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Picture of 1967 Velocette 499cc Venom Thruxton Lot 753 For Sale 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 Motorcycle engineer owner Cylinder head overhauled and dynamo reconditioned recently Prestige machine of the pushrod range was the Venom Thruxton 500. It incorporated all the accumulated ...

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Picture of 1954 AJS 349cc 7R Racing Motorcycle Lot 754 For Sale 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 Purchased new by AJS works rider Rod Coleman for his brother Bob Acquired by previous owner Colin Grant in 1990 and used only for the annual Isle of Man TT Parade Lap Formerly part of the ...

Oxfordshire
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Picture of 1977 Triumph 740cc T160 Trident Lot 10 For Sale 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 Of BSA-Triumph's two flagship three-cylinder models, only the Triumph Trident survived the Group's collapse in 1972, continuing as the five-speed T150V and later the heavily revised and ...

Oxfordshire
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Picture of Phoenix-JAP 497cc Racing Motorcycle Lot 741 For Sale 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 Ernie Barrett in the early 1950s Ultra-rare JAP racing engine Restored and modified by Ewan Cameron Keen observers came across an unusual machine entered for the Olivers Mount ...

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Picture of 1939 Excelsior 250cc Manxman Racing Motorcycle Lot 716 For Sale 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 Originally built for and raced by Alan Bruce's factory-supported syndicate Ridden by Charlie Manders at the 1939 IoM TT (with different engine) One of only five special short-wheelbase ...

Oxfordshire
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Picture of MV Agusta 125cc TEL Sport Lot 601 For Sale 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 Norton 490cc International Model 30 Racing Motorcycle Lot 1 For Sale 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 Norton first applied the name 'International' to its overhead-camshaft model in 1932. A 'racer for the road', the top-of-the-range Inter was based on the works machines but could be ordered ...

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Picture of Norton 596cc Dominator 99 (see text) Lot 2 For Sale 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 Norton's 500cc twin-cylinder engine first appeared in the racing singles' Featherbed frame in November 1951 as the Model 88. Introduced for 1956, the 596cc Model 99 was outwardly identical ...

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Picture of Norton 490cc 16H Project Lot 3 For Sale 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 Norton relied on proprietary engines in its formative years - winning the inaugural Isle of Man TT with a Peugeot-engined machine - before introducing its own design of power unit in 19

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Picture of 1969 Norton 646cc Mercury Lot 4 For Sale 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 Norton launched its first 650cc twin, the US-market Manxman, in 1960. Available in Europe the following year as the Dominator 650, the newcomer was built in standard, De Luxe, and SS variants, ...

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Picture of Norton 596cc Dominator 99 (see text) Lot 5 For Sale 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 Norton's 500cc twin-cylinder engine first appeared in the racing singles' Featherbed frame in November 1951 as the Model 88. Introduced for 1956, the 596cc Model 99 was outwardly identical ...

Oxfordshire
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Picture of 1958 AJS 348cc Model 16 Trials Lot 6 For Sale 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 Using models based on the wartime Matchless G3 military machine, Associated Motor Cycles dominated the UK trials scene in the years immediately after WW2. Stars such as Hugh Viney and Gordon ...

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Picture of 1956 Velocette 350cc Viper Lot 7 For Sale 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's outstanding impression is of the exceptional flexibility and smoothness of the engine it seems almost incredible that so much docile punch should be the product of no more than one ...

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Picture of 1952 Ariel 499cc KH500 Fieldmaster Lot 8 For Sale 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 Designed by Val Page, Ariel's KH 500cc twin was produced between 1948 and 1957, starting out as the Red Hunter, becoming the Huntmaster and then the Fieldmaster, these revisions reflecting ...

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Picture of 1974 Triumph 750cc T150V Trident Lot 9 For Sale 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 Launched in the UK in 1969, the BSA-Triumph 750cc triples were based on the existing Triumph 500cc twin-cylinder engine, being in essence a 'Tiger-and-a-half'. Differences between the Triumph ...

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Picture of 1964 Triumph 500cc T100SS Norman Hyde Caf Racer Lot 11 For Sale 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 for 1960, the Tiger 100A was the first sports version of Triumph's unitary construction 500 twin, the 5TA. The T100A's replacement, the Tiger 100SS built between 1961 and 197

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Picture of Triumph 249cc Model 2H Racing Motorcycle Lot 12 For Sale 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 Just as he had done at Ariel in the 1920s, Val Page transformed his employer's ageing range on his arrival at Triumph as Chief Designer in 1932. The new line-up comprised overhead-valve ...

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Picture of 1956 Triumph 649cc Tiger 110 Lot 14 For Sale 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 Every Triumph enthusiast knows that the Bonneville owes its name to record-breaking successes on the eponymous Utah salt flats, but how many are aware that the machine which set a new 650cc ...

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Picture of Triumph Tiger Cub 200cc Trials Motorcycle Lot 17 For Sale 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 1961 Triumph 200cc Tiger Cub Trials Lot 18 For Sale 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 ...

Oxfordshire
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Picture of 1960 Triumph 490cc 5TA Speed Twin Lot 21 For Sale 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 When Triumph adopted unitary construction for its vertical twins, the 5TA Speed Twin - introduced in September 1958 - would be the second model of this new family, joining the 350cc Twenty ...

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Picture of 1961 Triumph 349cc 3TATwenty One (see text) Lot 22 For Sale 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 Triumph re-entered the 350 class in 1957 with the introduction of the Twenty One. Its arrival ushered in Triumph's unitary construction era, which saw the engine and gearbox, previously ...

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Picture of Triumph 349cc Tiger 90Twenty One (See Text) Lot 23 For Sale 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 Triumph re-entered the 350cc class in 1957 with the introduction of the Twenty One, its first unitary construction model, and quickly followed up with a 500cc version: the 5TA. The latter ...

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Picture of Triumph 650cc Thunderbird Project Lot 24 For Sale 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 Always a step ahead of their rivals, Triumph followed up the trend-setting Speed Twin 500 of pre-war days by being first in the field with a 650cc parallel twin. Announced in September ...

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Picture of 1967 Triumph 490cc T100T Tiger Lot 28 For Sale 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 for the 1960 season, the Tiger 100A was the first sports version of Triumph's unitary construction 500 twin, the 5TA. The T100A's replacement, the Tiger 100SS built between 1961 ...

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Picture of Triumph Tiger Cub 200cc Trials Motorcycle Lot 29 For Sale 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 Triumph 500cc Model 5Tiger 90 (see text) Lot 32 For Sale 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 Just as he had done at Ariel in the 1920s, Val Page transformed his employer's ageing range on his arrival as Triumph's Chief Designer in 1932. The new line-up comprised overhead-valve ...

Oxfordshire
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Picture of AJS 497cc E90 Porcupine Grand Prix Racing Motorcycle Lot 33 For Sale 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 Ultra-rare 1940s Grand Prix racer Acquired from former AJS works rider Ted Frend On static display since restoration in the mid/late 2000s While statistics show that the Norton is Britain's ...

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Picture of 1960 AJS 646cc Model 31 Lot 34 For Sale 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 When announced in 1948, the AJS Model 20 and equivalent Matchless G9, while following the established pattern of British parallel twins, were unusual in having an engine with a third, central, ...

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Picture of AJS 348cc Model 16 Lot 35 For Sale 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 post-war era was not likely to be anyone's first ...

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Picture of Matchless 498cc G9 Lot 36 For Sale 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 Like those of its major rivals, Associated Motor Cycles' parallel twin engine started life as a 500 before undergoing a number of capacity increases. Similarly, AMC's original 500cc offering ...

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Picture of 1959 Matchless 250cc G2 Lot 37 For Sale 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 Associated Motor Cycles returned to the 250cc class in 1958 with a brace of all-new models. Shared by the AJS Model 14 and Matchless G2, the four-stroke, overhead-valve power unit incorporated ...

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Picture of 1952 Sunbeam 489cc S7 Lot 38 For Sale 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 1951 Sunbeam 489cc S8 Lot 39 For Sale 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 Designed in wartime, 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 ...

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Picture of Jawa 498cc DT500 Speedway Motorcycle Lot 40 For Sale 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 British JAP engine's stranglehold on the speedway world loosened in the 1960s with the arrival of Czechoslovakian ESO machines. Founded in 1949, ESO specialised in speedway and other ...

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