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No Polar, Plenty of Bear

In fact, the Bear even made the drive this year!  A total of 24 cars – a mix of Triumphs, MGs (thanks MG Club of St Louis members), BMWs and a couple of other brands – great weather, great route … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Mod 1

Head’s up! The starting location and time for SLTOA’s Polar Bear Run this Sunday (11 Feb) has changed slightly.  The meet point is now the Mobil station on MO 94 at Thoele Plaza, immediately north of Fox Hill Rd.  Show … Continue reading

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One Week Until Polar Bear

Sunday, 11 February, meet at the Mobil on MO 94, right side, north of MO 370 at 10 AM for a drive through St Charles County, ending in a gathering at an SLTOA member’s house.  Top-down LBCs and their owners/pax … Continue reading

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Why Yes, I DID get the HSD out today…

So, did you take your LBC out for a top-down patrol?  Following two months in the garage – and obviously, after checking fluids and connecting the battery – I got the TR8 out for about 40 minutes.  Had a major … Continue reading

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Five Weeks Until Polar Bear!

Ah, but if the temps get above 50, as predicted for later in the week (undoubtedly the calm before the storm, eh?), I will most definitely get the TR8 out for a quick patrol. In the meantime, spent the better … Continue reading

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Only Six Weeks Until Polar Bear!

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LBC Sighting

Presenting Kunkle Motors of Dallas, Pennsylvania, located off PA 309 north of Wilkes-Barre on the road to the highly scenic Harveys Lake. While a Saab specialist (I suspect it formerly served as a dealership; in any event, there are a … Continue reading

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Northeastern Patrol

Yup, on the road again, in search of LBCs.  While based out of Bowie, MD, I have managed to range fairly far afield; however, as of Tuesday, when I motored up to Pennsylvania, hadn’t seen an LBC.  Plenty of Jags, … Continue reading

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One More Excursion

One more time out in the HSD before it goes into the garage (the good news: after six months and the completion of three major home improvement projects, I was finally able to get the car back in the garage … Continue reading

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5th Annual SLTOA Vet’s Drive

Fifth time for this event, held this year on 19 November (hey, I’ve been busy…) and the participants had a fine – if somewhat chilly, almost universally top-up – drive. We had 18 cars show, about 30 people and truth … Continue reading

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