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Down to ‘69 T120R now a Tr6R tribute bike
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very nice . I like the way it walks backwards at idle

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Hi All,
Lovely HS!!
It looks to me as though it now has an iron head painted silver fitted ?
The alloy heads did suffer in competition use

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Oh my!! I will be following this one! I'll be in that neck of the woods in a couple of weeks, no shipping worries.

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See how the bidding goes. Bring a Trailer auctions tend to go for stupid money that only a collector that never rides them will pay...


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Ride it as is, but to fully restore one of these is nearly impossible.

Less than 100 '55 Model HS built.

I have yet to see one with all the stock, proper parts.

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Still at $2,500.00 with 1 day to go. Makes no sense,….. Even though stated “NO RESERVE” It certainly has a reserve.
Likely as I’ve seen with the car auctions, back door bidding to save the day. Still, its interesting!

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1955-ariel-red-hunter-hunter-scrambler/


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‘70 TR6C “happy in the hills”
‘67 A65L numbers match, “best effort” from basket *
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‘68 A65F nice Tribute bike
‘65 A50L bitsa from spare parts, Son’s fun
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If it is listed as "no reserve" it sells for the final highest bid. I've seen a few interesting bikes sell for relatively low prices on that site. It is a car oriented crowd and the people who comment (and bid) are often not that knowledgeable about the bikes up for offer.


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BAT is pretty much auto oriented. Perhaps a good opportunity would be a motorcycle only segment.

Is there a motorcycle only auction site.

Personally I don’t like the BAT comments feature. Too much unnecessary wizard of smart who have intention of bidding.
For me a better way would be questions directed to the seller.

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https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1955-ariel-red-hunter-hunter-scrambler/#comments-anchor
5 minutes left .
i live only an hour and a half away , but am not a bidder on this one .
... too many half done projects and a lovely tolerant wife , who's tolerance I do not wish to further test .

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down to the wire , too rich for my blood
cccdigger vs drager54

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4/26/22 for $5,200 to Drager54
Apr 26 at 11:48 AM

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I hope it goes to a good home.

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I’d guess that is still a reasonable bid and sale price, but likely not what the owner hoped for.


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‘67 A65L numbers match, “best effort” from basket *
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‘69 A65L
‘68 A65L “red bike” basket, sold & made whole by BB member
‘68 A65F nice Tribute bike
‘65 A50L bitsa from spare parts, Son’s fun
‘62 A10 Spitfire
‘65 T120R sad case, saved by BB member
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Originally Posted by KC in S.B.
I’d guess that is still a reasonable bid and sale price, but likely not what the owner hoped for.

The market has spoken .

Richard Thompson never wrote a song about an Ariel motorcycle .
So how are the common people supposed to know its value ?

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Originally Posted by KC in S.B.
Still at $2,500.00 with 1 day to go. Makes no sense,….. Even though stated “NO RESERVE” It certainly has a reserve.
Likely as I’ve seen with the car auctions, back door bidding to save the day. Still, its interesting!

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1955-ariel-red-hunter-hunter-scrambler/


On Bring a Trailer, no reserves allowed. No withdrawing bids after they are made or lose 10% of your bid as a penalty. No withdrawing your bike before the auction is over. No sniping...every bid extends the auction by 2 minutes.

In other words, it's for people who buy and sell bikes at market value. No punters, no wannabes, no remorse, no tricks, no cleverdicks with fancy software, no scammers selling bikes they don't own, no one "testing" the market, no shills, no back door bids. Bikes DO NOT SELL under market value there...

Just buy and sell honestly. It works well.

Lannis

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Originally Posted by KC in S.B.
I’d guess that is still a reasonable bid and sale price, but likely not what the owner hoped for.

Hi KC,

I understand where you are coming from and would be interested to know what you think this particular bike should have sold for? Exact price or ballpark range?


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Originally Posted by Hillbilly bike
See how the bidding goes. Bring a Trailer auctions tend to go for stupid money that only a collector that never rides them will pay...
Sometimes. Sometimes not. Depends how well one understands The Market.

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Originally Posted by quinten
Originally Posted by KC in S.B.
I’d guess that is still a reasonable bid and sale price, but likely not what the owner hoped for.

The market has spoken .

Richard Thompson never wrote a song about an Ariel motorcycle .
So how are the common people supposed to know its value ?

The same way they know what a gallon of gasoline should cost.

Less if I am buying it. More if I am selling it.

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Originally Posted by quinten
[quote=KC in S.B........Richard Thompson never wrote a song about an Ariel motorcycle..........
But Ariel's did get a favorable mention in his '52 Vincent song.

And, he did write a song about an MGB-GT (not that I have any idea what that has to do with Ariels because MG's are way more common).


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