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1985 Harley-Davidson FXRP

In America, Cruiser by AbhiLeave a Comment

The FXR was an important model for Harley in their quest to show the world that they were still relevant after buying out AMF’s ownership interest. One way they tried to compete with the Japanese was to counter the dominance of the Kawasaki KZ1000 in police forces with the FXRP.

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1999 Kawasaki ZRX1100

In Japan, Less than 5k, Standard by Jeffrey PamerLeave a Comment

Inspired by Eddie Lawson’s race bike replica released in 1982, the ZRX was a tribute to a tribute. This bike and its 1200 successor are some of the best bang for your buck used bikes you can buy today. It had 1982 styling with some late nineties updates, balancing both time period’s style perfectly. That trademark faring at the front …

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Picture Perfect – Free Spirit’s 1981 Yamaha SR250 Custom

In Custom, Japan by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

While you’d probably never guess just by looking at it, this one-off Yamaha named “Primus” was the inaugural project for up-and-coming Slovakian customs outfit Free Spirit Motorcycles. The shop is headed up by Slavo Danko, a brand director at an advertising agency by day who recently began moonlighting as a bike builder. For Free Spirit’s first build, Slavo selected a …

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Cafe’d Supermono – 1995 Bimota BB1

In Custom, Italy, Sport by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

First unveiled in 1994 at the Cologne Motorcycle Show, the Bimota BB1 Supermono marked two firsts for the boutique Italian marque: their first BMW-powered model and their first bike to feature a single-cylinder engine. Though best known for its use in BMW’s F650 “Funduro”, the liquid-cooled, 652cc, four-stroke single in the BB1 (or Bimota BMW 1) was actually produced by …

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1965 Honda S90

In Japan, Small Displacement by Jeffrey PamerLeave a Comment

In the mid/late sixties and early 70’s, Honda was busy. For one, they were developing and releasing arguably one of the most important motorcycles of all time, the CB750. Simultaneously, they were also putting a reliable, well-built engine into a series of purpose-built motorbikes. The single cylinder 90cc engine was the heart of their CL90, CT90, CD90, the iconic C90, …

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2013 MV Agusta F3 675

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

In 2012, MV Agusta shook things up with a new triple-based sportbike with a price that called ‘almost affordable.’ Despite the cheap-for-MV pricing, the F3 offered electronic features that the F4 lacked and a more reasonable riding position for the street.

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Original Owner – 2009 BMW HP2 Sport

In Germany, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This HP2 Sport did not meet reserve despite 20 bids up to $11,099 on eBay in Dickerson, Maryland. The BMW HP2 Sport is one of the rarest bikes from the last few decades of BMW motorcycles. It certain ways, it was a tough sell. Loosely based on the R1200S, this was a very pricey and exclusive sportbike …

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1998 Kawasaki KDX200

In Dual-Sport, Japan, Less than 5k by AbhiLeave a Comment

Kawasaki introduced the KDX line as a small enduro in 1980. In 1986, they revised the KDX200 with lots of features from the KX125 motocrosser, and Kawi was one of the very few manufacturers offering a two-stroke enduro at the time. It was well loved by riders, so much so that even when Kawasaki introduced a 250 of the KDX …