Scooter Sunday in Petersfield

The weather forecast was slightly foreboding for the third Scooter Sunday in Petersfield’s market square.  There was 10% chance of rain and unfortunately we rode through a light shower as we rode through Harting and the lovely country roads into North Hampshire.  But once we arrived the skies were cloudy but dry, and eventually the sun came out, making it a superb way to spend a Sunday afternoon.  Terry Hendrick’s Soul Pressure Sound System crew laid on some awesome music and there were plenty of food options around the town.

Scooter Sunday 3

Here’s a view of the square as a whole, although it was before many of the scooters turned up.

Scooterists gathered in the market square, Petersfield, Hampshire for Scooter Sunday

It was nice to be able to take a photo of a scooterist who was under 40 (no offence to us veterans on the scene) and his Vespa 50 Special made me very nostalgic for my youth!

Scooter rider posing on a navy coloured Vespa 50 special

blue Vespa 50 special

And here are the scooters.  Retro ones, modern ones, rusty and matt black ones, top custom show winning ones and gorgeous restorations in all their glory.  Enjoy!

Group of scooters in Petersfield market square

White mod-style Lambretta with flyscreen and crashbars

Amongst the restorations, the standard bikes and the custom scooters, I do love a rusty one too!   You can see my collection of rusty and rat rod Vespas and Lambrettas here.

Rat rod scooter

Closeup view of rat rod Lambretta

Side view of Lambretta rat rod

Silver Vespa

Vespa speedo

Lambretta scooter

Skelly Lambretta

Italjet dragsters

Red Vespa GTS

I’ve seen a lilac Vespa like this one before, at the Isle of Wight rally a few years ago, and it could be the same scooter.  It features in my pink scooters post, along with the lovely lady rider!

Lilac Vespa smallframe

Vespa spare wheel in legshields

Scooterist riding a Lambretta

Vespa trike

This Supertune Lambretta features many bespoke parts and accessories, the source of which I have forgotten already.  I do know that it was tuned by JB and a new seat is being made for it, ready for its next outing!

Supertune Lambretta

Bespoke headlight grill on Supertune Lambretta

Supertune engine by JB tuning

Supertune side panel on a Lambretta

Supertune Lambretta rear view

Rat rod Lambretta scooter

Rusty Lambretta

Famous Grouse themed custom Lambretta

Red series 1 Lambretta

Series 1 Lambretta sprint rack

Wee Mark’s custom Lambretta, Still Sick, has a matt black 80s vibe going on.

Still Sick custom Lambretta

Matt black custom lambretta

Scooterists came from far and wide for Scooter Sunday, including the New Forest, Reading, Crawley, Worthing, Bognor and the Portsmouth area.

Green and red custom Lambretta with New Forest Scooter Club legshield banner

Lambretta covered with stickers

LD Lambretta

Blue Skies custom Lambretta

Lambretta LD with spare wheel

If you were there, or would like to see what it was like in video form, then watch below as I wander around the square with a GoPro gaffer-taped to the top of a selfie stick!  The video is on my YouTube channel to which I’m adding new content all the time.

I hope you enjoyed looking at the scooters from Scooter Sunday 2018.  I have many other scooter posts which you can access via the top menu.

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2 Comments

    • AliRichards
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      August 20, 2018 / 8:29 pm

      It was really good and lots of familiar faces. We were lucky with the weather too!

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