Monthly Archives: September 2015

All British, All Day, All Great

For the starters, here are the numbers for yesterday’s 34th Annual St Louis All British Car & Cycle Show: 188 registered, 181 took the field.  The weather was absolutely perfect, at least until 3 PM and the awards ceremony (although … Continue reading

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Quite A Day

While fall’s moving into the area and we’re all maybe a couple of months from parking our cars in the garage, disconnecting the battery, etc for the winter, the events continue to pile up, providing lots of opportunities for owners … Continue reading

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One for the Road

  For the motorcycle owners in SLTOA, plus the duty Marine (note the flag on the rear Harley).  Saw these at our motel in Williams, Arizona; the pink hog is, no surprise, “Miss Piggy”

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Western Swing Day 11: BBC Sighting

Submitted for your consideration: a Rolls-Royce, parked out of the Nugget on I-80 in Sparks.  The Nugget’s hosted the annual Tailhook convention every year since 1994, I started coming in 1995.  BTW, this classic British vehicle is undoubtedly owned by … Continue reading

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Western Swing Day 8: Capitalism!

Ah, the spirit of American free enterprise: photo taken at the only real business in Amargosa Valley, up US 95 from Las Vegas en route to Tonopah.  Yes, the town is close to the fabled Area 51, it’s also close … Continue reading

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Western Wing Day 8: LBC Sighting!

Having successfully delivered mother-in-law to her airplane at Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport for the flight back to St Louis, YFE got a little turned around trying to leave the airport and get out of the city. And what should … Continue reading

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Western Swing Day 5: The Big Ditch

Four visits to Grand Canyon National Park in the last 40 years and the view still takes one’s breath away…

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Western Swing Day 6: No LBCs

Day six in Williams, AZ; between that city (which is heavily into US 66 lore and souvenirs) and Grand Canyon National Park, the usual assortment of Minis, Jaguars and Range Rovers, but no LBCs, so we’re stuck with what’s in … Continue reading

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Western Swing Day 5: The Long March

Alamogordo to Williams, AZ, 540 miles, 9.5 hours, no LBC sightings but did get in a 30-mile stretch of the original US 66 west of Los Lunas, NM.  Otherwise, the search continues!

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Western Swing Day 4: LFC Sighting!

Submitted for your consideration, in Alamogordo: a Simca Aronde 1300 wagon. Yeah, she needs a little work, but other than that she’s cherry….

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