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Look the dogs but not heard of any info on speed reliability,etc waiting for the 300 to appear,but I would be interested in how the 125's go?post-4885-0-70251100-1425711717_thumb.jp

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Look the dogs but not heard of any info on speed reliability,etc waiting for the 300 to appear,but I would be interested in how the 125's go?attachicon.gif1.jpg

"Would you like a scooter with your exhaust sir?"  :lol:

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I like the look of them but I have always love the Lambretta design

 

That's what I was thinking. They are half the price of a decent classic Lambretta, but I was wondering if they were legit given they look so much like a Lambretta. I'd go for a 1960s series 3 every time, but no way I can currently afford one at some of the prices I've seen. I doubt I'll bother with a Scomadi, just save up Instead, but on the other hand I wondered if they had a kind of 'plastic scooterist' image amongst the scooter crowd. What sort of reception do they get on runs?

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I don't know about how the Scomadi is considered among the scooter crowd, but apparently if you ride a scooter with chrome on it, you are the equivalent of the Baggie trouser brigade on the soul scene. 

 

That pissed me off, as I love a chromed up Lammy. 

 

I'm off to get measured up for some Spencer's on Monday.  :shhh:  :lol:

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I don't know about how the Scomadi is considered among the scooter crowd, but apparently if you ride a scooter with chrome on it, you are the equivalent of the Baggie trouser brigade on the soul scene. 

 

That pissed me off, as I love a chromed up Lammy. 

 

I'm off to get measured up for some Spencer's on Monday.  :shhh:  :lol:

 

You'll love this one then.

 

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Ive never seen one "in the flesh" but the styling does look nice in the photos doesn't it.

 

The one thing I notice is that they have got four-stroke engines as opposed to two-stroke which suggests to me they could have quite a different sound and feel to a genuine "lammy".

 

Unless technology has changed significantly since my days of using 2 wheeled transport that is. Scooters AND motorbikes.

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I probably shouldn't admit to being this gawky looking teenager! LOL :D

 

But this was one of my scooters. SeriesIII Li150. It had quite a nice spray job: dark red, an orangey red, and white which my brother's mate did. But I hadn't taken delivery of the front mudguard hence the lightly unfinished look. 

 

I had a Vespa Sportique as my very first scooter but then it was Lambrettas all the way.

 

I think this picture would have been summer of 1969.

 

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Ive never seen one "in the flesh" but the styling does look nice in the photos doesn't it.

 

The one thing I notice is that they have got four-stroke engines as opposed to two-stroke which suggests to me they could have quite a different sound and feel to a genuine "lammy".

 

Unless technology has changed significantly since my days of using 2 wheeled transport that is. Scooters AND motorbikes.

The one pictured by Maxwell above is a 2 stroke.  Those exhausts are 2 stroke expansion pipes.  Either 2 or 4 stroke will feel totally different to the original Lambretta as engine technology has moved on.

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I probably shouldn't admit to being this gawky looking teenager! LOL :D

 

But this was one of my scooters. SeriesIII Li150. It had quite a nice spray job: dark red, an orangey red, and white which my brother's mate did. But I hadn't taken delivery of the front mudguard hence the lightly unfinished look. 

 

I had a Vespa Sportique as my very first scooter but then it was Lambrettas all the way.

 

I think this picture would have been summer of 1969.

 

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I also had a Sportique as my first one, ran lovely, and was hand painted in gold by the bike shop I got it from :ohmy:

I swapped it for a Series 2 LI, which I rebuilt and resprayed, but which never really worked properly. :( Typical Lammy vs. Vespa issue.

 

If I had my time again though I wouldn't have let the Sportique go, it was lovely looking but as an impressionable teenager everyone was into Lammys.

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this is in ron daleys Barnsley think it looks well 125 @£2500

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I am spoilt really , here is my 64 Li special and modern vespa GTS 250 crackin distance rider ,

I suppose the scomadi is ok no matter how good it was the purists and scooter fascista are going to knock it

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this is in ron daleys Barnsley think it looks well 125 @£2500

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I am spoilt really , here is my 64 Li special and modern vespa GTS 250 crackin distance rider ,

I suppose the scomadi is ok no matter how good it was the purists and scooter fascista are going to knock it

 

I think those Lambretta panels with the chrome flash, Li Special, SX or whatever are so beautiful you could hang one on the wall of an art gallery. :yes::thumbup:

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