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1971 Suzuki T500 Cafe Racer

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One of the all time greats in classic Japanese motorcycle history, the Suzuki T500 Cafe Racer showed the world that a big displacement 2-stroker didn’t have to overheat. It was considered one of the most reliable motorcycles built in the 60s, but it always took a back seat to Honda’s CB450.

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1963 Norton Atlas 750

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Named after the ICBM, the Norton Atlas was released in 1962, earning a so-so reputation before being replaced by the classic Commando. Built to appeal to American aesthetic preferences, it was initially only produced for export. The Atlas produced 55 horsepower, with plenty of torque available low in the rev range. Utilizing Norton’s famous Featherbed frame, the bike weighed about …

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1922 Harley-Davidson JD Racer

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By 1920, HD was the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer – with dealerships in 67 countries. One of their featured bikes at the time was the 1000cc Harley-Davidson JD, which became the first motorcycle to ever win a race with an average speed of over 100 mph in 1921, on a board track in Fresno, California.

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1978 Honda CB750 Cafe Racer

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Post-Sale Update: After 23 bids on eBay, this Honda CB750 Cafe Racer sold for $9,100 on eBay. 5-6 Update: And it’s back. Find this Honda CB750 Cafe Racer for sale on eBay with bidding up to $6,100 and the reserve not yet met here on eBay. Post-Listing Update: Despite 21 bids up to $7,350.00, this Honda CB750 Cafe Racer did …

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JDM Lucky Strike – 1999 Suzuki GSXR750

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The Suzuki GSXR750 is an original Japanese model in the JDM-only Lucky Strike paint scheme. It was brought over from Japan by a US servicemen, and is now titled in Oklahoma in excellent condition. It’s recently been serviced and is ready to go. Find this Suzuki GSXR750 for sale in Mustang, Oklahoma for $5,899 or best offer here on eBay.

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1960 Royal Enfield Constellation

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A higher peformance bike from Royal Enfield, the Constellation was a 700cc with an engine based on the Super Meteor powerplant. Affectionately known as the Connie, this bike produced 51 horsepower thanks to a TT carb and siameze exhaust. The bike also got a new frame to handle the 700cc engine and its new-fangled power. Find this Royal Enfield Constellation …

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1986 Ducati 750F1

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Post-Sale Update: After 4 bids on eBay, this Ducati 750F1 sold for $12,500 Ducati’s last stand before being sold to the Castiglioni brothers, the 750F1A featured hand made aluminum tanks, floating rotors, and other features designed to make it a race bike for the street. Raw and uncompromising, it was slightly down on power but an excellent handler – and …

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Moto Bellissima’s MotoGiro East Prologue

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Reader Jeff Z, creator of the blog Moto Bellissima, has graciously let me know that he’s covering this year’s MotoGiro East. It’s going on right now, and he’s enjoying the show from Chase Truck #1. If photos like these tickle your fancy, head on over to Jeff’s blog and check out his prologue of the MotoGiro. I look forward to …

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1990 Honda RC30

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The Honda RC30 is one of the world’s greatest homologation superbikes. Also known as the VFR750R, the RC30 was created so that Honda could race in the World Superbike Championship, and there’s been a surge of them for sale over the last few months. The stats were impressive: the 748cc DOHC V-4 engine produced 76 horsepower, but included goodies like …

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1970 Norton Commando Production Racer

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Post-Sale Update: After 23 bids on eBay, this Norton Commando Production Racer sold for $14,100 Arguably the most collectable of Commandos, the Norton Commando Production Racer (affectionately known as the Yellow Peril) was a street-legal factory racer made available to privateers for a princely sum. At a time when you could buy an Austin Mini for less than $1,500, the …

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48 Miles – 1967 Triumph Bonneville

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Post-Sale Update: After 38 bids on eBay, this Triumph Bonneville sold for $14,805 – or $308/mile! The Triumph Bonneville is a legend in the motorcycling world, so I won’t bother you with an introduction to this post. But this one stands out because it has just 48 miles on it – and the seller is including 650 spares!

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Super Bowl XXIII – 1989 Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Custom

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Post-Listing Update: This Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Custom got no action on eBay at the $5,000 opening bid. In 1989, the Super Bowl halftime show changed forever. After decades of parade floats and marching bands, a production company convinced the NFL to all out with a large performance. That first year, audiences were treated to a 50s-themed performance that featured, among …