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Rare Project – 1988 Wood-Rotax Flat Tracker

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Ron Wood established his racing company in 1982, initially selling Dell’Orto carbs and replacement parts. They quickly became the distributor of Rotax engines for competition, and started building racing frames in-house. These creations were homologated as “Wood-Rotax” and were available for competition in AMA flat track and dirt track. Here’s one that’s will need some work as it’s been sitting …

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1982 Can-Am Qualifier 250

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The successor to the TNT (Track ‘n’ Trail), Can-Am’s Qualifier was an enduro sibling to the MX-3 with a Rotax motor tuned more for mid-range torque than top-end horsepower. When they launched it in 1977, Can-Am said it was their first purpose enduro bike so you no longer had to strip down a TNT or add lights to the MX.

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380 Miles – 2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire

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Brand new, a LiveWire will set you back $29,799. But MotoCorsa in Portland, Oregon’s got one with just 377 miles that they want $22,499 for. So if you’ve been curious about Harley’s electric motorcycle (maybe you want to emulate Long Way Up?) but thought the $30k price tag was a bit too much to swallow, here’s your change to give …

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No Reserve – 2018 Alta Redshift MXR

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Post Sale Update: sold for $13,100 after 35 bids on eBay in San Marcos, California. When new in 2018, a Alta Redshift MXR would set you back $11,995 (add $750 for the fast charger). So, what does the market think a still-new example is worth for two years later, considering the company is no longer in business? Well, there’s four …

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Rare Project – 1983 Urba Sport Trimuter

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Post Sale Update: sold for $850 after one bid on eBay in Aguanga, California. In February of 1980, Mechanix Illustrated magazine featured the design for an electric commuter kit three-wheeler that the consumer was supposed to put together him or herself. Supposedly 30k plans were sold…but who knows how many were actually built. One of them was used in the …

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1955 Royal Enfield Indian Woodsman

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Between 1955 and 1960, Indians sold in the US were actually re-branded Royal Enfields. It was the idea of an English company called Brockhouse Engineering (you may remember that they created the adorable Corgi) who owned the Indian trademark at the time. They thought they could capitalize on the goodwill of the Indian brand by selling some Brit bikes, and …