CLASSIC MOTORCYCLES – COLLECTING, RESTORING, RIDING
WRITTEN BY TIM HOLMES & REBEKKA SMITH
This thorough introduction to the booming world of collectable motorcycles surveys the classic scene and its roots, advises on how to buy, what it will cost, and how to set about restoring a classic machine, and lists the requirements for getting it on the road. Appropriate veteran, vintage, post-vintage and post-war models are all examined, followed by a selection of the more popular European, Japanese and American bikes.
1. Classic background
2. Buying your bargain
3. Ride or restore ?
4. Running an old bike
5. Veteran : Pioneering days
6. Vintage : The wartime influence
7. The build-up to war : Depression or expansion
8. Post-war : boom before collapse
9. The European time
10. Oriental origins
11. American’s big three
12. The best way to use it : The classic scene
The book is used, but it is in good condition, soft cover, 256 pages, English text.
ISBN : 0-85059-782-X