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Never Titled – 1977 Moto Guzzi 850 LeMans

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This LeMans sold for $17,635 after 27 bids on eBay in Palm City, Florida. In Moto Guzzi’s long history, there are several models that have stood the test of time. But for many, the ultimate offering is the first gen LeMans. Said fans may appreciate this example, as it has just 2,049 miles and it’s never been …

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New Auction Bike – 2016 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory

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Today on the auction site we’ve got a Tuono Factory from the first year of APRC (Aprilia Performance Ride Control) – an advanced suite of electronics with traction control as well as independent wheelie and launch control that perfectly complements the glorious motor. This example’s got a few goodies such as a Graves slip on pipe and OFT Stage 2 …

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Union Motorcycles Build – 2002 Ducati 900SS Custom

In Custom, Italy, Sport by Jeffrey PamerLeave a Comment

Something really magical happened in the fall of 2009. A group of guys, spending time together building motorcycles decided that they had enough interest in their work to start a company. Union Motorcycles say that they are careful to not call their work restorations, they prefer “renovations”. Whatever they want to call it, after a quick look at the work …

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Police Replica – 1967 Moto Guzzi V7

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Post Listing Update: This Guzzi did not get any interest at the opening ask of $10,500. In 2009, the seller acquired this V7 from Bob Farris, a Moto Guzzi collector who had sourced the necessary items to create a Police replica but wasn’t able to complete all the work. Well, now it’s just about complete – everything is said to …

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New Auction Bike – 1996 Aprilia RS250

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Post Sale Update: This Aprilia sold for $6,650 on Iconic Motorbike Auctions in Fremont, California. Ending soon on the auction site we’ve got a CA-plated example of the Aprilia RS250. Back in 2012, Visor Down gushed over the RS250, saying “the real problem with the RS250 is that if you want one, a good one, you’re too late.” Well, here …

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No Reserve – 2005 Ducati 999R

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Post Sale Update: this 99R sold for $9,800 after 49 bids on eBay in Melbourne, Florida. In 2005, Ducati started exporting the 999R in earnest to satisfy the AMA homolgation requirements (the year before, just 50 were sold). For $29,995, this motorcycle was just about as close to a WSBK bike you could get.

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Motowheels Project Bike – 2010 Ducati Streetfighter Custom

In Italy, Sport by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

I’m personally a huge fan of the Ducati Streetfighter, in terms of both performance and aesthetics. While I’m excited to see the new production V4 Streetfighter come out soon, the models from a decade ago are still total gems of bikes. This particular 2010 Streetfighter features a ridiculously long list of more than five-dozen up-specced aftermarket parts. Practically every piece …