In 1964, Bridgestone introduced a series of 90cc motorcycles – there were 9 different models based around 4 primary designs. One of the designs was the Mountaineer, and you can probably guess by the name that this was built to go off-road.
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 Limited Editions that actually cost $14,000 when new.
Produced between 1954 and 1970, the Gilera B300 (B for Bicilindrico or two cylinders) is a rare find in the US. It was built to be a reliable commuter rather than a performance mount.
Another day, another Italian beauty out of Stuart Parr’s collection. Yesterday’s Gilera Saturno was my favorite of the current offerings, but even that stunner isn’t as visually striking as this Pantah 650SL, one of just 288 ever built.
1990 Gilera Saturno 500 BialberoView Post
One of the most striking custom motorcycles at this year’s Handbuilt Show, Quail Motorcycle Gathering, and OG Moto Show was Kott Motorcycles‘ Exodus – a 1980 BMW boxer twin that’s dripping with aluminum.
When Ben Bostrom was competing in AMA Superbike with a 998S, he raced with the number 155. So when Ducati decided to sell a limited edition replica, the production quantity was obviously…310. OK, that might not make sense at first glance, but it comes from totaling up 155 bikes in the US and 155 in the UK. Ben signed every …
A rare scooter from Triumph, the Tina was introduced in 1962 in an attempt to diversify the lineup and offer a scooter for “shoppers” – they already had the 250cc Tigress for riders who wanted a more capable scooter.
There are several great track schools out there, and I wouldn’t pretend to know which one is the best because I’ve never taken any of them. With that said, when I was at the launch of the 2020 S1000RR at Barber, BMW had some of the staff of California Superbike School in attendance in a support role and I was …
Only sold in the states from 84-85, these were the first bikes in the US to come equipped with catalytic converters and the first Yamaha street bike in the US to use a perimeter frame. They were also one of the last street-legal two-strokes available in this country. They were was available in red/white and yellow/black – either option came …
If you believe the seller’s story, this Fat Cat has been ridden just once by a child who didn’t like it, and it’s been parked ever since. It’s the nicest Fat Cat I’ve ever seen – it’s also, by far, the most expensive. What’s it worth to you?
Today on the auction site we’ve got a low mileage (92 miles) example of a very special MV. Mark Hoyer from Cycle World focused on the model name, noting “If the designer put his name on it, it must be good.” He wasn’t wrong.
I’m not sure if it gets better for a collector of modern MV Agustas – here’s a zero-mile example of the bike that MV was reborn with: the F4 750 Serie Oro.
Jeff Pamer: I’ve been patiently waiting to do a write up on one of these. This bike, more than any other in the past couple of years has had me visiting dealers. Unlike most of the retro classic bikes on the market, the XSR leans more heavily on the side of modern than classic. That doesn’t mean that it doesn’t …
Another rare and exquisite bike from Massimo Tamburini, the HB3 was Bimota’s third model with a Honda engine. This time around it utilized the air-cooled four cylinder from a CB1100F. 101 examples were produced – this is one of the 58 with a full fairing.