Coventry-Eagle Flying-8 police pursuit motorcycle

Old Victorian police pursuit bike at auction

It seems police have always had high-powered pursuit bikes with this 100mph (160km/h) Coventry-Eagle Flying-8 dating back to the 1930s. It was designed to pursue villains on the fastest bike of the day, the Brough Superior. On Sunday (April 22, 2018), it will feature at the Bonham’s Spring Stafford Sale where it is expected to …

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Rare bikes in Shannons Melbourne Auction

Rare bikes in Shannons Melbourne Auction

Several rare bikes including A matching-numbers 1939 Indian Four, a Harley-Davidson racer replica and an unrestored 1988 BMW R65 with only 1035km on the clock are highlights of the annual Melbourne Autumn Classic Auction on April 30. Indian Four The four-cylinder Indian Four was built from 1928 to 1942. Indian bought the Ace Motor Corporation …

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Russell Crowe 2008 custom 'Rabbitohs' chopper motorcycle, designed and made for Russell Crowe by Orange County Choppers Estimate $35,000 - $45,000

Russell Crowe sells two motorcycles

Actor Russell Crowe has sold two of his motorcycles and a host of movie memorabilia, musical equipment, paintings and more in a #3.7 million auction in Sydney. The Sotheby’s Australia “The Art of Divorce” auction was part of a divorce settlement between the actor and his former wife Danielle Spencer. A Rabbitohs chopper built by …

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Russell Crowe 2008 custom 'Rabbitohs' chopper motorcycle, designed and made for Russell Crowe by Orange County Choppers Estimate $35,000 - $45,000

Russell Crowe auctions motorbikes, memorabilia

Actor Russell Crowe is selling off two of his motorcycles and a host of movie memorabilia, musical equipment, paintings and more in the Sotherby’s Australia “The Art of Divorce” auction. Russell and former wife Danielle Spencer have been separated five years and their divorce will become official about the time of the Sydney auction on …

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John Lennon on his Honda monkey bike valuable

John Lennon monkey bike sets record

John Lennon wasn’t known as a motorcyclist, yet his Honda monkey bike has sold for more than 15,000% of its original price at a British auction. His Honda XUC 91H sold through H&H Classics at the National Motorbikes Museum for £56,250 (about $A100,300, €63,150 $US77,900). It is the highest price paid for a monkey bike and almost double …

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Jay Kay with his Rizla Suzuki

Singer Jay Kay sells two motorcycles

Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay is known for his love of fast cars, but he also has a passion for motorcycles after gaining his licence in 2003. However, he has so many cars and bikes, he’s now slimming down his bike collection by selling two at Silverstone Auctions’ Race Retro Classic Car Sale on February 24. …

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Indian Collection

American motorcycle collection for sale

An important collection of classic American motorcycles has joined an Australian speed-record-holding 1951 Vincent Black Lightning heading for auction in January. The New England collection of Indian, Harley-Davidson, Henderson and Excelsior comes from the private collection of noted businessman James Jalbert. It will be part of Bonhams’ world-renowned Las Vegas motorcycle auction on January 25. …

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1919 Indian - winter auction

Collector motorcycles in winter auction

Two old Indians, a rare one-family-owned 1934 Harley-Davidson, classic dirt bikes and racing bikes are up for grabs at the annual Shannons Winter Auction on Monday (July 17, 2017). Shannons says the standout is a circa-1919 Indian Power Plus 1000cc V-Twin Solo from a private collection. It is one of only a handful of early …

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2017 Ducati Design Centre Scrambler Cafe Racer Concept - Moby Dick

Scrambler wins, Moby Dick loses

Ducati Scramblers came away with two design awards and a 1928 Brough Superior SS100 called Moby Dick valued at $A1m failed to sell at the weekend’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. The show on Italy’s Lake Como features a concours and a Sotheby’s auction of rare and collectible bikes. Ducati’s Design Centre captured two awards with their …

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1928 Brough Superior SS100 called “Moby Dick”

Moby Dick Brough Superior up for auction

A 1928 Brough Superior SS100 called Moby Dick that was once the “fastest privately owned machine in the world” is a highlight of a Sotheby’s auction in Italy next month. The  ‘Moto-Icons: From Café Racer to the Superbike’ sale of 20 bikes is from a single-owner collection and will be held on May 27, 2017, on the shores of Lake …

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