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Polar Bear Pt. 1

Outstanding Polar Bear Run yesterday (Sunday, 16 February), continuing a 37-year tradition dating to the formation of the St Louis Triumph Owners Association in 1983. What with the incredible weather, we probably set a record with 29 cars and around … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Back at the Garage

This time?  Throttle cable failed, and the power steering pump starting, well, pumping copious amounts of fluid.  Won’t get the car done by this Sunday’s (9 Feb) Polar Bear Run, should have it done before the end of the month.

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The SLTOA Crew

First weekend of February, severe clear skies and temp in the low 70s, wat’cha gonna do? Right, put out a call to the local Triumph faithful for a photo shoot.  We got a good mix of cars and drivers at … Continue reading

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How’d That Get In My Garage?

Great thing about having a mechanic for a son: getting work done on the TR8 now takes up a lot less time.  We do some project together and others he tackles by himself; in return, he gets to drive the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Wednesday, 01 January 2020 and it’s 58 degrees outside under severe clear.  Anyone else get out for a drive?

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The Automobile As Art XI

Subtle, but appropriate, seeing as I spied this Mustang in Kansas City.  Sad to say, the post-World Series champ Royals have had a time of it the last few years…

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Christmas Party

Traditional last event of the season for the St Louis Triumph Owners Association, held last night (Saturday 14 December), fortunately in advance of the arrival of two days of snow and ice.  Once again the party took place at the … Continue reading

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BBC Sighting!

1978 Jaguar XJ6, parked in front of the old Scenic Winds Motel on US 30 in Ainsworth, Oregon, near the Columbia River. Only $1500!

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LIC Sighting!

As in “Little Irish Car.”   Observed on OR 99W in Tigard, Oregon, earlier today.

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7th Annual Vet’s Run

  Today we have temps plummeting, snow coming down (hey, Midwest in November, go figure) and tomorrow’s commute will undoubtedly prove challenging. But, yesterday, Sunday 10 November, we had severe clear and a high in the mid-60s, perfect for the … Continue reading

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