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1952 Harley Panhead Custom

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Courtesy of reader Zack B, we’re mixing it up a bit today with a Harley Panhead Custom. The Panhead is actually the name for a HD engine – named because the rocker covers resembled upside-down pans. Produced for 17 years, the Panhead was (of course) a V-Twin, with two vales per cylinder. The original Captain America bike utilized one of …

Vintage Harley Racers

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Post Sale Update: After 17 bids, the RR350 did not meet reserve at $18,100. After 33 bids, the KRTT did not meet reserve at $19,100. The Keating Wheel company has got a pair of beautiful vintage Harley racers that we wanted to make sure our wonderful readers knew about.

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1949 Indian Stylemaster

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Post-Sale Update: After 38 bids on eBay, this Indian Stylemaster did not meet reserve at $8,900. The Indian Stylemaster was a rebadged scooter from the Lowther company of Joliet, Illinois. Lowther made several scooter variants in the late 40s, all designed to be “Park Avenue Scooters with the Main Street price”.

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Duo of 1974 Dunstalls – Honda and Norton

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Post Sale Update: The Norton Dunstall did not meet reserve at $5,300, while the Honda also did not meet reserve at $3,950. Paul Dunstall is a legend in the classic motorcycling world. Originally a motorcycle racer, he set up a workshop where he turned Nortons into world-beaters with engine and cosmetic modifications. Fast forward to the 1970s, Dunstall’s business had …

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1.5 HP of Fury – 1950 Sears Powerbike

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8/27 Update – This Sears Powerbike was relisted here on eBay with the same starting bid and BIN price. The Sears Powerbike was designed as a conversion to maximize the utility of a bicycle. As a standalone, self-contained unit, it simply replaced the rear wheel – no frame modifications were required. With 1.5 horsepower on tap from a Briggs and …

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American Cafe Racer – 1978 HD XLCR

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Post Sale Update: this HD XLCR sold on eBay for $11,995. The HD XLCR was designed by Willie G. Davidson, and was supposed to represent a shift from the usual chrome-filled touring bike portfolio of HD. Unfortunately, it was a commercial flop, and with only 3,123 ever produced, it’s one of the most desirable Harley’s ever made.

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1940 Indian Chief

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Post Sale Update: This Indian Chief sold for a Best Offer of $24,000. The Indian Chief was the most famous of the motorcycles produced by Indian, a company founded in 1901 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Founded even before Triumph and Harley, Indian has been in and out of business since the 50’s, though they’ve recently announced a revised Chief for 2014.

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1999 Harley Davidson HD MT500

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Post-Sale Update: This Harley Davidson HD MT500 sold for $8,111.11 after 40 bids on eBay. This HD MT500 is one of the rarest bikes to ever come out of the HD factory, and we’re huge suckers for it at Bike-urious. Originally built by the British in the 80s, rights to this bike were sold by Armstrong-CCM to HD, who sold …

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Lightning Strikes Twice – Buell XB12STT

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Today we’re featuring two of the same bike – the Buell XB12STT Lightning. Built for only two years, this bike was a supermoto inspired version of the XB12S Lightning. As supermoto guys will tell you, that means this is the most fun bike Buell had made at the time (and they were probably right).

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Classic Hack – 1947 Indian Chief 74

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Post-Sale Update: After 20 bids, this Indian Chief 74 Sidecar did not meet reserve at $27,480. It’s been a while since we’ve featured a sidecar rig on Bike-urious, but this Indian Chief 74 with a matching sidecar definitely deserves mention. Built for just over 31 years, the Chief was one of Indian’s most popular models.

1999 Victory V92C

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In 1997, Polaris announced that they were getting into the motorcycle game, and they decided to do so with a competitor to Harley Davidson called Victory Motorcycles.  In 1998, Polaris introduced the Victory V92C, and commenced selling it the following year.  This is one of those first year bikes.

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Perfect Patina – 1936 Harley Davidson VLH

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Post Sale Update: After 32 bids, this Harley Davidson VLH sold for $24,000. We’re on a little bit of a Harley binge, it seems! The Harley Davidson VLH was a one year only continuation model of the VL series. In fact, it was the ultimate expression of the flathead, which has made it the most collectible. With a 34 horsepower …

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1962 Harley Davidson Topper

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Post-Sale Update: After 47 bids on eBay, this Harley Davidson Topper sold for $4,800 on eBay. The Harley Davidson Topper is the one and only scooter to ever come out of the HD factory. Built during the days when the Milwaukee company was producing bikes with small motors, like the Bobcat, the Topper featured a 165 cc air-cooled 2-stroke engine …