There’s a lot for me to like it this collection of pics from the Glasgow Mod Weekender rideout… 1.Glasgiow is the city of my birth, and the home of my fitba team (the Mighty Jags!), ics if the the scoots, obviously, and one of my favourite, Dexy’s tracks as a sound track. What’s not to like!
So, if you read the Richard Barnes Mod! book that I posted about a few days ago, or you’ve watched Quadrophenia recently, and you’ve decided a Mod Lambretta is the way to go, IMHO you couldn’t do much worse that buying this little beauty, a fully loaded, chromed and accessorised TV175. The secret, again, in my ever so humble opinion, is taste. Knowing when to stop. Knowing exactly what accessories (absolutely period perfect of course) to include, and what to leave off. And if these pics are ringing any bells, it may be that you’ve either seen the scoot in the flesh, or in one of the articles about it in Scootering. It’s even been a cover star on that esteemed publication.
Read the eBay description for the full story of this cracker, read the Mods! book, Check out my Scooterist Miscellany links for clobber and the like, and you’ll be the big wheel on the scene, making all the other cats look like third-class tickets.
If your interested, there’s a load more pics and information over on eBay. Here’s the link