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1 of 246 – 1975 Ducati 900SS

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Ducati offered the 900SS line between 1975 and 1982, and the first year models were the rarest as just 246 were produced. The ’75 bikes had the gear shifter on the right side, per the original design, and it was unfettered by quickly-arriving emissions constraints. For many Ducati fans, this is the best year of the 900SS line. Here’s #214, …

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1956 Indian Arrow

In America, Less than 5k, Standard by Jeffrey PamerLeave a Comment

Jeff Pamer: Just my personal opinion here: Indian has taken a huge swing with the FTR and (other than the price) it’s a fantastic motorcycle. They beat Harley-Davidson to the punch in terms of moving away from a cruiser-style bike and offering what is essentially a naked sport bike, with a hint of retro style. This back and forth between …

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Video Intermission – RM ATV/MC $500 Challenge

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My favorite challenges in the old Top Gear were the ones focused around what the presenters could buy for a small budget. They don’t really do that kind of thing any more, but the boys over at Rocky Mountain ATV/MC captured some of that same magic with a 6-episode series on YouTube about taking $500 dirt bikes on 5 Miles …

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2004 BMW Rockster R1150R

In Germany, Less than 5k, Standard by AbhiLeave a Comment

The BMW Rockster was an interesting variant on their naked bike of the time, the R1150R. The Rockster was BMW’s take on a streetfighter of sorts, made by pulling together the headlight from a R1150GS, gauges from the R1100S, and throwing them onto the R1150R with a distinctive paint job.

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$1 Million Asking Price – The Recidivist

In 3 Wheels, Cruiser, Custom by AbhiLeave a Comment

Surely the asking price is for attention’s sake (and it’s worked in this case), but the real headline here is that this is claimed to be the “world’s first tattooed motorcycle”. That’s right: “light colored cow hide leather – similar to the color of human skin – is engineered onto the bike. Artists from professional tattoo studios applied traditional works …