All posts tagged Lambretta
The fine folks over at 2StrokeBuzz found out that Haynes is now offering a brand new service manual for Lambretta scooters. So if you’ve got an old Lammy that needs fixing, there’s new know-how for the having. Head on over to 2SB for more info.
Our favorite vintage scooter blog, 2StrokeBuzz, just shared a link to a treasure trove of vintage and custom scooter photos from the annual Landsberg Scooter Customshow. Apparently the winners of this year’s competition have been announced.
I’m seeing this style more and more on the custom motorcycle scene lately. Mostly it’s been on really cool hand-painted leather riding jackets, but occasionally I’ll find it on a motorcycle gas tank. Here we have this distinctive style working really well on a vintage Lambretta. What do you guys thing? Dig it?
For most scooter fans, even if they don’t ride a vintage Vespa or Lambretta, there’s still a romantic attachment to the Mods of the ’60s and ’70s in Great Britain. As much a fashion movement as a vehicle preference, the Mods remain forever etched on the psyche of the scooter community. The site Voices of East Anglia has a great post up featuring vintage photos of Mods out for a scooter gathering in 1979
It’s interesting how the perception of safety is so different between scooters and motorcycles. It’s particularly evident in the typical choices in helmets and riding apparel.