This Essential Buyer's Guide includes everything the potential Velocette buyer needs to know: assessment of engine, transmission, frame, paintwork and chrome, tinwork, wheels and tyres, brakes, electrics, 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, there's also plenty of advice on buying at auctions, essential paperwork, problems caused by lack of use, and details of useful contacts.
Peter Henshaw has had an enthusiasm for anything with wheels from an early age - from bicycles to 500hp tractors. He was the editor of Motorcycle Sport & Leisure for five years before going freelance, and now contributes to a whole range of transport magazines, including MSL, TAG, A to B and Tractor, as well as The Telegraph. He's also written over 30 books, including 10 about bikes, and is an all-year-round motorcyclist who does not own a car.