This immaculate series B Rapide was subject to a complete rebuild by a marque specialist in 2015 and UK road registered. Built in 1949 and bearing the HRD logos it was one of the last batch of bikes to be fitted with Brampton front forks but has also been upgraded to 12v electronics with a electric .....
HRD Vincent 1000 Rapide "EBX625" ex-RON VANE
amazing conditions, a lot of updgrades.
Just 1 owner after Ron Vane, still on V5C.
For history check: http://www.voc.uk.com/net/docs/19.1/19-336-12.pdf
Bike is currently in Italy, .....
This bike has been in our family for 15 years+ and has always been my dads go to rider bike and we have made several improvements like the Grosset Elec start, BTH Magneto and Dellorto carbs to make it more reliable and easier to live with in terms of starting etc..... in fact the bike behaves like a .....
NorVin 1140 - Cafe' Racer ICON!
Vincent Engine Number: F10AB/2/10728 (Vincent Rapide D from 1955)
Norton frame number: 56228 (wideline frame from 1954)
It has the original Rapide D engine from 1955. This engine was completely rebuild with new parts from Maughan & Sons, England and rebored to .....
1950 Vincent Rapide Touring with matching numbers. Rebuilt last year and has just received a pre-sale road service to ensure she is ready to enjoy and show off. An incredible 2 owners from new- both of whom were members of the Vincent owners club so the bike has been lovingly cared for by enthusiasts. .....
Dispatched from the factory in 4th Dec. 1951 to Mr R Way not much is known about the early history of this series C Rapide until it was purchased in an unrestored state from Millars Motors Ltd of Mitcham, Surrey in 1971 and exported to New Zealand. A lengthy comprehensive restoration was undertaken .....
ALL MATCHING NUMBERS
ORIGINAL AND TRANSFERABLE REGISTRATION NUMBER
BUFF LOG BOOK AND V5C
DISPATCHED TO JACK SURTEES MOTORCYCLES 15/06/1950
VINCENT OWNERS CLUB FACTORY RECORD SHEET AND CERIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY
OLDER RESTORATION AND ONLY 1274 MILES SINCE
VERY ORIGINAL BIKE