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New World Record for A British Motorcycle at Auction

Bonhams Stafford Sale set a new world record price for a Brough Superior and for any British motorcy…

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BONHAMS ANNOUNCES SENSATIONAL MOTORCYCLE DISCOVERY

They were believed to have been destroyed, but earlier this year, eight long-lost Brough Superior Mo…

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BONHAMS TWO-DAY STAFFORD SALE A £3.6 MILLION RECORD BREAKING SUCCESS

The hotly-anticipated single-owner Lonati Collection achieved excellent figures on day one of the sa…

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Extremely rare 'First World War' 1916/17 Matchless-Vickers 8B2/M Russian military model outfit to be offered for sale.

It doesn't come much rarer than this! A Matchless/Vickers machine gun outfit is to be offered for sa…

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BRISTOL BIKE SHOW CEMENTS PLACE AS ONE OF THE UK'S FAVOURITES

Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts enjoyed two days of bikes, bargains and a brand new classic auct…

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1929 Brough Superior 986cc SS100 'Alpine Grand Sports' sells at Bonhams Bond Street Sale for £322,120

This particular SS100 was despatched on 13th March 1929 complete with spring frame, Castle forks and…

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Century old 1914 Flying Merkel 998cc V-Twin achieves £104,540 including buyers premium at Bonhams Autumn Stafford sale

This extremely rare Veteran-era American motorcycle was discovered in an Ohio barn in 1956. Sold to…

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Single family ownership for over 50 years 'Black Prince' project makes new world record at Bonhams June sale

A 1955 Vincent 998cc Black Prince restoration project - disassembled around 1967 and never since res…

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Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show 2014

Another great show at Bristol this year and very well attended despite the weather forcasts and floo…

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Triumph aiming for 400mph.

The Triumph name is to return to the land speed record arena with the newly announced Castrol Rocket…

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Honda 250/6

In 1965 the top-secret RC165 debuted mid-season at Monza, entered as a “3RC164” to suggest it wa…

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1972 Yamaha SC500

In the running for most fearsome dirtbike of all time has to be the Yamaha SC500, a 496cc two-stroke…

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Happy New Year

1937 Crocker 'Big Tank' V-Twin…

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

To all our users. We hope you have a Very Merry Christmas.…

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Brough Superior SS100 - 'Old Bill'

The world-renowned ‘Old Bill’, that has featured in every book ever written about the incomparab…

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1939 Vincent-HRD 998cc Series-A Rapide

The Vincent-HRD marque originated in 1928 when Philip C Vincent acquired the name, jigs, tools and p…

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1972 Bultaco 250cc

1972 Bultaco Model 80 250cc Twinshock Trials Spanish roadracing champion both pre and post-war, …

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Warning Notice from classicbikesforsale.com

We have recently been experiencing an increase in scam motorcycle adverts that have been designed to…

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The World's Fastest Indian

Anthony Hopkins stars in the 2005 film that tells the life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who sp…

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The Dodge Tomahawk

Is this the fastest motorcycle ever built? The Dodge Tomahawk is powered by the V10 from a Dodge…

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2012 Dakar Rally

Congratulations to Cyril Despres on his 2012 Dakar Rally win. Check out this video with some bik…

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Dakar Rally 2012

Participants in this year's Dakar Rally will cross the finish line in the Peruvian capital of Lima o…

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year…

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Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year…

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NUT

Taking its initials from its Newcastle-upon-Tyne birthplace, the NUT was the brainchild of engineer …

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Excelsior Manxman

The Excelsior Motor Company produced the Manxman from 1934 to 1939. The two valve single overhead ca…

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Isle of Man TT 2011

This year marks the centenary of the 37.7 mile Mountain circuit. For the next 10 days 'elf and safet…

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Ariel W/NG

The Ariel W/NG is a development of the 350cc NG which Hugh Povey rode in the 1938 ISDT. Designed by …

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December 2010 - 1960 350cc Manx Norton

When Norton production resumed post 1945, Norton’s readily available ‘Manx’ racers were much t…

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October 2010 - Fath URS 500cc

Helmet Fath's double world championship winning URS racing sidecar outfit achieves £102,700 at Bonh…

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October 2010 - Fath URS 500cc 1968 and 1971 World Champion winning outfit.

Bonhams annual sale of Collectors' Motorcycles and Related Memorabilia at The Classic Motorcycle Mec…

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August 2010 - The Blackjack Guzzi.

Combine the speed and excitement of a racing Morgan and the agility and handling of a racing sidecar…

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June 2010 - The Great Easy Rider

Dennis Hopper, director of Easy Rider has sadly lost his fight against cancer. One of Hollywood's g…

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May 2010 - £1.6Million at Stafford for Bonhams

With 266 machines offered, Bonhams auction at The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford on…

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April 2010 - 1952 Norton-Jap

1952 Norton-Jap 996cc Mk1 'Saltdean Special' Sprinter goes under the hammer at the Bonhams Motorcycl…

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April 2010 - The Ultimate Barn-Find

Without Question The ‘Ultimate Barn-Find’ Confirming their position as World leaders in the s…

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February 2010 - £1 Million for the Pamplona Collection

Bonhams Pamplona Collection Reaches £1Million Sales of one-owner collections never fail to excit…

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February 2010 - Pamplona Collection

Bonhams has announced the sale of an important collection of 100 motorcycles to be held  at the RAF…

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November 2009 - Take two Vintage AJS motorcycles, a Piper Cub, an airfield, a cameraman and some suitably British weather!

The idea was to create a short piece of footage using two Vintage motorcycles - a 1927 AJS 500ohv an…

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October 2009 - 87 years old and still going strong

The 2 ¾ HP Douglas came of age in the mud of The Somme. Although it did not have the same kind of p…

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September 2009 - Netley Marsh September 2009 in brief

The sun shone from Thursday through to Sunday afternoon, the site was busy and there seemed to be a …

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September 2009 - Death on French Roads

'The Large' in the Paris to Madrid race of 1903. Roger Fogg takes up the story. In 1903 a small f…

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August 2009 - Racing Around The Castle

After 73 years AJS R12 'VX6663' takes a trip home to the scene of her most memorable ride. The…

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July 2009 - Triumph 'Junior' Celebrates 90th Birthday

Lightweight, comparatively affordable and built to Triumph's own exacting standards – just three r…

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