October 2020 Bike of the Month
Bike of the Month Mark Abrahams of New York City with his 1968 Egli-Vincent

Make: Egli-Vincent
Model: Black Shadow
Year: 1968
Country of Origin: England/France
Engine:1330cc Twin
Transmission: 5 speed
Owner: Mark Abrahams
City: New York City

1968 Egli-Vincent

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.

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.

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