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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1959 Triumph Bonnevilles

Restored Triumph Bonnevilles up for auction

Eight Triumph Bonnevilles professionally restored by a Canberra enthusiast are coming up for auction at Shannons Late Autumn sale in Sydney on May 20. The Bonnevilles are among 18 classic motorcycles in the 55 lot vehicle and memorabilia auction. Two standout Triumphs on offer are a 1959 first year Pre-Unit Bonneville T120 650cc pictured above (UPDATE: it …

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Packed program for Woolshed Classic

Packed program for 2017 Woolshed Classic

The third annual Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally on the Darling Downs will have a packed program later this month, says co-ordinator Mark Morrissey. The event has moved from autumn to spring because the first two rallies at the historic Jondaryan Woolshed, 40km west of Toowoomba, were affected by rain. “There has been a tremendous response this …

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Woolshed Classic moves toward springWoolshed Classic moves toward spring

Woolshed Classic moves toward spring

The third annual Woolshed Classic Motorcycle Rally on the Darling Downs has moved from autumn to the weekend before spring. Organiser Mark Morrissey says the first two rallies at then historic Jondaryan Woolshed, 40km west of Toowoomba, were affected by rain, so he moved it from April to August 25-27. “Thirty years ago autumn was always …

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Ariels sold for German World War II Kettenkrad bike

Ariels sold for German Kettenkrad bike

A British motorcycle collector is selling his 30-year collection of 30 unrestored Ariels to fund his other passion for the German World War II Kettenkrad (pictured). Clive Pearson, 68, wants to locate and restore a German Kettenkrad war motorcycle (pictured above) which he has restored in the past. The motorbike has tank tracks and is …

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Festival of Speed classic motorcycles

Festival of Speed follows Island Classic

Classic race motorcycle fans won’t have long to wait after the Phillip Island Classic next weekend with the International Festival of Speed in Sydney in March. The 14th annul event used to be called the Barry Sheene Festival of Speed. It returns to Sydney Motorsport Park on March 23-26, 2017 with a long list of …

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Tickets on sale for Phillip Island Classic

Tickets on sale for Phillip Island Classic

Tickets for the 24th International Island Classic for historic bikes at the iconic Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit on January 27-29 are now on sale. The event has grown to become one of the largest historic motorcycle racing events in the world with more than 500 machines taking to the race track. Racers will be …

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1932 BSA G12 valued at up to $19,000 barn

Barn find outfits and Brough trio for sale

Four historic motorcycle sidecar outfits that were a barn find and three legendary Brough Superiors are being auctioned at the H&H Classics Donington sale on November 16, 2016. Recently a pair of creaking barn doors swung open to reveal a jackpot. There were four motorbikes with sidecars from the 1920s and 1930s covered in the …

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RACQ Motorfest Steve Spalding

Motorcycles on show at RACQ MotorFest

Motorcycles from the past and present will be on show at the annual RACQ MotorFest tomorrow, July 10, 2016, with more than 30 bikes being judged. Half of those will be old BMWs which will be on display at the BMW stand along weith cars to honour the marque’s 100 years. Apart from the usual classic motorcycles …

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