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Scootering - December 2018

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

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

14 Full Circle, Blue Moon
A ‘Devine 140’ custom Vega, with a
tidy power boost courtesy of Chiselspeed.

23 Rally Report: Brid
It chucked it down on the way,
but it would have been ‘Bad Manners’
to have missed this event…

30 Gary’s Gorgeous Girls
A beautiful pair of vintage classic
scooters and one very proud owner,
and rightly so!

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

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

42 Subscriptions
Get your mag delivered to the
door and save money. Plus – gain access
to the NEW ‘Scootering Extra’ subs-club.

45 Triumph OVER tragedy
After a bad accident on his
scooter, John Cartwright found the
determination and strength of character
to face his demons.

50 Triumph FROM tragedy
– Time Will Pass You By
After the sad loss of his brother-in-law,
Stuart Dean completed this amazing
machine as a tribute.

57 Inspired artwork from the heart
World famous airbrush master Dewey
Franklin tells us about his colourful life
and beautiful artworks.

66 Once a soldier
Mark Grace’s stunning and emotive
tribute to the fallen heroes who went
before us – Conflict.

73 Rally-going family scooterists
Scooter rallies are now being enjoyed by
generations after generation, Stu Smith
reports on this family affair.

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

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

92 L’ultimo Drago
Airbrushed fantasy art doesn’t get
much better than this custom from Rob
Graham – the last dragon.

96 Project Street Sleeper
Dan finally gets his arse in gear
and starts his first new project since
the infamous Dyno Donkey, no fancy
paintjobs, just a discreet pocket rocket.

99 BSSO Race Report
Paul Green brings us the
Championship winners and year end
highlights from Cadwell.

103 Tech Torque: Building
a Street Racer
Stu Owen brings us Part 3 of his winter
tech series, his guide to building a
Lambretta or Vespa Street Racer.

114 Scooter Trader
The sales and classifieds
section for you to browse.

120 Dave’s Nostalgic Custom Corner
Nostalgia master Dave Oakley pulls out
another stunning blast from the past – this
month it’s an early 90s street racer which
he tracked down to Germany!

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