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Mod fashion and style / Re: Clothes bargains, pass 'em on...
« on: January 22, 2019, 05:23:16 PM »
I can also vouch for their quality, lovely jackets

Mod fashion and style / Re: I'd Wear That...
« on: January 21, 2019, 01:28:36 PM »
Oliver Spencer is doing things quite well this season. Further proof of that is this zipped wool cardie that reminds me of old cycling jackets (and that mustard shade is a winner):

Nice GS, but not sure at 250..Prefer the Magliamo merino wool track tops at 150 euros. Putting a few quid away to get the Moltini one next month hopefully

Mod fashion and style / Re: Woolen Coats
« on: January 19, 2019, 02:23:41 PM »
With that price limit Darren have a look at Gibson London. They are discounting their Winnie coats, and various places also have them (Atom.Retro for example). For a slightly less formal wool coat I would go for Adam's car coat....

Mod fashion and style / Re: Whats the last item you bought?
« on: January 18, 2019, 03:31:08 PM »
I like that top GS. I don't think the pocket is out of place on that to be honest, so another one on your side! ;)

Mod fashion and style / Re: Clothes bargains, pass 'em on...
« on: January 14, 2019, 03:32:11 PM »
Happy new year one and all. Not had chance to post for a little while. Just to let you know Mod Shoes have a few DNA shirts in their sale. Down from 79 to 49. I have just partaken of the Mustard check one.... ;)

Mod fashion and style / Re: Fair Isle jumpers
« on: December 10, 2018, 12:49:17 PM »
I may be in a minority on this, and I know there's a history of them being accepted (maybe more of a skinhead thing than Mod perhaps) but they look like grandad/ christmas jumpers to me. I just don't get how they got a foothold as acceptable things to wear. If someone had a skiffle band then I could see them as fitting the image but Mod? I don't think they pass the cool test.

With you Trots, far too Grandad for my liking...

Mod fashion and style / Re: Whats the last item you bought?
« on: December 04, 2018, 01:06:22 PM »
Like them GS. Somewhat like a cross between a Driver and a Loafer...

Mod fashion and style / Re: Breton T-Shirt with Crew Neck
« on: November 16, 2018, 01:40:00 PM »
Nice that GS. Yes, I wish they had sales like Armor Lux. I have house in France just down the road from the St James factory. They do sometimes have outlet sales there but horrifically busy!

Scoots and scootering / Re: 40 yr MOT exemption
« on: October 30, 2018, 05:58:24 PM »
Appreciate the concern Mark.  I'll keep a better check on my paperwork.  Over the last 35 years on two wheels I've managed to get away with most stuff. Took my test on a 200, been out riding and lent a mate a scooter that we realised had the same number plate on, got pulled and realised I had no frame numbers on the bike and still remove my helmet on country roads in the good weather (sometimes).
But as you say, things are getting a bit tougher so I shall take your advise and check my papers.  ;)
No worries Adam, good stories there mate.

Scoots and scootering / Re: 40 yr MOT exemption
« on: October 29, 2018, 05:12:40 PM »
Adam, thanks mate. However my understanding is that you have to declare it as outside MOT requirements, and just because it is over 40 yrs old isn't enough. The rules are as clear as mud tbh. Just look at what constitutes substantial changes is wide open! I think the only time you can confirm is at the point of re-taxing and therefore the clerk at the PO should have accepted the V112 form. Imho Adam I would be careful riding without the declaration completed and having no MOT. Insurers will look for any reason not to pay out...

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