Jonathan Rea recently made history by winning his 100th World Superbike Race – making him the first person to win 100 races in a single class of FIM road racing. You might not be as fast as him, but now you can ride his bike, as he’s selling his practice ride on eBay.
First Ride Review – 2022 Yamaha YZF-R7View Post
Sold between ’89 and ’99, the FZR600 was an inline-four powered sportbike with a Deltabox frame. In many markets, this bike evolved into the “Foxeye” FZR/YZF in 1994, though Yamaha kept selling this model for another 5 years. The seller of this example calls it a “perfect OEM 1995 Yamaha FZR600 for sale” that’s “BONE STOCK!”
Called the Yamando, this hybrid features a Yamaha XS650 motor (bored out to 750) in a Norton Commando frame and it’s a multiple-time winner in the Canadian vintage road racing P2 Heavyweight class.
The Bimota SB8K Santamonica was already an incredible machine in its own right – in his First Ride review for Motorcyclist, Brian Catterson said “what I would have written back in 2000, had there been a point, was that the SB8K was the best twin-cylinder sportbike I’d ever ridden; more than a match for the reigning Ducati 996 and miles …
Called “The Emperor”, this custom GSX-R1000 features a long list of aftermarket upgrades and has been featured in multiple sport bike magazines (back when those were still a thing).
In the late 70s and early 80s, Japanese manufacturers were selling standard bikes as fast as they could make them. And while most of the bikes were technically sound, they all started to emulate each other, creating the UJM (first coined by Cycle magazine). Suzuki’s Marketing Manager in Germany told his Japanese management, “we had the most technically advanced bikes, …
The smallest of the V4 Interceptors, the VF500 is claimed by some to be the best, thanks to absolutely incredible handling.
Honda’s GB500 was an homage to classic British singles but there was a twist – it was reliable! The average American rider shopping for a Japanese bike at the time was more interested in the bigger supersport replicas, but the Tourist Trophy has become a cult classic.
Post Sale Update: This CBX sold for $13,800 after 58 bids on eBay in Hillsboro, Oregon. Early CBXs have been steadily increasing in value, so it’s always nice to find one listed with No Reserve to see what the market thinks it’s worth. Here’s a “daily rider” that’s guaranteed to find a new home.
When it was released, the VF1000R was a bit of a revelation: it was Honda’s flagship, designed to showcase what the Japanese firm was capable of. It was also a huge tease to US riders, because it was initially only released in Europe only – America got the VF1000F instead, which was designed to be more of a touring bike. …
Suzuki won 7 consecutive manufacturer titles in the 500cc Grand Prix class with their Gamma racer, and it inspired a street bike called the RG500. Classic Motorbikes said the “Suzuki is almost an exact replica of the race machine, its roots can be traced directly to the 1983 factory XR45 and the crankcases, barrels and general engine layout are virtually …
Ready for AHRMA racing, this non-street legal CB750 has been well modified and puts down 89 horsepower at the rear wheel.
The frame is from a ’72 Honda 250, but the motor is totally unexpected – a Yanmar 400cc diesel engine.
Equipped with a Baja Designs lighting kit, this little fifty has somehow got a CA plate so that you can ride it off-road, at camp, in the pits, and even on the street!