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Search Aspect ( scooter )
Location - Leeds & District

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Corn Exchange, Blue Rinse (City Centre)
Colour image17th September 1999. View shows Blue Rinse clothing by the Corn Exchange. Ross Hair Salon and a dentist are above. Bollards, a scooter, a sign and an advertising board are outside. Call Lane is partially visible on the left. Metal grills lean against the wall.
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Dalmeny Place at the junction with Kirkstall Road, Scooter Boy (Burley) (4 comments)
Black & White image1969. Image shows a young 'Scooter Boy' as he sits on his customised machine in Dalmeny Place, near the junction with Kirkstall Road. The white painted brick building on the right is Lens Scooter Shop at number 255 Kirkstall Road. Italian motor scooters, like Lambrettas and Vespas, became part of a youth subculture that originated in the industrial north of England in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The scooter is a 'cutdown'where parts of the bodywork have been cut away to expose the mechanics. The owner has also added chrome plated accessories and extra mirrors. Typically, the boy is wearing an army surplus type parka and a thin scarf. Evidence of demolition is in the background with an area of wasteland where Dalmeny Street and Roseberry Terrace once stood, Roseberry Street is still standing, top left. These streets were red brick back-to-back terraced homes. Running across the background is the Cardigan Clothing Factory. There is a soft drink delivery wagon parked behind the boy.
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Dalmeny Place at the junction with Kirkstall Road, Young Man on a Scooter (Burley) (7 comments)
Black & White image1969. Image shows a young man riding a scooter, about to pull out of Dalmeny Place into Kirkstall Road. He is likely to have just visited Lens of Leeds Scooter Shop, which can be seen at the junction, at number 255 Kirkstall Road. Italian manufactured scooters, like Lambrettas and Vespas, were part of a popular youth subculture in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Scooters were often customised by their owners and shops like lens were on hand to to advise and provide accessories. The spare helmet has the letters "R.L.S.C." on the visor indicating that the owner was a member of the Red Lion Scooter Club (named after the Leeds pub which was a meeting place.) The view of Kirkstall Road is looking in the direction of Horsforth, away from the city centre. The bike in view is a 1964 Lambretta, probable model is a 3 TV (GT) 200. .
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