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2005 BMW 1150RT-P Police

In Germany, Less than 5k, Touring by Ted Clough0 Comments

Have problems with traffic, but don’t live in California and enjoy the advantages of lane-splitting? Here’s your answer. BMW has provided motorcycles for many state and local police units, and the R1150RT-P was a model purpose-built for Police use. The basic bike was a stock 1150RT, but it had several optional modifications to safety equipment (crash bars), storage(radio topbox), and …

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1 of 805 – 1996 Triumph Daytona Super III

In England, Less than 5k, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

Famed engine house Cosworth has occasionally dabbled in the British motorcycling industry – one of their most interesting efforts was with the Norton P86 Challenge (well-detailed here on Odd Bike). In the early 90s, Cosworth also helped Triumph in the quest to build a faster version of the Daytona 900 – just 805 examples of the “Super III” were sold.

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RC36 – 1991 Honda VFR750F

In Japan, Less than 5k, Sport by Ted Clough0 Comments

Now normally I would not get all too excited about a Honda sportbike. They generally fit into the category referred to as “UJMs”, that is, universal Japanese motorcycles, the standard inline-4 cylinder we are all so familiar with. But back in 1986 Honda took a slightly different route. The 1986 model was introduced as a fully-faired, V-4 of 748cc, with …

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1977 Bultaco Frontera 370

In Dual-Sport, Less than 5k, Spain by Abhi0 Comments

In 1977, Bultaco had good success in the International Six Days Trail. The US entered a team of three riders on Bultaco hybrids that utilized both Frontera and Pursang parts and all three competitors achieved Gold Medals. Bultaco took what they learned from the competition and quickly revised the production Frontera.

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Street Legal Track Bike – 2001 Suzuki SV650S

In Japan, Less than 5k, Race, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

1-2-2017 Update: Reader Andy S bought this bike several months ago but he’s just acquired a Husky 701 Supermoto and he needs room in his garage. He’s made some upgrades for better street legality (turn signals/lights) and it’s now for sale in Bloomington, California for $2,900 here on Craigslist. With a bike that’s as popular as the SV650, it might …