Classic Motorcycles

Whether you’re looking for a fifties 4-stroke, a Japanese 2-stroke screamer, or a 50cc moped to relive your youth, owning and riding a classic bike has never been more popular. But ask 10 different bikes for their definition of a classic motorcycle and you are guaranteed 10 different answers. Traditionally ‘Classic’ bikes were considered to be over 25 years old and had features which made them unique. Nowadays however the criteria is far less defined and it is not uncommon to see bikes described as modern classics for sale alongside much older machines.

Collecting classic bikes is a popular hobby with enthusiasts throughout the world. As well as established names from the British, European and American motorcycle industries, interest in classic Japanese bikes is now huge, reflecting the undoubted influence Japanese bikes have had in the past 40 years. The passion for classic bikes in the UK is reflected in the flourishing show circuit, the major Stafford Classic Bike Show growing in size year upon year.

 

Classic Motorcycles For Sale

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1988 BMW R-Series BMW R100GS

1988 BMW R-Series  BMW R100GS
Price:
$5,995.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
0d 16h 20m
Seller: eBay

Touring 2004 Harley-Davidson Touring Electra Glide Ultra Classic Used

Touring  2004 Harley-Davidson Touring Electra Glide Ultra Classic Used
Price:
$5,999.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
1d 13h 58m
Seller: eBay

1974 Yamaha RD250 1974 YAMAHA RD250 Classic Bike - For Parts or Restoration - NO RESERVE!

1974 Yamaha RD250  1974 YAMAHA RD250 Classic Bike - For Parts or Restoration - NO RESERVE!
Current price:
$227.50
Type:
Auction
Bids:
10
Ends in:
1d 14h 18m
Seller: eBay

1979 Honda Other GL1000 Gold Wing, Gold Wing, Honda Gold Wing, Honda

1979 Honda Other  GL1000 Gold Wing,  Gold Wing,  Honda Gold Wing,  Honda
Current price:
$1,200.00
Type:
Auction
Bids:
1
Ends in:
4d 15h 21m
Seller: eBay

1982 Honda CB 1982 Honda CB750C

1982 Honda CB  1982 Honda CB750C
Current price:
$2,700.00
Type:
Auction
Bids:
0
Ends in:
4d 21h 43m
Seller: eBay

2001 Harley-Davidson Touring 2001 Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic Motorcycle Package

2001 Harley-Davidson Touring  2001 Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic Motorcycle Package
Price:
$10,250.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
4d 21h 43m
Seller: eBay

2010 Harley-Davidson Touring 2010 Harley Davidson Road King

2010 Harley-Davidson Touring  2010 Harley Davidson Road King
Current price:
$12,000.00
Type:
Auction
Bids:
0
Ends in:
4d 22h 50m
Seller: eBay

1977 BMW R-Series 1977 R75/7 NICE BIKE/RUNS GREAT/KRAUSER/LESTERS (includes original wheels) r100

1977 BMW R-Series  1977 R75/7 NICE BIKE/RUNS GREAT/KRAUSER/LESTERS (includes original wheels) r100
Current price:
$3,500.00
Type:
Auction
Bids:
0
Ends in:
5d 15h 55m
Seller: eBay

1982 Kawasaki KZ 440 LTD 1982 Kawasaki KZ 440 LTD

1982 Kawasaki KZ 440 LTD  1982 Kawasaki KZ 440 LTD
Price:
$1,500.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
6d 1h 42m
Seller: eBay

1997 Kawasaki ZX1100 '97 Kawasaki ZX1100 ZX11 ZX-11 Ninja w/only 5,000 miles!

1997 Kawasaki ZX1100  '97 Kawasaki ZX1100 ZX11 ZX-11  Ninja w/only 5,000 miles!
Price:
$2,995.00
Type:
Fixed price
Ends in:
6d 22h 30m
Seller: eBay
 
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Buying a Classic Motorcycle

As values increase it has become ever more important to buy the best bike you can afford (unless of course you are looking for a restoration project!), and generally low mileage original bikes remain most desirable. Carefully and correctly restored bikes follow closely behind but as always it is important to research thoroughly and if in any doubt get a second opinion before parting with any cash. Finding a suitable bike to buy is no longer as difficult as it once was, with the growth of online and organised classic motorcycle auctions, and even the largest and longest established UK auction companies now holding regular classic bike sales.