Friday, 27 May 2011

Spring Bank Holiday 30 May

As many of you will know, Monday 30 May is a bank holiday in the UK and that means our shop here in Barnsley will be closed. The bank holiday may also cause a slight postal delay due to no dispatch from Pedstop HQ on Monday.

Normal business hours will resume at 9am on Tuesday 31 May.

From all of us here at Adrenalin, have a great Bank Holiday weekend.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

BSSO 2011 Championship - Round 2: Pembrey

Round 2 of this year's BSSO Championship took place at Pembrey in South Wales last weekend. The Pedstop Race Team were there of course competing in some less than favourable conditions on the track. Despite this the rain didn't stop Josh Brown from winning four races during the weekend as well as setting another new lap record. Young gun Joe Ravenscroft's Zip succumb to engine problems but despite this he put in another fine performance too. At just 14 years of age we feel the best is yet to come from Joe, watch this space. Meanwhile, Pedstop Sam put in a strong performance coming in mid-pack giving some of the more experienced riders a run for their money. Sit back and watch the 10 lap ordeal in our video from race three.

A full race report can be found on the PETROL Scooter Magazine website.

Monday, 16 May 2011

ATHENA's innovative new Power Valve System

ATHENA's R&D department have come up with an innovative new Minarelli AM6 cylinder kit which features a pneumatic 'Power Valve System' to give improved low RPM and top-end performance.

ATHENA's Power Valve System exploits exhaust gas pressure by way of a guillotine valve. At low RPM, when exhaust gas pressure is low, the Power Valve is kept closed by a spring inside the pneumatic system. When RPM increases the pressure of the exhaust gas raises causing the pneumatic system to move the guillotine valve upwards.

The kit also comes with a specially designed aluminum Cast Lite piston with Molycote flat head to eliminate frictions.

Two versions will be available; 50cc and 80cc. We'll keep you posted as soon as they arrive!

In the meantime, you can browse through our current ATHENA product range here.

Thursday, 12 May 2011


YASUNI R ADRENALINE Exhaust System - A new addition to the Yasuni exhaust range.

On our recent Yasuni delivery was the long awaited YASUNI R ADRENALINE exhaust system. The expansion chamber is that of any other R system which is great for 50cc and 70cc kits, however the silencer is now black with a printed Yasuni Adrenaline logo and laser cut bracket which says Yasuni on it. They look very different to the rest of the Yasuni range in a very positive way. At the moment we only have them in stock for Peugeot Ludix models and Derbi Predator etc.

Product code: AD/TUB225B

Polini Team 2 Exhaust Redesign

The ever popular Polini Team 2 exhaust for Piaggio and Minarelli horizontal engines has had a bit of a revamp in terms of its appearance. The silencer is now black similar to the Big Evo systems and the bracket design has been made stronger. Just to remind you, Polini Team exhausts work great on 50cc and 70cc road cylinders. Precise fitment and exceptional quality from Polini makes the Team 2 a worthy contender amongst other well known brands.

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Pedstop Race Team: 2011 Race Colours

Here's a preview of the new Pedstop Race Team colours for 2011. Our trio of Polini-powered racing Zips will be making an appearance in their new colours at Cadwell Park next month. The special aqua coloured body panels are arriving later than expected but it'll be worth the wait!

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

PETROL Scooter Magazine: BSSO Round 1 Race Report

Get the low down on BSSO Round 1 at Mallory Park in our race report now live on the PETROL Scooter Magazine website. Simply follow this link.

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

BSSO 2011 Championship - Round 1: Mallory Park

And so begins another year of scooter racing in the UK. The first round of the 2011 BSSO Championship took place at Mallory Park last week on 25 April. Things are different for us this year with us having two new riders...

One being Joe Ravenscroft who raced last year and is very experienced on the track. And the other rider being Pedstop Boy Sam Schofield whose had no real racing experience. Last year’s championship winner Josh Brown was back for a chance to win the title for possibly the third year running. With these three riders in place we didn’t know what to expect. As per usual everything was very last minute with getting the Zips ready and the new colour scheme panels not arriving meant two of the bikes were looking a little on the tatty side.


Race 1: A nerve-wracking first race, Josh took first place and the fastest lap time of 1 minute 09.07 seconds. Joe came second, his fastest lap was 1 minute 10.79 seconds. The best is yet to come from Sam who came eighth, thankfully he didn't come off.

Race 2: Everyone got a good start off the line in race two with the odd rider maybe jumping the gun a little bit. Josh and Joe were the front runners along with a surprisingly quick Craig Bewey. Joe and Josh battled it out from the start with some extremely close racing and in lap four Josh set a new lap record of 1 minute 08.43 seconds (top speed of 73.13 mph). The frantic pace continued and in lap five Joe pushed it a little bit too much resulting in an off at Shaw's Hairpin (watch the video at 5:36). Josh crashed into Joe's bike but luckily managed to stay on. This gave Craig the lead that he needed and he went on to win the race leaving Josh in second. Sam was a lot more confident in race two and came a respectable fifth due to holding his line during traffic and generally being more confident among other riders.

The action continues in Round 2 at Pembrey, South Wales on May 21/22.

Official Polini App for Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

The future is here... Now available for FREE download is a new App from Polini Motori for Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users.

As well as delivering the latest news from Polini direct to your iPhone or iPad, the App contains the following features:

CATALOGUE: More than 5,000 products for scooters, maxiscooters, Vespa 125/150 bikes, Minibikes and Minicross. You may quickly view the information about the products with their photos, details, part number and price.
NETWORK: Live news, video and links to the official Polini Facebook page.
DEALERS: Find the nearest Polini dealer in Italy, France, Spain and other countries.


The Polini App is compatible with iPhone 3G/3GS/4 with retina support, high resolution display, iPod Touch and iPad.

A 3G internet connection or Wifi is required to view online content.

More info + iTunes download link: Polini App on Apple website