The Bike of the Month contest is held monthly at the Vintage Bike OC meet. Qualifying motorcycles must be 30 years old or older. Former Bike of the Month winning bikes are not eligible to win again.
Anyone attending the meet is eligible to enter a qualifying bike in the contest and vote for
their favorite bike. The winning bike is chosen by a popular vote and is featured on the Home page for one month and in this feature article. The Bike of the Month articles are permanent content on the site.
|October 2020 Bike of the Month
Mark Abrahams of New York City with his 1968 Egli-Vincent
Model: Black Shadow
Country of Origin: England/France
Transmission: 5 speed
Owner: Mark Abrahams
City: New York City
Congratulations to Mark Abrahams of New York City for winning Bike of the Month with his 1968 Egli-Vincent.
Mark won a plaque provided by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys.
Mark recently bought this bike which was built in France by Patrick Godet.
This is sort of a new build/restoration.
The chromoly frame is tagged as a 1968 designed by Fritz Egli
the engine is from Vincent Black Shadow which was in production from 1948–1955. The engine
has been bored to 1330cc, and Mark says the bike only weighs 310 pounds.
More information about Egli-Vincent motorcycles:
Article about Patrick Godet
Egli-Vincent Custom Motorcycle
Mark wins Bike of the Month nearly every time he shows with something new. He's won twice in the past:
May 2019 with his 1975 Norton 850 Commando Mark III
January 2019 with his 1974 Ducati 750 Super Sport
Thank you Mark for bringing your Egli-Vincent out for all of us to see. See all the photos in our October Gallery.
||Bike of the Month Gallery
Photo gallery of all the Bike of the Month winners.