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1974 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport

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My favorite Guzzi, the Moto Guzzi V7 Sport is still one of the most famous Guzzis ever made (and it’s a bike that I have trouble not featuring if I find one for sale). After years of bikes like as the Ambassador and the Eldorado, the V7 was specifically created by Tonti to honor Guzzi’s racing legacy.

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1998 Ducati 900SS Final Edition

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Post Sale Update: This 900SS sold for $6,000 after 16 bids on eBay in Red Hook, New York. The Ducati Supersport is back, but nearly two decades ago the iconic air-cooled SS line came to a halt with a one-year run of 800 bikes. Ducati called it the FE, for Final Edition. All of the bikes got silver paint as …

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1993 Moto Guzzi Daytona

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Post Listing Update: This Guzzi did not meet reserve with 42 bids up to $9,701 on eBay in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dr. John Wittner made a name for himself in the late 80’s thanks to his ability to modify the hell out of MG’s – his bikes won consecutive US Endurance Championships, among other racers. Due to his success, the …

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1992 Ducati 851

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Post Sale Update: This 851 sold for $8,350 after 22 bids on eBay in Miami, Florida. Introduced in 1987, the 851 made Ducati relevant in motorcycle racing again. It featured fuel injection, liquid cooling, and desmo 4V heads. 1992 as the last year of production – the next year Ducati would unveil the 888.

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2002 Ducati Foggy Monster S4

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If you’re looking at the number of championships and individual race wins, Carl “Foggy” Fogarty is the most successful racer to ever rule in World Superbike. In 2002, Italy’s most famous motorcycling firm released the Ducati Monster S4 Fogarty Edition, to honor Foggy himself with a limited run of 300 bikes.

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1978 Moto Guzzi Le Mans Mk1

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Post Listing Update: This Guzzi did not meet reserve with 27 bids up to $11,200 on eBay in Miami Beach, Florida. Arguably the successor to the V7 Sport, the Moto Guzzi 850 LeMans was named after the famous race in France. Guzzi took a modified version of the 850T engine and wrapped it in interesting styling that has led to …

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1984 Moto Guzzi Le Mans III

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Post Listing Update: This Guzzi did not meet reserve with 20 bids up to $6,600 on eBay in Indio, California. In 1983, the Moto Guzzi Le Mans III was brought back after MG was able to get the smaller engine certified under US emissions – for a few years the US was stuck with a 949cc engine. With the arrival …

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1998 Ducati 900SS Final Edition

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The Ducati Supersport is back, but nearly two decades ago the iconic air-cooled SS line came to a halt with a one-year run of 800 bikes. Ducati called it the FE, for Final Edition. All of the bikes got silver paint as well as a couple of treats like an Ohlins rear shock. 300 of the 800 examples were sold …

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1993 Aprilia RS125 Extrema

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When Aprilia replaced the AF1 125 pocket rocket, they did so with a model name that continues on today: RS. I briefly mentioned the significance of those two letters in my recent First Ride review of the RS660, but the RS125 was never officially sold in the US so the history is not well known here. The first generation (1992-1995) …