Car & Classic Dealer

Spinning Wheel Classic Cars Ltd

Sheffield Road, SheepBridge, Chesterfield,

S41 9EH

1965 Greeves 250 cc Works ISDT Bike Registered MEV8C SOLD

1965 Greeves 250 cc Works ISDT Bike Registered MEV8C on the 24/ 5/ 1965 , Ridden by "Trish Sharp" 1965 Manx ISDT and 1966 Sweedish ISDT gaining a silver medal in the latter . One of 4 works entrants MEV 7 , MEV 8 , MEV 9 and MEV 10 . The vendor states the Greeves is 90% original with the original engine it left the factory with . Both frame and engine numbers match the original green log book (Supplied) and the current V5C . The former keeper tells us the Greeves has the original strengthened ISDT forks , Original handle bars "High tensile steel" which are 1" tube steeped down to 7/ 8 for the twist grip throttle . Original Dunlop high tensile steel rims fitted with new period pattern Dunlop tyres , The full width hubs have had the fins machined out leaving only only one rib on the brake drum side . The former keeper informs us that marque specialist "Terry Silvester" has rebuilt the engine as follows , New piston , New piston rings , New bearings and seals , New primary chain and Heavy duty clutch . A new chain and sprockets are fitted and the cycle parts refurbished . Started and running upon arrival . Presented as authentically as possible and in beautiful condition . Comes with extensive history and photographs . Copy, s included Motor Cycle 23 September 1965 "Coverage of the 1965 Manx ISDT" , Motor Cycle 21st of April 1966 "Greeves Ready" "On The Rough" Pre ISDT test ride by "Peter Fraser" , Correspondence with the "Greeves Riders Association" and many others , Period press photograph copies , Pre restoration photographs , Period photographs , Original Greeves 24MX parts manual , Original green log book , 1st registered to "Invacar" of Thundersley , MOT certificate from 1974 MOT by "Mick Bridge Motor Cycles" of Chesterfield , Derbyshire . Current V5C . A truly unique opportunity to acquire a genuine period works motorcycle . Delivery and Shipping arranged


Frame 241N175
Engine GPA6/ 104

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