Hedge-dwelling Scott… where are UU?


Being a subscriber l know you often have chaps writing in to see if anyone can find their old bike.

Well, in these days when you can’t get out on your bike l started to sort out some old pics l had and came across the enclosed.

It was taken at the Bottom of Barregarrow in the early Sixties.

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You were allowed to watch the TT there then. It is obviously a very modified and handsome Scott.

It looks quite modern – it was the early Sixties – apart from the hand change gears.

Unfortunately the ferns make it difficult to read the reg., other than UU and possibly 90 something.

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Instead of finding the bike, can we find the owner; is the bike still around? l would be only too pleased to email him – or her – a copy or even post the original colour pic if he would like.

l was on the Island on my 1957 Adler MB250, a really super little reliable bike; £85 from Elite Motorcycle in Ealing, W5.

It was my first bike in 1961 and would knock the socks off my pal Dave’s brand new Ariel Arrow at £167, from Pink’s of Harrow l think!

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Rodney Wildsmith, North Yorkshire

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