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Scootering - October 2018


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CONTENTS

03 Welcome letter from the Editor
A warm welcome to the October issue
of Scootering.

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

14 Torque of the Town
We all love a DTC paintjob, it’s a
classic… but this colour scheme is
something special.

21 Rally Report: Isle of Wight
For some this rally is the pinnacle
of the season, for Serena… that certainly
seems to be the case too!

31 Rally Report: Oddballs
Shiver me timbers! Serena forgets
to pack her favourite eye patch but still
dives head first into the thick of the action
at the pirate themed Oddballs rally.

34 Rally Report: Great Yarmouth
Sarge braves the elements to bring us the
best bits of the Sidewinders SC rally.

38 Wild Thing
‘Iconic’ and ‘evolution of the
species’ just two of the well-deserved
phrases which Stan has used to sum up
the return of this stunning beast.

44 Mailbox
Readers’ letters, laughs, feedback
and fury – get it off your chest man!

46 Show Us Your Scoots
The best of our readers’ rides
as sent in by you.

48 Subscriptions
Get your mag delivered to the door,
earlier than news stands, and save
money… cool. Plus – gain access
to all the benefits of the NEW
‘Scootering Extra’ subs-club.

51 The ‘Coolest’ scooter ever
Stu Owen beings us another hidden
gem from the past… The Cooler.

56 Readers Ride: Nosferatu
The much adored Vespa version of
this blood curdling theme by Mike Davis.

61 Dealer Focus
Sarge gets his hands dirty at the
very well laid out and bursting at the seam
premises of Surrey Scooter Services, and
finds a rare Karslake treasure.

68 Armandos and Arthur Francis Dealer Replicas
Unquestionably two of the most iconic
names when it comes to dealer specials,
owner Mickey has created his own versions
of these classics… and they are stunning.

74 SCK Sei Giorni Factory Racer
Those clever men at Scooter Center have
taken the modern GTV and worked their
magic to create a factory racer replica.

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

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

91 VCB Club page
Russ Machin brings us the latest
news in the official VCB newsfeed.

92 BSSO Race Report – Pembrey
Wales unleashed the worst of its weather
on the BSSO racers, who were once again
sharing track time with the cars of the
Time Attack.

97 Tech Torque: Build yourself a street racer
Stu Owen introduces our new series:
his guide to building a street racer.

104 An Interview with…
Sarge tracks down Jonsey
and Sheas of The Stone Foundation
for a quick word.

112 Patriot
I can feel the flurry of letters
in the mailbox before this one is even
printed! It’s nothing if not controversial…
it’s Patriot.

121 Scooter Trader
The sales and classifieds
section presented for your delectation.

128 Dave’s Nostalgic Custom Corner
Nostalgia master Dave Oakley pulls out
another stunning blast from the past
– this month it’s the original and classic
Nosferatu… Lambretta Style!

130 Reader’s Ride
Our favourite road ridden
scooter this month, it’s always something
special. This time it’s a British 50.


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