Sitting on the Dock of the Bay…
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Lockdown Projects.
MIKE CLEMENTS

This year’s events, or rather lack of events, has led to several people who had worked hard through the winter on bus projects feeling rather anti-climatic in the springtime. Not only could they not ‘launch’ the new build they had spent so much time on, but gone was the opportunity to use and enjoy it for a while too. One such person affected by this was Matt Pinker from Faringdon in Oxfordshire. Matt and his family have owned their 1972 crossover bus for several years now and it has been worked on and improved constantly, but during the winter of 2019, Matt decided to take the bus apart and embarked on a substantial refresh.

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