I've just returned from The Old Stores Motorbike Cafe, as recently featured in "MCN". Although it looks as though it's been thrown together overnight, it's a fun place to visit and I recommend it highly. Being on the A5104 it must have been overlooked by many riders travelling from the North of Britain on their way to the better-known Ponderosa Cafe on the Horseshoe Pass. This will hopefully change.
But that's by-the-by. There are plenty of motorcycle magazines to read at the The Old Stores Motorbike Cafe, and I selected a copy of "CMM" from earlier this century; it included a feature looking back at "Sixteener Specials". The article declared that it was "well-known" that Jimmy Hill had owned a top-of-the-range sports moped - the Puch Grand Prix Supreme.
This machine was launched in 1977, by which time Jimmy Hill was a tad over 16 years of age. But quite apart from that, I can't for the life of me find any reference to the late Jimmy Hill owning a PTW on the interweb. Although there was this:
I'm strangely intrigued, though, by the idea of Jimmy Hill on a moped. Can anyone help? Or tell me where I can get some (as I obviously need it)?