jealous.

78 Show us your scoots
The best of our readers’ rides
as sent in by you.

82 Club Do’s & Events
Your essential guide to the scene –
What, Where & When!

87 Scootering Words & Sounds
The best of words and music as reviewed
by Nik & Sarge.

89 Rally report
Dave O tackles Mablethorpe and
has a whale of a time.

93 All Mod cons
Part 1 of our look back at the
great Mod revival.

101 Tuscany by scooter
Penni Gladstone and friends
discover the delights of Tuscany and offer
a great touring guide.

108 Tech Torque
Dan continues the Vespa tuning
and upgrades section.

113 Tech Torque
Stu Owen brings us part 3 of
his Lambretta restoration guide.

118 Tech Torque
Darrell Taylor takes us through
service schedules. You may be surprised
by what the manufacturers recommend!

122 BSSO News
Paul Green brings us the latest
and finds out what’s in store for 2017.

125 Scooter Trader
Your sales and classifieds
section – including Specialist Services &
at a glance.

136 Ranking Roger Interview
Nik gets his ear to the ground to bring us
the word on the street.

138 Targa Twin Ferrari 250
A custom scooter at Maranello.





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