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1999 Confederate Hellcat

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Post Sale Update: Despite attracting 17 bids, this Confederate Hellcat did not meet reserve on eBay at $12,900. The Confederate Hellcat was the primary motorcycle of Confederate Motors, which has evolved into a high-end luxury motorcycle manufacturer. Only 500 Hellcats were built from 1996 to 2001 – at what point CM went bankrupt. After a turbulent next few years, Confederate …

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1949 Indian Scout 249

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Post-Sale Update: After 14 bids on eBay, this Indian Scout 249 sold for $5,500. The Indian Scout 249 was one of the last bikes made by Indian before it eventually went out of business in 1953. To be fair, Indian was on its deathbed since 1945, when Ralph Rogers bought a controlling interest and discontinued traditional Indian bikes like the …

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SBC Power: 1995 Boss Hoss

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Post-Sale Update: After 3 bids on eBay, this bike did not meet reserve at $7,900. This bike is a product of Boss Hoss Cycles, a company founded in 1990 that specializes in creating motorcycles using GM V8 engines. Though initially known for being an expensive novelty, as they were cumbersome and difficult to ride, Boss Hoss bikes have evolved through …

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All Wheel Drive – 2012 Christini 450 AWD

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Post Sale Update: After being relisted several times, this Christini 450 AWD eventually sold for $5,100 The Christini 450 AWD has a special mechanical system that enables both wheels to be driven by the engine, with a series of chains and shafts that power the front wheel in addition to the rear. Check out the technological details here on the …

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1960 Harley Davidson Servi-Car

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Post-Sale Update: After being relisted, this Harley Davidson Servi-Car was purchased at a Buy-It-Now price of $15,000. The Harley Davidson Servi-Car was a very interesting three-wheeler produced for nearly 40 years.  During the Great Depression, HD was trying to figure out how they could further expand their target customer base – one of their selected targets was automotive mechanics.  Mechanics …

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1962 Harley Davidson Pacer

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The Harley Davidson Pacer is one of a series of two-stroke, three-speed small displacement thumpers made by HD from 1948 to 1966. After World War II, blueprints for a 125cc bike created by DKW were given to the US, UK, and the Soviet Union as a tiny part of war reparations. In addition to the Pacer, this also resulted in …

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1980 Harley Davidson XR750

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The Harley Davidson XR750 is a legend in dirt-track racing, the winningest bike in AMA racing history. It’s also well known for being the bike of choice of the quintessential stunt rider, Evel Knievel. Knievel used the bike from 1970 to 1977 – Harley Davidson stopped sponsoring the daredevil after he was convicted of assaulting someone. The XR750 still gets …

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Easy Rider Captain America

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Post Sale Update – This Easy Rider Captain America style is no longer for sale. Quite possibly the best-known chopper in the world, the Captain America bike from Easy Rider is…not what we’re featuring here today, unfortunately. Instead, we’ve got, as Tenacious D would say, a tribute. Easy Rider had three stars – Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and the Captain …

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1968 Harley Davidson Golf Cart

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This Harley Davidson Golf Cart is not what you’d expect to see from the Milwaukee based motorcycling giant, which is exactly why we had to feature it. Back in 1963, someone at HD decided that making golf carts was “close enough” to making motorcycles, and they started cranking out the carts. They made both gas and electric models – this …

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2006 Harley Davidson V-Rod Destroyer

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The Harley Davidson V-Rod Destroyer was HD’s first ready to go drag bike. Based on a V-Rod (VRSC), and tuned by their in-house Custom Vehicle Operations department, the “Screamin’ Eagle Destroyer”, known by the VRXSE code, was capable of a sub 10 second quarter-mile. We try to avoid featuring bikes available at dealerships, but we had to make an exception …

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2011 Zero XU – Electric Wonder

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The Zero XU is an all electric motorcycle designed to be the perfect city commuter for those that would like to stop using gasoline – as long as you won’t miss the sensation of shifting. Realistic range is between 30-35 miles, which admittedly isn’t great. But for those of you with 5-10 mile commutes, this bike could be perfect. Battery …

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2006 Buell Ulysses

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This Buell Ulysses is quite the franken-bike – we’ve never seen a Uly like this! It comes with a few of the usual factory extras, such as the hard bags, but what’s key here are the changes – this bike has a chain drive conversion, a custom front end from a CR, PIAA lights, and an aftermarket exhaust. That custom …

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1972 Hodaka Super Rat

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This Hodaka Super Rat is one of the many dirt-oriented trailies Hodaka created in the 60s and 70s, making these bikes incredibly popular in the US. The Hodaka Super Rat featured a 100cc engine – better suited for kids who weren’t big enough for the 250cc and larger bikes of the world. The signature red frame and chrome gas tank …