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2009 Triumph Scrambler 900

In Dual-Sport, England by AbhiLeave a Comment

Launched in 2006, the Triumph Scrambler 900 was the last bike designed by John Mockett, responsible for most of Triumph’s bikes starting all the way back in 1989. Mockett liked modular design plans, which is why the Scrambler is basically a Bonneville with a few off-road tweaks.

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240 HP – Carpenter Racing Triumph Rocket III

In America, England, Sport by Abhi1 Comment

Post-Listing Update: This Carpenter Racing Triumph Rocket III got one offer, but it wasn’t good enough to move the bike. 2-25 Update: 2 months later, this Carpenter Racing Triumph Rocket III is back up for sale, but this time on eBay. Find it with a BIN of $17,499 or best offer here on eBay. The Triumph Rocket III made quite …

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1968 BSA Victor 441 Special

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Post-Sale Update: 2 hours after this writeup, this BSA Victor 441 Special sold at the BIN price of $5,500. Hope you were able to get a peek beforehand! 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 …

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1974 Rickman Triumph

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Yoshinobu Kosaka, commonly known as Yoshi, is the founder of the popular vintage shop in SoCal called Garage Company. His story is an interesting one, but the current chapter involves plenty of classic bikes – particularly Triumphs. One of his best known Triumphs is a ’74 Rickman chassis with a ’67 Triumph 650cc twin powerplant.

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1966 Norton Atlas

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Post-Listing Update: This Norton Atlas was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. 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.

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Featured First – 1960 Greeves Ranger

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Post-Listing Update: This Greeves Ranger did not meet reserve at $3,415. 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 his success to start building …

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2013 Norton Commando 961 SE

In Cafe Racer, England by Abhi13 Comments

One one hand, this rebirth of Norton (especially with the limited production “Special Edition”) is worth a second look. On the other hand, the seller’s photos are so awful that I almost couldn’t bring myself to feature it on this site. So let’s just leave it with one photo, and a quick rant – if you’re selling a bike for …

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1956 Royal Enfield Indian Tomahawk

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Post Sale Update: This RE/Indian sold for $4,850 after 29 bids on eBay. The Indian Tomahawk was a result of the odd marriage between Royal Enfield and Indian. The Indian marque was owned by an English firm called Brockhouse Engineering, and during this time, they imported Royal Enfield bikes under the Indian name.

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First Year, 585 Miles – 1959 Triumph Bonneville T-120

In England, Standard by Abhi1 Comment

1-29 Update: Apparently I don’t understand how to sell motorcycles. Even though the seller had no luck selling this bike the last time it was up for sale, it’s now up for sale for even more – $22,999 here on eBay. The Triumph Bonneville T-120 might be the quintessential example of the classic British bike. And today, we’ve got a …