On 23rd July Triumph Motorcycles will auction the iconic Scrambler ridden by action hero Chris Pratt in the global summer blockbuster Jurassic World. The bespoke bike, featured racing alongside Raptors in the film will be sold by eBay to the highest bidder, with the proceeds going to Triumph’s nominated fundraising partner, The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. Three Scramblers were customised for the film. One was presented to Chris Pratt as a gift after filming, the second is displayed at Triumph’s headquarters in the UK and a third is up for auction. This incredible once in a life time opportunity gives motorcycle collectors and Jurassic World enthusiasts alike the chance to experience the incomparable ride a Triumph provides while owning a piece of rare and authentic piece of cinematic memorabilia.
The Scrambler is based on the brand’s iconic Bonneville model, combining classic off-road influences with the Hinckley firm’s signature twin cylinder, 865cc engine. Triumph has been a long-standing favourite of Hollywood superstars past and present including; Steve McQueen, Marlon Brando and more recently Bradley Cooper, George Clooney and Ryan Reynolds.
View Chris Pratt’s Jurassic World Diaries, in which he rides the Scrambler which will be auctioned.
The auction will go live on eBay at 7pm GMT on Thursday 23rd July and will be live for ten days only. A certificate of authenticity will be included in the purchase.
Money raised by the auction will go to The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, an annual motorcycle event that takes place in cities around the world on the last Sunday in September. Celebrating dapper style, classic motorcycles and the fun of riding with friends, the event is held to raise funds to help research into beating prostate cancer. Now in its fourth year, The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride has raised $2million for global medical research and this year hopes to raise over $3.M through events in over 80 countries around the world.
Triumph Motorcycles Ltd
Triumph Motorcycles Ltd, is the largest British motorcycle manufacturer, manufacturing iconic motorcycles since 1902. Triumph motorcycles represent the best of British design and manufacturing, with each motorcycle delivering the complete riding experience.
The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride
The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride is a classic style motorcycle ride that raises money for global Prostate Cancer research. Gentlefolk don their finest dapper and ride their bikes through the heart of their city in organised rides. In 2015 the ride will take place in over 350 cities across 75 countries with more than 30,000 participants. The