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1959 Pannonia T5 with Duna Sidecar

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Pannonia was a Hungarian motorcycle manufacturer that produced over a million bikes between 1954 and 1975 – in addition to a whole bunch of four wheelers. While their range of motorcycle engines included a boxer twin and a vertical twin, the most common motor they built was a two-stroke single as featured in this T5.

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1986 Honda Gyro

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Post Sale Update: This Gyro sold for the BIN of $2,750 on eBay in Olympia, Washington. Introduced in 1982, the Gyro series of scoots are three-wheelers (one in the front, two in the back) where the body is able to lean up to 40 degrees compared to the rear axle! GYRO is actually an acronym, which stands for “Great Your …

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2006 BMW K1200S with Hannigan Sidecar

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Post Listing Update: This K1200S hack did not meet reserve despite 33 bids up to $14,100 on eBay in Shelton, Washington. The faired variant of the K12R, the BMW K1200S featured the first all-new engine from BMW Motorrad since the early 80’s. Of the big K’s, this was the ‘sports’ model, but the ample fairing and integrated luggage option made …

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1981 Honda ATC200

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Post Sale Update: This Honda ATC200 sold for the BIN of $1,295 on eBay in Madison, Wisconsin. Honda brought the 3-wheeler to the US thanks to an engineer named Osamu Takeuchi. Osamu was simply trying to create a product that could bolster motorcycle sales during winter months, but by the time it was all over he had created something so …

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1951 Harley-Davidson Servicar

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Following-up on yesterday’s Indian 3-wheeler, here’s the more common competitor: the Harley-Davidson Servicar. Produced for nearly 40 years, the Servicar was a three-wheeler HD produced in an attempt to further expand their target customer base during the Great Depression. One of their selected targets was automotive mechanics, so this bike was designed to allow mechanics put their tools in the …

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$1 Million Asking Price – The Recidivist

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Surely the asking price is for attention’s sake (and it’s worked in this case), but the real headline here is that this is claimed to be the “world’s first tattooed motorcycle”. That’s right: “light colored cow hide leather – similar to the color of human skin – is engineered onto the bike. Artists from professional tattoo studios applied traditional works …

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Jet-Powered Trike – 2018 MTT 420RRT

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Based in Louisiana, Marine Turbine Technologies is a self-described “design, engineering and manufacturing company” that build jet-powered pumps, boats, generators, and…motorcycles. They got a bit of attention when Jay Leno acquired one of their Y2K superbikes – a $175K beast with a Rolls Royce Allison C20 engine that made 420 horsepower and 500 pound feet of torque. They use the …