A very nice man

Picture the scene. It’s the mid 1980s and at the Automobile Association’s headquarters, senior management is meeting to discuss the latest statistics. One figure stands out from all others... the AA Rider Club. Created as the two-wheeled equivalent of the regular AA recovery service, it seems that on some weekends in the Summer it can’t cope with demand. There’s arisk to profits and something must be done. The problem’s quickly identified as a bunch of young scooter enthusiasts, whose ageing machines keep breaking down, with only

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