MAN & MA­CHINE

Scootering - - Trade Spotlight -

Name: Scott Sned­don (scot­tieboy) Job: Clay­more Homes site store man Scooter club & town: Buchanan coast­ers SC Peter­head How and when did you first be­come in­ter­ested in scoot­ers: 1984 Glas­gow Mod scene then onto NSRA ral­lies and hol­i­day in Hol­land. What was your first scooter: Vespa V50 spe­cial. What is your favourite scooter model: Love slim­line Lam­bret­tas and ba­si­cally any­thing thatt peo­ple have worked hard on and driven. What is your favourite style of cus­tom scooter: Like them all. First rally or event: Gir­van na­tional and Gir­van Mod rally. How did you get there: Vespa 50 spe­cial. Any sto­ries: Funny was Venlo hol­i­day in Hol­landd. Took a dip in some­one’s pool and mates stole my clothes. Had to run through the vil­lage naked back to rally site. Also in Hol­land I took a fancy to a lo­cal chap’s clogs. They were mas­sive and matt black so we swapped so I could get photos of them on and the swine pissed off with my new train­ers. There is hun­dreds more but too rude to print. Favourite and worst rally/event: Hol­i­day in Hol­land and any of the Dutch, Bel­gian or French ral­lies. Worst, only be­cause the weath­err was aw­ful, was a get to­gether in the Lake District. It rained the whole time. It would havee been brill but the weather killed it. What’s the fur­thest you’ve ever rid­den on a scooter: France for a rally in Amiens. What do you dis­like about ral­lies/events: To be hon­est am happy with scene and ral­lies. There’’s some­thing for ev­ery­one. What’s your favourite Scooter­ing mag­a­zine fea­ture: Like read­ers’ scoots and news. Your favourite cus­tom/fea­tured scooter of all time: : Daz­zle is up there, War­lord chop, Emer­ald Ex­press, Betty Blue.

Name of scooter & rea­son: Hedge­hogs Re­venge: If you see mu­ral on tank it makes sense. Scooter model: Lam­bretta frame, started with TS1 but is now a GP150. En­gine spec: GP150. Carb: Mikuni 24mm. Ex­haust: NK ex­pan­sion. Top speed & cruis­ing speed: 60-ish, which is plenty. Is the scooter re­li­able: Yes, it’s been to Bel­gium and back from Scot­land. Paint­work & mu­rals: Pageant paint­work. En­grav­ing: Rear end box Roy Alexan­der. Chrome: Chrome by Lon­don Caroming and Qual­ity Chrome Carl Hull. Do you have any ad­vice or tech tips for any­one start­ing a project: Don’t cut cor­ners – you do pay dou­ble. Electrics use car switches etc. Is there any­one you wish to thank: Cheers to orig­i­nal owner and builder: Love it! Cheers to Bill Mal­colm and Seth for tak­ing it to the pho­too shoot, Andrew at Killer Heels pho­tog­ra­phy and model Ju­lia Were­cat.

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