The Classic MotorCycle

Restoration for show and go

“When anything has a motor, though – whether it’s powered by fossil fuels, steam, water or even clockwork – something gets the restoration juices flowing.”

DIY restoration with the aim of creating a usable end product is a remarkably important aspect of the historic vehicle and similar movements. Few other hobbies seem to be anything like this, and as far as I know few anglers buy battered fishing rods which need refurbishment before being used, while I’m sure most knitters would prefer

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