British Legends "The White Helmets" Bikes Up For Auction
The legendary British Army's motorcycle display team, The White Helmets, were sadly recently disbanded, but now you could be in with the chance of owning one of their cult bikes, as they are being put up for auction in Sherborne.
Six of the the Triumph T140 bikes - customised for stunts, with no rear suspension and a modified throttle - will go under the hammer at Charterhouse Auctioneers fo an estimated £5,000-£8,000 each on 16th November.
Each bike is being auctioned with a presentation file charting some of its history. So if you fancy having a prime piece of history in your garage this is it.
The White Helmets made their final farewell parade through their hometown of Blandford Forum, Dorset on 27 September.
The team's remaining 20 bikes were donated to museums and sponsors, or returned to motorbike manufacturer LF Harris.
The unit, which was formed of volunteers from the Royal Signals in 1927, was created to showcase the skills used to carry messages in combat. It was disbanded as a result of the modernisation of the Royal Signals.