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Roland Sands x Technics – 2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Iron

In America, Cruiser, Custom by Tim Huber0 Comments

Roland Sands has built one-off motorcycles of all kinds, the vast majority of which are pretty awesome customs. Some are obviously more extensive transformations than others, but even the lesser-involved builds are easily distinguishable from the donor bike’s stock form. Often times RSD-built bikes are the work of the company’s design team, but Roland himself is often personally responsible for …

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Red or Blue – Pair of 1960’s Sportsters

In America, Cruiser by Tim Huber0 Comments

Since the mid-1950’s, Harley-Davidson has been producing its Sportster model, one of the iconic brand’s stronger sellers. Dozens of updates and changes have been made to the Sportster over roughly six decades of production, though they’re all powered by the same iconic 45-degree V-Twin. The Knife and Fork ironhead engine on the original Sporster utilized connecting rods where both units …

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Four Confederate Motorcycles

In America, Cruiser by Tim Huber0 Comments

Confederate Motorcycles have had an interesting history since first kicking off in ’91. Founded by Matthew Chambers, who was a trial lawyer by trade before starting the exotic American manufacturer. Confederate bounced around, calling some half a dozen locations its factory/HQ, including Louisiana, California, Alabama, once having their facilities destroyed in hurricane Katrina. Despite being founded in 1991, Confederate’s first …

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1 of 1,470 – 1980 Harley-Davidson FXB Sturgis

In America, Cruiser by Abhi0 Comments

The FXB Sturgis is probably best known as a limited production model built to honor the legendary annual rally, but it may actually be notable for another reason – the “B” in FXB. That denoted the use of a belt drive, as this was Harley’s first application of the technology. The other letters of FX tell you that this was …

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Bavarian Cruiser – 1999 BMW R1200C

In Cruiser, Germany by Tim Huber0 Comments

BMW builds a variety of different types of motorcycles, many of which are considered to be some of the best touring machines. Having said that, cruisers aren’t exactly what come to mind when the German marque is mentioned but nonetheless, here is an example born of out BMW’s foray into the lucrative cruiser segment: the R1200C. This was BMW’s first …

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1981 Harley-Davidson FLH

In America, Cruiser by Abhi0 Comments

Post Listing Update: After being relisted, this FLH still did not get any interest at $6,995. I don’t want to call this FLH restored, but it’s clearly had a lot of work done recently. The seller (Classic Motorcycle Consignments) notes that the seller has invested over $24,000 as part of a 6 year ‘renovation’ after the bike was found in …

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Rosso-Designed Diesel X Ducati Models

In Cruiser, Italy, Sport by Tim Huber0 Comments

Renzo Rosso is something of a powerhouse in the fashion world as the current president of the OTB Group, which is the parent company of labels like Diesel, Maison Margiela, Marni, and Paula Cademartori, just to name a few. Renzo grew up in Italy immersed in a culture that embraced all things two-wheeled, so despite him having a ridiculously busy …

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Can I Get An AMEN? 1978 Honda CB750 Chopper

In America, Cruiser, Custom by Abhi0 Comments

Post Sale Update: This Savior sold for $2,650 after 41 bids on eBay. Based out of Southern California, AMEN (which stood for American Motorcycle ENgineering) made a name for themselves with lots of parts for choppers – but their specialty was in frames. Their best known chassis was called the Savior (some people say because it “Saved Your Ass”) as …

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Black Beauty: 1961 Harley-Davidson FLH Duo Glide Panhead

In America, Cruiser by Tim Huber0 Comments

Despite Harley-Davidson changing up their offerings and introducing models that are more appealing to the next generation of riders (like the FXSTC and 883), their bread and butter has been a selling motorcycles that boast a classic appearance (and some mechanics) that the company’s earlier models possessed. This all original ’61 Panhead is one of the machines that decades of …

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Craig Vetter’s Masterpiece – 1973 Triumph Hurricane

In Cruiser, England by Ted Clough0 Comments

By the late 1960’s, Triumph’s outdated 650 and 750 twins were facing increasing pressure from the Japanese. While beautiful, the Triumphs were being pushed aside by models like the groundbreaking CB750 from Honda. In an effort to compete, BSA/Triumph came out with an inline triple engine. At 750cc, it was competitive in racing, especially in Rob North frames, but the …