November 10 2009.

The latest sale of motorcycles by British Car Auctions (BCA), was a record for the company, with an entry of 203 bikes, scooters, quads and mopeds attracting 150 registered bidders.

A total of 172 bikes were sold on the day, with sales totaling nearly £300,000. Among the stars of the show, a 2007 Harley-Davidson Soft-tail deluxe in black and white sold for £11,100 - achieving 123% of its guide price. A 2006 Harley-Davidson Street Glide with custom paintwork realised £9,700, a substantial 26% over guide values.

Other strong sellers included:
2007 Harley-Davidson XDB Street Bob £7,300
2008 Triumph Daytona 675 Triple, Black and Gold £4,850
2008 Honda CBR RR 1000 Fireblade £6,050
2008 Harley-Davidson FL HRC Road King Classic £10,900
2009 Suzuki GSXR 1000 £5,300

A large entry of scooters and mopeds also sold well, with a 2007 Piaggio Vespa realising £425.

"Our bike sales provide a great opportunity for buyers to choose from a wide range of realistically valued bikes, scooters and mopeds in one place on one day", confirmed Tim Naylor, PR Manager, BCA. He added "The two-wheel market is very strong and our monthly sales at Peterborough have gained a big following of buyers."

BCA have two further sales this year at the Peterborough centre, on Friday, 27 November and Friday 11 December, both at 1.00 pm.