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750cc – 1974 Rickman Metisse

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Earlier this month, the National Hare and Hound Championship added a class called the Hooligan Open presented by Scrambler Ducati – it’s for “750cc and above off-road-forward street motorcycles” and “embraces the classic “On Any Sunday” pure joy of riding and racing a motorcycle.” For context, Ducati’s obviously competing with a Scrambler Desert Sled, while KTM has brought out a …

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1953 Norton Dominator Model 88

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Post Listing Update: This GSX-R sold for $4,922 after 8 bids on Iconic Motorbike Auctions in Marina del Rey, California. Built to challenge Triumph’s Speed Twin, the Norton Dominator had several variations over its 15 year run. One of of the most influential ‘Dommies’ was the Model 88.

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No Reserve – 1971 Rickman Enfield Interceptor

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Post Listing Update: This Interceptor was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. In the early 70s, an aspiring Floyd Clymer (who owned the name of Indian Motorcycles at the time) thought that the 736cc engine from the Mark II Royal Enfield Interceptor was an absolute jewel, and he ordered 200 to use in an hybrid sport-tourer to be …

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Restored – 1973 Norton Commando 850

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Post Sale Update: after being relisted, this Commando sold for a BIN of $16,500 on eBay in Caldwell, New Jersey. The First Place concours winner at the 2019 International Norton Owners Association Rally, this gorgeous Fireflake Golden Bronze Commando is said to have gone through a full professional restoration after being stored from 1976 to 2016.

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1969 BSA Starfire B25

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Post Sale Update: This Starfire sold for $2,565 after 20 bids on eBay in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The B25 (known as the Starfire) was basically BSA’s twin to the Triumph TR25. They weren’t revolutionary, but the classic British style has aged nicely and it has now evolved into a pretty vintage runabout. This example has been sitting for two years, but …

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1968 BSA Spitfire MKIV

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Post Listing Update: This BSA did not get any action at the BIN of $11,500 on eBay. 1968 was the last year of the “Mark” Spitfires – at the end of the year BSA released the Rocket III and that took the place of top dog. 1,291 MKIV bikes were built, with another 478 bikes that were hybrids of the …

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2006 Triumph Bonneville T100

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Post Sale Update: This Bonnie sold for $4,350 after 20 bids on eBay in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The T100 generation of the Bonneville was notable for the way it blended classic styling with modern tech – the best example of which is the fuel injection system that was specifically designed to look like carbs. Triumph sold a boatload of them, …

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1969 Greeves Ranger

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Post Sale Update: This Greeves sold for $2,600 after 5 bids on eBay in Tucson, Arizona. Founded by Bert Greeves, the Greeves motorcycle company started when Bert was mowing his lawn and thought of mounting a lawnmower engine to the wheelchair of his disabled cousin to help with mobility. That led to a government contract, and Bert was inspired by …

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Famous Owner – 4 of Ewan McGregor’s Motorcycles

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7-17-20 Update: Three years later, the beautiful V11 Sport (VIN: ZGUKRAKR1YM112615) has found its way back to eBay. The new owner put on about 3,500 miles during his time with it, and the odometer now reads 11,349. Upgrades include LED lighting/turn signals, Rizoma reservoirs, Wilbur shock, CRG levers, Agostini exhaust, Power Commander, and the lovely Magni fairing. Find it for …

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1983 Triumph TSX

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Post Sale Update: This TSX sold for $5,300 after 14 bids on eBay in Grant, Florida. By the dawn of the 1980s, Triumph was struggling to survive. New offerings from Japan left the once mighty Bonneville looking increasingly long in the tooth, and with the British marque’s bank accounts and credit lines rapidly diminishing, the company was on its last …