MAN & MA­CHINE

Scootering - - Practical Scootering -

Name: Dave Robin­son Scooter club & town: Ready Steady Go How and when did you first be­come in­ter­ested in scoot­ers: 1968 as a teenager. What was your first scooter: SX200. What is your favourite style of cus­tom scooter: Old style clas­sics. Worst rally/event: Preston in the rain! What do you like about ral­lies/events: Meet­ing up p with friends. What’s your favourite Scooter­ing mag­a­zine fea­ture: Cover to cover! If you had to rec­om­mend one scooter part or item of rid­ing kit what would it be: Good tyres! What’s the most use­less part you’ve ever bought for one of your scoot­ers: Bad tyres!

Scooter model: TV200 Time to build: Four months by Andy Fran­cis. En­gine kit: TS1225. Crank: Race spec. Carb: Del­lorto. Ex­haust: BGM BigBox. Clutch: 6-plate. Gear­box: 5-Speed Cy­clone. Top speed & cruis­ing speed: 70mph and 50mph h. Paint­work: Peter Haigh. What was the hard­est part of the project: Eat­ing Andy Fran­cis’ ba­con butties. Do you have any ad­vice or tech tips for any­one start­ing a project: Don’t buy cheap parts. Is there any­one you wish to thank: Vince (Roberts) and Andy Fran­cis.

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