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Riley RMB (no longer) requires TLC in Lincoln, Nebraska

For a long time there were three postwar Riley cars in Lincoln, Nebraska. Gus Peach’s RMF. Professor Ronald J. Bonstetter’s longtime meticulous RMB restoration project (at And the spiffy green and black 1951 RMB that since 1994 was the property of Professor (now emeritus) Roger Cognard of the English Department at Nebraska Weslyan, a […]

Complete this cafe society Riley RMA

In my wanderings around the west side of Los Angeles and the self-contained municipality of Beverly Hills, where I have kept an office since 1967, an occasional fellow driver will look not just with admiration at my gleaming 1951 Riley drophead convertible but with joyful recognition. “Is that a Riley?” is the unenviable question to […]