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What Do You Want To Know? 2021 Aprilia RSV4

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It’s a good time to work for Aprilia – they’ve recently released the RS600 and the Tuono 660, and they’re about to release updated versions of the RSV4 and the Tuono V4. It’s also a good time to be me – Aprilia has asked me to test the new RSV4 for a day at Laguna Seca next Wednesday. Will I …

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Mark Your Calendar – YSR Daize

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Brandon Friedman started YSR Daize in 2019 “to bring all YSR 50/80 enthusiasts together to share our love and passion for these little two strokes.” This year the event will be held on July 16-18 at Two Wheels of Suches Lodge in Suches, Georgia, so mark your calendar if you’re nearby (or even if you’re not and you’re nutty about …

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$30 Raffle – Triumph T120 Gary Nixon Tribute by Union Motorcycle Classics

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Back in 2014, Union Motorcycle Classics built a gorgeous Gary Nixon tribute out of a Triumph T120R. A profile on Motorcycle Classics amusingly notes: “When Todd Van Dorn dragged a 1972 Triumph T120RV engine and several boxes of parts—including the stock Triumph oil-bearing spine tube frame and swingarm — to Union Motorcycle Classics in Nampa, Idaho, he thought he wanted …

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What Do You Want To Know? 2022 Indian Chief Lineup

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2022 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Indian Chief model – back then it debuted with a 62 ci V-Twin. This year, Indian’s releasing a whole new lineup of Chief models, and the motors start at 111 ci. Hail to the Chief, indeed! I got a last minute invite to the Chief launch today/tomorrow, but I’m already committed to the …

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1988 Kawasaki KD80X

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A rare minibike, the Kawi KD80X that is normally hard to find in good shape nowadays because most were beat up as play bikes. Despite the diminuitive size, this bike could hit 40 miles per hour, even while carrying someone that weighed more than the bike itself. Plus, unlike some competitors, this came with a five speed manual transmission and …

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What Do You Want To Know? 2021 Aprilia Tuono 660

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I got to review the Aprilia RS 660 about five months ago, and one of my main takeaways was that it made me really anxious to try the upcoming Tuono 660. That time has finally come, which means I want to tell you everything I can about it. Help me help you – what do you want to know about …

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No Reserve – 1985 Honda NS400R

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In 1983, Freddie Spencer became the world’s youngest 500cc World Champion, and he did it on a Honda V3. Honda responded by releasing a 250cc production bike to commemorate the win, but it took them until 1985 to build something closer to the actual size of Freddie’s champion. That was the NS400R, and even though it gave up 100cc and …

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228 Miles – 1979 Harley-Davidson Sportster

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Post Sale Update: This Sportster sold for $4,900 after 22 bids on eBay in Concordia, Kansas. For 1979, Harley-Davidson updated the Sportster with a new frame and swingarm that was derived from the units in the limited-production XLCR. Other changes included cast iron valve guides and a disc brake in the rear.