Conquest memories

Martin Squires’ Sketchbooks are outstanding every month but that beautiful drawing of the Cotton Conquest in the January 2020 issue really took me back.

Martin’s statement that a production of 200 might have been exaggerated makes the fact that my roommate purchased one new from Lee Cowie’s Motorsport in St Louis, Missouri, a special memory.

My friend’s had a dualseat and on summer evenings we would leave a trail of pungent exhaust through the twists and turns of old US Route 66 to the Riteway Diner for another unhealthy bachelors’ dinner.


Blaine Stone, St Louis, USA.

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