1966 Cheney 441CC BSA VICTOR MOTOCROSSER Frame no. MK2 45 Engine no. B44R 741
Lot 77
1966 Cheney 441CC BSA VICTOR MOTOCROSSER
Frame no. MK2 45 Engine no. B44R 741
US$ 8,000 - 10,000
£6,100 - 7,600

Lot Details
1966 Cheney 441CC BSA VICTOR MOTOCROSSER Frame no. MK2 45 Engine no. B44R 741 1966 Cheney 441CC BSA VICTOR MOTOCROSSER Frame no. MK2 45 Engine no. B44R 741 1966 Cheney 441CC BSA VICTOR MOTOCROSSER Frame no. MK2 45 Engine no. B44R 741 1966 Cheney 441CC BSA VICTOR MOTOCROSSER Frame no. MK2 45 Engine no. B44R 741 1966 Cheney 441CC BSA VICTOR MOTOCROSSER Frame no. MK2 45 Engine no. B44R 741
1966 Cheney 441CC BSA VICTOR MOTOCROSSER
Frame no. MK2 45
Engine no. B44R 741
Eric Cheney never worked for any motorcycle manufacturer, preferring to hand make a few motorcycles in his own eccentric way. His greatest success came after the BSA competition department had closed making the venture uniquely English. In the same vein the bikes were designed and built on a shoestring budget in little more than a home garage. But the results were spectacular. Each hand built motorcycle took over 400 man-hours to complete.

The bike offered here is Cheney's 45th built. Of 1967 vintage, this rare Mark 2 machine has been maintained, raced and modified by a knowledgeable enthusiast. A stronger Triumph left side engine cover was fitted to a 1967 441 Victor square barrel motor, and for reliability and tunability, a new Amal carburetor was installed. Suspension modifications are Ceriani forks up front and Curnutt rear shocks. Wheels were built with a BSA lightweight rear hub and twin leading shoe brake fitted up front.

This rare bike is offered straight the usual re-commissioning of brakes, suspension, carburetion and ignition. The engine has very good compression, and is reported as starting easily and running well.

This rare opportunity to acquire a great British 4-stroke classic off-road bike with a clean California street title should not be missed.
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