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1953 MV Agusta Ovunque

In Italy, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: After 24 bids on eBay, this MV Agusta Ovunque sold for $5,100. The MV Agusta Ovunque was one of the few modest bikes MV produced to help fund their impressive racing aspirations. Like Ferrari today, consumer models helped propel the parent Italian company to several world championships – 37 of them, in MV’s case.

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1969 Kawasaki Green Streak F21M

In Japan, Off-Road, Race by Abhi3 Comments

Post-Sale Update: Yet again, the sale fell through on this bike.  It now seems to have been sold for $5,000.  We’ll see if it actually takes this time. 9/1 Update: This Kawasaki Green Streak has been relisted with a Buy-It-Now price of $7,800 here on eBay. 9/1 Update #2: Wow, and just and 5 hours later, this Kawasaki Green Streak …

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1 of 150 – Ducati 999S Team USA Replica

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Post-Sale Update: After 11 bids on eBay, this Ducati 999S Team USA did not meet reserve at $11,600. The Ducati 999S Team USA was a very limited edition of the Italian firm’s superbike of the time. Built to commemorate Ducati’s participation in the AMA, this bike was unfortunately nothing more than a cosmetic package built surprisingly around the S, and not …

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2006 Ducati Paul Smart 1000LE Sport Classic

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Post-Listing Update: After 20 bids on eBay, this Ducati Paul Smart 1000LE Sport Classic did not meet reserve at $20,000. Inspired by Ducati’s race bikes of the 70s, the Ducati Paul Smart 1000LE is a beautiful limited edition and one of the most desirable modern classics to ever come out of Ducati’s factory.

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Duo of 1974 Dunstalls – Honda and Norton

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Post Sale Update: The Norton Dunstall did not meet reserve at $5,300, while the Honda also did not meet reserve at $3,950. Paul Dunstall is a legend in the classic motorcycling world. Originally a motorcycle racer, he set up a workshop where he turned Nortons into world-beaters with engine and cosmetic modifications. Fast forward to the 1970s, Dunstall’s business had …

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1.5 HP of Fury – 1950 Sears Powerbike

In America, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

8/27 Update – This Sears Powerbike was relisted here on eBay with the same starting bid and BIN price. The Sears Powerbike was designed as a conversion to maximize the utility of a bicycle. As a standalone, self-contained unit, it simply replaced the rear wheel – no frame modifications were required. With 1.5 horsepower on tap from a Briggs and …

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1 of 100 – 2007 Ducati Sport 1000 Special Edition

In Italy, Sport by Abhi5 Comments

Post Sale Update: This Ducati Sport 1000 Special Edition did not get any action, though the BIN was lowered to $22,750. In 2007, Ducati released a limited edition of just 100 bikes, only in North America. The Ducati Sport 1000 Special Edition is one of the rarest Ducatis made in recent history, and combines modern tech with traditionally-inspired design. Specifically …

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1987 Honda Fat Cat 200

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Post Sale Update: This Honda Fat Cat sold for $1,999. The Honda Fat Cat was a motorcycle made only for two years, similar to the well-known 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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1 of 1000 – 1987 Yamaha YSR80 Tech 21

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8/26 Update: This Yamaha YSR80 Tech 21 attracted no bids at $3,800, so it’s been relisted here on eBay at $3,500. Fans of motorcycle endurance racing or the video game Tourist Trophy for the Playstation 2 may remember the Yamaha Tech 21 team, Yamaha’s factory effort in several races in the late 80s. Probably best known for their performance in …

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1 Year Only – 2008 Suzuki B-King

In Japan, Standard by Abhi3 Comments

Post Sale Update: Despite 17 bids, this Suzuki B-King did not meet reserve at $6,100 on eBay. The best way to think about the Suzuki B-King is to consider it a naked version of the famous Hayabusa. Sold only for one year in the US, it features the 2nd generation, 1340cc Hayabusa engine that has been retuned for more mid-range …