Jerry Larke’s old A7SS, swapped for a Manx later on.

Shooting Star memories

30 May 2012
Reading the December 2011 issue, I came across the BSA Shooting Star article. Read more
Tread carefully

Tread carefully

6 December 2011
I read with interest your comments about the new layout, and the response received. I have been a subscriber from the first issue, when Bob Currie started the mag. Read more

Car identified

6 December 2011
With regards to the identification of the car shown in your October issue, page 63. I am able to tell you the glass fibre body was produced by Martin coachworks, which was situated behind the Rose pub in Bearsted, Kent. Read more

A future classic?

6 December 2011
I was heartened to see a picture of an MZ TS250 in September’s magazine. This has taken me back to the early 1980s when I joined my schoolmates in getting a moped to get to work. In those days, what you rode was very much dictated by fashion and labels with a new pair of black Puma trainers considered as important as the FS-1E or Honda CG125 in being part of the image. Read more
The new look TCM

The new-look TCM - What did you think?

6 December 2011
A selection of views from you the readers on your new-look TCM magazine... Read more

Braking point

6 December 2011
May I comment on the use of the term ‘disc brake’ when referring to the Research Association (RA) brakes used by Douglas in the 1920s. Most readers will be familiar with the belt rim type of brake, which existed in two forms – those in which the block was pushed inwards from the outside and those in which the block was pushed outwards from the inside. Read more
The MZ. An affordable and enjoyable way into classic ownership? Alasdair Marshal

Marmite lover

6 December 2011
Thought you might be interested in my own ‘jar of marmite’ very close to its spiritual home. The signpost is on the way to Spadeadam east of Carlisle north of the A69. Read more

Pluses and minuses

6 December 2011
Regarding the recent discussion about the new magazine format – I think the inside is fine and has become more vibrant. Although those vertical left margin title panels seem questionable, hard to read and take up valuable editorial space. Read more

Good issue – keep it up!

6 December 2011
I was really excited about the November 2011 issue, as it covered my interests and other very interesting topics as well. Read more

Not breaking down

6 December 2011
In 1960 I was stationed at RAF Waterbeach near Cambridge on my National Service – my transport being a 1949 Matchless G3L. Read more

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