Invercargill Hammer Hardware Burt Munro's streamlinerInvercargill Hammer Hardware Burt Munro's streamliner

Great reasons to ride to Invercargill

The roads around Invercargill are not all that exciting and the weather is usually horrible, but there are still some great reasons to visit the home town of Burt Munro … apart from the fact his streamliner (pictured above) is on display in the local hardware store! I was in Mossburn heading for Invercargill a few years …

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British 1933 Brough SS80 australia

Brough gems to stay in Australia

A pair of British Brough Superior motorcycles from the early 1930s have sold at the Shannons Melbourne Summer Auction above estimates and are staying in Australia. While the Broughs had some non-original parts, they still sold well above their estimated values, showing how desirable these still bikes are. An Australian-delivered 1933 Brough SS80 (pictured above) that …

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British 1933 Brough SS80 australia

Bargain British Broughs at auction

A pair of highly-desirable British Brough Superior motorcycles from the early 1930s are the highlight of the Shannons Melbourne Summer Auction on December 5. Brough motorcycles have been setting record prices of more than half-a-million dollars overseas yet these are estimated to sell for under $100,000. Already there is international buyer interest. The price-limiting factor …

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