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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:- 17th September 2021

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

 Honda CBX1000; 1979; Candy Red; high quality restoration carri3ed out around 400 miles ago which included and engine overhaul; lots of bills and photos on file; starst instantly; runs and rides perfectly; superb engine; stunning looking machine

Honda CD175 (project); Metallic Blue; 1973; came to us as a part of a collection of machines; a bit scruffy but all there, non original exhausts; was running fine not long ago but unused for some time now; we will try to get it going again bt it will be sold as a ride (with a little work) or fully restore machine; now with us awaiting preparation;

Ducati 900SS; 2002; Red: 1 owner and 9,000 miles from new; Full Ducati Service History; completely original and in really lovely order throughout; 2 keys, Book Pack, Tools, and service invoices plus original Bill of Sale and brochure; rare in this condition; now with us awaiting poreparation;

Harley Davidson FLH1200 Electra Glide; 1977; White & Black; Matching Numbers; nicely dressed with period Hard Luggage, Screen; Driving Lights; Sprung White Saddle etc; recently had Carburation setup on a Dyno, attractive machine that runs and rides well; MOT & Tax exempt but has a current MOT to 2022; the machine completed the 1,500 mile Great Malle Rally last year albeit with the odd bit of fettling required on route; previously supplied by ourselves (Sorry this is taking so long to get listed but I'm quite enjoying riding it around, if anyone is interested, it is here and can be viewed albeit a bit grubby)

 

 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.

 

Customers Machines

These two machine are being sold by a long standing friend/customer of ours who is a retired engineer and not by Venture Classics. They are based in Tiverton, Devon; Please contact Cyril Finch directly on 01884 256457 if interested

Ducati 400SS for sale;

1992; Low mileage; lots of upgrades; rare machine in the UK            2,995

 

AJS Classic Motorcycles For Sale

AJS R2 for sale;

1930; 996cc V-Twin; Banbury Run elidgeable; comprehensively restored including engine rebuild by David Titchmarsh; the restoration is document in a detailed handwritten summary of work carried out; starts easily; runs and rides very well; clearly not mint as it was built to be a riders machine having covered around 900 miles since restoration; some broken fins on the heads            17,850

 

Ariel Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Movie: Ariel Golden Arrow Running

Ariel Golden Arrow for sale;

1965; Matching Numbers; original registration; fully restored to a Concours standard by Graham Pike who was apprently a noted expert of the marque during the 1990's; limited use since so still really lovely; recently been converted to 12v electrics and had a Pazon Electronic Ignition system fitted; reconditioned Speedometer just fitted; runs and rides beautifully, the only thing I could fault it on was a squeaky rear brake otherwise it felt like a new machine; really lovely example using predominantly original restored parts including re-chromed Dunlop Rims; white wall tyres are trim rings and could very easily be removed if preferred                    5,995

Ariel RH500 Running

Ariel RH500

1936; original engine, frame & registration numbers; Buff Card Log Book; supplied to Kings of Oxford on the 4th April 1936 with Club Certificate; CJO registration reg number was issued to Oxford during the same period; fully restored around 8 years ago but seen very little use since; starts easily; runs and rides very well; previously supplied by ourselves; please note, no speedometer curently fitted                        SOLD

 

BMW Motorcycles For Sale

BMW K1200RS; 1997; Yellow with Chequer pattern; completely original; 58,000 miles but you wouldn't believe it to look at it and ride it, it looks more like 15k miles; excellent service history with BMW Specialists; BMW Panniers; Toolkit; handbook; superb machine in their day and still impresses now; lovely example of the first of them;  p/x Classic Bikes/Cars or modern            2,795

 

 BSA Motorcycles For Sale

BSA A10 Super Rocket for sale;

1959; engine & frame both 1959 but not original to each other; the machine was built/restored by Roger Sharman of Cake Street Classics (Marque Specialist) in 2004 and around 1,000 miles ago and it shows because it starts easily, ticks over lovely and rides beautifully; it is still in superb order throughout; starts very easily having very recently had the magneto rebuilt; Triumph clutch and 2 way dampers fitted; really lovely example but clearly not purist correct                    7,250

BSA Rocket 3 for sale;

1971; Matching Numbers; Imported from Italy recently but now fully UK Registered; not purist correct in that it is fitted with Ceriani 4LS double sided front drum brake and a 2LS rear drum both of which look fantastic on it; electronic replica speedometer that works really well yet looks authentic, electronic ignition; starts easily; really well sorted with an exceptionally good front brake but the rear needs some sorting; runs and rides extremely well with an very sweet, willing, smooth and strong engine; really lovely                    SOLD

 

Ducati Motorcycles For Sale

Ducati Desmosedici RR for sale;

2008; Number 24 of 1,500; 7,900 miles; Supplied by and Full 'Pro Twins' Service History; 2 owners; Original Bill of Sale from 2008; lovely example with all books, spare keys and Race Exhuast fitted but road system is with it; this breath taking machine is a real missile; true Classic and now very collectible; the last owner told me to think of 'Star Trek' when you crack the throttle open and that is very appropriate indeed; p/x Classic Bikes/Cars or modern           52,500   

Ducati 900SS for sale;

1994; under 13,000 miles; virtually completely original; unused for some years but just a Camblet Service etc using genuine Ducati belts etc, owned by two brothers since 2003; original books; as it is so original it clearly is not 'mint' but it is and extremely nice example; runs and rides well; p/x Classic Bikes/Cars or modern            SOLD

 

Francis Barnett Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Francis Barnett 224cc Cruiser for sale;

1956; Green; original numbers including registration; original Buff and Green Continuation Log Books; Villiers 1H engine; restored to what is described in the paperwork to Concours condtion by Sammy Miller in 1998 the payment he recieved for which was a Velocette Venom!; very nice Cloth Panniers fitted and colour matched leg shields both of which can easily be removed in a couple of minutes; a really lovely, correct looking little lightweight machine that starts easily, runs and ride very well                                    SOLD

 

Gilera Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Gilera 50 Touring Sports Moped for sale;

1976; Red; naturally UK Registered with the old style V5c; unrestricted with pedals; completely original and unrestored; unused for around 30 years but all up and running fine with everything working including lights etc; starts easily and runs very well; its even rideable but clearly very oily rag condition and sold as a restoration project; original handbook; we have a huge stash of spares including many very rare N.O.S. parts plus two further Trials machines (one dismantled and both in poor but restorable condition) that can go with by seperate negotiation        1,750

 

Harley Davidson Motorcycles For Sale

Harley Davidson FXDLS Dyna Low Rider S for sale;

2016; 3k miles and has been serviced twice; really nice expensive unused quickly detachable luggage (see last photo); excellent condition throughout; last of the Dynas and now a sought after model in the range; this machine was featured in 'American -V' magazine (Dec/Jan 21 issue); it was tested against the later (current) model where it compared very favourably; these machines have apparently had rave reviews which I concur with as it is real fun to ride,  p/x Classic Bikes/Cars or modern                14,750

 

Honda Classic Motorcycles For Sale

    Honda XL250 Running

Honda XL250 K1 Motorsport for sale;

1972; recent high quality restoration; superb machine that has to be one of, if not the best examples available at the moment; rare handbook is also with it; the last owner advised us that whilst the fuel tank was not leaking, it did start to blister in a couple of places so an Ethanol proof liner was installed which halted the problem                    HELD

Honda CBX1000 for sale;

1980; UK Supplied machine; stacks of old MOT's going back to 1995 which suggest that the recorded mileage of 22,000 MAY well be correct; apparently it was one of two that were fully professionally restored to a very high standard for the owner of a large Motorcycle Dealer around 12 years ago and is still in extremely lovely order throughout although it does smoke a bit on initial start which clears pretty much immediately it is ridden suggesting that the valve stem seals have gone bad which I gather is a fairly common problem on these machines, it is priced accordingly; otherwise really excellent mechanically; these are in my opinion a very impressive machine to ride even today with that fabulous turbine smooth engine and this one certainly doesn't disapoint;                                 SOLD

Kawasaki Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Kawasaki Z900 A4 for sale;

1976; Metallic Green; clearly a high quality older rstoration and still an extremely lovely example both cosmetically and mechanically; looks to be very correct; toolkit and handbook with it; starts easily; runs and rides very well indeed; previously supplied by ourselves        13,850

 

Matchless Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Matchless G3LS for sale;

1957; Black; recently imported to the UK mainland from Northern Ireland where apparently it had spent its entire life hence the number plate but naturally has a full V5c; Green Card Log Book from N.I.; very tidy machine throughout; recently had an electrics overhaul which included the dynamo, new regulator, wiring harness etc; starts very easily; runs and rides really nicely; previously supplied by ourselves                3,995

 

Moto Guzzi Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Moto Guzzi 1000SP for sale;

1979; Light Metallic Blue; largely original, looks to be pretty correct although it has had Japanese switchgear and stainless steel exhausts fitted; wheels recently restored and new tyres fitted; runs and rides really well; not mint by any means but perfectly presentable and it appears to be in very good order mechanically; excellent riders machine.                SOLD

 

MV Agusta Motorcycles For sale

MV Agusta 750 FA4 S for sale

2000; Nice Reg Number: 'G8 MVA' goes with it; Pearlescent Silver; 17,000 miles; many expensive upgrades fitted such as a Nitron Piggy Back Rear Shock, gear indicator, 2 sets of exhausts, seat; rearsets etc; many of the original displaced parts are with it; lots of bills; Books and 2 keys plus alarm fobs with it; some marks so not mint and it obviously has had a low speed 'off' as there is some light damage to the fairing & mirror on the nearside so will ideally require repainting but this is very much reflected in the price; exceptionally good looking machine that runs and rides very well; not our normal type of stock but came as part of a collection of machines                   6,350

 

Norton Classic Motorcycles For Sale             

Norton 750 Commando Fastback for sale;

'Long Range Model' but originally a Roadster; 1970; Matching Numbers; Alton Electric Starter fitted which works brilliantly; Vernier Isolastics; huge history file going back 30 years full of receipts and MOT's showing that this machine has been very well maintained and that is reflected in how well it runs and rides; Centre Stand is with it but not currently fitted and needs a fiitting kit; really lovely example throughout;                         9,350

Norton Mk3 Commando Roadster for sale;

1975; Candy Red; uprated modern electric starter that works perfectly hot or cold; this machine was subject to the most comprehensively detailed & documented restoration we have seen around 6,000 miles ago which was also featured in Real Classics Magazine; increadibly detailed post restoration mileage and maintenance log book in the history file; really lovely but not Concours example; previously supplied by ourselves                    SOLD

 

Royal Enfield Motorcycles For Sale

Royal Enfield 250 Turbo Twin 4T for sale;

1966; quite a rare machine (approx 900 built) using the R.E. Clipper frame with a Villiers 4T 250cc 2 stroke twin engine; very nicely restored some years ago and still really lovely both cosmetically and mechanically having had a full engine rebuild (incl recon crank) in 2013, starts very easily; runs and rides extremely well            SOLD

 

Rudge Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Rudge Special for sale;

1936; just been subject of a comprehensive restoration including gearbox overhaul by Colin Chaple; now fully UK road registered; fitted with optional hand gearchange; broken fin on head; lovely machine but will require some further sorting/fettling to make fully functional; we have ridden it around the drive and can confirm that the engine sounds nice, gears select, clutch works as do the linked brakes etc; gearbox cover is painted to match and with it ready to fit          SOLD

 

Specials For Sale

NorBSA 350 Gold Star for sale;

1960 Norton ES2 Wideline frame fitted with a 350cc Gold Star engine using B31/B33 crankcase that has been convincingly stamped with a DB32 GS number; numbers correspond with the V5c; GP Carb; Conical Hubs; Cafe Racer style with Alloy Short Circuit tank; rund really sweetly; lovely looking machine which could very easily be made really stunning;                 SOLD

Triton 750 pre-unit Wideline for sale

Manx style Cafe Racer; correctly registered as a Triton 750cc on the V5c; Date of Registration is 14th April 1960; this machine was professionally built for the last owner in 2006 at great expense using 6T crankcases built to T120 spec with a Morgo 750 top end; Hayworth Belt Primary; 12volt electrics with a Boyer Electronic Ignition fitted; impressive double sided twin leading shoe front brake; Conical Hub rear; recent engine work includes Morgo Oil Pump; Unleaded Head conversion which was also ported and polished, one piece crankshaft fitted with polished conrods; substantial history file with receipts etc to verify the work carried out which exceeds the asking price by some margin                    SOLD

 

Suzuki Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Suzuki GT550 for sale;

1974; Electric Start; Hawaian Green Metallic; fully restored around 4,000 miles ago including crankshaft rebuild; wheels, still in excellent order throughout but clearly not Concours; instruments and exhausts are original and in good order; runs and rides extremely well; rare in this condition today                            6,850  

 

Triumph Classic Motorcycles For Sale  

Triumph T160 Trident for sale;

1975; Matching Numbers; exceptionally original and correct; 19,000 recorded mileage believed genuine but not conclusively verfiable; repatriated and UK registered in 1997 with 7,800 recorded miles then sold in 2000 to an active member of the Trident & Rocket 3 Owners Club with 9,300 miles recorded, he kept it until the last owner pruchased it in November 2018 with the current mileage of 18,700 as it wasn't used by him due to a worsening medical condition which has also promted the current sale; excellent working electric starter; very smart but clearly not concours with marks here and there, there is also a dentint he side panel by the kick starter; runs and rides very well indeed; lovely example throughout            11,450

Triumph T100 Bonneville for sale;

2009;  9,000 miles; lots of extras fitted including centre stand, screen, leather panniers, Tomtom Satnav, chrome engine covers; 2 keys and Book Pack present; excellent condition; really nice machine that runs and rides well                4,850

 

Triumph TR65 Thunderbird for sale;

Smoke Orange; Matching Numbers; Supplied by West Pier Motorcycles in Edinburgh on 12th August 1983; Exceptionally original machine with 25,000 recorded mileage backed up by MOT's for most years from 1987; DVLA Vehicle History search shows all previous owners; starts easily; runs and rides very well indeed; original handbook; service book                SOLD

Triumph T120 Bonneville for sale;  

UK Road Registered in 1962 and was despatched to T.Cowie Ltd, Durham on the 7th July 1961; Original Registration; Matching Numbers and stamping originality has been authenticated; original registration; really lovely machine that runs and rides very well; it does smoke very slightly if revved up whilst  stationary on the nearside pot which in our opinion is not sufficient to warrant doing but we can get this done if required or the price can be adjusted accordingly to allow for it to be done in the future is deemed necessary; very genuine machine in lovely order throughout                      SOLD

 

Vincent Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Vincent Comet for sale;

1951; Engine & Frame numbers correctly 1900 apart with VOC Dating Letter; original registration; older restoration but still extremely nice throughout; modern carburettor fitted but the original is refurbished and with it; electronic ignition; Hills Centre Stand fitted; leather covered seat; chrome wheels with correctly painted centres; significant history file with some receipts going back to the 1970's; lovely example throughout; fuel tank appears to have a slight leak which could naturally be repaired although new ones are available ready painted; previously supplied by ourselves                19,995

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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