With the flimsy excuse of it being “a more modern vehicle” to replace Gill's first car, a 1.25 Fiesta, the 2006 Fiesta ST was purchased. I remember driving one when they first came out and being mildly disappointed by the power but impressed with the sharp steering and agile handling. Now owning one would afford … Continue reading Fun and frolics with Ford’s Fiesta ST
We needed a tow car, we wanted an off road toy and probably should have something reliable to do the donkey work. The biggest obstacle to this purchase was budget, shortly followed by the need for the vehicle to have good towing capacity for pulling rally cars around the country. Jeep Cherokees, Land Rover Discoverys, … Continue reading Adopting a Hippo
Ant's claim to fame is that he won the 1400 205 Cup in 2010 in a Peugeot 205 rally car which he built himself at the age of 21. Reigning champion, he makes sure I add. Then, after reaching the peak of his rallying career he took retirement to finished his degree. In 2016 I … Continue reading Girl shaped rally suit
Kawasaki KLX 125 vs 2011 Husqvarna TE 511 On the quiet byways of Hertfordshire we got out in the sunshine, surprisingly for the middle of October, with a few friends and had a play in the mud. If you are someone who has never ridden a motorcycle on a byway then I can thoroughly recommend … Continue reading Does size matter?