MAN & MACHINE
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.