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1972 Harley-Davidson Sprint SS350

In America, Italy, Less than 5k, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

One of the many Italian-built Aermacchis with a Harley-Davidson logo on the tank, the Sprint SS350 was introduced in 1969 with a bigger motor (the previous Sprint had a 250) as Harley tried to fight off competition from the Japanese. The Sprint was available in two forms: the SX had some off-road flavor with knobbies, high fenders, and a scrambler …

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2018 Husqvarna Svartpilen 401

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Post Sale Update: This Svartpilen 401 sold for the BIN of $5,125 on eBay Next week I’ll be at the launch of the Husqvarna Svartpilen 701, but the little brother 401 has been available for some time. I prefer it over the Vitpilen 401, and Nathan agreed in his review of both bikes last year. Here’s one with less than …

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1953 Bianchi Bianchina

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Post Listing Update: This Bianchi did not meet reserve despite 16 bids up to $3,300. While the “Bianchina” name was also used for a car made by a spinoff of Bianchi (called Autobianchi), in this case it applies to a 2-stroke 125cc motorcycle with an elegant pedestrian slicer.

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2001 Ducati 996S

In Italy, Sport by Mazlow PetosaLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This 996S was pulled off of eBay because “there was an error in the listing.” The Ducati 996 needs no introduction. Superbikes in general are better because the 996 existed, and every detail was designed to be beautiful as well as functional. 2001 was the last year of production before the 998 engine, and Troy Bayliss gave …

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1974 Moto Guzzi Eldorado Police

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The best selling model MG ever produced, the Eldorado has been a classic for decades. This Moto Guzzi Eldorado Police is an excellent example of MG’s pride and joy – though this is one of the many Police variants, which competed with Harley-Davidson for emergency service duty all across the country.

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1 of 125 – 2018 Aprilia RSV4 RF LE

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Post Listing Update: This RF LE did not get any interest at the BIN of $23,880. Last year, Aprilia released 125 examples of a limited edition RSV4 RF, all of which were exclusively for North America. The US got 100 units, while the remaining 25 went to Canada. The big difference is the MotoGP-inspired winglets, though there’s also a numbered …

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1 of 58 – Ducati Thailand Scrambler Hailwood Edition

In Custom, Italy, Sport by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This custom Ducati did not get any interest at the asking opening ask of $22,500. Back in mid-2011, Ducati announced it would be opening a “final assembly” plant in Thailand. Fast forward to 2014 and the Italian brand revealed the new South East Asian facility would be piecing together the company’s (then) newly unveiled Scrambler range for …

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Ben Bostrom Replica – 2002 Ducati 998S

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Post Listing Update: This 998S did not get any interest at the asking price of $14,999. 2001 was a great year for Ducati. Upgraded Ohlins suspension and Brembo brakes squeezed every bit of traction from the revamped 998cc Testastretta engine, carrying Troy Bayliss to the championship. In 2002, Ducati launched 155 998S Ben Bostrom and 400 Troy Bayliss special editions …