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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Insure My Ride insurance

Insure My Ride closing down

Budget online motorcycle insurer Insure My Ride is closing down in February leaving riders to pay more if they continue with insurance colleague Shannons. Insure My Ride has posted a notice on its website and sent letters to their customers advising them they will close from February 23. Parent company AAI Limited says they have “made a …

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Brough Superior

Brough cop bike sets ‘record’

A 1939 Brough Superior 1150 SV former police bike and sidecar has possibly set an Australia record price at auction. It was estimated to sell for $65,000 at Shannons Melbourne Summer Auction on December 8, but almost doubled that with $111,000 after a relentless duel between two floor bidders. Shannons national auction manager Christophe Boribon believes …

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Auction

Rare and exotic motorbikes up for auction

Don’t be a knucklehead! There is no need to go overseas to buy rare, significant and exotic motorbikes at auction. Shannon’s is holding a big sale in Sydney on November 17 that includes a world-class 1937 Harley-Davidson Knucklehead, two superb Post-War British racing bikes and seven rare ‘no reserve’ small-capacity Italian motorcycles. But just because …

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Rare Harleys go to auction

An experimental army Harley XA 750 from 1942 is among the rare bikes being auctioned at Shannons Sydney Spring Classic Auction on October 21. The bike is expected to fetch up to $22,000, but it is not the most valuable. That honour goes to an unrestored 1914 Model 10F V-Twin with two-speed rear hub expected …

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