View Post

Well Aged – 1934 Harley-Davidson VLD

In America, Cruiser, Vintage by AbhiLeave a Comment

1/22 Update: And just like that, it’s already been sold! This Harley-Davidson VLD went for the BIN price of $15,999. When the stock market crashed in ’29, most American motorcycle manufacturing firms went out of business. H-D, of course, was one of the few that survived. With only a little bit of money to play with (thanks to Harley’s bottoming …

View Post

1935 Ariel VG 500 Deluxe

In England, Vintage by AbhiLeave a Comment

11-27 Update: Well, that was quick. Just a few hours after we posted this Ariel VG 500, it sold for an unknown best offer on eBay. Ariel was a British manufacturer that was well known for innovation, especially due to the Square Four. The company had an interesting history – after producing its first bike in 1902, it closed for …

View Post

34th Annual Hansen Dam All British Ride

In 3 Wheels, Cruiser, England, Off-Road, Race, Small Displacement, Sport, Standard, Touring, Vintage by Abhi2 Comments

Every year, the Southern California Norton Owner’s Club hosts a wonderful get together at Hansen Dam. The combined show and ride features decades of classic British iron – and you’re bound to see great bikes from other marques, new and old. We got an invite from a local BMW mechanic friend and couldn’t say no. As you’ve come to expect …

View Post

1913 Rex Brooklands

In England, Race, Vintage by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Listing Update: After 31 bids, this Rex Brooklands did not meet reserve at $22,322 on eBay. Rex was a British motorcycle company founded in 1900. It survived 2 mergers and 33 years of existence before closing up shop, and in its prime was considered one of the best marques in British motorcycling. One of their partnerships was with JA Prestwich …

View Post

1925 Gnome et Rhone Model D

In Standard, Vintage by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: After 16 bids on eBay, this Gnome et Rhone Model D sold for $6,495. The Gnome et Rhone Model D is an incredibly rare bike from a French company best known for making aircraft engines. Before they were nationalized, however, they blessed the world with some interesting motorcycles and bicycles.