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Snapped yesterday at the Essex Custom Show,UK..


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That's just bizarre. I only partially "got" scooter murals. I really don't get this one at all. I've got to say that it is pretty fascinating though.
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The whole bike's based around a huge gold bullion robbery over here,the largest ever in the UK.There's a train of thought that EVERYONE who's wearing gold jewellry in the UK is wearing part of the "proceeds"...


I suppose that if you're going to go to town on murals like this,it's very hard to think of something that's not already been done..
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Will someone enlighten those of us who are totally in the dark? Very Victorian-looking scooter, if there is such a thing.....
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Dunno what you mean Seth.. Enlighten ME!!
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Wow! That is amazing. Any other pics of custom scooters from the event? Would love to see em.
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Scoots wrote:
Dunno what you mean Seth.. Enlighten ME!!
Guess I meant the idea/history behind scooter billboards...
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Ah,I see...Originally developed after the "mirrors and lights" phase over here..people tuned to murals and fancy paintwork...



Here you go then Nukie...

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man, the detail is incredible!
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Here's the other side panel...

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And the front...

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Lots of little details too...the petrol tap is in the shape of Steed's umbrella..
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Poor things probably never get to go for a ride, and are doomed to be trailered around for eternity...
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