Why is the Lambretta Club of Great Britain going to such great lengths to defend the name, logo and historic designs of the British Lambretta Owners Association (BLOA) and stop it from being used by someone else?

Put simply, we are trying to protect part of the history of the LCGB itself. That’s not unusual: as any scooter owner will know, “history” matters in all sorts of ways. It may be about the age and provenance of a scooter itself. It is also about common memories and experiences, of riding to rallies

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