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Vesco Fairing – 2013 Honda CB1100

In Japan, Standard by Abhi0 Comments

The CB1100 looks like an evolution of the 70s Honda CB750, which makes this Don Vesco Rabid Transit from 1980 an oddly appropriate modification. Personally, I’ve never found the RT fairings to be aesthetically appealing, (though the name is fantastic). Still, looks are subjective, it definitely adds to the weather protection, and you can’t deny that it makes this bike …

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Be Like Wes – 1980 Suzuki GS1000S

In Japan, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

Built for just two years, the GS1000S was a tribute to Yoshimura and Wes Cooley’s success in AMA Superbike with the GS1000 (after some struggles with the KZ1000). The ’79 bikes were done up just with paint and a fairing, but the ’80 models got some special changes including a unique frame, seat, and rear sets along with electronic ignition. …

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1976 Moto Morini 3 1/2 Sport

In Sport by Abhi0 Comments

In one of their review of the Moto Morini 3 1/2 Sport, Cycle World said, “For the lucky few, the Morini is worth what it costs.” Considering the fact that this bike (with a 39 horsepower, 344cc engine) cost as much as a Honda CB750, it should tell you how much Cycle World enjoyed the Morini. Few were sold in …

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Unusual Engine – 2007 Honda RC51 Chopper

In America, Cruiser, Custom, Japan by Abhi0 Comments

6-28-16 Update: Contributor Joe N notes that this bike is back up for sale, but this time it’s got a $1,500 price cut. If you’re interested, find it for sale in Hamilton, Virginia here on eBay. Normally, choppers are packing a V-Twin engine…just not the V-Twin from Honda’s RC51 sportbike! But get ready to boogie, because this powerplant put out …