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Original Owner – 1975 Triumph Trident T160

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The Trident T160 is one of motorcycling’s great “what ifs”. Its T150 predecessor debuted as a 1969 model to lots of excitement from Triumph fans who wanted to see how the British firm would fight back against Honda’s CB750. It did not go well. Classic British Motorcycles notes that the Trident was doomed by “the combination of bad timing (it …

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Restored – 1958 Ariel Cyclone

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A 650cc high-compression variant of the Huntmaster, the Ariel Cyclone was a very rare bike. It seems that the list of documented Cyclones is 174 over two years of production. Ariel called it their “Super Sports Twin”, thanks to a 40 horsepower engine that was an option on the Huntmaster.

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McCandless Swingarm Conversion – 1931 Norton International

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1931 was the first year for the Norton International, a motorcycle that would be produced for an impressive 26 years. This specific example (VIN: 3049256) is extra special as it’s got two significant modifications. The first is a McCandless swingarm conversion. Before the debut of the legendary Featherbed frame in 1950, the McCandless brothers offered swingarm conversions for all types …

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2014 Triumph Street Triple

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Post Listing Update: This Street Triple did not get any interest at the opening bid of $4,800. For many, naked bikes are the ultimate blend of performance and streetability. Meatier midrange and upright bars turned out to be a worth a couple of horses on the top end. However, the spotlight is often shown on the extremes. The Yamaha FZ-07 …

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1 of 25 – 1985 Can-Am 350 Trials

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Bombardier Recreational Products created their motorcycle division (Can-Am) in 1973, but by 1980 they had decided that their resources were better spent in snowmobiles and jet skis. As detailed by Canned Ham, a deal was struck in which CCM/Armstrong took over production and Can-Am sold the machines. During this time, Can-Am experimented with some new models and they expanded into …

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2014 Norton Commando 961 SF

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Post Sale Update: This Commando sold for $11,000 after 2 bids on eBay. Norton has had a long history in racing, but their street bikes are best remembered currently as exactly that: historical pieces. Recently however, a large injection of cash has saved the brand and created the masterpiece Norton Commando 961. Available in several trims, the SF model featured …