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Restored – 1970 Triumph Bonneville T120R

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Considered by many classic Triumph fans as the best year of the Bonneville, the 1970 was the last year before Triumph switched to the oil-in-frame design. This one’s been restored…though the Astral Red/Silver “color scheme on the tank was accidental but the paint laid down so well that it will ride on the bike unless the new owner wants it …

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1965 Norton Atlas 750

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Named after the ICBM, the Norton Atlas was released in 1962, earning a so-so reputation before being replaced by the classic Commando. Built to appeal to American aesthetic preferences, it was initially only produced for export. The Atlas produced 55 horsepower, with plenty of torque available low in the rev range. Utilizing Norton’s famous Featherbed frame, the bike weighed about …

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Restored – 1958 Indian Lance

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Post Listing Update: This Lance did not get any action at the opening bid of $6,900 on eBay. Between 1955 and 1960, the Indian marque was owned by an English firm called Brockhouse Engineering. During this time, they imported Royal Enfield bikes under the Indian name. This Indian Lance was a variant of the Royal Enfield Ensign, a 148cc descendant …

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Water “Scooter” – 1957 Vincent Amanda

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Post Listing Update: This Amanda did not get any action at the opening bid of $5,500 on eBay. If you’ve always wanted an add a Vincent to your collection but the prices didn’t agree with your wallet, this will probably be the cheapest way for you to get a Vincent runner in your garage. Only problem is, it doesn’t have …

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1944 BSA M20 with B33 Motor

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Post Listing Update: This BSA hybrid was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. It’d be hard for me to top this introductory line from the seller: “basically, this bike is what you’d get if an ovulating 1949 B33 had unprotected sex with a horny old 1944 M20 sometime in the late 80’s or early 90’s.” I’m highly amused …

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Vintage MX – 1969 BSA 441 Victor Special

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Post Sale Update: This custom BSA sold for $4,731 after 5 bids on eBay in Golden, Colorado. In the early 60’s, BSA’s race team was developing a large single in the hopes of winning the 500cc world motocross championship. A 441cc engine ended up being the ticket, which helped BSA capture the 500cc championship in ’64 and ’65. The following …

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1978 Triumph Bonneville T140V

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If you’re looking for a Bonneville to ride, the second generation (T140) can be very appealing as they’re typically cheaper than the T120 and they have some quality upgrades: 100 more cubic centimeters of displacement, a front disc brake, and an additional gear in the transmission. This was Triumph’s way of combating the onslaught of advancements from Japan – but …

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2014 Norton Commando 961 Cafe Racer

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Post Sale Update: This Commando sold for $16,000 after 19 bids on eBay in Scottsdale, Arizona. Norton has been in the news plenty as of late, but not for good reasons. The most recent headlines have covered its takeover by the Indian brand TVS. But there’s still a few leftovers from the recently failed rebirth, and owners are going to …

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2 Miles – 1977 Triumph Bonneville Silver Jubilee

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Post Sale Update: This Silver Jubilee sold for $12,099 after 40 bids on eBay in Mauldin, South Carolina. To celebrate the 25th year of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, Triumph built a limited edition of 2,400 Bonnevilles with silver/red/blue paint, a blue seat with red piping, some chrome, and decals on the sidecovers. Of the 2,400 bikes, 1,000 went to the US, …