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Picture of 1997 Moto Guzzi 1,000cc Daytona RS Lot 92 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Offered here is an example of the Daytona RS, which featured improvements over the original Daytona in almost every aspect when it arrived in 1996. Even by Moto Guzzi standards very few ...

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Picture of 1980 Yamaha QA50 Pocke Lot 99 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Miniature motorcycles have gone by a variety of names over the years: monkey bike, mini-bike, mini-moto, and pocket bike being just a few of them. Introduced in 1960, Honda's 'Monkey Bike' ...

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Picture of 1966 Honda 154cc C95 Lot 104 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Boasting Hondas favoured pressed-steel frame, the Japanese manufacturers first 125cc twins - the C90 tourer and CB90 sports - appeared in 1958 together with two closely related models, ...

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Picture of 1928 Norton 490cc ES2 Lot 120 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Introduced at the 1927 Motor Cycle Show, the ES2 sports roadster used the Model 18's overhead-valve engine in the cradle frame of the overhead-camshaft CS1, and from then onwards the 'ES2' ...

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Picture of 1928 Norton 490cc Model 16H Project Lot 123 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Having hitherto relied on proprietary engines, Norton introduced its own in 1907. The long-stroke sidevalve single displaced 633cc and the new model it powered became known as the 'Big ...

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Picture of 1952 MV Agusta 125cc TEL Turismo Lot 604 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Although best known for their racing and road-going four-cylinder four-strokes, MV-Agusta built lightweights throughout its manufacturing career and in its early days listed small two-strokes ...

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Picture of 1960 MV Agusta 99cc Checca GT Extra Lot 614 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 MV Agusta's only new introduction for 1960, the Checca was offered in two engine capacities: 83cc and 99cc, its single-cylinder overhead-valve power unit being based on that of the 125 ...

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Picture of 1948 Bianchi 125cc Bianchina Lot 619 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Founded in the late 1890s, Bianchi made little impact outside Italy before WWII despite an innovative approach that saw a team of unitary construction, twin-overhead-cam 350s entered in ...

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Picture of 1950 Moto Guzzi 250cc Airone Sport Lot 623 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Moto Guzzi recommenced production after WW2 with a range of updated pre-war designs, which in the case of the 250cc Airone (heron) meant it gained a telescopic front fork, larger diameter ...

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Picture of 1955 Caproni Capriolo 75 Lot 629 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Named after the roe deer, the Capriolo marque emerged in 1948 from the ashes of the giant Caproni group, formerly one of Italy's largest manufacturing concerns. Caproni had been founded ...

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Picture of 1955 Isomoto 125cc Lot 630 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Nowadays Iso is best remembered for its muscular V8-engined Grifo supercar of the 1960s, but the company's origins were more mundane. Renzo Rivolta's Isothermos company had begun life pre-war ...

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Picture of 1957 Itom 50cc Super Sport Lot 632 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Founded in Turin in 1948, Industria Torinese Meccanica began manufacturing clip-on power units for bicycles under the 'Itom' brand name before offering its first complete machine in 195

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Picture of 1965 DKW 48cc Violetta Sport Lot 637 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 DKW was founded in Zschopau in 1919 by Danish engineer Jorgen Rasmussen and built its first motorcycle power unit, a single-cylinder, clip-on engine for bicycle attachment, in 1921. Post-WW2, ...

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Picture of 1979 Simson 49cc S50 B1 Sports Moped Lot 640 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Along with MZ, Simson was state-owned by the East German government. Motorcycle production began in 1950 with a range of 250cc four-strokes, but from the 1960s onwards the firm concentrated ...

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Picture of 1977 Laverda 500cc Alpino Lot 657 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Broadening its range of models, Laverda launched the new Alpino 350/500 middleweight twins in 1977. Boasting twin overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder, a six-speed gearbox, triple ...

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Picture of 1962 Simmonds Itom 50cc Racing Motorcycle Lot 659 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Inspired by Ducati Cucciolo importers Britax, 50cc racing began in the UK in 1955 but did not really take hold until the decades end, when the availability of the quick and relatively inexpensive ...

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Picture of 1966 Bultaco 250cc TSS Racing Motorcycle Lot 662 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Supplied by Irish Bultaco importer, Harry Lindsay Known ownership history Rebuilt by marque specialists Kevin Breedon Racing Spurred on by the successes achieved by tuned versions of its ...

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Picture of 1933 Velocette 348cc KTT Mk IV Lot 663 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Believed to be a 1933 TT machine Ridden by Charlie Redfearn Aluminium bronze cylinder head with hairpin springs Present ownership since 1962 Ideal restoration project Various ...

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Picture of Norton 490cc Ex-WD 16H Lot 668 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 The stalwart of Norton's war effort was their ubiquitous 16H model, used by many despatch riders in the conflict. The model 16 arrived in 1911, with the 16H introduced in 1921; the 'H' ...

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Picture of 1951 BSA 123cc Bantam D1 Lot 677 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Developed from the pre-war DKW RT125 and announced in 1948, the Bantam became a top seller for BSA, with over half a million built before production ceased in 1971. Originally of 123cc, ...

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Picture of 1947 Vincent-HRD 998cc Series-B Rapide Lot 693 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Best in Show Stafford & Motorcycle of the Year at NEC Matching numbers example Comprehensive history file Rare early B Rapide Post war, Phil Vincent and designer Irving laid down ...

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Picture of 1940 Brough Superior 1,096CC 11-50HP Lot 698 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 The last Brough to leave the factory in 1940 (see text) Matching frame and engine Single family ownership since the 1940s Restored by marque specialist Dave Clark Legendary superbike of ...

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Picture of 1957 BSA 646cc A10 Super Rocket Lot 705 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 BSA's range for 1955 embodied several novel features. Alongside the existing plunger-framed machines were new models equipped with swinging-arm rear suspension, while the A7 Shooting Star ...

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Picture of 1938 Excelsior 250cc Four-valve Radial Manxman Racing Motorcycle  SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Rare four-valve engine top-end Engine built by Norman Webb in the 1950s using genuine Excelsior factory parts Standard Manxman HR11 cycle parts Excelsiors Managing Director Mr Eric Walker ...

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Picture of National 4hp Tricar Lot 724 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Built by one of Britains most obscure motor manufacturers MMC engine; two-speed transmission An older restoration Ultra-rare survivor In existence for barely two years - 1904 to circa ...

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Picture of 1914 J.H. 2hp Lot 730 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 One of the shortest-lived and most obscure of British motorcycle manufacturers, J.H. was named after its founder, James Howarth, who set up shop in the Mumps district of Oldham in October ...

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Picture of 1926 AJS 498cc Model G8 Big Port Project Lot 736 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 After victory in the 1920 Junior TT, and in the Junior and Senior events the following year, the new overhead-valve AJS made its production debut in November 1922. Originally built only ...

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Picture of Brough Superior SS100 1,000cc Supercharged Special Re-creati SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Built as an homage to Noel Popes Brooklands solo lap record-holding Brough Correct extended frame Centric supercharger JAP 8/80 Racing engine from 1938 Sturmey Archer Super Heavy Weight ...

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Picture of Triumph Tiger Cub 200cc Trials Motorcycle Lot 17 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 With the introduction of the 149cc Terrier in 1952, Triumph re-entered the market for lightweight commuter machines. A simple, compact, unitary construction four-stroke with four-speed ...

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Picture of 1965 Velocette 499cc Thruxton Lot 758 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Two owners from new Present ownership since 2000 Fully restored in 2004/2005 Numerous upgrades Concours condition This superb Thruxton had had only one owner prior to its purchase by the ...

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Picture of Triumph Tiger Cub 200cc Trials Motorcycle Lot 29 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 With the introduction of the 149cc Terrier in 1952, Triumph re-entered the market for lightweight commuter machines. Trials and scrambles versions followed, and in 1959 Cub-mounted Roy ...

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Picture of 1952 Sunbeam 489cc S7 Lot 38 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 A wartime design by Erling Poppe, the Sunbeam inline twin was introduced by BSA, owners of Sunbeam Cycles Limited, in 1947. A luxury tourer inspired by the pre-war BMW, it was of advanced ...

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Picture of 1973 Norton Commando 850 Roadster Lot 772 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 The second of two Commandos owned by Keith Emerson Bought second-hand from Elite Motors, Tooting Alton electric starter fitted The machine offered here is the second of two Norton Commandos ...

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Picture of 1957 Douglas 348cc Dragonfly Lot 49 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 An extensively redesigned flat twin replaced Douglas's earlier models in 1955. Known as the Dragonfly, the newcomer featured a revised engine with stronger crankcase, single carburettor, ...

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Picture of 1961 Matchless 498cc G9 Project Lot 780 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Announced in 1948, the Matchless G9 and equivalent AJS Model 20, while following the established pattern of British parallel twins, were unusual in having a third, central, crankshaft main ...

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Picture of 1957 Sunbeam 489cc S7 Lot 51 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 The Sunbeam inline twin was introduced by BSA, owners of Sunbeam Cycles Limited, in 1947. A luxury tourer inspired by the pre-war BMW, it was of advanced specification with overhead-camshaft ...

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Picture of Matchless 497cc G3LG80 Lot 52 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Weighing as much as the 500cc model from which most of them were derived, but considerably less powerful, the typical British 350 of the 1940s/1950s was not likely to be anyone's first ...

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Picture of 2019 CCM 600cc Spitfire Bobber Lot 792 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 One owner from new Circa 900 miles from new Factory fitted accessories/upgrades Formerly a specialist manufacturer of mainly moto-cross machinery, CCM in more recent times has reinvented ...

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Picture of 1934 Matchless 592cc Silver Hawk Project Lot 793 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Rare 1930s four-cylinder motorcycle Present ownership since 1984 In this condition when purchased Reviewing the v-four Silver Hawk at its launch in the autumn of 1930, Motor Cycling stated ...

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Picture of 1958 Zndapp Bella 200 Lot 63 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 After WW2 the mainstay of Zndapp production was two-stroke lightweights, and like just about every other European motorcycle manufacturer the German firm had to have a scooter in the range. ...

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Picture of 1936 BSA 249cc B2 Project Lot 796 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 During the 1930s BSA concentrated on producing a range of dependable, well-made, competitively priced motorcycles. In the decade's early years, the firm offered two B-Series machines in ...

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Picture of Derny 98cc Tandem Moped Lot 65 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 The name Derny is forever associated with the motorised bicycle used for motor-paced cycling events such as six-day and Keirin racing. The Derny was originally produced by the eponymous ...

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Picture of 1914 Wall Auto-Wheel & Gentlemans Vindec Cycle Lot 798 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Motorised attachments for bicycles were first popularised in the Continent but even before The Great War there were one or two British examples, perhaps the best known being the Wall Auto-Wheel. ...

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Picture of 1999 Yamaha 998cc YZF-R1 Lot 807 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 For the R1, Yamaha redesigned the 5 valves per cylinder Genesis engine used in predecessors from the FZ750 to the YZF1000R. By rearranging the gearbox layout, the engine was made more compact, ...

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Picture of Honda SRX50 Shadow Lot 76 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 Although looking like a cross between a Harley-Davidson and a Vespa, the SRX50 was never exported to the USA, its distribution being confined to Japan and Europe. Known as the Joker in ...

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Picture of 1930 Motoconfort 308cc Lot 83 SOLD by Auction

This lot is to be auctioned at the Bonhams Summer Sale, The International Classic MotorCycle Show, Stafford (ST18 0BD), 2-4 July 2021 This charming Vintage-era two-stroke lightweight was manufactured by Motoconfort, a French firm once independent but from 1930 a subsidiary of the much larger Motobcane concern. Although ...

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