This 64-page “people’s” restoration appeared in Mechanics between January 2010 and March 2012.
So you’ve found the bike you want, you know the finish you want, but just how can you achieve it? It’s all too easy to rush into things, as I’m sure most of you will agree, so take a step back and plan your restoration properly. To aid you along, we’ve spoken with a selection of restoration specialists, each fluent with expertise and knowledge in their individual areas. Good advice is priceless and can save you a few black nails and a lot of time and money.
CMM staff writer Bruce Wilson is about to restore his first bike. So, as responsible grown-ups we sat him down and gave him the benefit of our experience.