But I have to agree that some were simply sent to a repairer/painter and then had NOS bolted on... Not that there's anything wrong with that but does the owner deserve credit for simply bank-rolling it?
i think that could be a fair point but lets face it, most of us can build a bike but we don't have the skill or workplace to paint and weld hence stuff going out to wherever to be sorted. if the comp was limited to people who could do that you'd have to ask workshops and a very select few people to enter.
also i would bear in mind that sometimes there are hours spent on the net searching for a particular model to restore/rebuild not to mention the countless hours searching for all the right bits for how you want the bike to be whether it is catalogue/ball park/team replica or just your own choice of parts.
anyway, some nice bikes here this month
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