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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:-    24th October 2020 

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

Triumph T140ES Electro Bonneville; fully functioning Electric Starter 1981; Matching Numbers; Candy Red with Smoked Black; Home Market Spec; really lovely example throught, mechanically and cosmetically;

Norton 88 Dominator; 1954; Black Frame with Silver & Chrome tank; not matching numbers; starts easily; runs and rides well with everything working including the charging etc but it does smoke a bit and priced accordingly; much cosmetic restoration work completed very recently so presenting very well;

Velocette Mk1 Cammy; 1930; started life as a KTP but as with most of them, it has been converted to be pretty much KSS Spec including the head and magneto; 3 speed foot change; very smart machine that has been used including the Banbury run etc

Triumph T120 Bonneville Replica; 1960; 2 tone blue; Twin Clocks; older extremely well documented detailed professional restoration; looks very authentic even down to the chopped Monobloc Carbs with remote float and correct pre-unit T120 Head; and engine is stamped with a T120 Prefix but it is believed to have started life as a T110; 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                3,795


BMW Motorcycles For Sale

BMW R100RS for sale;

1993; Metallic Black; 32,000 miles from new; truly superb condition throughout; it really must be one of, if not the best example available anywhere; very substantial and extremely detailed history file with bills and stamped service book; detailed log of all works carried out as well; original books and tools, Corbyn single seat fitted but original twin seat in very good condition is with it; extra prop stand; Krauser Panniers                5,500

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            2,795

BMW R80RT for sale;

1991; Metallic Blue; 20,000 miles from new; stunning condition throughout; very substantial history file including detailed service history, all MOT's and original Bill of Sale;  with original books and tools; BMW Panniers with it; 2nd prop stand            SOLD


BSA Motorcycles For Sale

BSA A65 Thunderbolt for sale;

1972; Matching Numbers; UK Supplied Machine and Home Market Spec; Extensively rebuilt at huge expense (with Invoices) in recent times including an engine rebuild by SRM Engineering to include their 'End Feed Conversion & High output oil pump; Boyer Electronic Ignition; Oil Filter Kit; Light Clutch due to SRM end plate; starts easily; runs and rides very well; not mint but extremely smart & presentable; previously supplied by ourselves;            5,250


BSA B50SS for sale;

1971; Matching Numbers; very original and smart looking machine that runs and rides well; clearly it isn't mint with various chips and marks that have mostly been touched in; the tank is a slightly different shade of red but isn't obvious; recent new Carburettor, Chain & Sprockets, Front Brake Shoes, Stainless Rims & Spokes, extended front brake levers, seperate oil filter, PES Clutch Pressure Plate and Sump Plate; Boyer Ignition; Speedo works but reads pretty exactly half of the actual road speed         6,195


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         11,750

BSA Rocket Gold Star Replica for sale;  

1958;Touring Trim; very authentic looking Replica that runs and rides well; Dunlop Alloy Rims and what appears to be an original UK Gold Star fuel tank; Top End overhaul not long ago; Carillo Rods fitted when engine was overhauled; electronic ignition and in line oil filter fitted; recent new exhaust system; nice machine that has come from a good and well known to us home                    SOLD

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                        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           52,500


Honda Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Collection of Classic Hondas being sold directly by a friend of a friend of ours in Devon (please contact him directly with any enquiries)

Honda CB750 K7, 1976, 5,500; Honda CB700SC, 1984, 3,500; Honda CB1000 Custom; 1983, 4,500; Honda GB250, 1990, 2,300. Please contact Alex Eltringham directly with any enquiries on:- 07966 887701 or email at:-     


Kawasaki Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Kawasaki W650 For Sale

2002; 6,000 miles from new; centre stand & engine crash bars; superb order throughout although clearly not 'mint' any longer as it is now 18 years old and completly original; it has to be one of, if not the best example on the market currently; it has had the gearing raised which makes it very much nicer than standard in my opinion            3,995


Matchless Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Matchless G12 for sale;

1956 frame fitted with a 1959 engine and cycle parts;  cosmetically it can best be described as presentable but mechanically it is really very nice; it starts easily, runs and rides extremely well and is largely oil tight; the engine is sweet, the gearbox has recently been rebuilt using Commando spec Superblend bearings; magneto rebuilt by Dave Lindsley a few years back so it starts well hot and cold; Dynamo overhauled with solid state regulator so it charges fine; recent new Concentric Carburettor; even the brakes work remarkably well for one of these machines; the clutch slips a bit if you 'Gun' it and one spoke is broken/missing in the rear wheel; recently had a new stainless front wheel and spokes; the paintwork is a home job and therefore heavily flawed; the chrome is pitting in places such as the tank panels where some chrome has lifted and the rear wheel rim is pitted although not heavily; in summary this is a really nice riders machine but certainly no show bike; I really enjoyed my 20 or so mile ride on it; previously supplied by ourselves; excellent value 650cc twin at; in fact, if it doesn't sell very quickly, I will oil it up and use it myself this Winter;            2,995

Matchless G3LS 'Deluxe' for sale

1957; Black with chrome panels on tank; nicely restored some time ago; starts very easily, usually first kick',; runs and rides well; Buff Card Log Book from Northern Ireland and current V5c naturally; the wiring could do with either replacing or tidying up; the lights work and dynamo seems to be putting out a charge but it doesn't appear to be getting to the battery and there is no horn currently fitted hence price            3,500


Norton Classic Motorcycles For Sale             

Norton 88 Dominator for sale

1953; Matching Numbers; extremely early UK Home Market supplied machine; it has come to us fresh from a high quality restoration; very correct looking but not 100% purist correct in that it has some subtle upgrades the most noticeable of which is the later alloy head fitted plus a new Monobloc Carburettor and a later camshaft all to aid engine performance to help it keep up with modern traffic; it came to us from a very long standing customer who is a very well respected Norton collector and who had intended it for his own use as a regular Club Run etc rider but due to his advancing years is now struggling to kick start bikes; after the photos were taken I took it for a very enjoyable and gentle 18 mile ride where it performed pretty much perfectly; it didn't leave a drip of oil under it on my return; the clutch is super light; really lovely                    7,995

Norton 650SS for sale;

1962; Matching Numbers; Green Card Log Book; original registration; very substantial history file with receipts going back around 30 years and even some MOT's from the 1970's; extremely correct & smart looking machine that runs and rides very well; as it is an older restoration it is no longer Concours; Cover & Feature Bike in Real Classic Magazine November 2017; starts easily; runs and rides well; previously supplied by ourselves                 8,250

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            12,995

Norton 850 Mk2 Commando Roadster for sale;

1974;  Matching Numbers; originally supplied to Wisconsin in the USA but subsequently registered in Denmark and has Danish Title with it but is currently not UK registered; supplied to last owner by Vagn Jenson of Horsens Denmark; very smart, extremely original looking machine that starts easily and runs very well;             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


Specials For sale

Norcati 750 for sale directly by a Customer/Friend of ours

1955 Norton 88 Dominator Frame with a low mileage electric start Ducati 750 Sport engine; Historic Reg; runs and rides very well         10,500         Please contact Cyril Finch directly on:-  01884 256457 or email him on:-


Triumph Classic Motorcycles For Sale  


Triumph TRW for sale;

1955; Road Registered in 1970 so clearly de-mobbed then; Magneto ignition; Concentric Carb fitted (original is with it) and geared up to make it a lovely road machine (these two mods are very well worth doing as it transforms them; starts very easily; runs and rides really well; some crude repair work has previously been carried out on the leading eldge of the tank by the headstock otherwise perfectly presntable and a very sweet little machine that is a joy to ride; previously supplied by ourselves                6,000

Triumph Tiger 80 Replica for sale;

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; speedometer works but the odometer doesn't hence the reading of 53 miles; it has done more but we don'tknow how much;             9,750


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            4,850

Triumph TR6SS for sale;

1962; Matching Numbers; Original Registration; Supplied new by Kings of Oxford; original Buff Log Book and Continuation Green Card Log Book; THE most extensive history file you can imagine including photos of the bike the day it was collected new plus lots of it in use throughout its varied life; three keepers but really only two owners from new one of whoom is me for the last 12 years; twin Chrono Clocks; older restoration but still superb both mechanically and cosmetically            SOLD


 Velocette Motorcycles  For Sale

Velocette Venom Clubman for sale;

1960 Venom Clubman frame; 1959 Venom engine fitted; original transferable registration; purchased as a restored machine by the last owner 4 years ago but has had an extraordinary amount of work and money spent (in the region of 7k) on it since to make it a superbly sorted and extremely useable machine; Quaiffe 5 speed gearbox in original casing, modern self generating BTH Magneto; Thurston Belt Primary Drive and Clutch; Full professional engine rebuild including Big End etc by James Holland of JHS Racing in Keynsham; it was ridden 50 or so miles to us by its last owner and amazingly, didn't dip any oil on its arrival when parked up; Indicators and Vincent straight handlebars fitted but Clipons are with it if preferred; Thruxton oil and fuel tank; Clubman seat fitted but a Thruxton seat is also with it for that Thruxton look; TLS front brake; superb example throughout            P.O.A.

Velocette Valiant for sale;

1957; very nice condition throughout; starts increadibly easily; runs and rides really well; not purist correct because the engine covers are missing and the toolboxes are not the correct type but they are available; everything works except the speedo as the cable is broken and they are apparently currently not available; Oil Pressure Guage fitted; remarkably oil tight for a Velocette!                         2,995


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            23,850

Velocette MAC for sale;

1954; Exceptionally high quality restoration carried out in Germany some years ago but still in stunning condition in every way; you would struggle to find a nicer example; just had a new carburettor fitted; previously supplied by ourselves            SOLD

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            SOLD      

Velocette KTS for sale;

1937; original engine, frame & registration; supplied to Stevens on 6th July 1937; lots of history including a Buff Log Book from 1957 and many old MOT's going back to 1961; very correct looking machine and nice to see one still in 'KTS' trim and not converted to 'KSS' look; nicely sorted; runs and rides very well indeed; I have ridden it around a bit and really loved it;  really smart but not Concours cosmetically as it has been used a fair bit since being restored some years ago; some parts of the paintwork appear to have been brush painted but this is not imediately obvious as it has been very well done; previously supplied by ourselves            SOLD

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                    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 no 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' experience at a fraction of the cost; with some further sorting, it will make an excellent 'Riders' Vincent and is priced accordingly at                 SOLD


Yamaha Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Yamaha XS750 DOHC Shaft for sale;

1977; Matching Numbers; 21,000 miles from new; UK Supplied Machine; Handbook, Toolkit, original Bill of Sale, period Brochure and extensive history file mof MOT's; timewarp unrestored and original condition; correct genuine Yamaha exhausts; this machine has to be one of if not the best unrestored example available; it clearly isn't Concours because it is 43 years old and unrestored but it is truly remarkable; lovely to ride; will be featured in Real Classics magazine shortly;  excellent value when compared to the equivalent Honda & Kawasaki           3,850








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