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16 Restored T120s – 1962-1970 Triumph Bonnevilles

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Post Listing Update: This collection of Bonnies did not meet reserve despite 33 bids up to $150,300 on eBay. A seller in the Bay Area is offering up a collection of “99+ point condition” restored Bonnevilles that have zero miles since the work was performed. It’s a staggering set of Triumphs in impressive shape – but how many people are …

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Restored – 1958 Ariel Cyclone

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Post Listing Update: This Cyclone did not meet reserve despite 25 bids up to $10,100 on eBay. 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 …

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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

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

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 …

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1938 Velocette GTP

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The “Velocette” came about in 1913 as a way to differentiate 2-stroke models from the 4-strokes that Veloce making at the time. Company founders preferred the “ette” to the point that they the renamed the brand. No matter the name, the British firm earned a reputation of a fine builder of top-notch 2-strokers with clever technology such as a oil …

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1940 Excelsior Villiers Welbike

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Post Sale Update: This Welbike sold for $10,100 after 54 bids on eBay. At the request of the British government, Excelsior developed the Welbike, a tiny single seater that was designed to be dropped into combat situations via parachute-equipped containers. The goal was that it could be unpacked and ready to ride within 11 seconds.

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Restored – 1939 Norton 16H

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Post Sale Update: This Norton sold for $10,601 after 32 bids on eBay. Between the impressively distant years of 1911 and 1954, Norton produced a series of bikes all around a 490cc side-valve engine. These bikes were referred to as the 16H – H stood for Home, as in a domestic model. The 16C (Colonial) was introduced in ’21 for …