Is real better than restored? You decide

AS THIS MAGAZINE arrives on the newsstand, one of the great classic motorcycling mysteries may have been solved.

Is a sparkling nut and bolt rebuild better and more valuable than an unrestored bike?

Sometimes the old ones really are the best and you don’t want to mess with them. That is the case with this Brough Superior.


Unusually, it has been restored to look unrestored by the leading marque restoration specialist, Simon Miles. It was estimated to sell for £100,000-£150,000 by H&H Classics on July 30 at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham.

Read more in the August 2019 issue of CBG – on sale now!

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