greeves griffin qub 380cc 1975
Works bike ridden by factory rider Brian Stonebridge to gold in the 1958 International six days trial in the then West Germany. Image kindly provided by Andy Westlake.
1959 greeves 250b
Greeves 197cc Villiers Trials
1960 greeves hawkstone scs scrambler
250cc, built in may 1960, left the factory on 27/5/1960 and was sold to the dealer grays of bridport in dorset . engine and gearbox built by john fryatt.
1960 greeves trials bike, 250cc
Greeves Hawkstone 250
Greeves Scottish 24 TDS
Image kindly provided by www.classic-auctions.co.uk
1961 greeves 24 tds
villiers 32a iron barrel engine, 250cc.
1961 greeves motocross scrambler, 250cc
greeves 1961 hawkstone villiers 200 classic scrambler
the greeves rolling chassis is believed to be 1961 with taper roller headstock and paddle hubs. this is fitted with a villiers 9e 200 cc engine, an ex kart racing with full circle flywheels, oval conrod, packed cases, modified barrel, new racing piston, strenghtened clutch, 930 concentric carburettor, the bore is good, engine and gearbox bearings appear ok no kickstart fitted, the internal pawl gear and spring have been removed, remainder of gearbox contents have not been modified so kickstart can be easily reinstated by purchasing these parts from one of the villiers component suppliers. no electrics, just a purpose made flywheel, with self extracting nut (as original flywheel) and a breaker cam for the battery powered coil ignition, the shaft is not modified so original, or modern ignition systems (motoplas etc) will fit or the battery system retained.
Greeves Sports Twin
Greeves 32DC Sports Twin Roadster
1963 greeves 250 essex sports twin, model 25dd
greeves are widely acknowledged to have been at the top of their game in the manufacturer of lightweight two strokes both road going and racing. frame number 25dd158 and engine number 718d 13708, which according to roy bacon’s villiers book makes it the 57th 25dd off the production line in 1963.
1963 greeves 32dd essex twin
villiers 3t 324cc 2 stroke twin engine.
1963 greeves scottish trials
Greeves 20 DC Roadster
Greeves Silverstone RAS
1964 20dc greeves sports
1965 greeves 250cc silverstone road racer
greeves entry into the world of road-racing was prompted by the efforts and success of reg everett who, during the 1962 season had campaigned a machine built from a combination of greeves roadster and motocross components. mr everett's success led to the factory developing their own racing model, which debuted at the 1962 earls court show. the new machine utilised a villiers derived engine and bore a price of £285.
1965 greeves anglia trials, 250cc
1965 greeves anglian
1965 greeves challenger
greeves introduced the first of their challenger models in 1964. typed the mx1, the new model headed the range of moto cross machines from the thundersley factory and significantly introduced an engine designed by greeves and containing no villiers components. the barrel, head and crankcases were produced in-house, with the crankshaft assembly emanating from alpha bearings. an albion gearbox and clutch were used and the magneto was supplied stefa. the mx2 variant followed for the 1965 season incorporating a number of modifications to the transmission and was followed for the 1966 season by the mx3. the new model broke with greeves tradition with either ceriani telescopic forks or banana forks being specified in place of the greeves leading link design previously specified.
Greeves 24TFS Scottish Trials
Greeves 25DC Mk2 'East Coaster'
The East Coaster with Villiers 4T 250cc two stroke twin engine was the last roadster Greeves manufactured (other some police bikes) between 1964 & 1965. It was all black with silver tank panel & high rise bars. Intended as a USA export model of which around 125 were built, very few making it to America, and majority sold in UK.
1966 greeves 250cc
1966 greeves 250cc anglian trials
1966 greeves tgs anglian
Ceriani front fork conversion.
1967 greeves 250 ""tt"" challenger mx5e
the tt challenger wascommissioned by nicholson motors but onlya single batch ofabout 30 bikes were produced in 1967.
1967 greeves challenger
greeves challenger sidecar outfit...greeves only ever made one works outfit and this is it. it was made for the 1966/7 winter series that was shown on grandstand by the bbc and ridden by alec wright. at the time there were no works outfits and derry preston-cobb thought it would be a perfect opportunity to get some publicity for greeves putting a two stroke against all the big four strokes. it was also entered in the welsh three-day.
Greeves 250 Challenger "MX5"
Greeves Anglian Pre '65 Trials Bike
Greeves Challenger MX5 Pre 65
1968 greeves mxb4
1969 greeves ranger
1971 greeves pathfinder, 175cc
Greeves Griffon QUB Scrambles Bike