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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Reitwagen wooden motorcycle replica

First wooden motorcycle replica at auction

A replica of the first motorcycle, which was made of wood, is being auctioned in the UK this weekend and expected to fetch up to $A24,000. The first motorcycle was the 1885 Reitwagen made by German inventor Gottlieb Daimler, late of Mercedes-Benz fame. An un-named craftsman used detailed drawings and photographs of the original to …

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Indian 1300 auction record

Indian and Mondial break auction records

Now may not be the best time to buy a collector bike at a motorcycle auction as there seems to be no end to what some collectors will pay for them.  International auctioneers Coys of Kensington have broken two world records when they sold a 1931 Indian 1300 for £90,000 (almost $164,000) and a 1953 …

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