2016 was Toni “The Tiger” Elias’ rookie season in MotoAmerica, and his Yoshimura-Suzuki GSX-R1000 was good for 221 horsepower at the rear wheel (on VP MR12 race fuel). That bike can now be yours.
1,000 KM in Costa Rica With Elephant Moto – Day 6View Post
This isn’t beautiful, but I’m interested in seeing what the market thinks this runner is worth! The seller calls it “the affordable Honda Trail 50”, and he’s taking it to Vegas if you’re going to be there for the auctions…
The limits of the BMW S1000RR aren’t approachable by the grand majority of motorcyclists, but that didn’t stop BMW from going even crazier with the HP4 (High Performance 4-cylinder), which was introduced in 2013.
CZ experts know that the yellow tank with rubber knee pads and a checkerboard stripe means that this is either a 1971 or 1972 model.
When reader Rob B shared this bike to me, he mentioned that he had never heard of it before. That makes two of us! Turns out that outside of the US, Honda offered a baby version of the TL trials bike with a 50cc two-stroke engine.
Picture Intermission – Silver Shotgun at the Petersen MuseumView Post
Honda built the RC51 to compete in World Superbike, and the bike earned titles in 2000 and 2002. The latter year, the RC51 also won the AMA Superbike championship with Nicky Hayden, and Honda responded in 2004 by producing a “Nicky Hayden Edition.” The changes were cosmetic only – a sticker kit, white number plates on the upper fairing and …
January 3rd, 2019 – Brasilito, Costa Rica to Liberia, Costa Rica: ~60 miles
1-14-2020 Update: “Sangria” is back up for sale. Bidding is up to $7,100 and the reserve not yet met with over a week left to go. Find it for sale here on eBay. Post Listing Update: This custom Triumph did not meet reserve despite 35 bids up to $9,000 on eBay. Starting as a Tiger T100, this chopper is adorned …
Wheels Through Time is continuing their sale of exhibit bikes, and this one’s my favorite so far! Meet the Eveready Autoped, the first mass-produced motorized scooter in the US.
January 2nd, 2019 – Brasilito, Costa Rica to Brasilito, Costa Rica: 0 trip miles
I’m a sucker for dirtbikes that have been converted to supermotos for street usage, and this outrageous XR650R (which happens to be street-legal and plated in California) is checking off all of my boxes.
One of the true cult classics of scooters, the Motocompo was designed to fit into the trunks of Honda’s subcompact cars of the time. To minimize dimensions of the scoot when it needs to be stored, the handlebars and seat can be folded in to become just about flush with the top of the bodywork. These were only sold in …
The seller of this calls it “not your Grandpa’s old KZ650” – because it now has the heart from a GPz750 Turbo!