Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions is holding its autumn sale on 13 September at Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, DT2 7LG. Lots include this restored 1969 BSA A65 Lightning Rocket 658cc ‘Cafe Racer’ Special. It boasts an alloy fuel tank, wheels with stainless spokes and rebuilt engine and ancillaries. Six hundred hours are said to have been lavished on the BSA by its owner, an ex-speedway rider.
Other two-wheeled entries include a beautifully restored (to concours standard) BSA Road Rocket, two Montesa Cota trail motorcycles, a BSA Bantam (second picture) and a novelty mini-racing motorcycle, built in the Caterham workshops.