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Blue Waves Motorcycle Rally

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Ever taken a trip to a remote national park and witnessed a law-breaker being chased by a ranger when the latter’s motorcycle breaks down? No? Well, Robert McIntosh did, and he immediately resolved to get new bikes over to the 15 rangers who currently share the responsibility of patrolling Lake Hovsgol (an area larger than Yellowstone National Park) with very …

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1968 Vincent Egli Godet

In America, England, Sport by Abhi1 Comment

After 28 bids on eBay, this Vincent Egli Godet sold for $51,300. Some of you may be familiar with what MAX BMW did just a few months ago – they built a R90S just from parts acquired out of BMW Motorrad’s OEM supply! It should be noted that the total of parts was about $46,000. In a similar story, Patrick …

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Red Bull Romaniacs Prologue

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Considered by many in the biz to be one of the 3 hardest Enduro Rally races in the world, the Red Bull Romaniacs happens every July in Romania – this year will mark the 11th running. Before the gnarly off-road race begins, they do a Prologue stage in the streets of Sibiu, Transylvania, which is absolutely incredible. Check out Jonny …

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1973 Triumph TR5T Trophy Trail 500

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Post-Sale Update: After 6 bids on eBay, this Triumph TR5T Trophy Trail sold for $5,400. The Triumph TR5T Trophy Trail 500 was based on a trials machine designed for off-road use. For just two years (’73-’74), Triumph built the Trophy Trail, also known as the Adventurer, which was successful in competition – particularly the ISDT.

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1935 Rudge Ulster

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Built for 10 years (1929-1939), the Rudge Ulster was a British bike originally built as a racing prototype – so the production bike was pretty much a race replica. Advertised as “probably the fastest 500cc motorcycle in production”, the Ulster was one of the best bikes you could buy at the time.

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Twofer – 1967 Sears Gilera 106SS

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The Gilera 106SS, or Speciale Strada, was sold through Sears Roebuck stores many decades ago. Good for a top speed of about 62 miles per hour, these little bikes are ideal as classic in-town runabouts. The seller is currently offering two matching bikes as a pair, though one is not titled. Both run great, and you’ll get a spare engine …

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Not Junk – 1963 Junak M10

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Post-Listing Update: This Junak M10 120 did not attract any bids at the opening price of $9,900 on eBay. These are the types of bikes I’m most excited to share with you – the ones I never knew existed. One of just 23 imported to the US in 1963, the Polish-made Junak M10 was a somewhat popular bike in continental …

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1975 Honda CB360T

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The Honda CB360T is a basic classic, but this one stands out as it’s exceptionally clean and has just 1,761 miles on it. This would be a fantastic first bike, or an around-town runabout. Find this CB360T for sale in Brick, New Jersey with bidding up to $1,750 and the reserve not yet met here on eBay.

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1953 Indian Chief Police

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Post-Sale Update: After 17 bids on eBay, this Indian Chief Police sold for $30,000. The Chief was one of Indian’s most popular models, and was built for over 31 years in the first run. Over this 30+ year run, it evolved to gain several innovations, including OHV and 4 valves per cylinder, though it seems most innovations never made it …

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1969 Moto Guzzi V700 Cafe Racer

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Post-Sale Update: After 17 bids on eBay, this Moto Guzzi V700 Cafe Racer sold for $5,100. The Moto Guzzi V700 Special was Guzzi’s first V-Twin. This one’s been customized into a moderate cafe racer, with a rebuilt motor and lowered front end by Guzzi Classics. The bike has had plenty of little things done to help complement the 50 horsepower, …

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1929 Majestic 350

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Post Listing Update: this Majestic did not meet reserve despite 36 bids up to $60,000. With that said, a commenter below notes that the bike was later sold to the Barber Museum. Every once in a while, I stumble upon something truly incredible. This is one of those cases – the aptly-named Majestic 350. A shining example of Art-Deco styling, …

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1 of 300 – Ducati 900FE Supersport

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The Ducati 900FE, otherwise known as the Final Edition of the Supersports, marked the end of the carb’d big-twin Ducatis. A one year run of just 300 bikes, it’s a polarizing bike – it’s either one of the prettiest bikes Ducati ever made that’s full of character, or another one of countless special editions that barely added anything to the …