ATLANTA – On July 23rd, Triumph Motorcycles will auction the
iconic Scrambler ridden by action hero Chris
Pratt<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Pratt> in the global summer
blockbuster Jurassic World.
The bespoke bike, featured racing alongside Raptors in the film will be sold
by eBay<http://www.ebay.co.uk/> to the highest bidder, with the proceeds
going to Triumph’s nominated fundraising partner, The Distinguished
Gentleman’s Ride<http://www.gentlemansride.com/>. 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 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.
Please click the link below to 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, July 23rd, and will
be live for ten days only. A certificate of authenticity will be included in
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 is a British motorcycle marque that produces a wide
range of truly distinctive Modern Classic, Adventure, Sport, Cruiser and
Touring motorcycles offering the perfect blend authentic design, character,
charisma and performance. The first Triumph was produced in 1902. The
company’s global headquarters is located in Hinckley, Leicestershire,
England, solely owned by Bloor Holdings Ltd. Triumph Motorcycles America
Ltd., its North American subsidiary, is based in Atlanta, Ga., and home to
the motorcycle industry’s first 24/7 Customer Support team. To see the full
range of Triumph motorcycles, visit
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 goal is to raise
awareness into preventative measures as well as USD$3m globally.