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I've just finished reading Mods: The New Religion and have to say it's a good new read. I was chuffed that my home town got a name check a couple of times especially by Geno Washington. Peterborough has a proud, strong mod and scooter connection…

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4 Replies · Reply by Gary D' 13 minutes ago

Books

I thought it would be worthwhile to start a new discussion on books. To narrow it down a bit, I suggest we stick to the more or less mod- related books; I wouldn´t want to bother you with each and every novel I´ve read. Among the ones I´ve read…

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179 Replies · Reply by Kai 12 hours ago

What I bought today...

Just thought that I'd start this topic as nobody has [bothered?] to start it yet! I was in one of my local charity shops today and bought these women's basket-weave, tassel loafers for only $8.50 AUD! Absolutely brill, to say the least! ;-) Now I…

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Paloma Alcala commented on Matt Benford's article Being a POOR MOD
"I'm a university student and I work part-time making pizzas, which means I don't ever have a lot of money. However, I think I dress pretty well- it's the plus side of the fact that mainstream clothing brands seem to be going through a "Mod" trend at…"
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Gary D' replied to Gary D''s item 'Our Style'
"Cheers Paddy, the 'Boro crew sure know how to look sharp for the night, as I'm sure the Carlisle crew do ;0)"
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Gary D' replied to Gary D''s item 'Our Style'
"Some old blues dude Kai ;0)"
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Kai replied to Gary D''s item 'Our Style'
"Who´s the top bloke with the striped tie in the b/w pic top left!? ;-)"
2 hours ago
Matt Benford commented on Matt Benford's article Being a POOR MOD
"To Tim Millward. I need the car for work. And a proper M51 can be over £300. And i had to sell alot of my things to afford parka. I only earn £120 a week."
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dave williams liked paul david johnson's item THE SCENE HAM YARD..........
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darcy replied to darcy's item new fred perry vs vintage fred perry and 60s knitted polos
"Yeah I hear what your saying but brutus do it quite a lot with the skinhead thing but it still appeals to a lot of people, that should be another topic to talk about ben sherman heritage vs brutus trimfit  "
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Ms.Odetta MoneyPenny left a comment for dee cee
"Miss ya old friend! But not  that Vespa you owned that I almost died on. haha"
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Paddy McGonigle replied to Gary D''s item 'Our Style'
"Some excellent photos there Gary, very cool :-)"
6 hours ago
Paddy McGonigle replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"I agree Steve, cuffs and cufflinks need to be shown off :-)"
6 hours ago
Red Steve replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"I think a flash of cuff is mod, especially if you're sporting a nice pair of cufflinks too......it's what separates us from the usual Burton suit wearers you see walking around most City centres these days. That flash of colour adds an extra dimensi…"
7 hours ago
Harryboy Boas replied to Phil Thomsen's item My Dress of the day!
"Your right Dave. Jackets are much shorter in the sleeve at the moment, the rule used to be that a jacket sleeve should finish at the thumb knuckle many years ago. They're gotten shorter over time. Jackets have really got shorter in general over the…"
7 hours ago
Harryboy Boas replied to darcy's item new fred perry vs vintage fred perry and 60s knitted polos
"I don't like the way FP uses mod to market their products, kinda makes them uncool for me."
8 hours ago
Gary D' posted a discussion
'Our Style'
I've just finished reading Mods: The New Religion and have to say it's a good new read. I was chuffed that my home town got a name check a couple of times especially by Geno Washington. Peterborough has a proud, strong mod and scooter connection whi…
8 hours ago
Chris Cameron replied to Savraj's item Automatic 'Twist n Go' scooter
"It may also be ironic that those people wear gear that was first in vogue in the 60s, and listen to music from the 60s."
9 hours ago

Mod Scene Weekly

Trying out a new format for the weekly magazine - here is the trial edition:

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Being a 15 year old Mod

Recently on this very site I have been reading peoples post who are of a similar age to me complaining about how there is a lack of mods there age near where they live.

when reading these I could completely understand where they were coming from as I only have two friends who are into the scene. I can even consider my self lucky as many of these poor guys were the only mods they knew of and were desperately seeking out  a scene.

Now the thing I am addressing is the lack of…

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