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Re: This may interest some of you
« Reply #1 on: 01.12. 2015 01:57 »
Love it. Thanks for posting the link.

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Re: This may interest some of you
« Reply #2 on: 04.12. 2015 14:43 »
yeh it looks like a good bike.
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Re: This may interest some of you
« Reply #3 on: 04.12. 2015 17:08 »
interesting video  but brought back memorys on the same page he was showing his 1939 vincent  1000 rapide i bought one in 1963 dur142 with a broken primary chain for £14 two weeks wages it sold  for £216000 a while ago a new british auction record if only

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Re: This may interest some of you
« Reply #4 on: 04.12. 2015 21:22 »
interesting video  but brought back memorys on the same page he was showing his 1939 vincent  1000 rapide i bought one in 1963 dur142 with a broken primary chain for £14 two weeks wages it sold  for £216000 a while ago a new british auction record if only

Makes me wonder which one of today's 2015 motorcycles would fetch that kind of money in approx 2070?
Anyone wants to make a guess...?
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Re: This may interest some of you
« Reply #5 on: 04.12. 2015 23:08 »
In 1966 when I was 16 I was offered a Vincent for £40. I don't remember what model it was. I remember it had ali guards. I'm pretty sure it had a Steib sidecar attached. I couldn't afford to buy it!

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Re: This may interest some of you
« Reply #6 on: 05.12. 2015 12:19 »
i think the price depends on how many were produced at the time the vincent i had was 1 of 71 made but if you bought a new vincent in1952 for£358 today it would be worth £30k for the same money £358 you could have bought a 3 bedroomed house today worth £250k+ food for thought

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Re: This may interest some of you
« Reply #7 on: 05.12. 2015 13:17 »
If you accept that just maybe in another 10 - 20 years time gasoline will have been largely replaced and therefore a whole lot harder to come by I'm wondering what that will do for residuals. We'll be stuck with a bunch of stuff that is good for little more than static display. I'd expect the very best of the very rare will remain highly collectable, but of the rest?
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Re: This may interest some of you
« Reply #8 on: 05.12. 2015 18:32 »
will they run on whisky

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Re: This may interest some of you
« Reply #9 on: 05.12. 2015 19:25 »
We'll have a still in the garage to make alcohol out of food scraps. One for the bike, one for me. I've got the jetting figures here somewhere.
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Re: This may interest some of you
« Reply #10 on: 05.12. 2015 19:50 »
In 1966 when I was 16 I was offered a Vincent for £40. I don't remember what model it was. I remember it had ali guards. I'm pretty sure it had a Steib sidecar attached. I couldn't afford to buy it!
My 81 year old Dad sold a Vincent Comet to my Aunt's boyfriend for £5 in the early 60s. He also owned 4 Norton Internationals in the 50s and the most he got for any of them was £80. The old boy is still riding, and currently bombs around on a Velocette MOV 250.

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Re: This may interest some of you
« Reply #11 on: 05.12. 2015 19:52 »
just got around to watching this, fascinating - big thanks 
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