Ran in conjunction with the domestic Moto America series, the KTM RC Cup was designed to give young, up-and-coming riders a chance to race on factory-grade machines, with assistance from professional support (mechanics and the like). Every rider in the series campaigned aboard the same bike; factory-prepped RC390’s brimming with trick racing bits.
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Post Sale Update: This 750 Sport sold for $40,100 after 60 bids on eBay. This bike sat for over three decades because the original owner’s wife said “it’s me or the bike”. He tried to get the best of both worlds by putting it in storage and pretending he sold it.
A while back I wrote an article about Carlos Ormazabal; a Spanish bike enthusiasts who abandoned the security of his corporate career to pursue building custom motorcycles full time. On top of loving Carlos’ story, I also really dig his work, so when I saw a BMW Scrambler of his was for sale, I just couldn’t resist.
First unveiled at Intermot 2000, the NOX was Husqvarna’s take on a limited edition, no-holds-barred, top-shelf supermoto. The NOX boasted a full blacked out color scheme including a vast array of carbon bodywork. Contrasting the trick woven pieces are several titanium and blue-anodized parts.
Back in 2016, Indian Motorcycle joined forces with iconic American whiskey purveyor Jack Daniel’s to introduce limited edition versions of the Springfield and Chief Vintage. The collaborative effort instantly proved itself to be a hit, with all 150 units being snapped up in just eight-hours of the limited edition’s release.
Someone in Phoenix is selling off an interesting collection of first generation FZRs – 2 FZR400’s, a FZR600, FZR1000, and even 2 examples of the rare homologation FZR750RU specials.
Never officially sold in the US, the Honda CB1300 (also known as the “Super Four”) was the successor to the CB1000 “Big One”. One of the available liveries, as shown here, was a bit of a Freddie Spencer tribute.
Post Sale Update: This DR-Z sold for $3,000 after 20 bids on eBay. Everyone loves a dual sport, and the Suzuki DR-Z400 has been a dual sport staple since 2000. It hasn’t changed much, but that just means you’ll get plenty for your dollar. The suspension might be more adjustable nowadays, but even in 2018 it still came with carburetors. …
Produced for only three-years, Harley-Davidson’s X-90 was one of the smallest machines to ever bear the bar and shield logo. Built by Harley’s Italian subsidiary, Aermacchi, the X-90 was powered by an air-cooled, 90cc, two-stroke single married to a four-speed gearbox. The successor to 1972’s “Shortster”, the ’73 X-90 featured full road-going lighting, and suspension and brakes fore and aft.
The Moto Guzzi Astorino is a rare find in its home country of Italy, let alone here in the US. A sibling of sorts to the better-known Airone, both bikes feature 250cc 4-stroke singles with the iconic “bacon slicer” external flywheel. The Astorino has a few small differences, including hydraulic rear shocks.
Ducati’s 916 range is one of the most iconic model lineups of all time. From its release, the bikes were met with near unanimous praise for their performance and drop dead gorgeous design. The Bologna brand offered full (916) and mid-sized variants of the superbike, with the smaller displacement model being the 748. The 748 debuted in ’94 and remained …
Widowmaker is a term given to vehicles with a tendency to face the wrong direction. Or, more elegantly put, vehicles in the “more power than chassis” club. In the right hands, widowmakers end up on the top step of the podium. Otherwise, they end up in the hands of insurance companies. In 1972, the Kawasaki H2 was the newest metal …
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In a recent feature on a Zündapp Super Sport Combinette for sale, commenter dnaj noted that “the Suburbanette” was the one to have. Even though very few were made, Tim Huber has found one for you: