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2012 Husqvarna Nuda 900R

In Sport, Sweden by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This Nuda initially did not meet reserve, but the high bidder later met the reserve of $9,000 + 7% buyers fee = $9,630. A week ago or so, I had a “Guess That Bike” about a motorcycle with an interesting front fender, and I shared that it would be coming up on our auction site very soon. …

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2019 CAKE Kalk Limited Edition

In Off-Road, Sweden by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This CAKE sold for the BIN of $10,990 in Birmingham, Alabama. When I was at a recent Alpinestars track day, someone from Cake had brought their electric off-roader for people to play around with. It’s an e-bike that comes with a 2.6-kWh battery, Ohlins suspension, and a $13,000 price tag – this is one of the 50 …

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Never Ridden – 1988 Husqvarna 430 Automatic

In Off-Road, Sweden by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This Husky sold for $7,150 at Mecum Kansas City. Mecum’s auctioning off a few cars in Kansas City on December 5-7, but they’re sneaking in two bike lots as well. One is a modern Harley-Davidson with a freaky clown-themed paint job that I’m not interested in – the other is this pristine 80s Husky.

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1982 Husqvarna 420 AE

In Off-Road, Sweden by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: this Husky sold for $2,900 after 6 bids on eBay. Designed on spec for the Swedish Army, the Husqvarna automatic bikes were built to be practical and easy to use. They proved to be interesting enough to survive in the commercial market for 12 years, ending in the late 80s with the 430.

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1967 Husqvarna 360 Viking

In Off-Road, Sweden by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This Viking did not meet reserve despite 15 bids up to $12,328 on eBay. 11-1-18 Update: Almost two years later, this rare Viking is again being offered by the same seller – but bidding is already higher than the two previous auctions ever got and there’s over 2 days left in the auction, so maybe it will …

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2006 Husaberg FS650E

In Austria, Sport, Sweden by AbhiLeave a Comment

Husaberg was acquired by KTM in 1995, but Bergs weren’t built in Austria until 2003. That new generation of bikes utilized many KTM parts, and the press loved the Austrian-Swedish hybrids. One of the interesting options was a dedicated supermoto called the FS650E. This example has been impressively modified and it needs someone to ride it aggressively.

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Outboard Motor Powered GP Racer – 1974 König 500

In Race, Sweden by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

The König 500 and Kim Newcombe will be forever intertwined, as you can’t tell the story of one without the other. The tale of the Kiwi and his outboard motor-powered GP racer is an unlikely one, boasting equal parts triumph and tragedy. Born in New Zealand in 1944, Newcomb was raised in Auckland where he discovered two passions early on: …