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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:- 27th July 2021

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

14 more Machines arriving this week so will update as soon as more information is available

BSA Rocket 3; 1971; Black; 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; starts easily; well sorted; runs and rides extremely well

Triumph TR65 Thunderbird; 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

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

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

Triton 650 for sale;

1963 Slimline Frame with a 1969 TR6 engine all just rebuilt; too much done to list so please call Cyril to discuss further             6,775


AJS Classic Motorcycles For Sale

AJS M1 for sale;

1930; 996cc V-Twin; 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

AJS Model 8 350cc for sale;

1960; original registration; re-chromed Dunlop Rims; very presentable little machine that starts very easily, runs and rides very well; a lightweight that feels like a much larger machine to ride; incorrect rear mudguard fitted; previously supplied by ourselves            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 A65 Star Twin for sale;

1964; good history file including Green Card Log Book & Club Certificate confirming original engine, frame & registration; older very high quality restoration and still extremely lovely throughout; starts easily; runs and rides very welll with a sweet mechanically quiet engine; bar end indicators fitted but can be removed if preferred                        5,995

BSA DBD34 Gold Star Clubman for sale;

1956; Despatched to Pride & Clarke, London, on 6th July 1956 as a DB32; now fitted with a 1958 DBD34 Gold Star Clubmans engine which was fully rebuilt by Steve Tonkin around 20 years ago but has not been used in that time; Steve rebuilt the engine using a B31 timing side crankcase half but retaining the Gold Star drive side with its number stamping because the original timing side half was apparently damaged beyond repair; exceptionally well restored machine that has effectively been an indoor ornament for the last 20 or so years; known by the last owner since 1984 when a friend of his bought it; now all up and running sounding fabulous; we have covered around 35 miles on the machine and can confirm that it runs and rides extremely well; Belt Primary Drive; RRT2 gearbox, GP Carb, Dunlop Alloys, English fuel tank and original London Registration; really lovely example throughout                SOLD


Ducati Motorcycles For Sale

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            3,850

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    

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                                    2,995


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 favouyrably; these machines have apprently had rave reviews which I concur with as it is real fun to run,  p/x Classic Bikes/Cars or modern                14,750


Honda Classic Motorcycles For Sale

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 o ne 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 imediately 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                14,250

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        14,850

Kawasaki KH250 Triple; 1977; Met Red; 1 owner and a genuine 5,000 miles from new; completely original unrestored and unused for around 40 years; now all up and running very well indeed with everything working but very oily rag cosmetically; could easily be used as it is but the tyres are the original ones so would clearly need changing; exhausts actually still good and would rechrome very well for a Concours restoration but one has a small hole on the underside on the inside so could easily be repaired so it couldn't be seen; rare find today            SOLD


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

Matchless G3LS at Idle after a run out

Matchless G3LS for sale;

1951; original engine & frame match with Club Certificate; very recent Lewis Templeton paint job to their usual exceptionally high standard; sprung saddle fitted but twin seat is with it so very comfy; Jampots fitted; it is hard to believe because they are so good and flawless finish but the mudguards are actually fibreglass; the machine starts easily, runs and rides extremely well and is very sweet; lovely example throughout                        SOLD


Norton Classic Motorcycles For Sale             

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                    HELD

Norton 750 Commando Fastback for sale;

1971; Matching Numbers; Steel Long Range Fuel Tank; this machine was restored by Norman White in 1993 and since that time it has been continously maintained by him until 2014 with a great many bills amounting to just under 16,000 from Norman White alone which does not include the original restoration nor many additional parts invoices from the likes of Norvil & Mick Hemmings all which is very well documented in its extensive hisotry file; it was my own machine for around a year before being sold to its last owner in 2015 who barely used it; runs and rides beautifully; really lovely although definately not a Concours example; previously supplied by ourselves                        HELD


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            3,995

Royal Enfield Continental GT for sale;

2013; Red; under 2k miles; 14th example made and one of the original Press Fleet used for the launch at the Ace Cafe to Brighton Run; genuine aftermaket louder exhaust, mirrors (as fitted for the launch) and cover are with it but standard exhaust and mirrors come with it too; really a very lovely example that runs and rides perfectly; p/x Classic Bikes/Cars or modern            SOLD


Rudge Classic Motorcycles For Sale

Rudge Special for sale;

1936; just been subject of a comprehensive restoration including gearbox overhaul by Colin Chaple; not seen any road use since as it is still waiting for the DVLA Registration process to be completed; 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          11,850


Specials For Sale

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                    10,500

Norcette Venom for sale;

1955 Norton Model 50 Wideline Featherbed frame painted dark blue fitted with a 500cc Velocette Venom engine and an AMC Gearbox built to create a Long Circuit Manx style Cafe Racer by the well known and respected Classic Bike builder, Barrie Bourner some years ago; featured in Classic Bike Magazine in January 1998 copy included in the history file; stunning looking machine that runs and ridesr really well; very quick too probably due to the light weight; previously supplied by ourselves            SOLD


Triumph Classic Motorcycles For Sale  

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                      HELD

Triumph 5T Speed Twin for sale;

1945; older stunning restoration and still in absolutely superb order both cosmetically and mechanically; very correct;  rare early post WW2 example; you really will struggle to find a nicer example for sure; previously sold by ourselves                SOLD


Triumph Tiger 110 for sale;

1959;engine & frame numbers are literally 19 units apart which suggests to me that it may have had an engine change at the factory?? original transferable registration number; Rodarc Panniers (complete with key) colour matched which could naturally be easily removed if required and are worth a bit on their own; converted to electronic ignition but retaining the original magneto body and manual advance; substantial history file including many old MOT's going back as far as 1971; extremely smart looking machine that runs and rides very well indeed; previously supplied by ourselves            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            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

Vincent Comet for sale;

1951; not Matching Numbers; perfect riders machine in that it is not mint nor is it purist correct but it does look very good; it also runs and rides really very well indeed; Alton Alternator fitted; excellent affordable entry into Vincent ownership           SOLD









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