CLASSIC BRITISH MOTORCYCLES
Photos, Specs & More

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WE'RE ALL ABOUT CLASSIC BRITISH MOTORCYCLES
This site was built by enthusiasts for enthusiasts…that is, anyone as crazy about old British bikes as we are. We will explore, study and appreciate all the beautiful motorcycles from Triumph, BSA, Norton, Ariel, Royal Enfield, Matchless-AJS, Vincent, and Velocette, along with some of the more obscure marques like Brough Superior, and even a few Custom Motorcycles and Cafe Racers for good measure.

AN ONLINE INDEX OF BRITISH BIKES
These wonderful bikes are presented model-by-model, year-by-year, with eye-popping full color photos, specifications, descriptions, details and stories. We’ll look in-depth into the back stories of fabled models like the Triumph Bonneville and the Norton Manx. We will visit Vintage and Classic Motorcycle Auctions, Shows and other Motorcycle Events, and much more.
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WHEN BRITISH MOTORCYCLES
RULED THE WORLD

Today's modern high-performance motorcycles owe a great deal to Classic British Motorcycles. The first true Sport Bikes were 1950s British Motorcycles like the Triumph Tiger T110 and the BSA Gold Star. They also dominated off-road competition for two decades. The first true Super Bikes were the Norton Commando and the Triumph Trident, the Trident Triple being the first modern multi-cylinder motorcycle, beating the Honda 750 Four to market by several months. And Cafe Racers were invented in England on the frame rails of Triumphs, BSAs, Nortons,Enfields and the rest. In the 1960's, the 'British Invasion' wasn't just about Rock & Roll, it was about great British Motorcycles.


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GREAT INFORMATION

Classic British Motorcycles are under-appreciated and under-valued today and we hope to help remedy this by providing excellent, accurate information in a pleasing , easy-to-use format. Count on us to deliver dynamite full-color photos of awesome, gorgeous Classic British Motorcycles. We will do our best to deliver clear, concise, accurate information that is also fun to read. While the bikes are our focus, people are part of the story and the fun, and we'll introduce you to some of the true luminaries in the field. We've tried to organize it all as logically as we could, by make, then model, then year.

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LIFE AFTER DEATH
Despite a brilliant history, the British Motorcycle Industry self-destructed in the 1970s and 80s. But interest in them has been greatly renewed of late, so much so that New Motorcycles are being produced today by several legendary British marques like Triumph, Norton, and Royal Enfield. And a whole new generation of Brit Bike Nuts is emerging. Hot rods came and went. Classic cars are are too expensive for most people today. Choppers have become commonplace. The future is bright for Classic British Motorcycles and the people who love them…glad you found us.

HOW TO USE THIS SITE
It's difficult to arrange the sheer amount of information in a logical format that everyone will find easy to use. As you can imagine, there are literally thousands of individual years, makes and models of Classic British Motorcycles. What we have come up with is as simple as we can make it. First, click on your favorite marque (ie: Triumph, BSA, Norton, etc.), then click on your favorite model within that marque (ie: Triumph Bonneville, TR6, Trident, etc.), then its broken down by year. In some cases, it was necessary to break it up still further to keep the pages short (faster loading and easier to find your place), so we broke it up still further along logical lines. For instance, Triumph Bonnevilles are broken up into 3 sub-categories: 1.) Pre-Unit Construction construction (1959-62); 2.) Unit-Construction (1963-70); and 3.) Oil-in-Frame (1971-83).

WE'RE GROWING FAST...SO HOLD ON
We're just getting started here and there's a lot of data, tons of gorgeous photos and more bikes than you can throw a stick at. We're adding pages and content just as fast as we can. Please be patient and keep checking back to see how we're doing.

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WE NEED PICTURES OF YOUR BIKE
Special thanks to our friends at MidAmerica Auctions for their generosity in allowing us to use of some of their wonderful photos. We need more & we're counting on you to help. If you have a Classic British Motorcycle, please SEND US PICTURES OF YOUR BIKE! And tell everyone you know about Classic-British-Motorcycles.com.


Triumph Motorcycles
Classic Triumph motorcycles, model-by-model, year-by-year, w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events
BSA Motorcycles
BSA Motorcycles, model-by-model, year-by-year w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more. The complete online index of all Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
NORTON MOTORCYCLES
Norton Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Matchless Motorcycles & AJS Motorcycles
Matchless Motorcycles & AJS Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Associated Motor Cycles
Associated Motor Cycles (AMC) history w/eye-popping photos, specs, stories & more. The complete online index of all Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
ARIEL MOTORCYCLES
Ariel Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more. The complete online index of all Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
ROYAL ENFIELD MOTORCYCLES
Royal Enfield Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
VINCENT MOTORCYCLES
Vincent Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Velocette Motorcycles
Velocette Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Rickman Motorcycles
Rickman Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more. Part of an online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events
Japanese Motorcycles
Classic Japanese Motorcycles & their impact on Classic British Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, history, specs & more. Part of an online index of Classic British Motorcycles.
CAFE RACERS
Cafe Racers w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more. The complete online index of all Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Racing Motorcycles
Classic British Racing Motorcycles, Postwar Roadracers, Flat Trackers, Dirt Bikes, Desert Racers, Drag Bikes & more. Eye-popping Photos!
Choppers
Old School Choppers with eye-popping pictures & text. Classic-British-Motorcycles.com
Choppers and Bobbers
Choppers and Bobbers built from Classic British Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, specs, history. The complete online index of all Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Rat Bikes
Classic British Rat Bikes, Triumph, BSA w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more. Part of an online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Aucitons, Shows, Rides & Events
Motorcycle Auctions
Motorcycle Auctions w/Classic British Motorcycles, eye-popping photos, facts & more. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Motorcycle Shows
Motorcycle Shows w/eye-popping photos, facts, info & calendar. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Motorcycle Rides
Motorcycle Rides, on Classic British Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, stories, routes & more. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Classic Motorcycle Clubs
Classicn British Motorcycle Clubs. Part of an index of Classic British Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more.
Motorcycle Events Calendar
Motorcycle Events Calendar, rides, shows, races & more. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Classic Motorcycle Restoration
Classic Motorcycle Restorations - Classic British Bikes loving restored to their former greatness. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Event
Classic Motorcycle Shops
Classic Motorcycle Shops that specialize in Classic British Motorcycles. Part of an online index of Classic British Motorcycles w/eye-popping photos, specs, history & more.
Motorcycle Photo Gallery
Our Motorcycle Photo Gallery is loaded with eye-popping pictures of gorgeous Classic British Motorcycles & more... Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, etc
Classic Motorcycle Videos
Our growing collection of Classic Motorcycle Videos, Rides, Show, Auctions & more...
About Us
About us at Classic-British-Motorcycles.com, our Mission, our Purpose, our founder. The complete online index of all Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Site Map
Classic-British-Motorcycles.com Site Map. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Send Photos of your Bike
Send us photos of your bike, we might put them on Classic-British-Motorcycles.com. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Your Motorcycle Pictures
Your Motorcycle Pictures - photos submitted by our viewers of their gorgeous Classic British Motorcycles . Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Eve
Contact Us
Contact us at Classic-British-Motorcycles.com. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Classic British Motorcycle BLOG
BLOG about Classic British Motorcycles, motorcycle auctions, shows, rides, events & more. www.Classic-British-Motorcycles.com
Store
Classic-British-Motorcycle.com's online Store with classic motorcycle books, manuals & more. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, Rides & Events.
Motorcycle Magazines
Motorcycle Magazines - subscriptions to all your favorite Motorcycle Magazines, brought to you by Classic-British-Motorcycles.com
Motorcycle Books
Classic Motorcycle Books from Classic-British-Motorcycles.com, broken down by Marque & Type.
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Links
Links Page, to lots of good people in the Classic Motorcycle & related industries. Part of an index of Classic British Motorcycles w/eye-popping pictures, specs, history & more




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