Tagged: 1969

A Rose by Any Other Name: 1969 Laverda 750GT for Sale

Like Lamborghini, Laverda began building something other than fast, race-ready exotics. In fact, both manufactured agricultural machinery prior to branching out into supercars and superbikes, respectively. In Laverda’s case, that experience building durable, rugged farm...

Unrestored Beeza: 1969 BSA 650 Lightning for Sale

Unrestored Beeza: 1969 BSA 650 Lightning for Sale

Designed as BSA’s versatile all-rounder, the A65 Lightning had twin-carbs compared to the Thunderbolt’s single-carb set up for improved performance at high rpm. It was considered the more conservative choice when compared to the...

Sand-Cast Classic: 1969 Honda CB750 for Sale

Sand-Cast Classic: 1969 Honda CB750 for Sale

When the Honda CB750 came onto the scene in 1969, beating Kawasaki’s own four-cylinder bike to market by the narrowest of margins, it was a revelation: four-cylinder motorcycles were previously the domain of luxury...

Vintage Race Replica: 1969 Triumph Daytona T100 Percy Tait Replica for Sale

Vintage Race Replica: 1969 Triumph Daytona T100 Percy Tait Replica for Sale

Sorry for the lack of posts everyone: I’m travelling right now, and it’s been making regular updates difficult. Bear with me and we should be back on track soon! Today’s bike is a pretty...

US Market Beemer: 1969 BMW R69US for Sale

US Market Beemer: 1969 BMW R69US for Sale

While BMW certainly made conservatively-styled, even stodgy-looking bikes they were, much like the majority of BMW’s modern offerings, “gentleman’s express” sportbikes. Powered by a 594cc version of their classic “flat” twin and shaft drive...

Vintage Race Bargain: 1969 Suzuki Hustler T250 Road Racer

Vintage Race Bargain: 1969 Suzuki Hustler T250 Road Racer

Well, it’s the dead of winter, and good bikes have been a little thin on the ground of late. Interestingly, some nice vintage track bikes like this Suzuki “Hustler” T250 have been popping up....

Clean Commando: 1969 Dunstall Norton 750

Clean Commando: 1969 Dunstall Norton 750

Today, we have a very clean Dunstall Commando 750 . The seemingly modular nature of British motorcycles of the 1960’s allowed for a dizzying number of permutations: compact singles and parallel twins from Norton...

1969 Moto Guzzi V700 Cafe Racer for Sale

1969 Moto Guzzi V700 Cafe Racer for Sale

Now here’s a bike you don’t see every day: a “loop-framed” Moto Guzzi cafe racer. If something looks a bit different about this particular Guzzi custom, it’s because it was built from the earlier...

My Dad always called the place Monkey Wards but I never saw a monkey there:  1969 Wards Riverside Benelli Cobra

My Dad always called the place Monkey Wards but I never saw a monkey there: 1969 Wards Riverside Benelli Cobra

When I was kid Montgomery Wards was at the mall and they sold TV’s, clothes, tools and other necessaries for the common Merican. I liked going there but only because trips up town with...

1969 BENELLI 125 SPORT SPECIAL

1969 BENELLI 125 SPORT SPECIAL

Had to post this. It has the word “sport” right in the name. Also, these are pretty special bikes. I have recently started gaining knowledge of 1960’s Italian bikes. The more I learn the...