Classic Motorcycle Mechanics

From CANINE to K6!

The decision to have a go at a bike restoration in hindsight was a good one. However, shortly after I got my hands on the bike I seriously began to doubt the sanity of the decision, but I kept telling myself I was only in it for the pleasure of tinkering with bits of oily metal!

Restos are good if you have the time, inclination, adequate workshop facilities, tooling, access to spares and a comprehensive list of speciality suppliers and, of course, money.

I didn’t have a lot of the above. Ok, I had some savings in the bank, and I consider myself a resourceful and a practical man with good manual skills, but this will only carry you so far. The biggest single factor I found which enables you to keep the momentum of a project going

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