Tagged: 1962

Grand Prix Single: 1962 Matchless G50 for Sale

Grand Prix Single: 1962 Matchless G50 for Sale

Possibly less well known than the incredibly long-lived Norton Manx, the Matchless G50 was a beautifully simple Grand Prix race bike that used lightness and simplicity to great advantage, as seen in the photos...

1962 Norton Manx Race Bike for Sale

1962 Norton Manx Race Bike for Sale

The Norton Manx was a racing motorcycle built from 1947 to 1962. Just think about that for a second: it was a motorcycle that was good enough to be competitive, not just on the...

1962 Moto Parilla 250 Grand Sport for Sale

1962 Moto Parilla 250 Grand Sport for Sale

This is the first Moto Parilla I’ve seen come up for sale. Considering how often I see the name bounced around the classic bike community, I was surprised at how few of them were...

1962 Norton Custom Isolastic Featherbed

1962 Norton Custom Isolastic Featherbed

Looking for a race ready street legal British bike with lots of cool upgrades for handling and power? Hey, me too. Have a soft spot for Norton engines sitting in Featherbed frames? Hey me...

When you think Sport Touring does 50cc come to mind? 1962 DUCATI SPORT 48

When you think Sport Touring does 50cc come to mind? 1962 DUCATI SPORT 48

Well if it does, you’re a friend of mine. For a short period of time Ducati insisted that small cc two strokes were the basket that all the eggs should go in. They weren’t...

Wish upon a Gold Star 1962 BSA Gold Star Catalina

Wish upon a Gold Star 1962 BSA Gold Star Catalina

In 1937 Wal Handley came out of retirement to ride a three-lap race for BSA at Brooklands. (A track I’ve been too that is pretty much gone but it has a neat museum there...

1962 BMW R69S Rennsport Replica

1962 BMW R69S Rennsport Replica

Whenever you see Rennsport attached to a BMW motorcycle you are supposed to remember BMW’s great racing history. Though this history is mostly before 1939 with the RS54 and achieved using supercharged engines, it...