AJS Pre65 trials bike 460cc Classic Vintage Matchless NEB SSDT Short Stroke BSA
Sale price: £5500 ≈ $6960 ≈ €6160 ≈ ₿0.75 btc
Item location: West Kingsdown, Kent, UK
Seller's notes: A very SPECIAL new build, with potential to be a VERY COMPETETIVE trials bike with the right rider.
Sale type: Fixed price listing
A VERY SPECIAL "TRICK" AJS / MATCHLESS Pre65 trials bike.
If you are serious about winning you might want to give this machine a try ?
100's of hours spent building a beautiful classic bike that is more than capable of winning!
This fantastic new build British trials bike has never been ridden in a competitive trial since being finished. Runs. rides and sounds a treat!
All Alloy Short Stroke "GRUNTY but SNAPPY" 460cc 1958 engine.
This was done using 16MS motor with JAWA speedway flywheels. BSA B50 piston. Weslake Speedway connecting rod. Alloy sandcast sortened cylinder/barrel. Alloy push rod tubes. Belt Drive Electronic ignition. AMAL concentric "PREMIER" carburretor (one of the NEW expensive ones!). Competition-Wide ratio trials gears fitted to AMC gearbox with clutch cable moved to rear of gearbox. Clutch lightener fitted to cable. Alloy NEB speedway clutch with 20mm belt drive. Billet rear alloy hub. Akront wheel rims with stainless steel spokes. Renthal alloy handlebars and grips. AMAL levers. Domino throttle. AMC alloy competition yoke. Modified AMC forks with modern internals 35mm. hand made alloy fuel tank with brass tap. Stainless steel exhaust + neat Alloy silencer under seat (exhaust gasses blow onto rear tyre to clean tread as you ride!). folding kickstart lever. Wide footrests. Alloy fabricated rear mudguard. Alloy central oil tank. All engine parts were vapour blasted and all nuts bolts are stainless or titanium. Fabricated stanless gearbox adjuster. Alloy wheel spindles front and rear. alloy ROCKSHOCKS to the rear. Renthal Alloy side stand. ll parts are new or fully recon.
The frame/chassis is one of only two ever made. custom made by Shane Lockley who is an experienced British winner of many Classic/Sammy Miller trials & SSDT competitor. The original bike was featured in Classic Dirt Bike Magazine & tested by Mick Andrews.
I have a copy of the magazine which will go with the bike.
The bike is as light weight as you are going to get from a "big single" at only 104. 8kg ! (231lbs).
VIEWING welcome. I am not silly enough to keep any bikes at the registered ebay address so viewing would be by appointment only 1 mile from Brands Hatch Race track in Kent. please leave a contact telephone number and I will reply.
For all who wish to ask "Do you have a buy it now price" . Place a realistic bid . contact telephone number may get you a quicker answer
NOTE: Ebay will not allow part exchange so I might ??? buy a restoration project trials bike. a sidecar trials outfit or bikes. parts. basket case. complete garage content etc once this is sold?????
OVERSEAS BIDDERS/BUYERS: We are happy to crate and organise shipping worldwide. We have done this many times before with classic motorcycles. Please ask for a quote.
PAYMENT: CASH ON COLLECTION or Bank Transfer within 5 days of auction ending please. Bike will be re-sold immediatley to next best offer if payment is not made within this time scale. We can store the bike in secure police alarm for winning bidder after payment has been made
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