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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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Last Updated:-    3rd June 2020 

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

Norton 750 Commando Roadster Low Rider; Electric Starter; built with all new parts by Norvil in 2010 and road registered with a V5c in 2011 on an '11' plate; 6,500 miles since build; lowered Forks & Shocks; single carb, high level exhausts, Corbin Gunfighter saddle but original carbs, exhausts and seat are with it so could be changed back easily; looks, runs and rides like a nearly new machine; low seat height and electric start and single carb make this machine extremely easy to live with; rides beautifully and is is superb order thoughout; this machine really is a nearly new Classic Norton

BMW R80; Silver; 1985; 19,000 miles from new; pretty much completely original and in exceptional condition; original Books, Toolkit, Panniers still with it; runs and rides beautifully as you would expect for the mileage; previously supplied by ourselves

Triumph Tiger 80 Replica; bike was originally a 1944 3HW but has been completely and very well converted to full Tiger 80 spec including a genuine Tiger 80 Chrome tank; looks fabulous and rides extremely well

BSA DBD34 Gold Star; 1960; Electric Starter fitted; in full Clubman Trim including GP Carb; RRT2 gearbox; Clip-ons and flanged alloy rims; Club Certificate confirms that the Frame & Engine numbers correspond with the factory records as being original to each other being supplied to J Avery of Oxford on the 7th March 1960; this machine had its engine etc fully rebuilt by Phil Pearson and the rolling chassis etc by Phils' friend John Edwards ten years but only 400 miles ago; the timing side crankcase half was found to be damaged albeit repairable when stripped by Phil but it was decided that a good B31 crankcase half should be used in preference to repairing the original although the original comes with the machine; Pearson Electric Start, Clutch and TLS front brake; stunning example throughout; previously supplied by ourselves

 Velocette Venom; 1960 frame with a 1958 engine but not road registered until 1971, no idea why; older restoration but still perfectly presentable and smart albeit certainly not mint either; lots spent in recent times including engine rebuild with new big end etc; new Monobloc Carb just been fitted; machine starts easily, runs and rides very well; previously supplied by ourselves around 9 years ago

Honda CB750A Automatic; 1977; Metallic Red; very original and extremely clean examle of this rare machine; runs and rides exceptionally well; featured in Real Classics Magazine last year; just had new pattern two into two exhausts fitted but the originals system is with the machine and in very sold condition just having some rust on the downpipes and are therefore ideal candidates for re-chroming; just had new front brake master cylinder, hoses and pads fitted; lots of spares including a complete engine which turns over and has compression; 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.

 

Ariel Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Ariel NH350 for sale;

1954; older high quality restoration that is now showing its age in a couple of places with the odd small chip and mark but still very smart & presentable; very correct looking machine that starts easily, runs and rides extremely well; I've enjoyed a couple of very pleasant rides out on this lovely old machine; front tyre has plenty of tread but is a little perished and the charging is currently not working hence price                3,995

 

BSA Motorcycles For Sale

BSA B40 for sale;

1962; looks to be genuinely unrestored and original; beautifully patinated but certainly not scruffy although the Jones Rims are a little pitted as is some of the chrome on the fuel tank; there are chips and marks around that have been touched up (nasty scratches at the bottom of the front mudguard on the offside) we're pretty certain that it is still in first paint; you can just see the remians of the gold pinstriping on the tank; starts very easily and has a very willing, sweet engine; runs and rides exceptionally well with everything working without fault; ticks over like a clock probably due to the brand new carburettor; it has clealry been very well loved for much of its life to have survived so well; must be very rare in this condition today, very sweet example                        3,250

BSA Rocket 3 for sale;

1971; Matching Numbers; 5 Speed Gearbox Conversion; fully restored to a high standard some years and around 2,000 miles ago and still very smart indeed; looks very correct and sounds fabulous         12,995

BSA B31 Plunger for sale;

1952; transferable registration; older high quality restoration and still extremely smart but certainly not Mint in that it does have the odd small pit in the chrome and chips in the paint here and there; the chrome is also slightly dull on the exhaust; the speedo works but is a bit eratic although this was improving on my test ride so is probably due to lack of recent use; looks very correct; running and riding extremely well with a lovely mechanically quiet engine etc, even the brakes work!; a really lovely example                3,995

BSA A10 Gold Flash for sale;

1961; Maroon & Chrome; Transferable Registration; very nicely restored in the not too distant past and still looking really lovely; engine overhauled very recently and sounding extremely sweet; the machine runs and rides really well in that I couldn't fault it with the exception of the squeaky rear brake and it is currently not charging; the frame number on the machine matches the number on the V5c but is not a BSA original stamping hence low price        HELD

 

BSA Rocket Gold Star for sale;

1963 with a 1962 Rocket Gold Star engine now fitted; Certificate from GSOC confirming that both engine & frame are from original RGS Clubmans; looks to be very correct but has recently had handlebars and headlamp ears fitted to make it easier to ride on the road; could very easily be converted back to full Clubmans with Clip-ons etc; RRT2 gearbox fitted; Borrani Rims; TLS 190 front brake; recent magneto rebuild, new Carburettor, clutch plates and tyres; very nice machine; previously supplied by ourselves                   SOLD

 

Gilera Classic Motorcycles For sale

Gilera 50cc Trials Sports Moped for sale

1974; V5c; this machine is pre-the 30mph restriction legislation so will go faster especially with the Touring model smaller rear sprocket  which is probably a good thing on modern roads; older restoration; very correct looking little machine with the working pedal start etc; still very tidy but no longer Concours as it does have the odd little chip an dmark here and there; starts easily; runs and rides very well;             SOLD

 

Harley Davidson Motorcycles For Sale

Harley Davidson XL1200 Roadster for sale;

2005; 4k miles from new; I gather the Roadster has a slightly 'hotter' engine, twin front discs and twin clocks; Screamin Eagle pipes but originals are with it; Twin Clocks; near Mint condition as has almost certainly not seen rain; previously supplied by ourselves        5,750

Harley Davidson 1340 FXDL Low Rider for sale;

1996; Metallic Red; Matching Numbers; Genuine HD Quick Detachable Soft Luggage; 74k miles but running & riding superbly so much so that it looks and feels like a bike with less than half that under its belt; I have ridden this machine for in excess of 200 miles and can confirm that it truly belies its mileage although I'm advised that properly maintained, these EVO Harleys can easily cover in excess of 250,000 miles without a major overhaul and are far superior to the later Twin Cam models; Screamin Eagles fitted; new tyres, had nearly 1,800 spent recently on service, top end overhaul; rear belt pulley etc;            SOLD  

 

Honda Classic Motorcycles For Sale

 

Honda CL175 for sale;

1972; 4,800 miles from new; almost completely original including exhaust which has had some repair work carried out; lovely little bike that runs and rides really well and is smart albeit clearly not mint never having been restored; previously supplied by ourselves                    2,650        

Honda CB750A (Automatic) for sale;

1977; Candy Red; believed to have been originally supplied to the Japanese market; we were assured that the recorded mileage of 22,000 km's  is correct and original but this cannot be verified; extremely original including genuine Honda 4 into 2 exhausts; the chrome on the inside of the two middle exhaust downpipes is pitted but not rotten and engine paint has suffered a bit but otherwise in remarkably good condition;  large stash of rare spare parts (some new) with it including complete engine (which turns over fine and has compression on all pots) etc; Handbook, Brochure, period magazine articles; runs and rides very well indeed with a very sweet engine that idles beautifully once warmed; these machines are extremely smooth and very comfortable; the ultimate 'Twist & Go"??     SOLD

 

Norton Classic Motorcycles For Sale             

Norton Commando 961SE for sale;

2013; Number 136 of the original 200 Special Edition models built with lots of Carbon Fibre (including wheels) and other 'trick' bits; signed on the tail fairing by Stuart Garner himself and the Norton Race Winning Rider (whose name escapes me just now) on the other side; these original ones have to be a future Classic especially now!; 700 miles and serviced twice (first time at Norton Works) in that time; intermediate silencers fitted that look standard but are slightly louder, originals available; Book Pack, 2 Keys and Invoices; dry use only; truly superb throughout; previously supplied by ourselves            13,995

Norton 850 Mk3 Commando Interstate for sale;

1975; Matching Numbers including gearbox; UK Supplied Machine; 2 owners from new; Electric Starter working well; recent top end overhaul and general re-fresh but largely original and unrestored; extremely smart and very lovely machine; rides as well as it looks                    SOLD

Norton 850 Mk3 Commando Roadster for sale;

1977; Metal-flake Blue; Matching Numbers; fortune spent on total restoration with receipts for much of the work; made to look rather like an earlier 750 Commando because the owner wanted it to look like the machine he owned back in the day but also wanted an electric leg; 4 Brush Electric starter that works well, superb machine throughout             SOLD

 

Royal Enfield Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Royal Enfield Constellation Airflow for sale

1961; Airflow Model with correct fairing, mudguard and chainguard; very advanced design for its period with the wind tunnel designed fairing; very correct looking machine still with its Twin Carbs & 150mph speedo which may well be original showing 32,500 miles; electronic ignition fitted; recent new brake shoes; this machine apparently runs and rides very well; Venture Classics are not selling this machine as it belongs to a customer/friend so you will be buying it from him and need to contact him directly. It is based near Taunton in Somerset; please call Paul Brand on 01823 666646 to discuss it further                4,850

 

'Special' Motorcycles For Sale

NorBSA 600 Gold Star for sale

For many, this will be the 'Ultimate Cafe Racer'; Unity Equipe Manx Frame; Pearson 604cc DBD spec engine complete with Carillo Rod, Forged Wiseco Piston, Pearson Flywheels, Triple Drive Side Main Bearings, Central Carb Head etc, etc; STD Gearbox; Pearson Clutch & Electric Starter; Short Circuit Alloy Fuel Tank and Unity Stainless Oil Tank; Unity Roadholders; Molnar Manx Rear Hub & brake; 230mm Grimeca 4 Leading Shoe Front Brake; has a V5c with a lovely transferable registration; this is a stunning machine (photos really do not do it justice) and is properly sorted; it comes from an extremely good home that is well known to us; this machine would cost a lot more than the asking price to build today and is ready to go                    SOLD

 

Triumph Classic Motorcycles For Sale  

Triumph TR6P (Saint) for sale;

1968; Matching Numbers; originally supplied to the Isle of Man Constabulary in Black with Leg Shields, was apparently later fitted with an Avon Full Fairing and then subsequently swapped back before returning to the mainland; the legshields, Police Saddle, Craven Panniers (no fittings) and Full Avon Fairing (with relevant fittings) are with the machine but not fitted; Lots of History including the original Card I.O.M. Log Book, period photos; magazine features of the machine; Full SRM Engine rebuild at a cost of 4,000 with bills included in the file; looks to be very original and therefore a little scruffy in places but mechanically really lovely; Dunlop Rims although rear is fairly well pitted but he front is good although not perfect; ideal to ride as is or restore to Concours either in Police trim or Civilian spec; very discreet Indicators with sequential LED's (like modern Audi cars) fitted         5,850

Triumph Tiger 100 for sale;

1939 model; Silver & Chrome; just had a full professional restoration carried out to a high standard by a Triumph specialist; will require running in etc; very correct looking machine; very lovely                    24,250

Triumph TR5 Trophy for sale;  

1951; Matching Numbers; old restoration but still a very smart example that runs and rides really well;Dunlop Chrome Rims; previously supplied by ourselves                        12,995

 

Triumph 'Harris' Bonneville for sale;

1987; Matching Numbers; 15,000 miles from new; extremely original including exhaust, Mk1.5 Concentrics etc; certainly not mint as its unrestored but perfectly presentable; chrome in rims is pitted and there are various chips and marks that have mostly been touched in; runs and rides very well indeed with a mechanically quite engine but the pushrod tubes do leak a little; previously supplied by ourselves            5,500

Triumph Tiger 80 for sale;

Chrome & Silver Tank; 1937; last owner 40 years; Buff Log Book; cosmetically really very nice and mechanically wonderful; really lovely example throughout                SOLD

Triumph T100R Daytona for sale;

1971; Matching Numbers; Olympic Flame metallic and Silver;  just had cylinder head fully rebuilt; starts easily; runs and rides extremely well; very smart indeed and very correct looking but not Concours because the machine has been used regularly; really nice example that looks to be very correct and original although it has been converted to single carb and that appears to be new; Dunlop Rims; previously supplied by ourselves            SOLD

Triumph T150 Trident for sale;

1975; Home Market Spec; Dunlop Chrome Rims; very recent top end overhaul; very smart machine that runs and rides very well; not matching numbers hence price; previously supplied by ourselves                SOLD

 

 

Velocette Motorcycles  For Sale

Velocette Thruxton for sale

1967; very correct with Dunlop Alloys etc but fitted with 1000 series Concentric instead of GP therefore starts easily, runs really well and ticks over too; multiple Show Prize Winner but make no mistake, this machine has been ridden and is sorted not just used as an 'ornament' unlike so many Thruxton's today; superb example throughout, in fact the photos do not really favour the bike, in our opinion  it looks better in the 'flesh' so we'll take some more shortly; standard gear lever is with it; coming from an excellent source who is well known in Velocette circles                23,995

Velocette Venom Thruxton (Seymour Production Racer) for sale;

Fully Road Registered with current V5c albeit not until 1979 when Seymour stopped racing it; one of two machines purchased by Ralph Seymour from Matt Holder, the then new owner of the Velocette Company and then fully prepared for Racing in the 1975 Production TT including Fath Head Conversion, lightened valve gear, rocker return springs, Wader Magneto, 10.6 to 1 Compression (now standard Thruxton compression ratio) and the entire engine was Blueprinted, it would apparently rev to 7,200 rpm at the time; it is recorded that Fred Whalton & Danny Shimmin rode the machine in the 1976 Production TT and achieved the 3rd fastest lap at 93.5 mph not bad at all bearing in mind that the competition featured mainly modern multicylinder machines; featured with a double page picture in Ivan Rhodes book; basically unrestored so has the odd 'battle scar' here abdthere; lots of History/Provenance and period photos; owned by Ray Thurston 'Thruxton Registrar' for 27 years; this is a very rare opportunity to purchase a very special Velocette Thruxton; previously owned/used and supplied by ourselves            27,750

Velocette Valiant for sale;

1957; featured in the January 2020 issue of Real Classics Magazine; older restoration; presentable cosmetic order; has been a part of a prominant Velocette Collection for many years being unused for around 23 years; it is now running well and in a condition where it can be ridden but it will require some further work to make it fully functioning although we believe the work required to be relatively minor such as the speedometer is not currenlty working; it does however charge, the electrics work fine including the charging, the engine is willing and sounds sweet, the gear box works fine etc             SOLD

Velocette GTP for sale;

1939; extremely pretty and correct looking machine; recently fettled and sorted including having the speedometer refurbished hence the reading of 1 mile; starts easily and runs very well indeed; it has been part of a very well known and respected Velocette Collection for the last 14 years         HELD

Velocette Thruxton;

1972; Black; one of the machines built by the Aerco, Jig & Tool Works after the demise of Hall Green and subsequently sent to L Stevens of Goldhawk for Reg Orpin to assess and then sold by L Stevens; the engine, frame & gearbox numbers tie up with the Thruxton Registrar records and the machine has been recorded on the Register since the 1980's; it is a well known machine; it has been completely restored by Tony Mortimer in recent years and has seen little use since; most all original parts were re-used; superb example of one of the well documented post Hall Green Thruxtons; 1000 Series Concentric fitted and Dunlop Alloy Rims; previously supplied by ourselves                            SOLD

 

Vincent Motorcycles For Sale

Vincent Shadow / Rapide for sale;

1951; engine & UFM numbers correctly 1900 apart but we believe that the stampings are not the original Factory ones; we believe the crankcases are 1970's Holder manufacture;  this machine has been completely 'Shadowised' with 5 inch speedo, new correct Carbs, finned brake drums, Hills Centre Stand fitted; this machine was apparently restored and assembled some years ago and subsequently left unused but has recently been commissioned including the carbs, Magneto & dynamo rebuild etc; we are advised that whilst it runs and rides perfectly well, it will almost certainly require some fettling to be fully sorted; we are also advised that the engine was rebuilt by Bob Dunn although there is evidence of this in the paperwork, it does however sound good and pulls well; certainly no Show winner but perfectly presentable and correct looking in fact this machine will give you the 'Black Shadow' esperience at a fraction of the cost; it will make an excellent 'Riders' Vincent and is priced accordingly at                 36,000

Vincent Rapide Series C for sale;

1952; both Frame Numbers match, engine number 1900 apart as it should be; original transferable registration; original Buff Log Book; very genuine, original and correct looking machine with Club Cwertificate; well used looking cosmetically and lovely for it; starts easily as it has recently had a rebuilt magneto fitted; rare to find one in this condition today; we have made a concious decision not to clean this machine because we think it looks great as it is and have been overwhelmingly advised not to clean it, however, we are very happy to clean it all up because we think it will look very shiny and pretty and we will probably do soanyway if no-one takes a 'shine' to it as it is; there is a dent in the tank which is shown in the final picture            48,750  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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