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2008 Benelli Tre-K 1130

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Post Sale Update: This Benelli sold for $6,077 after 5 bids on eBay in East Haven, Connecticut. As long as you don’t mind having almost non-existent dealer support, a modern Benelli offers an incredible riding experience in a package that makes Ducatis seem run of the mill. While most people think of sport bikes or naked superbikes like the Tornado …

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1973 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport

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Post Listing Update: This V7 did not meet reserve with 22 bids up to $11,600 on eBay in Madison, Wisconsin. After years of truck-like bikes such as the Ambassador and the Eldorado, the V7 was specifically created by Tonti to honor Guzzi’s racing legacy. Some people consider this bike to be the prettiest production cafe to come out of any …

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214 Miles – 1996 Ducati 900SS/CR

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Over on the auction site we’ve got a hell of a 900SS/CR. If you want a 900SS to ride, the best one to get (in my opinion) is a SS/SP (or maybe a Final Edition, but that’s a discussion for later). But if you’re looking for an incredibly low mileage SS to display or (hopefully) put some miles on, this …

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389 Miles – 2009 Aprilia RS125

In Italy, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

Finding a plated modern RS125 is hard enough in the United States, but this example stands out even further thanks to the fact that it has just 389 miles. It does beg the question – what would you do with a bike like this? It’s best on a track but it’ll lose value with every miles. Are these collectible enough …

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2004 Ducati 998 Matrix Reloaded Edition

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Post Sale Update: This Matrix Reloaded Edition sold for $7,600 after 30 bids. The best scene of The Matrix Reloaded film was a chase scene featuring a Ducati 996, and the Italian firm created a limited edition of motorcycles as a tie-in with the movie. Only problem was, by the time the movie was released, the 998 was already on …

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1979 Moto Guzzi LeMans II CX100

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Post Sale Update: This LeMans sold for $7,977 after 7 bids on eBay in Pasadena, California. The successor to the legendary 850cc Le Mans, the Moto Guzzi LeMans II CX100 was created to satisfy the American mantra of “no replacement for displacement” and as competition to the BMW R100RS. Guzzi took the engine and lower fairings from the 1000SP sport …

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2001 Ducati MH900E #800/2000

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There are multiple motorcycles out there inspired by Mike Hailwood, but the Ducati MH900e Evoluzione is the most visually extreme. Originally a sketch from the legendary Pierre Terblanche, the design got Ducati plenty of positive feedback so they decided to post a survey on their website to see if their passionate fans would actually buy a production version. 300 people …

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1988 Ducati Paso 750

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Post Listing Update: This Paso did not meet reserve with 22 bids up to $5,000 on eBay. Released in 1986 and named after racer Renzo Pasolini, the Ducati Paso was a bike created from odd beginnings. Built during the tumultuous years when Ducati was owned by Cagiva, this bike was designed to compete with the up and coming Japanese superbikes …

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1970 American Eagle Renegade 150

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Post Sale Update: This Renegade sold for $1,903 after 5 bids on eBay. American Eagle was John McCormack’s moderately successful attempt at importing models from Italjet, Kawasaki, and most prominently, Laverda. While AE didn’t last very long, it was a wonderful introduction for Laverda, who continued to sell big bikes in the US. This oddball started as a Laverda 125 …

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1987 Moto Guzzi Le Mans 1000 SE

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Post Sale Update: This Guzzi sold for $6,600 after 15 bids on eBay in Midlothian, Texas on eBay. The Moto Guzzi Le Mans 1000 SE (Special Edition) was a limited run of motorcycles based on the Series II Le Mans 1000. Built in honor of the 20th anniversary of the release of the V7, it has evolved into a collector’s …