Tagged: 1960

Elegant Single: 1960 Velocette MSS for Sale

It may have been built in 1960, but this Velocette MSS is, in many ways, a very nice 1930s motorcycle. A precursor to the evocatively-named Venom, the Velocette MSS was launched in 1935, although...

Brooklands Bomber: 1960 BSA Gold Star for Sale

Brooklands Bomber: 1960 BSA Gold Star for Sale

In the past twenty years, we’ve gotten so used to artificially-condensed product life cycles that it’s easy to forget how durable modern machines can be. That’s one of the things that makes vintage bikes...

Ironhead: 1960 Harley Davidson Sportster XLCH for Sale

Ironhead: 1960 Harley Davidson Sportster XLCH for Sale

While today’s Harley Sportster sells mainly on the basis of it being a Harley, that wasn’t always true. The original Harley Davidson Sportster was introduced in 1957 to stem the growing tide of British...

Vintage Racer:1960 Moto Parilla 250 for Sale

Vintage Racer:1960 Moto Parilla 250 for Sale

From one of our readers comes this very nice racebike, a 1960 Parilla 250 that’s also posted up on Orange County’s Craigslist. There isn’t much information in the listing, but there are some good...

1960 Moto Guzzi Lodola for Sale

1960 Moto Guzzi Lodola for Sale

The Moto Guzzi Lodola [“Lark”] is yet another reminder that, in the motorcycling world, bigger wasn’t always considered better.  In the past, tax laws that penalized big bikes and the simple efficiency of small...

1960 Velocette Venom

1960 Velocette Venom

The British Motorcycle Industry as a group could not evolve quickly enough to compete against the onslaught of the Japanese motorcycles. If there was one Manufacture who may have been lagging furthest behind it...