Name of scooter & reason: ‘Eclipse’, the first legal rave nightclub in the 90s. What other themes did you consider before coming to this choice of theme for the scooter and why did you go with your chosen theme: Perception raves / Renaissance club in Mansfield. The Eclipse was always a good night with good memories. Scooter model: API Li150 Series 2. Date purchased & cost: January 2016 for £500. Inspiration for project and theme: I always wanted to build a low rider, which would be reminiscent of the American 1950s low riders. Time to build & by who: Two years, by me. Any specialised parts or frame mods. What and by whom: All fabrication, welding and machining done by me. Engine spec: 225 Mugello. Crank: AF Race 58. Carb: 30mm Dellorto. Exhaust: Might be Janspeed (heavily modified). Clutch: Four-plate. Gearbox: Li150. Porting work by: Myself. Dyno done by: Chalky. Describe engine performance and power delivery: Engine pulls well up to mid-range, then flat for a bit and then takes off again. Top speed & cruising speed: Top speed: 70mph. Cruising speed: 60mph. Is the scooter reliable: So far… Paintwork & murals done by: Paintwork and graphics by me, artwork by Dewey. Is there any powder coating: The frame is candy red. What was the hardest part of the project: Making the back end pivot etc. Just about everything fought me! Do you have any advice or tech tips for anyone starting a project: Go for it; be adventurous, there are too many standard scooters out there for my liking. Has the scooter won and show trophies: 2018 VMSC Extravaganza, Coventry. Best custom first time shown. Best engineered. Is there anyone you wish to thank: John Corcoran – for the seat covering. Hee made one and it wasn’t what I had in mind so he started totally again at no extra charge! Protec Shock – made it an inch shorter at no extra charge. Dewey Franklin – worked on the murals.