Waiheke Scooter Rally Recently we were lucky enough to attend this event as an addition to a planned family holiday to the north island. Big thanks to Christiaan from Retroscooter who was kind enough to lend me his SS180 for the rally and to put us up for the night in Auckland – respect. The […]
Mods and Rockers 2014 Rack up another convincing win on Saturday to the MODs in the MAR yet again despite dubious judging and rigged events in the greasy Rockers favour. A barbecue to start off with at the First European motorcycle shop, 114 Carlyle Street in Sydenham and then a couple of laps around the […]
Mods and Rockers 2014 The mods and rockers were two conflicting British youth subcultures of the early to mid-1960s and 1970s. Media coverage of mods and rockers fighting in 1964 sparked a moral panic about British youths, and the two groups became labelled as folk devils. Direct from the horse’s mouth – First European bike […]
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Mille Miglia 2014 Well it’s been a couple of weeks since the Mille Miglia Scooter Challenge and the memories are still very good of the whole experience. Since then, due to a copyright infringement, the organisers have had to rename the event. From next year the event will be known as the Motoretta Tourist Trophy […]
Mille Miglia 2014 The Mille Miglia (Italian meaning – Thousand Miles) was an open-road endurance race which took place in Italy twenty-four times from 1927 to 1957 (thirteen before the war, eleven from 1947). Mille Miglia is also the name of a jacket, named after the race, inspired by the 1920s racewear and designed by […]
Mille Miglia 2014 Southern Scoot has joined an Australasian team for this years Mille and is working hard to get an SS180 ready after an unexpected motor meltdown. The logistics are proving as difficult as usual with the wait for parts from overseas, scooter transportation from one end of the island to the other […]