Tuesday, April 12, 2011

We were wrong

ok so I was saying how Steve's VA Sport was the gold standard of restos.
i was wrong.
it is the gold standard of original museum pieces.
it is all original (save some 21st C dirt on the tyres and some other very minor stuff) and in original condition.
must've been kept in someone's cellar covered in a blanket.
and not ridden for 30 years.
yeah right.*
keen bikespotters will have already noticed the Viscount calipers above and how they match these.

*actually that's exactly what happened

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