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1976 MV Agusta 350 Ipotesi

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This Ipotesi did not get any interest at the opening bid of $5,000. Designed by legendary automotive stylist Giorgio Giugiaro, MV Agusta’s Ipotesi wasn’t just beautiful, it was technically impressive. Triple disc brakes, cast magnesium wheels, and a 10,000 rpm redline made this 350cc bike a treat to ride.

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Reno Leoni-Built Racer – 1985 Ducati F1A

In Italy, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This F1A did not meet reserve despite 12 bids up to $7,101 on eBay in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Built by Reno Leoni, this F1A has a history that the owner calls “spotty”, though he’s done a pretty good job tracking down as much as he could from websites and some old threads on Pantaheads. Let’s have a …

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1998 Ducati 916 SPS

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This SPS did not meet reserve despite 16 bids up to $12,669 on eBay in Durango, Colorado. A limited edition of one of the most beautiful motorcycles ever made, the Ducati 916 SPS (Sport Production Special) was more than a pretty face. Thanks to upgrades to the drivetrain and chassis, this was the ultimate 916. 1,058 examples …

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2006 Ducati Paul Smart 1000LE

In Italy, Sport by Jeffrey PamerLeave a Comment

Around the turn of the century, Pierre Terblanche started designing for Ducati. One of his first designs was the divisive 1999 Supersport 900. It may have been hard to believe at that time that he would go on to help design one of the arguably best looking and iconic Ducati bikes of the last 20 years.

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1983 Laverda RGS 1000 Executive

In Italy, Touring by AbhiLeave a Comment

A true sport tourer, the Laverda RGS one of the last manifestations of the big triple, though it was much tamer than the beloved Jota unit thanks to different crankshaft timing and rubber engine mounts. Some felt that the engine lost a bit of character in the process, but it became a much easier bike to tour on – especially …

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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

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

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 …