Retro Rides Gathering 2017

Enticed out of bed by the prospect of wheelspins, patina and the smell of uncatylised fuel on a sunny, August, Sunday morning we headed on down to Shelsley Walsh, home of the hill climb. We had met up with friends the evening before for the infamous "Tat Auction" ahead of the big day. If you're … Continue reading Retro Rides Gathering 2017

Rally: Stage One

In a sleepy village somewhere in the West Country a pair of idiots are causing curtains to twitch, creating mayhem and blocking the road by loading a loud, race readyย Poloย onto a trailer. Our pulling power? An old, tired, modified Freelander, every budget rally team's favourite... Our destination, The Royal Welsh showground for the Nicky Grist … Continue reading Rally: Stage One

2500 mile adventure in a Mk2 Golf

In my early teens my Dad had a white MK2 Golf GTi. We worked on the car together maintaining and upgrading various parts. It was a great little car, many a family trip out thrashing round the country roads of Kent. Since that car I always wanted my own.ย  Eventually at 18 I managed to … Continue reading 2500 mile adventure in a Mk2 Golf