Doc spammed me with a few pics of this new baby just to make me start drooling! I sincerely think the classic yellow becomes her! It’s more or less ready to run, next up is a

HTP photoshoot and a trial run. Hopefully, everything works out as planned.

Hillman Imp historic racer

Doc's Pumpkin is no longer orange

As for the blue Bevan replica, I’ve at least found time to swap the front springs and brake pads. Going for stiffer springs all round, and fitting milder Mintex pads and adjusting brake bias a fair bit rearward to try and get it working for a FWD-addict.

We’re still waiting for the engine to arrive from Reg Patten. Starting to get just a tad nervous, as Velodromloppet is up in less than 4 weeks…