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Vincent Black Lightning
Vincent

Vincent Black Lightning

The Black Lightning was produced by Vincent-HRD. First built in September 1948 at the Vincent works in Great North Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK, and produced from 1948 to 1952. The last motorcycle of this model rolled off the production line in 1948 in in Stevenage,
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Velocette Thruxton Venom
Velocette

Velocette Thruxton Venom

Velocette got its start in the world of sporting motorcycle racing back in 1905. They successfully produced several different models and quite a range of engine options before closing in 1971, the final year of production for the Thruxton.
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Rudge TT Replica
Rudge

Rudge TT Replica

Technically, the Rudge TT Replica was an over-the-counter racer offered for the first time for the 1931 season. Rudge had something to celebrate after the 1930 Isle of Man TT races, with 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the Junior TT with a full radial design straight from the drawing board, and 1st and
20 December, 2008 0

Ossa 250 Copa
Ossa

Ossa 250 Copa

The Ossa 250 Copa based on the new racks endurance of the mid-seventies starts this renewal of the road model motorcycle. Born a fully fledged tourism, fitted with guards of stainless steel, intermittent, new electrical system with all the laps and miles and dampers account. As for the engine on
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Matchless G50
Matchless

Matchless G50

The Matchless G50 is a racing British motorcycle made by Associated Motorcycles (AMC) at the former Matchless works in Plumstead, London. This is one of the classic British racing motorcycles that comes from the single-cylinder era. Approximately 180 factory G50s were made up to 1963.
19 December, 2008 0

Honda NSR500
Honda

Honda NSR500

With more than 100 wins to its credit the Honda NSR500 is the most successful racing bike in modern Grand Prix history. Almost two decades of racing experience, painful failures and enormous amounts of money are contained in this motorbike – which paid off in no less than a total of ten
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Husqvarna 500
Husqvarna

Husqvarna 500

Way back in the 1930s, Husqvarna competed very successfully at the highest level in Grand Prix road racing with 500cc bike powered by its own leading-edge 50-degree V-twin four-stroke engine, produced by its legendary designer Folke Mannerstedt. This bike was Husqvarna 500.
18 December, 2008 0

Derbi DRD Racing Limited Edition
Derbi

Derbi DRD Racing Limited Edition

The only way for a market leader to remain on the crest of a wave is to feed the market with innovative proposals, advanced technology, and offer unique opportunities for that extra touch of exclusivity. From this philosophy the "Black Edition" and "Black Devil" were created last year and now the
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Ducati 1000DS
Ducati

Ducati 1000DS

The Ducati 1000DS, the only SuperSport model for 2005, is the definitive synthesis of a family of bikes that have given riders tremendous satisfaction in the past.
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Ducati F1 750
Ducati

Ducati F1 750

This superb Ducati F1 750 SantaMonica is part of a limited edition of bikes built by Ducati in 1987 in celebration of Marco Lucchinellis victory on the SantaMonica circuit at Misano. This series is highly sought after amongst collectors forming the final of three limited edition 750 F1 models. The
13 December, 2008 0

Victory Hammer S
Victory

Victory Hammer S

The Victory Hammer S is the latest product of Americas fledgling second motor company with a slightly sportier stance and image than the stock Hammer due to mean black slathered everywhere and gorgeous Performance Machine Gatlin wheels, the rear wearing a massive 240-section tyre.
12 December, 2008 0

Kreidler Van Veen
Kreidler

Kreidler Van Veen

The Kreidler Van Veen motorcycle has a worldwide reputation and a lot of titles at the world famous sporting events with a powerful engine for 19ph @ 16000rpm and excellent air dynamics with good performance. These bikes used for racing competitions in 1969 and 1970 when it was a World Championship
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