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1 Year Only – 1987 Yamaha SRX250

In Japan, Sport by Abhi3 Comments

For decades, Kawasaki ruled the 250cc ‘sport’bike market – though Honda has recently taken a chunk of the market with their CBR250R. Honda also challenged the little Ninja in the 80s with the VTR250, though it did not have much commercial success. For one year in the States, even the big blue threw their hat into the ring with the …

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#140 – 1993 Honda CBR900RR

In Japan, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This CBR got no attention at the opening ask of $5,000. The first generation of the Honda CBR900RR, affectionately known as the Fireblade, was a revolution in the large displacement sport bike market. Despite a 50% larger engine, this bike weighed just 4 pounds more than the CBR600F2. Just as important, this bike was a whopping 76 …

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1985 Suzuki Madura GV1200GLF

In Cruiser, Japan by AbhiLeave a Comment

A direct response to the ‘mega-cruiser’ Honda Magna, the Suzuki Madura was all about one-upmanship. Honda called their Magna an 1100, so the Madura was called a 1200, even if the engine was actually 1165cc. Honda rated the Magna at 116hp, Suzuki rated the Madura at…117 horsepower. You get the idea. Either way, it was a rare (5,099 produced over …

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1966 Suzuki X6 Hustler

In Japan, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

The Suzuki X6 Hustler, also called the T20 Super Six, was an instant hit with riders who loved high performance engines in lightweight bikes. The 247cc engine was capable of hitting over 100hp/liter (about 29 horsepower), and the bike was packed with plenty of technology, including the first 6-speed transmission used in a production motorcycle!

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1987 Honda TR200 Fat Cat

In Dual-Sport, Japan by Abhi3 Comments

Sold for just two years, the Honda TR200 (better known as the Fat Cat) was similar to the more popular Yamaha TW200. With a 199cc four-stroke engine putting power through a five speed transmission and an automatic clutch, this bike was unique due to its use of two ATV-style tires.

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1980 Yamaha SR500

In Japan, Standard by Abhi1 Comment

The Yamaha SR500 has been a popular bike for decades, due to clean styling and a reliable single-cylinder engine. These traits have also led this bike to be the base for thousands of custom works, including choppers, dirt-trackers, and cafe racers. Here’s one in “truly outstanding condition”, which is one of the nicer ones I’ve seen in a while.

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1967 Honda CB160

In Japan, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: Despite 14 bids on eBay up to $2,125, this little CB did not meet reserve. One of the truly iconic small-displacement Japanese bikes, the Honda CB160 is a small but well-built street bike. This specific example has undergone a frame-off restoration and looks absolutely lovely.

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1972 Honda CL350 Scrambler

In Dual-Sport, Japan by AbhiLeave a Comment

Here’s a solid deal on a Honda CL350 Scrambler in the original red/white paint scheme. This specific Honda CL350 Scrambler recently received a tuneup including a carb cleaning and new tires. Find this Honda CL350 Scrambler for sale here on Craigslist in Virginia Beach, Virginia for $2,250. This bike-uriousity brought to you by Jim R!