Two Wheels for Life is a charity that helps solve the problem of getting health care to African communities with “reliable transport systems” that center around motorcycles. It is the official charity of FIM and MotoGP, so there’s an online charity auction going on right now of MotoGP memorabilia to raise money for this great cause.
A collector in Australia is auctioning off his motorcycles and memorabilia, and it reflects his passion for Italian motorcycles. Highlights include some classic MV Agustas as well some Ducati collectibles.
In November, H&H Classics is auctioning off a few bikes at the National Motorcycle Museum (here’s a quick picture tour of a day I spent there, if you’re interested).
On September 20th, Bonhams is hosting an auction in Switzerland that features a whole bunch of fancy cars. More importantly, there are 26 motorcycles, all but three of which are BMWs.
On August 14-16, Bonhams is auctioning off nearly 400 motorcycles as part of their Summer Sale at Bicester Heritage in Launton, England. There’s some great stuff, with a high percentage of oddball scooters and race bikes!
Starting tomorrow (June 24th), Bartlett Auctions is selling the inventory of Foggy Mountain Motorcycle Museum, the creation of Glen (Rodger) and Carolyn Noseworthy. “Now faced with unexpected health concerns, they have decided to downsize their collection of more than 100 motorcycles and hundreds of pieces of incredible memorabilia, specialty tools, jigs and motorcycle rarities.” The main event is on June …
On June 27th, Nest Egg Auctions has 430 lots going up as part of their Spring 2020 Automobilia Auction. Seven of them are motorcycles:
Sorry for the short notice, but I was just told about an interesting auction that’s happening tomorrow (Saturday, March 28th) in Rolesville, North Carolina. It’s the estate sale for someone who I suspect had a similar taste in motorcycles as many of you, a gentleman named Michael John Szafran. 7 of his 9 bikes are up for sale, and together …
In Nashua, New Hampshire on May 8th, 2020, J. Wood & Company is offering the inventory of Dude Wheeler’s Gate City Cycle Center – all at no reserve!
Back in April, I let you know about a large auction by Mach IV Motors as they were clearing out 180 motorcycles. They accumulated more parts and bikes throughout the year, and it looks like it’s time for another auction!
I don’t know how I only heard about it now, but I’ve had a few people mention to me in the last few minutes that a motorcycle collection is being auctioned off today and the some of the bidding looks real low. Maybe you can snag yourself a deal?
Two weekends from now, Bonhams is auctioning off 451 lots as part of their Autumn Stafford Sale at the Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show in Stafford, England. As you’d expect, there’s a lot of cool old British metal, as well as some interesting exports that American never got to officially enjoy. Here’s a few of my favorites.
Someone in Clarks Grove, Minnesota has been collecting motorcycles for 25 years, and is now “shifting gears to spend more time on other ventures.“
Kyriacos “Charlie” Mavros passed away last year in a motorhome crash while en route to an AHRMA race in Carolina, and his incredible collection of motorcycles (mostly sportbikes) is being offered up with no reserve in November by J. Wood & Co. It’s a staggering list of bikes for those of you that like to go fast on two wheels.
In Chester, Pennsylvania on August 24th, J. Wood & Company is offering over 100 motorcycles (and some bicycles, vintage tractors, memorabilia, and other goodies) from the estate of Kurt Rappold – all at no reserve.