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Peggy Iris Thomas
« on: 14 October, 2021, 10:10:39 »
Since buying a Bantam and encountering several issues with it that I wasn't expecting, I came across 'A Ride in the Sun' by Peggy Iris Thomas whom I guess many of you have heard of. Now, when I encounter problems I just thank my lucky stars that I'm not breaking down in Mexico City in 1951 on a Bantam D1!!! What a brave young woman Peggy was and an inspiration for all Bantam owners :)

Dean Southall

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« Reply #1 on: 15 October, 2021, 19:34:02 »
Seconded. An incredible trip by an amazing woman
But she did have the advantage of not having too much experience of living with Bantams, so not worrying about what can go wrong;).
If anyone hasn't read her book Gasoline Gypsy you really should.
BSA: turning ordinary men into mechanics since 1910

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Re: Peggy Iris Thomas
« Reply #2 on: 16 October, 2021, 12:00:40 »
 :) :) :) :)

I just found two copies of this book on the bay; a paperback that I bought about a tenner, and an original Hard Back 240, pass on that one.

Mike 8) 8) 8) 8)