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59mph. The Rytecraft Scootacar was intended as an urban runabout, with the original version being built around a 98cc single-cylinder Villiers engine. It was not intended as round-the-world transport, but that didn't deter Jim Parkinson. Having found a 1935 example on a farm and restored it, he set off from Dover in May 1965, and travelled through Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany. He spent two days repairing a stub axle after a military truck got a little too close for comfort in Germany, but carried on to garage door opener number pad
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