Tagged: Rickman

Nickel-Plated Rarity: 1978 Rickman CR900 for Sale

Nickel-Plated Rarity: 1978 Rickman CR900 for Sale

Today’s Kawasaki-powered Rickman CR900’s most distinguishing feature, aside from its overall impressive condition, is that stunning paint. Colors like this can be difficult to photograph, but I think the seller has done an excellent...

Baby Blue Triple: 1974 Rickman CR BSA A75

Baby Blue Triple: 1974 Rickman CR BSA A75

We don’t normally like to post up unfinished bikes here on CSBFS, but this 1974 Rickman CR BSA A75 is rare enough that it’s worth a second look, and complete enough that I expect...

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...

Last of the Breed: 1980 Rickman CRE 1000 Predator

Last of the Breed: 1980 Rickman CRE 1000 Predator

While plenty of Rickman motorcycles have graced this site, this one’s a first for me: a CRE 1000 Predator. Rickman made their name building lightweight, nickel-plated frames to wrap around existing powertrain packages. Their...

Brains and Brawn: 1978 Rickman Kawasaki for Sale

Brains and Brawn: 1978 Rickman Kawasaki for Sale

Vintage bikes often appeal to riders of “a certain age” who grew up with these bikes and have a nostalgic soft-spot for them: vintage bikers naturally relate to vintage bikes. Some are just riders...

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...

1977 Rickman Kawasaki 1400 Turbo for Sale

1977 Rickman Kawasaki 1400 Turbo for Sale

Hm, what’s this?  A Rickman Kawasaki 1400 CRT Turbo Cafe Racer.  Read that again.  A Rickman Kawasaki 1400 CRT Turbo Cafe Racer? So this one’s pretty wild.  What started out as a pretty garden-variety...