Tagged: Metisse

Rare Mongrel: 1953 Rickman Metisse Triumph/BSA Mark III

Rare Mongrel: 1953 Rickman Metisse Triumph/BSA Mark III

The famous, sophisticated-sounding Metisse actually translates to “mongrel” in French, a testament to British humor, as well as ingenuity. This bike is different than our usual offerings: built for offroad use, it is powered...

Baby Blue: 1975 Rickman-Metisse Triumph 650 CR

Baby Blue: 1975 Rickman-Metisse Triumph 650 CR

Although I’m not a huge fan of the hazy edges of the photos, this blue Rickman Metisse Triumph 650CR looks gorgeous. Rickman started out making frames for offroad race bikes and later expanded into...

Marvelous Mutt: 1968 Rickman Metisse Triumph for Sale

Marvelous Mutt: 1968 Rickman Metisse Triumph for Sale

In the 1960’s and 1970’s, if you weren’t happy with the handling of your stock motorcycle, you could contact a number of different specialist frame companies for your racebike or road-legal custom. Among these,...

1968 Rickman Metisse Roadracer for Sale

1968 Rickman Metisse Roadracer for Sale

This 1968 Rickman Metisse caught my eye last week.  The Rickman brothers began their bike-building business in the 50’s and 60’s by designing frames to cradle the typically ill-handling bikes of the era. Early...