1949 Vincent Rapide for Sale

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1949 Vincent Rapide for Sale, A Rare Vintage HRD Classic.

Worldwide delivery, Part Exchange Welcome.


1949 Vincent Rapide For Sale (17)1949 Vincent Rapide for Sale, subject to a partial restoration about 9 years ago and just had a light service / recommission by Vincent specialists on 17th Sept 2021

prior to the service / recommission on 17/09/2021 and had been on display in the previous keepers lounge. The wheels had been rebuilt, the seat had been recovered and most of the paintwork and plating has been refinished.

C 1950 Vincent HRD Rapide 1000cc

Fitted with Black Shadow front brake drums, Lightning vented brake plates
BTH Magneto
Alton Generator just fitted
New wiring loom
12 volt conversion

The Vincent story began with Phil Vincents purchase of the HRD name in 1928, initially producing bikes using proprietary engines in his own chassis. Always the innovator by the mid-30s he had developed his own 500cc single and 1000cc twin-cylinder designs that survived until the companies closure in 1955. The big vee twin was the fastest motorcycle in the world at the time and with some astute marketing become the bike everyone aspired to own. The Rapide and Black Shadow range have become some of the most desirable and iconic bikes of the era.


Worldwide delivery only with professionals

We can easily arrange transportation to Japan or anywhere else in the World if required / Switzerland / Finland / Norway / America / Australia / etc etc.

RGC Motorcycle Movements based in Eastwood Notts and run by our very good friend Gary C for all UK mainland deliveries, Call 07814 218118 the very best UK motorcycle mover who can be trusted.
Chas Mortimer Transportation at ( https://www.chasmortimer.co.uk/ ) for all of Europe.
and www.shippio.co.uk
for the rest of the World.

We use only the best and most reliable delivery companies with the best knowledge on how to get the bike to you



0208 997 2421


Serious enquiries. Please call the shop / showroom on 020 8997 2421 between 10.30 and 6 or you can try my 24/7 anytime mobile on 07973 11 12 13 and ask for Frank.
Email: fjk222@hotmail.com

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By Tim Pearson

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