Midland Scooters at the Coracle Inn

A host of scooter riders descended on the Coracle pub in Shrewsbury on a sunny Sunday
in September 2002. Below are some snaps from that afternoon.

I remember when... Beer, phone and scooter Lambretta - lots of mirrors Denim jacket with patches
Lambretta and fur hood black Vespa Wheel arch reflection Lights and mirrors

All photographs © Simon J Evans

The event was organised by Midland Scooters.
These two books would be good reading if you are interested in Scooter and Mod culture:

  • Mods! by Richard Barnes is probably the most authoritative book on the culture of sixties Mods.
    Available from Amazon in both the UK and USA.

  • Scooter Boys by Gareth Brown - The story of scooter culture from the 1950s to the 1990s.
    Also available from Amazon, choose UK or USA.

  • Classic bikes:
  • Birmingham Testers Run
  • Midway Truckstop