1939 Vincent Series A Rapide. Because of its profusion of external oil pipes, tubes and hoses, the Vincent Series A Rapide did indeed earn the epithet “Plumber’s Nightmare.” That’s just one of the many legends surrounding Vincent motorcycles, its founder, Philip C. Vincent, and its long-time chief engineer, Philip Irving. The strange part is, just about all of the legends are true. (Story and photo by Robert Smith)

1939 Vincent Series A Rapide. Because of its profusion of external oil pipes, tubes and hoses, the Vincent Series A Rapide did indeed earn the epithet “Plumber’s Nightmare.

Unapproachable: The 1957 Norton International Model 30 - Classic British Motorcycles - Motorcycle Classics

The Norton International Model 30 with its Featherbed frame epitomizes British bikes. (Story by Greg Williams, photos by Jeff Barger.

Vincent (HRD) Black Shadow 1000cc, 1955.    Vincent Motorcycles began with the purchase of HRD Motors Ltd, by Phil Vincent in 1928. HRD was founded by British Royal Flying Corps pilot, Howard Raymond Davies.

Vincent (HRD) Black Shadow Its ALL motor! Vincent Motorcycles began with the purchase of HRD Motors Ltd, by Phil Vincent in HRD was founded by British Royal Flying Corps pilot, Howard Raymond Davies.

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Nothing kills the mood like finding out that the gorgeous classic bike you’ve been drooling over is actually just a modern reproduction. It’s not that the off-the-shelf retro replicas aren’t nice, but sometimes what you really want is a vintage-looking bike that’s actually vintage. Today, we invite you to drool over these five classic (actually classic) British motorcycles: Favourite Classic British Motorcycle #1 – Royal Enfield Bullet The Royal Enfield Bullet is now produced in India, but…

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Our Motorcycle Photo Gallery is loaded with eye-popping pictures of gorgeous Classic British Motorcycles & more. Part of a complete online index of Classic British Motorcycles, Auctions, Shows, etc

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This bike looks like a lot of fun. Triumph Tiger Cub: The Baby Bonnie - Classic British Motorcycles - Motorcycle Classics

Classic Experience: Living With a 1973 Norton Commando 850 - Classic British Motorcycles - Motorcycle Classics

Classic Experience: Living With a 1973 Norton Commando 850 - Classic British Motorcycles - Motorcycle Classics-deam bike

Yamaha rider Barry Sheene in action during the 500cc British Motorcycle Grand Prix in 1980

Yamaha rider Barry Sheene in action during the British Motorcycle Grand Prix in 1980

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