West Coun­try wan­der­ing

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The Tour of Bri­tain cy­cle race is a fab­u­lous ex­cuse to jump in a mk3 and ex­plore the West Coun­try while wait­ing for the pele­ton to shoot through

Fol­low­ing the wheels of Thomas and Froome, we chase down the Tour of Bri­tain through the West Coun­try Words: Steve Ben­nett Pho­tog­ra­phy: Antony Fraser

Why do MX-5 own­ers use their cars so much? Quite sim­ply, be­cause they can. There’s no great prepa­ra­tion re­quired of the kind that most clas­sic car own­ers have to go through. Just load up, fill up and hit the road. That’s the beauty of an MX-5. It’s al­ways ready, al­ways up for it, at the drop of a hat.

Some might feel that it takes some of the ro­mance out of the whole ex­pe­ri­ence, but per­son­ally I find it rather lib­er­at­ing. It cer­tainly makes plan­ning

To­tal MX-5’S reg­u­lar drive sto­ries good and sim­ple.with nine

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