Recently, we were reminded of the fact that people who appreciate great design and engineering, often share similar passions. Following a recent Flat-Out magazine event at the cafe and custom bike shop S Bomb, Titch McCormack met Alan (Canford Classics founder). An invitation to drop by was issued and Titch came over for a recce.
Titch McCormack fits the modern biker aspiration, having left the Forces to maintain his specialisation in vehicles and continue his passion - building custom bikes and building a like-minded community through his cafe by Poole’s industrial waterside.
On arrival, Titch declared that in the car world, Porsches were his desire. Just as well! A tour of Alan’s workshops ignited an even greater fire within him. Particularly when coupled with Alan’s sharing of his personal experiences and his ability to guide Titch’s natural instincts through the complicated Porsche world minefield.
Of course, the most important visit to any car experience is getting behind the wheel. Titch had his first experience of a classic 911 in a 1972 T. This one was originally built by Alan as his personal project - so this was just exceptional, notably with its red leather interior. Needless to say that it did not disappoint in the thrills department out on Dorset’s open roads.
To end the tour, Titch explored the sales showroom containing a number of immaculately restored cars and a racing 914. But Titch was also taken by the slate grey 1989 3.2 Carrera with all black Fuchs, a stealthy looking beast. These are the dilemmas that we have all become very familiar with!
Titch wears The Motoratus MBT70 Tee in Slate Grey.