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The reality of living with a Velocette
Relative value of each model
Detailed, step by step guide points to look for
Restore, or pay more to start with?
Problems that arise with lack of use
Useful contacts clubs, parts suppliers, restorers
Facts & figures
A no-nonsense, straightforward guide to buying a Velocette single
STOP! Dont buy a Velocette 350 or 500 single without first buying this book!
How to buy a secondhand Velocette single this book covers the various models available, what to check and problem points to look out for, plus investment potential, specifications and useful contacts.
This Essential Buyers Guide includes everything the potential Velocette buyer needs to know: how to assess the engine, transmission, frame, paintwork and chrome, tinwork, wheels and tyres, brakes, electrics, and provides an explanation of engine and frame numbers.
With a detailed run down of the various models, and an assessment of which offers the best investment potential, theres also plenty of advice on buying at auctions, essential paperwork, problems caused by lack of use, and a list of of useful contacts.
The book is probably not aimed at the dyed in the wool long-time owner but at a newcomer to Velocettes, although that is not to say even the most cynical of owners would not get something from the format of the Guide when purchasing his next bike, or be tempted to look at other books in this series.
essential reading for anyone seeking sound advice ... Easy to follow and utterly reliable ... If you already own a Velocette single, or are thinking of doing so, £12.99 is a very small price to pay for this utterly invaluable guide.
Old Bike Mart
Velocette is one of the definitive British singles of the 1950s and 60s
No other book offers a concise secondhand buyers guide