I’ll start this month by reminding you that the Register AGM is being held virtually via Zoom on Saturday October 24. All details were published in the news section of the last issue, but any queries email the MGB Register Secretary Neil on firstname.lastname@example.org Also, the Register has got a new merchandise range available – more on that soon, but why not take a look at what’s currently available at www.mgb-register.org
Now to hand over to Stan for part two of his Bermuda trip. He had just been given the number of the local MG Man, Steyne, who works out of the Royal Dockyard. When I called next day to fix a time, Steyne was already expecting me and we made arrangements to visit. On the day as we got on the bus the driver, who wasn’t the same one, said: “Hi, you going to see Steyne and his MGs? Small Island”.
Steyne, the Bermuda MG Specialist.
The MGB is the most popular MG and I mentioned we had seen a Black Tulip convertible riving through St. Georges the day before; this bought a big smile and the news it was on its way to the dockyard for its annual service. There are a few MGAs and T types, but the pre-war OHC cars need more specialised care than it’s realistic to expect in such a tiny market. Steyne had just bought an MGB GT which was on its way from England. An A55 is his current daily driver. He had a partly dismantled XPAG on his engine stand and several MGBs either in storage or long-term projects. We swapped email addresses and keep in touch. I sent him some suggested dates to visit the UK including MGLive! So we may meet again next year.
MGB on the ramps in the dockyard workshop