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Road Racer – 1967 Royal Enfield Interceptor GP7

In England, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

In 1967, Royal Enfield had an evolution of their biggest bike to create the Series 1A Royal Enfield Interceptor GP7. The magneto was eliminated, replaced by coil ignition, and US bikes got a new tank, seat, instrument mounts, handlebar, and mudguards. The GP7 was the ‘road racer’ variant, one of only two 750cc twin-cylinder engine bikes made in Britain at …

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Excuse the Photos – 1998 Buell S3T Defender

In America, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

Post-Sale Update: After just 2 bids on eBay, this Buell S3T Defender sold for $2,751.02. Because I’m very dependent on the seller when it comes to quality photos, I’ll never pretend that the photos of bikes I feature are as nice as what you’ll see on BikeEXIF. I usually avoid listing a bike with terrible photos, but I have to …

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Mini BMW R65

In Germany by Abhi0 Comments

Panda Moto is a French company that specializes in modifying current BMW bikes. In fact they recently made the news again with the R1232, a bike built to look like BMW’s first bike, the R32, but with the engine from a R1200. But today we’re interested in something a bit older. Several years ago, Panda Moto built a series of …

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2014 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring

In Cruiser, Italy, Touring by Abhi0 Comments

Post-Sale Update: Just a few hours in and it’s gone. Final sale price unknown. Well, this has to be the newest bike I’ve ever featured. Packing the biggest engine that Guzzi makes, the Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring is Italy’s take on a cruiser that you can (gently) throw around a curve.

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1973 Cooper 250 Enduro

In Off-Road by Abhi0 Comments

At one point in time, Frank Cooper was the US distributor for Maico. He thought he could create a bike that slotted between Japanese and European dirt bikes in price, with the hope that it would handle like a European bike but be reliable like a Japanese bike. Enter the Cooper 250 Enduro, created to give off-roaders the best of …

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1977 Yamaha RD400 Drag Bike

In Japan, Race by Abhi3 Comments

Post-Listing Update: This¬†Yamaha RD400 Drag Bike did not attract any bids on eBay. The Yamaha RD400F was the last of Yamaha’s RD series. But today we don’t have a typical RD400 – this one has been built into a custom drag bike. You’ll get a TZ end bearing, Wiseco pistons, 34mm Mikunis, lock-up Barnett clutch, air shifter, a modified frame, …

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1952 Ambassador Supreme

In England, Standard by Abhi1 Comment

Daye Kon was a British motorcycle, car, and boat racer who set a Speedboat World Record in 1930. After a sad accident in an MG race car on the Isle of Man (where the passenger died and Don went to prison for a few months), he created Ambassador Motorcycles. The company originally was created to import American cars into England, …

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Tourist Trophy – 2005 Trigger GoCar TR50

In America, Small Displacement by Abhi0 Comments

Post-Sale Update: This Trigger GoCar TR50 sold for $1,156.99 after 24 bids on eBay. Those of you who have had the pleasure of visiting cities with a large tourist presence – especially San Francisco – have probably seen these little “GoCars” which enable renters to take self-guided tours based on GPS coordinates. Some of you may have even wondered what …

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2008 Suzuki B-King GSX1300B

In Japan, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

The best way to think about the Suzuki B-King is to consider it a naked version of the famous Hayabusa. Sold only for one year in the US, it features the 2nd generation, 1340cc Hayabusa engine that has been retuned for more mid-range torque. Down only 10 hp down on the Busa, it was designed to be the ultimate stoplight …

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Gamma Racer – 1983 Suzuki RGB500

In Japan, Race by Abhi0 Comments

1-26 Update: So much for that. It seems the sale has fallen through, so this Suzuki RGB500 is back up for sale here on eBay. Post-Sale Update: After 28 bids, this Suzuki RGB500 sold for $33,999. Suzuki’s RG500 was a celebration of 7 consecutive constructor’s titles in the 500cc class. The twin-crank, rotary valve rocket epitomized what we all love …

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1 of 371 – 1983 Triumph TSX

In England, Standard by Abhi0 Comments

1-25-2014 Update: 4 months later, this Triumph TSX is back up for sale, and for some reason the opening bid is $1,000 higher. Find it here on eBay with an opening bid of $7,500 here on eBay. The¬†Triumph TSX was designed as a custom ‘West-Coast’ styled Bonneville. A last ditch effort to boost lagging sales, this custom bike took the …

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2004 Buell Lightning XB12S Custom

In America, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

The Buell XB12S Lightning was one of the best bikes to ever come out of Harley-Davidson. This specific example has been customized to reflect a military theme and raise funds for disable American veterans. Custom modifications include stealth black powdercoating, Buell 1125CR wheels, and…a M4 air gun mounted up top with a custom gas mask on the headlight assembly. It …

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Featured First – 1966 Suzuki X6 Hustler

In Japan, Sport by Abhi2 Comments

Post-Listing Update: This Suzuki X6 Hustler did not attract any bids at $3,500. The Suzuki X6 Hustler, also called the T20 Super Six, was an instant hit with riders who loved high performance engines in lightweight bikes. The 247cc engine was capable of hitting over 100hp/liter (about 29 horsepower), and the bike was packed with plenty of technology, including the …

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Time’s Running Out – 1967 Honda CB450 Black Bomber

In Japan, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

Post-Sale Update: After 24 bids on eBay, this Honda CB450 sold for $5,700. Reader James V. alerts us to a wonderful Black Bomber that’s hit reserve and less than a day left before the auction ends. The Honda CB450 Super Sport is easily one of the most significant motorcycles to ever come out of Japan. Produced for just three years, …

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1970 Triumph Tiger Daytona Racer

In England, Race by Abhi0 Comments

Post-Sale Update: This Triumph Tiger Daytona Racer quickly sold at the BIN price of $4,995 on eBay. The 1970 Triumph Tiger, also known as the T100R, was the little brother of the Bonneville. You lost a little horsepower, but the Tiger gave better gas mileage and was easier to tune and start – some though the Tiger was a better …