Monthly Archives: June 2007

Paper work…

Hooray, the deal for the purchase of the Riley was sealed… but how was the old lady supposed to move from England to her new home in Germany?
When cowardly mentioning the option of transporting the car on a trailer, the seller was not amused…. after all, the Riley had just passed the MOT test with flying flags and has always been reliable. And then trailering it like a lame basket case? Very shocking indeed…. Well, why not trust his word and drive the lady home under her own power? But alas, we are not that far yet… Continue reading

Searching for a Riley…

It is a sunny Saturday in June. Perfectly on time at 1 pm we touch down at London Heathrow airport, where Roger, a knowledgeable expert of the British Riley RM-Club is waiting for me. I had been looking for a Riley RM for quite a while and had already viewed a few cars in Germany and Belgium. Today, we intend to see three more in the greater London area… Continue reading