I'm Afraid I Can't Let You Do That
Most collectors these days prefer original paint and patina, rather than a restoration. The "pros" for originals have been discussed before, so lets not get into that here... but what is it about the restored bike that is undesirable? Some people flat out won't even consider a restored bike... it has cooties! Let's hear your thoughts... what is it about restored bikes that you don't like? What if you could restore a bike to where it looks NOS, rather than restored? Would you like it then?