Buy Your Own Vintage Sprint Racing Team “The Peril Speed Equipe” – £12,000 to £16,000

Yellow Peril, Scarlet Peril, and Blue Peril Sprint Racing Triumph

Incredibly, all three of these motorcycles are coming up for sale with Bonhams on the 19th of October with an estimated hammer price of £12,000 to £16,000 – a temptingly affordable entry point into the world of vintage motorcycle sprint racing. The Yellow Peril, Scarlet Peril, and Blue Peril were developed by self-taught engineer and…

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A Japanese-British Racer – A 1970 Rickman Metisse-Suzuki 500 Titan

Rickman Metisse-Suzuki Side

This is an original Rickman Metisse-Suzuki 500 Titan, one of the earlier Japanese-engined road racing Rickmans. The combination of reliable, high-output Japanese motorcycle engines with beautifully engineered British frames and suspension led to some of the best handling bikes of the era. The Rickman Brothers Derek and Don Rickman were already world class motocross racers…

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The Amazing One Wheeled Vehicles Of Inventor Charles F. Taylor

Taylor One Wheel Vehicle

Inventor Charles F. Taylor’s one wheeled vehicles are a fascinating automotive “what if?” that never saw the required development time or resources devoted to them to make them a viable production vehicle. The single most remarkable thing about the vehicle is that it doesn’t use onboard computers to manage the stability. It’s a purely mechanical…

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A Rare 1964 Aermacchi Harley-Davidson Race Bike

Harley-Davidson Aermacchi Race Bike

The Harley-Davidson Aermacchi era was an early pre-cursor to both the Buell era and the current era where we see Harley-Davidson branching out into electric motorcycle production with bikes like the LiveWire. All three of these eras were fuelled by the same basic vision – to bring the Harley-Davidson name into new motorcycle genres and…

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An Electric Scrambler by Droog Moto

Electric Scrambler Rear

This electric scrambler by Droog Moto started life as a Brammo Empulse R, one of the most important electric production motorcycles of the modern age. Electric motorcycles make a lot of sense for off-road use, electric motors produce 100% of their torque from 0 rpm onwards and they produce very little sound – ideal for…

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A Custom BMW R80ST by La Motocicletta

Custom BMW R80ST 2

The BMW R80ST is one of the rarer and more unusual motorcycles from the German marque’s 1980s catalogue. It’s essentially a more street-oriented version of the legendary BMW R80G/S, the motorcycle that largely invented the modern dual sport adventure motorcycle genre. Only a few thousand examples of the BMW R80ST were built between 1982 and…

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