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1974 Honda MT250 Elsinore

In Japan, Off-Road by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: After 54 bids on eBay, this Honda MT250 Elsinore sold for $3,000. I just featured an Elsinore (though it was a CR250M), so I won’t waste your time with too many details. The reason I’m featuring this one is because it has just 484 miles! The story is that it was just uncovered from a basement where the …

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1975 Suzuki GT750

In Japan, Standard by AbhiLeave a Comment

The Suzuki GT750, affectionately known as the Water Buffalo, was the bike that made Suzuki a household name in the United States.  The follow-up to a sporty bike, Suzuki surprised (and disappointed) motorcycle magazines by instead marketing this as a sports-tourer.  Don’t tell anyone – Suzuki actually changed the intent of this bike because they were having reliability issues with …

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Lossa Engineering – 1978 Yamaha SR500 Cafe Racer

In Cafe Racer, Japan by AbhiLeave a Comment

4-3 Update: And it’s back! Find this Lossa Engineering SR500 for sale with bidding up to $6,700 and the reserve not yet met here on eBay. Post-Listing Update: After 29 bids on eBay, this Yamaha SR500 Cafe Racer did not meet reserve at $9,100. Excited that Yamaha has announced they’re bringing back the SR400? Celebrate with a cafe’d example of the …

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ToyoHog: 2008 Toyota Prius Harley-Davidson

In America, Japan, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This disgusting contraption did not meet reserve despite 22 bids up to $2,175 on eBay. Okay, so…it’s not a motorcycle. But I just had to feature this. A Toyota Prius that was hacked up and gloriously given a Harley-Davidson engine for competition in Lemons is now available to cause you untold amounts of miseryjoy. May this be …

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1989 Honda GB500

In Cafe Racer, Japan by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: After 12 bids on eBay, this Honda GB500 sold for $4,200. In the late 80s, Honda took a risk and gave the world a beautiful motorcycle inspired by 60s thumper racers of the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy race – bikes like the Manx Norton and AJS 7R. Originally created as a 400cc bike in Japan, the bike …

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5,016 Miles – 1975 Yamaha RD350

In Japan, Sport by Abhi9 Comments

The Yamaha RD350 was an instant classic – and this bike is an excellent example of the breed. With just 5,016 miles, this bike has great original paint, and everything mechanical seems to work just fine. It’s always been garaged, never been down, and comes with the OEM tool kit. Find this incredibly original Yamaha RD350 for sale in Fleetwood, …

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Airplane Trike

In 3 Wheels, America, Japan by Abhi1 Comment

From r/motorcycles comes the discovery of this odd “Airplane Trike”, named as it utilizes part of the fuselage of a small aircraft. With the paint job, it definitely reminds me of a mutant school bus. Using the mechanical components of a ’89 Goldwing – 1500cc boxer six-cylinder producing 100 horsepower. Conveniently, the Wing has a 5-speed transmission with reverse, so …

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1974 Honda CR250M Elsinore

In Japan, Off-Road by Abhi1 Comment

Post Listing Update: This Elsinore did not meet reserve despite 13 bids up to $2,600. The Honda CR250M Elsinore is historically significant as it was the first serious dirt bike to come straight from an OEM – other bikes required serious modifications from the factory floor.

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1967 Honda CL77 Scrambler

In Dual-Sport, Japan by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Listing Update: This CL77 did not meet reserve at $4,750 after 30 bids on eBay. The Honda CL77 Scrambler was, in a way, the off-road brother of the venerable Super Hawk. Any Honda CL denotes a scrambler, and this was one of the best – in 1968, the Baja 1000 was won on a CL77.

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1956 Suzuki Colleda ST-II

In Japan, Small Displacement by Abhi1 Comment

Post-Listing Update: This Suzuki Colleda ST-II did not meet reserve at $5,100. From the same seller as the Toyomotor TB from a couple of days ago comes this Suzuki Colleda (which roughly translates to “this is the one”, or something similarly special). The first motorcycle from Suzuki, the Colleda was introduced to the world in 1954. Several changes came in …

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1974 Yamaha TA125 Road Racer

In Japan, Race, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Listing Update: After 28 bids on eBay, this Yamaha TA125 Road Racer did not meet reserve at $9,543. Based on the AS-3 road bike, the Yamaha TA125 was a tiny twin released in early 1974. Production lasted less than a year, marking the end of Yamaha’s air-cooled 2-stroke production racers, and beginning a 5 year wait before Yamaha would sell …

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1975 Honda CB360T

In Japan, Standard by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This CB360T sold for $2,600 after 31 bids on eBay. The Honda CB360T is a basic classic, but this one stands out as it’s exceptionally clean and has just 1,761 miles on it. This would be a fantastic first bike, or an around-town runabout. Find this CB360T for sale in Brick, New Jersey with bidding up to …