John

Nickname  

Fodes

Birth  

Warrington in Lancashire in those days NOT Cheshire

Occupation  

Semi retired (ex toolmaker & foundryman)

Based

Duncraig

Favourite model  

Vespa GS150 VS3

First interest in scooters  

Age 11 had a 98cc Corgi scooter the machine that was designed for British paras in WWII

Current scooters

Lambretta TV 175 (1962), Vespa GS 150 VS3 (1957), Gilera Nexus 500 (2007)

Former scooters

Corgi, Lambretta Li 150 S2, Vespa GS 150 VS5

Most useful tool in the shed

Torque wrench

Most embarrassing moment on a scooter  

Skidding on a ice covered manhole while turning right - a slow motion accident = busted knee

Poison of choice  

Coopers Sparkling Ale

Top restoration tips  

Dry build, pre-respray is best if possible

Best gig  

TBA

Top 5 playlist  

TBA