Shannons rare RC30 and Walter Wolf special

Rare classic motorcycles at Spring Sale

Two very rare classic motorcycles — an RC30 and a Walter Wolf special — are coming up for sale at the Shannons Sydney Spring Auction on 18 November 2019. The 1989 Honda VFR750R RC30 ‘Homologation Special’ and 1986 Suzuki RG500 ‘Walter Wolf Special Edition’ come from the same private collector. They are among 11 classic …

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bargain Pope with holy Harley custom for auction charity

Pope’s Harley sells for bargain price

A Harley-Davidson signed by Pope Francis has sold at the Bonham’s Autumn Stafford sale in the UK for a bargain at less than half what it was hoped to fetch. The bike was sold for the bargain price of £42,000 (almost $A80,000) which is a tidy sum that will benefit Catholic Overseas Missions. However, it’s not …

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Number Plate

Early motorcycle number plate sets record

One of the earliest motorcycle number plates to come to public auction, ‘4’, has sold at auction for $150,000, setting a Victorian record. The plates sold at the weekend Shannons Motorclassica plate auction and was only tipped to fetch up to $80,000. There are two because motorcycles used to have a front number plate as …

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bargain Pope with holy Harley custom for auction charity

Holy Harley auctioned for charity

A Harley-Davidson signed by Pope Francis is the holy highlight of the Bonham’s Autumn Stafford sale in the UK on 19-20 October 2019. The 2016 Custom Cycle “White Unique” is estimated to fetch up to $A180,000 when it is offered for sale on 20 October, 2019, with all proceeds to be donated to charity. White …

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Bruce Brown director of On Any Sunday

On Any Sunday director bikes on sale

Motorcycles belonging to the late Bruce Brown, director of perhaps the greatest motorcycle film of all time, On Any Sunday, will go on sale next month. Bruce died of natural causes, aged 80, died in December 2017, but his legend lives on in his Academy Award nominated 1971 film. Now you can own a piece of …

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Hollywood star motorbikes for sale

Hollywood star motorbikes for sale

Imagine how much you would make the ladies swoon if you turned up for your Sunday morning ride on the bike Hollywood star Richard Gere rode in An Officer and a Gentleman! The bike is one of several included in the Icons and Legends of Hollywood sale on 25-26 September 2019 which also includes hundreds …

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Elvis Presley Harley-Davidson Electra Glide beat

Elvis Harley can’t beat Aussie record

Elvis Presley’s last motorcycle, a 1972 1200cc FLH Electra Glide, has sold for $US800,000 (about $A1.2m), failing to beat an Aussie bike’s auction record. Kruse GWS Auctions had expected the Elvis bike set auction records, believing it was worth as much as $A3m. However, it was sold at almost a third of that value. That means the …

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Elvis Presley Harley-Davidson Electra Glide beat

Elvis Presley’s Harley set to be most expensive

Elvis Presley’s last motorcycle, a 1972 1200cc FLH Electra Glide, will go up for sale on 31 August 2019 at Kruse GWS Auctions and is expected to set auction records. GWS Auctions believe the motorcycle is worth about $A3m. If it does, it would smash the current auction record set on Australia Day 2018 by an Australian-owned 1951 …

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Nieto Morbidelli collection for sale

Morbidelli motorcycle collection for sale

A collection of motorcycles gathered over 40 years by motorcycle manufacturer and Grand Prix boss Giancarlo Morbidelli is being offered for sale at auction. The annual Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale on 18-20 October 2019 will be the largest single private collection of motorcycles to be offered by Bonhams to date.The Morbidelli Collection from Pesaro, Italy, …

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If you are looking for some affordable, restored classics you can ride away, there are seven on the block at the upcoming Shannons Sydney Winter Auction on August 26 – most with ‘no reserve’.

Ride away on classic motorcycles

If you are looking for some affordable, restored classics you can ride away, there are seven on the block at the upcoming Shannons Sydney Winter Auction on August 26 – most with ‘no reserve’. The highlight for British motorcycle enthusiasts is a 1970 650cc Triumph Bonneville T120R (photo above), presented in restored condition and expected to …

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