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No Reserve – 1993 Suzuki GSX-R600

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Post Sale Update: This Gixxer sold for $4,850 after 66 bids on eBay in Joppa, Maryland. After impressing motorcycle buyers with the 750 and 1100 GSX-Rs, Suzuki introduced a 600 in 1992. It had the same frame and plastics as the 750cc but the engine was watercooled. The bike was carried over unchanged for 1993, except for the graphics.

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1996 Honda RVF400

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The RVF400 is not well known in the US as it was never officially sold outside of the Japan. But for people in the know that are lucky enough to get their hands on one, this Honda (also known as the NC35) is one of the best 400cc sportbikes ever made.

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1997 Honda VFR750F

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“For many, bike journalists included, the Honda VFR750 is the best road bike ever built.” MCN didn’t mince words when it came to their praise of the VFR – it’s one thing for a journo to be excited about a bike for a few hours for a first ride, but this is the kind of machine that people love to …

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2004 Honda RC51 Nicky Hayden

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Honda built the RC51 to compete in World Superbike, and the bike earned titles in 2000 and 2002. The latter year, the RC51 also won the AMA Superbike championship with Nicky Hayden, and Honda responded in 2004 by producing a “Nicky Hayden Edition.” The changes were cosmetic only – a sticker kit, white number plates on the upper fairing and …

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1982 Honda Motra CT50

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4-24-20 Update: It’s back! I love this thing, and reader Christian E has just let me know that this Motra is back up for sale after 18 months since we last saw it on eBay. Back then, the seller passed on bidding up to $7,100, but now he’s willing to take $5,700 according to this sale listing here on Craigslist …

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1975 Kawasaki H2

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Post Sale Update: This H2 sold for $16,100 after 30 bids on eBay in Glendale, Arizona. The biggest and baddest of Kawasaki’s two-stroke triple terrors, the H2 name is so powerful that Kawi brought it back for their new supercharged sportbike.

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Turbocharged – 1976 Kawasaki KZ900 LTD

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Post Listing Update: This turbo’d KZ did not get any interest at the opening bid of $18,000 on eBay in Independence, Virginia. In 1976, Kawasaki unveiled a “limited edition” factory custom of their KZ900, which differed in the inclusion of pulled back handlebars, king and queen seat, fat rear tire, dual disc front brakes, Mulholland shocks, Morris aluminum spoked wheels, …

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1981 Honda ATC200

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Post Sale Update: This Honda ATC200 sold for the BIN of $1,295 on eBay in Madison, Wisconsin. Honda brought the 3-wheeler to the US thanks to an engineer named Osamu Takeuchi. Osamu was simply trying to create a product that could bolster motorcycle sales during winter months, but by the time it was all over he had created something so …

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No Reserve – 1986 Honda XL600R

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Post Sale Update: This XL600R sold for $2,476 after 18 bids on eBay in Carrollton, Kentucky. Honda’s XL/XR series has been the mount of choice for enduro riders for decades, and the XL600R was a popular option in the 80s – Dirt Rider magazine said it was the best in the dirt of the open class dual purpose bikes (including …