Our autumn edition Small Ad Showcase features half a dozen different types of classic bikes – all of them up for grabs in the current issue of RealClassic magazine. We’ve chosen three old Britbikes, an ideal Japanese classic for someone making the switch to something more modern; a European alternative and a truly unusual Italian lightweight. Something to suit all budgets!
TRIUMPH TRW, military 500 twin from 1955 with army panniers and accessories, first road-reg’d 1970. Starts and runs easily, sensible modifications for road use (Concentric carb and road gearing). Charming, gentle classic. £6000 ono, poss p/x. 07748 114339, Herefordshire
HONDA CB400/4, 1977. Low mileage UK model. Extensive refurbishment two yrs ago including top end rebuild, new paint, powder coating, rebuilt wheels, suspension and new chrome. Nice classic bike attracts a lot of attention. £4500. 01436 831004, near Glasgow, Scotland
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TRIUMPH TRIDENT T160, 750cc, 1975. Full engine rebuild by Tim Smithells, 2010, including Carrillo conrods, crankshaft clutch balanced. Only 544 miles since. Starter motor and electronic ignition also overhauled. Twin front discs, progressive fork springs, oil gauge, new gel battery. Total costs over 5K. American import, matching frame and engine numbers. V5C logbook and ‘taxed’. £10,750ovno. Dave, 01935 83720, Dorset / Somerset border
GARELLI GLADIATOR. Badge engineered Laverda. 150cc 4-stroke, 1967ish. All working except clocks. Engine 1st kick starter, sounds nice, 4 speed r/h change. New fork stanchions, front brake linings, h/bars and battery. Needs registering. Have NOVA, American import. Ride or restore, very rare £1150. Maidstone 01622 670658
HARRIS MATCHLESS, 1989. 6278 genuine miles. Electric start, twin discs. Mikuni carb properly set up. All the right bits. Good condition, runs and rides great. Some corrosion on rims. Lots of paperwork and all original parts included. No messers. 07810 362299
NORTON 650 SS. Twin clocks, SS registration, upgraded NEB clutch, belt drive primary. Many RGM parts including single carb manifold, Concentric. 2ls front brake, 18” alloy rims, extra chrome. Good condition. Owned for ten years. £5750. 01763 272339, Herts
You’ll find stacks more classic bikes for sale in the October issue of RealClassic magazine; download the digital edition and you could be reading it within minutes
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