No Reserve – 1972 Penton 125 Six Day Project

SOLD FOR: $1,350

Reserve price has been met.

This auction ended on May 27, 2022

Winner: Rsc

Winning Bid: $1,100
Buyer Fee: $250
Total: $1,350

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Additional photos of this Penton 125 Six Day are available here for your perusal.

The Penton Six Day was a very important motorcycle – it was the start of the commercial relationship between John Penton and KTM.

For more on the Penton/KTM relationship, check out this article from KTM themselves. Just 400 of these bikes were brought to the US in ’68, the first year of production. The next year, KTM brought over 1,000, and the rest is history. The components used were high-end – Ceriani forks, Girling shocks, Oldani brakes, Magura levers, and more.

In an effort to spice things up, Penton called the 125 the “Six Day” after the legendary ISDT event. the 2-stroke motor was sourced from Sachs.

This example is VIN: 11152036.

There is no odometer, true mileage is unknown.

The seller acquired it 20 years ago from a private party with the intent of restoring it, however he has decided that he’s not going to get around to it and he wants to find it a new home. He has not tried to run it.

Preston Petty fender.

Fork brace.

Aftermarket exhaust.

Misc. stickers.

Cosmetic Blemishes: please see the album up top for all known cosmetic blemishes. Here is a selection:

Inside of the tank:

It is riding on Metzeler tires which have aged out.

Currently located at our facility in Santa Monica, California (please make an appointment for an inspection), this Penton is offered as Bill of Sale only. Have any 125 Six Day stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information


Santa Monica, California






125 Six Day


True Mileage Unknown




Bill of Sale Only

Title State/Country


Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

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Total Bids Placed: 10

Auction has ended.

Highest bidder was: Rsc

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
Rsc May 27, 2022 11:58 am PDT $1,100 Auto
GSAmerica May 27, 2022 11:58 am PDT $1,000
Rsc May 27, 2022 4:33 am PDT $702
liketotally May 27, 2022 4:33 am PDT $602 Auto
liketotally May 26, 2022 11:25 am PDT $601
Wrench May 25, 2022 9:42 am PDT $501
imightbidsometimes May 25, 2022 9:42 am PDT $500 Auto
imightbidsometimes May 24, 2022 2:58 pm PDT $400 Auto
liketotally May 24, 2022 2:58 pm PDT $300
imightbidsometimes May 22, 2022 8:34 pm PDT $200 Reserve
Auction started May 20, 2022 9:32 pm PDT
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