Vintage and classic motorcycle blog. Documentation of a life-long two wheel passion. Tales from the workshop, period photos, brochures, event reports, rides and anything else two-wheel related. Keeps me sane whilst working at sea.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Modernise Your Scott brochure
Here's an acknowledgement from Scott that they didn't update their motorcycles very frequently! An unusual brochure from around 1949 promoting parts to make your thirties machine look like a brand new one. And all you really had to do was to change the front forks. You could go the whole hog and change the front brake too but in reality the pre-war Royal Enfield stopper was probably as good as Scott's postwar version and certainly considerably lighter. You do see a few pre-war Scotts around that have been modernised and this brochure explains their prevalence. Mind, nowadays, many folks with a modernised Scott will be trawling the autojumbles looking for those correct pre-war girders...