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first mods in Wigan 1968   Views: 2965
Newquay vai London from start point Wigan   Comments: 9
Photo: Neil Ellison   Item #: 18559  
 
Newquay vai London from start point Wigan
 
  Mods on Classic car  

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Comments by Irene Roberts, 29th September 2011  
A brilliant photo of a moment caught in time. It all felt so new and exciting, that era; who would have thought it would one day be on a nostalgia website, but that's just what Wigan World is all about. Wonderful!

Comments by Ron Hunt, 29th September 2011  
I think it was this year when six of us from Plessey Wallgate went down to Newquay. We stayed in a caravan. What a great time we had RED HOT for the whole two weeks. Just thought on it was 1969 as we listened to the Moon Landing on the car radio.

Comments by John B, 29th September 2011  
Great picture Neil. Where exactly was it taken. . . in Wigan?

Comments by Jim Bob, 29th September 2011  
First mods in Wigan ? Not really - just a gimmick. Real mods were in Wigan long time before ones in this photo.Just looks like group of lads messing around to be honest.

Comments by Frank Carson, 30th September 2011  
Is that a young Jim Bowen 3rd from left with his arms folded

Comments by dave c, 30th September 2011  
Geoff Dawber, 2nd from the left, eric Leyland keeping his usual low profile at the back.

Comments by josie, 25th February 2012  
first mods were going about 64 ish i courted a lad then who was a mod ,my hubby was a mod and myself he had a scooter and parka etc and that was 67 , still a good pic though. also we were incers.

Comments by Johnny Peters, 15th May 2014  JohnnyRosso@aol.com 
Mods were goin long before..I recognise Neil and Eric and the young Jim Bowen was full of bull sh.....sorry Bulls Eye.

 
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