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No Reserve – 1973 Norton Commando 850

In England, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: Initially, this Commando sold for $11,100 after 14 bids on eBay, however it was relisted due to a non-paying bidder. The seller then pulled this bike off of eBay, final sale price unknown. Back on the market after some time in a climate-controlled private collection, this Norton Commando looks to be well-preserved.

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1951 Sunbeam S7 Deluxe

In England, Standard by AbhiLeave a Comment

After WWII, as part of reparations, BMW gave up its designs of the BMW R75. Bikes like Chang Jiang and Ural used these designs, but England’s take was the Sunbeam S7. You can see the BMW influence when you look at a side profile, but Sunbeam wanted to differentiate themselves by utilizing a inline vertical twin instead of the German …

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1956 Ariel HS500

In Dual-Sport, England by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This HS500 did not meet reserve despite 17 bids up to $7,166.66 on eBay in Huntington Beach, California. A 500cc scrambler, the Ariel HS was a competition version of the Red Hunter. Approximately 1,000 HS’s (which stood for Hunter Scrambler) were built between ’54 and ’58, and they were intended to compete against BSA Catalina Scramblers out …

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1966 Triumph Tiger T100 Chopper

In Custom, England by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This custom Triumph did not meet reserve despite 29 bids up to $9,500 on eBay in Palmdale, California. 1-14-2020 Update: “Sangria” is back up for sale. Bidding is up to $7,100 and the reserve not yet met with over a week left to go. Find it for sale here on eBay. Post Listing Update: This custom Triumph …

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1 of 700 – 1961 Velocette Viceroy

In England, Scooter by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This Viceroy did not get any interest at the opening bid of $12,500. One of Velocette’s least-known creations is a scooter called the Viceroy. It made sense in theory but sales were poor and production ended after just 700 were sold over 4 years (1960-1964). Obviously, they’re now hard to find, especially in the US.

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No Reserve – 1975 Triumph Trident T160 Project

In England, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This Trident sold for $4,427 after 34 bids on eBay. Per the seller, this numbers-matching Trident (VIN: T160DK03766) was found sitting in a private collection. It kicks over so he’s listing it as a “non-running project”, and there’s plenty of photos for you to verify the cosmetic condition with. This could be a fun and relatively quick …

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2 Miles – 1975 Norton Commando Interstate

In England, Touring by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This Commando Interstate was pulled off of eBay “due to an error in the listing.” As you might be able to tell from the name, the Interstate was a Commando variant which was designed to increase comfort for longer journeys with a 5 gallon tank and a bigger seat. This one hasn’t really served its intended purpose, …

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2013 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC

In England, Touring by Jeffrey PamerLeave a Comment

Jeff Pamer: The Tiger moniker has been used by Triumph for a very long time, and its history is a bit convoluted. The vast differences in bikes that have held the Tiger name make it a hard line to follow. Not only is the current Tiger vastly different from the original bike that held the name in in 1936, the …

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1974 Tyran 125 MX

In England, Less than 5k, Off-Road by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: Initially, this Tyran did not meet reserve with 14 bids up to $1,801. However, it was relisted with a BIN of $2,950, and sold at that number! Marketed as a British bike, the Tyran was actually built by Mitsubishi with designs from Ted Wassell, a name that may ring a bell if you were a MX nut …

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Never Titled – 1973 BSA B50MX

In England, Off-Road by AbhiLeave a Comment

BSA made 3 different versions of the B50 – you can probably guess what the B50MX was for. It was offered starting in 1971 for off-road competition, but within a couple of years BSA was dead and some remaining stock was sold off as the Triumph TR5MX. Expect 34 horsepower out of the out of the 499cc single, to motivate …