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Seeking Grandfather’s Long-Lost Vincent

This is a bit of a long shot and I’m sure you get these requests all the time, but I’m looking for my grandfather’s bike. He’s been in quite ill health and finding its whereabouts would be the boost he needs. Currently I know that the bike is registered offroad. There are no customs ...

Second-Ever Black Lightning Headlines Barber Auction

The second-ever Vincent Black Lightning will be sold at Bonhams' Barber auction.Rollie Free's capture of the "world's fastest production motorcycle" record in 1948 on a tuned Series B Black Shadow led directly to Vincent marketing a racer of similar specification to Free's machine: the Series ...

The King of Cool’s Vincent Comet

Briefly owned by legendary film star and motorcycle enthusiast Steve McQueen, this 1953 Vincent Series C Comet will be offered at Bonhams’ Oct. 6, 2018, auction at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. All photos by Somer Hooker.One day back in the 1970s, I was talking with the late Gene ...

Ultra Rare Factory One-Off Indian-Vincent Prototype to be Offered

Bonhams is very pleased to announce the consignment of a very rare and historically significant motorcycle: the 1949 Indian-Vincent Factory Prototype.In 1948 the manager of Indian Motorcycles, Ralph Rogers, and the director of Vincent HRD, Philip Vincent, agreed on a joint venture to ...

1955 Vincent Black Knight

1955 Vincent Black KnightCountry: Great BritainEngine: Air-cooled, 47F V-twin four stroke Ignition: Battery and coil Power rating: 45hp @ 5,500rpm Bore x stroke: 84mm x 90mm Displacement:  998cc Valves: Overhead, pushrod activated Fuel system: Twin Amal 389 Monobloc carburetors Transmission: ...

1955 Vincent Amanda Water Scooter

1955 Vincent Amanda Water ScooterCountry: Great BritainEngine: Air-cooled single-cylinder 2-strokeIgnition: Flywheel magnetoPower rating: 2.1 hpBore x stroke: 50mm x 50mmDisplacement: 100ccFuel system: Single slide type carburetorTransmission: Centrifugal clutch drive to propellerTop speed: ...

Vincents at the 10th Barber Vintage Festival

 Vincent motorcycles will take center stage at the Motorcycle Classics tent during the 10th Annual Barber Vintage Festival thanks to the Hillbilly Vincent Owners, who will join us for the Barber weekend to display their bikes. We’ll also hold a trio of technical seminars on Saturday, ...

1948 Vincent HRD Rapide

1948 Vincent HRD RapideCountry: Great BritainEngine: Air-cooled 50° V-twin 4-strokeIgnition: MagnetoPower Rating: 45bhp @ 5,500rpmBore x Stroke: 84mm x 90mmDisplacement: 998ccValves: Overhead, pushrod activatedFuel System: Twin Amal carburetorsTransmission: 4-speedSuspension: Front Brampton ...

1949 Vincent HRD Comet

1949 Vincent HRD CometCountry: Great BritainEngine: Air cooled single cylinder four strokeIgnition: Lucas magnetoPower Rating: 28bhp @ 5,800rpmBore x Stroke: 84mm x 90mmDisplacement: 499ccFuel System: Amal Type 6 carburetorTransmission: 4-speedSuspension: Front Vincent Girdraulic fork, rear ...

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