1956 Matchless G11 Sport Twin

ID# 011864
101 Birchwood Dr
Chalfont, PA 18914
United States
2155345334 (Main Phone)
(Mobile Phone)
$6,500.00 (Or Best Offer)
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cash, cashiers check
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If you are interested in talking to me, please send email or text with your phone number so I know to expect your call. I normally avoid calls from unknown sources.

This is an export model with chrome wheels and alloy fenders. It always gets a lot of attention at shows and meets.

I hold a clear PA Antique title. I have a proof of age document from the AJS & Matchless owners club in the UK, who maintains the original shipping records.

I have owned this bike since 1987 (31 years) and it has been garage kept and well maintained; it is a weekly rider.

It is mostly original. The petrol tank is a NOS from a 1957 model that has a few dents and dings, but it has the original paint and decals. The side panels were purchased from the AJS/Matchless owners club in the UK and chromed locally.

Recent work:

2016 – generator rebuilt and solid-state voltage regulator installed. I have the original voltage regulator

2015 - The front wheel was completely rebuilt with a new hub and axle. The rim was re-chromed and the it was re-laced with stainless spokes by Buchanans. New brake shoes were installed and bedded.

2014 – wiring harness replaced, carb rebuilt, new chain


Clutch rebuilt, it only has about 600 miles on it

Rear wheel re-laced and re-chromed.

Magneto rebuilt

Top-end and piston rings freshened. Engine only has ~600 miles since that was done

Jampots rebuilt

Exhaust system replaced in 1988, it’s in fair shape with a few chrome flakes. I added baffled to soften the exhaust

Not ridden road from 1992 to 2005 because I had small children and didn’t have the time


I’m not quite sure. When I originally titled it, the odometer indicated ~25K miles. I used that mileage to submit for the new title and it was rejected. Rather than argue with them, I told them it had 125,000 miles.


Yes, it's British

Also included: 2 large boxes of spares I have accumulated. I have a spreadsheet with all the of work performed and lots of receipts.

I have an original owners manual and repair manual.

photos available upon request.
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