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We are always looking to Buy Classic Bikes similar to those listed below For Sale and in our Archive. We have Cash waiting for the right machine and are also happy to assist you with the disposal of your Classic Motorcycle on a Sale or Return basis if preferred.

They do not need to be Mint or Show condition but must be genuine honest Motorcycles. If you have a machine that you are considering selling, please give us a try for a discreet, no hassle transaction.

 

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Classic Bikes / Motorcycles For Sale that are Arriving into Stock Shortly

BMW R100RS; 1981; Black; Matching Numbers; extensively overhauled by Difazio's (well respected BMW Specialists in Somerset but sadly now no longer operating) some years ago; this is a well used and well cared for example; it is running and riding well; whilst no Show Winner it is smart and very presentable cosmetically a machine ot use and be proud of as the last owner who is an avid BMW enthusiast has; panniers and tank bags plus a good selection spares go with themachine

Triumph T25SS; 1971; Matching Numbers; Red; very original but a little scruffy cosmetically; previous owner 17 years; running and riding well            SOLD

Vincent Rapide; 1950; original transferable registration; Green Card Log Book; has had an engine change so now fitted with a later engine; last owner 11 years; previous owner 23 years; extensive history file dating back to the late 1980's with many receipts for regular maintenance; news paper clippings showing the bike and even a 1986 Tax Disc; There is a Notebook which has been diligently filled in by the long term previous owner detailing regular servicing and maintenance works carried out; Avon Replica Fairing with indicators fitted but correct Miller Headlight is included so could easily be removed; Twin Disc Brakes fitted at the front but original Hubs are with it so again could be removed if prefered; this is a machine that has been in regular use and really well looked after which is obvious in that it runs and rides very well indeed having the feel of a machine that would take you wherever you wanted to go; perhaps not one for the 'purist' but a lovely machine if you want one to use;

BSA A7 Shooting Star Scrambler; 1956; Fully Road Registered; Alloy Fuel Tank; recent engine overhaul including rebore/piston, new big ends and new oil pump etc; starts easily; runs and rides very well; previously supplied by ourselves;

Norton Model 7; 1954; Silver;  Matching Numbers; original registration number; Green Card Log Book; nice older restoration; runs and rides well            

BSA A7 Star Twin; 1951; Chrome Tank; valuable 5 digit transferable registration number; beautiful condition both mechanically and cosmetically; previously supplied by ourselves

 

 

 Classic Motorcycles / Bikes For Sale. 

We have predominantly Classic British Motorcycles For Sale but all types and make of Classic Bikes are catered for. Part exchanges are welcome, modern or Classic, possibly even Cars.

 

BMW Motorcycles For Sale

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BMW R100S for sale;

This very lovely matching numbers 1979 BMW R100S has just come in part exchange from a regular customer of ours. It has a substantial history file as well as its Toolkit, Handbook and Panniers still present. The total mileage covered is believed to be around 56,000 as it had a documented speedo refurbishment at 27k miles. Exceptionally clean and tidy. It runs and rides very well with everything seeming to work as it should much improved aftermarket Side Stand fitted; lovely long legged Sports Tourer that represents excellent value for money when copmpared to the equivalent earlier R90S at          6,995

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BMW R100 for sale;

This 'matching numbers' BMW R100 was built in July 1979 but not registered here in the UK until March 1981. It is a decent bike that clearly will not win any beauty contests but it does appear to be mechanically very sound indeed and is more than presentable. It really does ride very nicely. It is fitted with the 'S' nose fairing but the time clock and voltmeter in the fairing do not work. Everything else appears to work as it should including the charging. The red light that flashes on at idle is the charging warning light that many confuse with the oil pressure warning which it is not and it is perfectly normal for these machines for it to flash on at idle. Genuine BMW Panniers are with it. Metal eating 'mouse' has clearly been at the nearside fins as can be seen in the video. Great value big BMW Airhead Boxer at:             Sale Agreed  

BMW F800 GS for sale;

2008; Satin Silver; 23,000 miles with Full Service History all bar one being with the supplying BMW Main Dealer; 1 owner from new until November 2022 and one since; Heated Grips; ABS; Trip Computer, Centre Stand and genuine BMW Top Box; all keys and books present; very nice example throughout; very recent service & MOT; you'll probably struggle to fibnd a better one at this age & price point                SOLD

 

BSA Motorcycles For Sale              

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BSA A65 Thunderbolt for sale;

1967; Matching Numbers; starts easily runs and rides very well with a mechanically quiet engine that feels extremely healthy; new rims & stainless spokes; cosmetics are presentable but certainly no show bike; paint on the frame and many of the cycle parts is very good but the tank, Sidepanels and headlight ears not so much; tank has a small dent abvove the offside tank badge and there is a small dent in the front mudguard, chrome on the offside silencer is lightly pitted; definately use it as it is or with some realitvely minor work could be turned into a real stunner        3,850

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BSA DBD34 Gold Star for sale

This very useable BSA Gold Star DBD34 actually started life as a DB32 in Clubman trim when it was despatched to BG England of Dunstable in September 1960. The engine number refers to a DBD34 also in Clubman trim which was despatched to John Surtees in West Wickham on 8th June 1961, however, whilst the crankcase is a genuine Gold Star item, we suspect that the stamping is not an original factory one. Maybe a dealer exchange? The machine has come to us from an excellent source who is well known to us and who has owned the bike for 14 years as well as knowing it for over 40 years having always been in this configuration during that time. It is currently fitted with a Mk2 Concentric Carb, standard type handlebars and an STD gearbox but the original GP Carb, Clipons and RRT2 gearbox are in a box with the bike. It has a Dunlop Rear Rim and a Record front with a TLS Brake plate in the 190 Hub. It was registered for road use in the UK in 1967 hence the 'E' suffix registration. The bike starts unbelievably easily and runs very well indeed being a quick and easy to ride on the road Gold Star. Clearly a well used and much loved machine that wears its minor marks and scars well and with pride.            12,995

BSA Rocket Gold Star Clubman for sale;

1963; we are as sure as we can be that this is a genuine RGS Frame/Rolling Chassis but not an RGS crankcase number so the engine has been changed; RRT2 gearbox; Dunlop Alloys; 190 Front Brake; Chrome Tank; looks very correct; full SRM engine rebuild in 2001 with receipts and doesn't appear to have covered many miles since; magneto converted to electronic ignition; Mikuni Carb fitted; Belt Primary Drive fitted in a standard (not Gold Star Primary Chaincase); lovely looking machine that sounds wonderful        Sale Agreed

 

Harley Davidson Classic Motorcycles For Sale

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Harley Davidson FXDT T-Sport;

 2003;  Metallic Blue; rare Anniversary Model; 19,000 miles from new; Handbook & 2 Keys; Harley Davidson Saddlebags complete with genuine loose waterproof liners; SuperTrapp silencers fitted which look stock, sound fantastic but not too loud otherwise pretty much completely stock including the nose fairing with adjustable screen; this is a very lovely example of a rare and desirable model Harley; it runs and rides perfectly, is very smooth and quick;         9,250

 

Honda Classic Motorcycles For Sale

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 Honda CBR900RR Fireblade for sale

This very nice 1998 Honda CBR900RR Fireblade has covered a mere 11,400 from new which is backed by most of its MOT's. The bike has been idle for a few years as the last owner is now in his eighties! It has just been re-commissioned including brake fluid change as well as being fully serviced and MOT'd so is ready to go. It rides very well indeed and is extremely quick. Looks to me to be very original apart from its Akropovic end can. It is not 'Mint' as it is now 25 years old but it is extremely nice and mechanically very sweet. It could easily be brought back to 'Mint' if that's what you wanted for it; Handbook, 2 keys and toolkit present           3,995

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Honda CL400 for sale

1998; Gold; 400cc single twin port; Exceptionally original; nice cosmetic and superb mechanical condition; these machines have a reputation for being bullet proof and I can confirm that they are an absolute joy to ride because I have been using it for the last few months and loved it            SOLD

 

Kawasaki Classic Motorcycles For Sale

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Kawasaki KZ650 for sale;

1978; Candy Red; really very well restored to an excellent but not Concours standard and not purist correct; runs and rides extremely well and is surprisingly quick; a real pleasure to ride and stunning ot look at            SOLD

Norton Classic Motorcycles For Sale             

Norton 40 Manx for sale;

1952; bolt up featherbed frame with longstroke engine; originally supplied to Bell McCandless in May 1952; ridden 7th place in the Junior TT by Cromie McCandless (copies of period pics on file); new McIntosh Racing frame to exact original spec; engine rebuilt by George Cohen with his notes on file and the bike was built up/restored to as near to original spec as possible by Bernie Allen in 2007; receipts on file; only used in Parades since and still in exceptionally lovely condition throughout; originally came to us 12 years ago from a well respected Cammy Norton collector; previously supplied by ourselves                Sale Agreed

 

Ossa Classic Motorcycles For Sale

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Ossa 244cc Mick Andrews Replica for sale;

1974; no number plates fitted but it is fully road registered (with current V5c) first registered on 18th September 1974; runs very well indeed and in lovely although not mint order throughout            3,995

 

Royal Enfield Classic Motorcycles For Sale

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Royal Enfield Constellation for sale;

1959; Candy Red & Chrome; original engine, frame & registration numbers; Buff Card Log Book and very old Tax Discs; extensively restored by a long standing customer of ours to a presentable cosmetic standard with a view to it being a bike to be ridden but barely used since due to health issues so we are selling it on his behalf; whilst it runs nicely with a quiet (mechanically) engine it will undoubtedly require further fettling and sorting as it gets pressed into full service as is normal with any unproven freshly restored machine; the tank and sidepanel paint finish does not match perfectly as can be seen in the photos;  Modern Electronic Magneto conversion fitted but still with manual advance/retard function; fitted with correct for 1959 single Monobloc Carburettor            SOLD

 

Rudge Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Rudge 500cc Full Racing Machine for sale:

1934; Road Registered; built by its last owner at great expense for himself to compete on with the intention of creating a 'modern day' Vintage Race Bike; Mervyn Stratford was the guiding hand throughout the process and also carried out much of the work; with the 'Stratford' engine, the nearside crankcase was recast with strengthened webs (we are advised that the original drive side 'Special' crankcase half is available to include), with crank, with upgraded bearings all balanced and fitted with a Racing piston, ported & gas flowed head complete with oversized valves & new oil pump; exhaust made to Stratford design and complying with 105dBA noise regulations; Gearbox was supplied by Martin Slancar and is a close-ratio type with needle roller bearings; wheels, hub & carb were setup by Stratford. currently set up to run on Methanol; this machine has cost way above the asking price to build and has not as yet been used in 'anger';          15,750         NOW REDUCED TO 13,750  

Classic 'Specials' Motorcycles For Sale 

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Triton 650 Wideline; Cafe Racer with Swan neck Clip-ons; correctly registered in 1969 as a Triton which is presumably when it was built; Nickel Plated Frame; Unit TR6C 650 engine built to Bonneville spec which was recently dismantled for a thorough internal clean and check over around 5 years but very few miles ago; Norton Forks and hubs; Long Range Manx Style Fuel tank in polished Alloy; Alloy Central Oil Tank; Boyer Ignition; starts easily, runs and rides very well indeed; sounds fabulous with twin Goldie silencers; as it was clearly built many years ago it does now have various 'battle scars' but it is a fabulous period Triton, correctly registered as a Triton built in the late 1960's showing some lovely patina; this machine is very well known to us and previously supplied by ourselves                12,500

 

Triumph Classic Motorcycles For Sale  

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Triumph T120R Bonneville for sale;

1961; Matching Numbers; original transferable Kent registration; supplied new to Philpotts of Ramsgate; history file showing substantial amounts of money having been lavished on the machine including one for in excess of 12,500 earlier this year for what appears to be a full mechanical overhaul and a further 5,500 in 2019; DVLA History search showing copies of all V5's issued as well as the copy of the card Log Book; not mint or concours but very smart indeed and above all, it is an exceptionally honest machine; the battery has leaked on the chainguard and nearside leg of the swing arm which has damaged the paint and this has been touched up with a brush; it would benefit from haveing these items stripped and repainted tomake the bike really very lovely; Dunlop Rims;         10,650

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Triumph 5TA Speed Twin for sale;

1960; Ruby Red; Matching Numbers; Dunlop Rims; Correct 375 Carburettor; exceptionally quiet (mechanically) engine and a very easy starter; very smart machine that runs and rides very well; older restoration but still presents well with the obvious odd mark here and there; previously supplied by ourselves              4,650

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Triumph T140J Jubilee Bonneville for sale;

1977; Matching numbers; genuine 162 miles from new; completely original throughout apart from consumables that were changed for careful & extensive re-commissioning purposes in 2019; before that it apparently lived in the Grampain Motor Museum unused and un-registered for some time; comes with correct original Handbook and Certificate plus receipts for work carried out to commission the machine four years ago; starts and runs just as you would expect; clearly as it is so original it has picked up the odd mark and light corosion but it is really is a lovely example; previously supplied by ourselves             9,850

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Triumph TR6 for sale;

This exceptionally lovely Matching Numbers 1969 Triumph TR6 actually started life as a Somerset Police bike and still wears its original braced Police centre stand and slightly larger battery carrier. It has been beautifully restored to a TR6C look which included a very comprehensive mechanical rebuild. Morgo Rotary Oil Pump fitted.The Olympic Flame and Silver paintwork looks amazing and it rides every bit as well as it looks                SOLD

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Triumph T100R Daytona for sale;

1973; Matching Numbers; Californian Import; beautifully restored by someone who clearly knows what he is doing because not only is it very lovely cosmetically, we can't fault it mechanically; it rides beautifully and I'm almost brave enough to state that it appears to be oil tight            SOLD

 

Velocette Classic Motorcycles For Sale

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Indian Velocette Thruxton for sale;

This very rare matching numbers (only around 150 having been built) Indian Velocette Thruxton has just come to us from an existing customer. It is a very rare model but this one is even more unusual in that it was supplied new to Sweden (almost all went to Geoff Dodkin in the UK or the US) where it was used as an exhibit at the Stockholm Motorcycle Show in 1970 before being sold to its new owner. It stayed in Sweden until 2011 when it was purchased and collected by it last owner here in the UK. A very nice machine that starts easily and has a lovely mechanically quiet engine; runs and rides very well; just had new clutch plates fitted so the clutch does drag very slightly until fully bedded in                        20,850

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Velocette Venom Thruxton for sale;

 1968; Blue & Silver; previous to last owner from 1973 until 2017; original Green Card Log Book; Bill of Sale from 1973 to the last but one owner in the paperwork; original engine, frame & registration; fundementally unrestored having had some refurbishment over the years; this is the machine that was sold for a World Record Sum of 24,295.00 for an unrestored Thruxton at H & H Auctions in 2017; it has since had significant further expenditure on mechanical items to get it to a very good mechanical order but leaving the unrestored look; rare opportunity to aquire an extremely genuine & correct Velocette Thruxton with 'Bullet Proof' provenance that runs and rides very well at substantially lower price than it changed hands for 5 or so years ago ignoring the further expenditure        19,650

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Velocette MSS Mk1 Scrambler for sale

 Genuine Scrambler with Velocette Motorcycle Company Certificate. Supplied to 'Branch Motorcycles' in Los Angeles in April 1956 (Copy of Invoice in file). It still has its original engine. It was discovered by a customer of ours who is well known in Velocette circles whilst he was on holiday in Florida around 13 years ago. He had it repatriated and set about restoring the bike. Already having another one the same in his collection, he sold it to us around 10 years ago when we then sold it to another regular customer where it was part of a very nice collection of old British machines until now. It was unused during that time but very well stored in a Climate Controlled showroom. It is now up and running again but the tyres whilst looking new are a bit perished and would require changing if it was to be used in anger again; Starts very easily with its BTH Magneto; previously supplied by ourselves            8,350

 

 Vincent Classic Motorcycles For Sale

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Vincent Comet for sale;

1950; numbers are correctly 1900 apart; original transferable registration number. This really lovely example has to be one of the nicest and most genuine examples out there for sale at the moment. It was with its last owner for 29 years. It has an extensive history file which contains the original Buff Card Log Book, the original Purchase Invoice from A E Reynolds in Liverpool, the original Warranty leaflets, original Hire Purchase Agreement from Bowmakers, early Tax discs, even a Factory reprint of a road test supplied by A E Reynolds clearly as a sales aid. Stacks of receipts etc; currently fitted with and Alton Alternator, electronic ignition and stainless guards but the original Birmabright guards are with it. The machine presents exceptionally well and apart from running very slightly weak, runs and rides beautifully just as the factory intended. Truly a well cared for and loved example        18,495

 

Yamaha Classic Motorcycles For Sale

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Yamaha XS-2 650 for sale;

Matching Numbers; believed 1971; Clearly a US Import; no paperwork with it but a full receipt will be provided; came to us as part of a collection of machines many of which had the paperwork lost; none had run for some years but the XS-2 started very easily on electric and kick starting and sounds fine; it looks to be exceptionally original and appears to be generally in very good order both cosmetically and mechanically having ridden it around our yard quite happily; clearly it will require some re-commissioning and registering before being pressed fully into service or is a fantastic candidate for a Concours Restoration as it looks to be so original;              Sale Agreed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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