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1970 Husqvarna 360C Sportsman

In Dual-Sport, Sweden by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: After 13 bids on eBay, this Husqvarna 360C Sportsman sold for $9,500. In the 60’s, Edison Dye, known by some as the father of American Motocross, convinced management at Husky to build a street-legal dual-sport to compete with the proliferation of similar bikes in the American market, like the Yamaha DT-1. The resulting bike was a high-tech wonder, …

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Original Owner – 1982 Honda CBX

In Japan, Touring by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: This CBX sold for the opening bid of $7,900. Honda wasn’t actually the first to put a 6-cylinder powerplant in a production motorcycle – Benelli earned that honor with the 750 Sei. Thanks to the modern day Goldwing, the idea of a 6-cylinder Honda isn’t a foreign concept, but it all started with the CBX. Built in response …

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1958 Ariel Red Hunter VH

In England by AbhiLeave a Comment

I just featured a Red Hunter that sold for $7,000, but as they rarely come up for sale, I wanted to share another one with you. This was rebuilt from a basket case – though there’s a few minor issues, including the generator, rubber boots, and some miscellaneous items. Lots of reproduction parts have been order from UK specialists Draganfly. …

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2001 Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Rosso Mandello – 68 of 300

In Italy, Sport by Abhi2 Comments

Post-Sale Update: After being relisted, this Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Rosso Mandello sold for $5,600 on eBay. The V11 Sport is already a rare motorcycle, but the Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Rosso Mandello takes it one step further. Just 300 examples of this limited edition were built (to celebrate 80 years of Guzzi motorcycle production), with lots of carbon fiber, …

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1952 Triumph Thunderbird 6T

In England, Standard by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Listing Update: This Triumph Thunderbird 6T sold for $12,000 on eBay. The Thunderbird name has shown up on 3 distinct models of the Triumph line since 1949 – this 6T model is from the original series. For its public launch, three production bikes were ridden from the Meriden plant to a circuit near Paris where they were then ridden over …

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1953 Indian Brave

In America, Standard by AbhiLeave a Comment

After Indian went out of business in the late 40s and they were scooped up by a British firm, they sold off the remaining “true” Indians and created a new model before starting to sell rebadged Royal Enfields like the Tomahawk and the Lance. That model was the Indian Brave, designed as a low budget runabout for the American market.

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2007 Ducati Multistrada 1100S

In Italy, Touring by Abhi1 Comment

Post-Sale Update: This Ducati Multistrada 1100S sold at the BIN of $5,300. 2/27 Update: This Ducati Multistrada 1100S is now up for sale with a BIN of $5,300 here on eBay. The Ducati Multistrada (Italian for many roads) was a semi-successor to the venerable Cagiva Gran Canyon and the Ducati Elefant. A bike that didn’t fit into any sort of …

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2007 Moto Guzzi Nevada Classic 750

In Cruiser, Italy by AbhiLeave a Comment

Initially released in the UK in the ’90s, the Moto Guzzi Nevada Classic didn’t make it to the US until 2004 – and the bike had basically stayed the same for over a decade. In 2007, however, Guzzi changed approximately 90% of the Nevada Classic (383 of the 441 parts), turning it into a completely new (and very rare) cruiser. …

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120 Miles – 1989 Honda GB500

In Cafe Racer, Japan by Abhi3 Comments

Post-Sale Update: The featured Honda GB500 sold for $11,500.01 after 9 bids on eBay. The other Honda GB500 noted at the bottom of this article sold for $5,000 after just 3 bids on eBay. In the late 80s, Honda took a risk and gave the world a beautiful motorcycle inspired by 60s thumper racers of the Isle of Man Tourist …

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1956 Ariel Red Hunter

In England, Touring by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: After 37 bids on eBay, this Ariel Red Hunter sold for $7,000. A model that lasted for nearly 30 years, the Ariel Red Hunter was the name given to a grand variety of single-cylinder engines produced by Ariel from 1932-1959.