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Hello to everyone.
I have had a 26 TT for about 30 years now and it has been in storage.
I returned from Daytona this week after riding up to attend the Vintage and Classic races and to visit some friends. They put a bug in me about the Scott. They think I should race it.
I did a search and found this fantastic site. Thirty years ago I would not have been able to find the support the Internet now offers so I’ve decided to go ahead and give it a go. I think I am going to need a lot of help and I’ll be coming here to glean information from you if you don’t mind.
BTW, I strongly recommend a trip to Daytona for the races. There was an Aussie contingent who, between them, must have had about 16 Indian Scouts and Flathead Harleys not to mention all the other bikes in attendance. G50’s, Manx’s and Norton singles by the droves. Very exciting. The entry was free and you have pit access to mingle and tell stories with the participants.
A great time.
My father was a Norton and Matchless dealer in the 60’s so I’m up on some of the lingo but it looks like I’ll need some translation on some of the items I’ve seen discussed so please be patient.
Thanks for being here.
Hi Blacky We all want to attract the attention of prospective new owners and having Scotts compete in vintage racing is a good way.
If you need info, we have tried to put as much on our site as time allows us. Click the links for some ideas
Preparing for the next racing season
Some racing video
There are several Scotts racing again now including one outfit
Lots of extra technical info at
Finally, why not receive our FREE email Scott Newsletter
Just email to Steve Enticott and ask to be put on the list
If you want to see what it is like first, just go to
and you will find our library of back issues.
Enough reading for anyone!
Welcome again Blacky
Thanks for all the information Roger. I’ve read everything on this site so I’m up on who you are here.
The links are greatly appreciated.
I have not been able to move the machinery I have in front of the Scott yet but I was able to see the engine number and it was Y3881 I believe. My memory is not great and I’m not sure of the last digit as it was a few days ago.
So far from what I’ve read here it is a Super Squirrel? I seem to remember it having 498 cc on the jugs and the Super, uneless I’m reading incorrectly was a 600 cc?
Anyhow, I am downloading to disc and paper binder for the shop, all of the Technicalites. Quite a job but worth it to us. I have a friend who is jumping in with his knowlege and wentworths to help. Hopefully he’ll be able to register here also and keep up with things.
I’m off on a 400 mile ride on my current bike today but will take the Scott down later this week and send in my information so I can join this exalted group. We’re both very excited about it.
Am I the only one in the States with one of these?
No, but there aren’t many! As far as complete bikes are concerned; there’s a gentleman in VA with three, I saw one in Daytona about 5 years ago and there’s a fellow from NY who occasionally attends a show near me in PA. I’ve also seen a Silk that’s ridden to shows in MD. There are a number on the west coast, the most famous of which may be Steve McQueen’s bike which was also owned by Von Dutch. I’ve been looking to buy one here in the states for about 10 years now but haven’t had much luck, so if you get discouraged I’m here for you! ;D
Good luck with it! Please post pictures so I can live vicariously through you. 😀
Am I the only one in the States with one of these?
Take a look at the memberlist
Just a very quick note as I must leave for the N London SOC monthly meeting in 5 min.
I am the Scott Owners Club Overseas Liaison Officer and therefore try to look after the interests of our overseas members. FYI, we have 21 memebrs in the US of which 16 are on email so easily contactable, but I guess many do not often access the forum so will not have seen your post.
Although the club guidelines do not allow me to give out contact details of members, if a member asks me I will gladly forward their contact details and key info about them to the other memebrs in the country/region. It is then up to the recipients to decide if they want to make contact.
This, of course, is only available to members.
All the very best with reinvigorating your machine,
Hi Blacky – Glad you liked technicalities, one thing not clear – have you joined the Scott Owners Club, Highly reccomended – If you have make sure you download the first 10 years of Yowl (the clubs magazine) in the members only area..
Gentlemen. I have every intention of joining and will send in my application next week when we have an opportunity to get the bike to the floor so I can send in it’s particulars along with the application.
I’m surprised to hear you have monthly meetings. I’m sorry I won’t be able to attend. It sounds like there are more Scotts around then I had hoped.
Thank you all or as they say down this end of the States, “Ya’ll”