When you’re riding in the Summer through beautiful countryside along twisty roads seemingly carefree, you can sometimes see the envy from people cocooned in their cars and rightly so, it’s the best feeling in the world. But it’s not always Utopia. It’s foolish to ride in shorts and T-Shirts. Especially when touring. So we don’t always escape the heat. Sometimes it gets very hot. For instance, Riding through France the heat can reach heights that make you feel like your riding gear is going to melt to your skin. Even when it’s bearable, when you stop the heat envelopes you with a claustrophobia that takes your breath away.Continue reading “720 DGREE Flasks Review”
The wild Atlantic Way is a route that covers nearly one and a half thousand miles of the west coast of Ireland from Malin Head in County Donegal to Kinsale in County Cork.
We decided to split the route into three stages. The first stage would be from Ballina in County Mayo to Cushendall in County Antrim. This would be ridden over 3 days. It would be called the Wild Atlantic Way Classic Scoot (Series One) and would attract scooters from all over Great Britain, Ireland & BelgiumContinue reading “Wild Atlantic Way Classic Scoot 2019 Series 1”
The weekend of 3rd & 4th of August saw the first Classic Bike Festival Ireland at Bishopscourt Race Circuit near Downpatrick, County Down. We (The Ulster Lambretta Club) were invited to display some Lambrettas. The Ulster Lambretta Club members own a range of Lambrettas so the offer was accepted and Friday saw the first Lambrettas arrive for the display. Saturday morning myself, Victor Currie and Gary McClurkin rode down with our tents and some wine.Continue reading “Classic Bike Festival Ireland 2019”
Oiltek have been steadily building their array of Lambretta tools and one addition is the Layshaft Holding Tool.Continue reading “Oiltek Layshaft Fitting Tool Review”
An interesting and very relevant article by Scooter Lab UK on the issue of Ethanol in petrol and how it affects us Lambretta owners.
A number of people who own the GT186 have had their reeds break. There has been a number of theories as to why, but one cure is to double up on the reeds. Another solution is buy a set from Darrell Taylor of Taylor Tuning. He is supplying reeds for the GT kits.Continue reading “Taylor Tuning Carbon Reeds”
There won’t be many of us that don’t have a Lambretta wheel stand, they were one of the first tools we got towards our collection and if you didn’t have one, there was always someone nearby who did. I’ve a few accumulated over the years.
The Lambretta chain guide has been made many times, by many people and in various forms. The ability to have the chain guide pull the chain down as well as push it up has given us the chance to dump the worn chains for new ones.Continue reading “Casa X44 Chain Guide Review”
Some months ago, Anthony Tambs of Scootronics released a new version of the regulator. Many of these products may already exist in one format or another but the quality of the Scootronics is like night and day. The Scootronics Regulator was released in January. It’s 120 Watt AC Regulator with regulated DC output.Continue reading “Scootronics AC Regulator Review”