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1964 BMW R69S with Steib Sidecar

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You guys seem to love the classic BMW’s, so let me feed your appetite with this beautiful R69S that comes with a Steib sidecar. It’s original and unrestored and has just 11,000 miles on the odometer. The seller includes a video of the bike running, and considers the paint quality to be a 7. Find this BMW R69S with Steib …

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1975 Rupp Centaur

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Post-Sale Update: This Rupp Centaur sold for the BIN of $3,500. Founded in 1959, Rupp Manufacturing started out as a kart manufacturer in Mansfeld, Ohio. Within 10 years, they had grown to a 400-employee shop pumping out mini-bikes, go-karts, snowmobiles, and a 3-wheeler appropriately named the Rupp Centaur.

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1999 Kawasaki ZRX1100 Sportcycle

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Designed by Jim Musser, a former GM engineer, the Sportcycle is almost like a Kawasaki ZRX1100 where the front forks and tire have been replaced by a cockpit. For more information, check out this article from The Kneeslider. Though the paint job is different, the bike offered for sale is actually the same one featured in the article. Find this …

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Chinese Police – 1984 Chang Jiang M5A Sidecar

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4-11 Update: After topping out at $2,081.56 and then being relisted only to hit $1,881.56, this Chang Jiang M5A Sidecar is again up for sale. Maybe the third time’s the charm – find it here on eBay. This rare bird is a Chang Jiang M5A Sidecar that served as a Beijing Armed Police Motorcycle for 12 years. If you’re looking …

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1947 Cushman Ice Cream Scooter

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Post-Listing Update: In not-so-stunning news, this Cushman Ice Cream Scooter failed to attract any bids at $12,250. Are times tough? Been looking for ways you can expand your entrepreneurial empire? Ever thought ice cream could solve all your problems? Look no further, my friend, as I’ve got the perfect next vehicle for you – a Cushman Ice Cream Scooter.

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Airplane Trike

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From r/motorcycles comes the discovery of this odd “Airplane Trike”, named as it utilizes part of the fuselage of a small aircraft. With the paint job, it definitely reminds me of a mutant school bus. Using the mechanical components of a ’89 Goldwing – 1500cc boxer six-cylinder producing 100 horsepower. Conveniently, the Wing has a 5-speed transmission with reverse, so …

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1919 Indian Power Plus Sidecar

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Post-Listing Update: Despite 16 bids up to $29,000, this Indian Power Plus Sidecar did not meet reserve. The Indian Power Plus was a successful roadster and canvas for racing bikes, especially with Erwin “Cannonball” Baker (after whom the Cannonball Run was named after). Today we’ve got an example that forgoes the racing pedigree and instead adds a sidecar.

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Wehrmacht – 1941 BMW R12 Military Sidecar

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Whenever I see a vintage looking BMW sidecar, I feel like 90% of the time it’s a Chang Jiang knock-off. Today I’m glad to report that it’s an actual vintage BMW hack. This BMW R12 Military Sidecar was typical of the bikes utilized by the German Army in the late 30s-40s for recon and communications. By 1941, BMW had sent …

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One Wheel Drive – Dnepr MT11 Sidecar

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Dnepr and Ural are often confused, as they are both Eastern European motorcycle companies that produced tough, 2wd capable sidecar machines, and both bikes share a similar creation story – they were based on the BMW R71. But as loyal owners of both brands will attest, there are several major differences. The key difference? Ural is still alive and kicking, …

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1960 Pannonia Csepel with Sidecar

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Post-Sale Update: This Pannonia Csepel initially got no interest at the BIN of $9,900, but it was later relisted and sold for $8,500. Over a 21-year period, a small Hungarian factory produced about 700 thousand motorcycles before going out of business. Very few are left, and not much is known about the Pannonia marque. This Pannonia Csepel is one of …

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Bumblebee – 2007 Suntrike

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Post-Sale Update: After being relisted, this Suntrike actually sold for $2,500. Consider me surprised. 1-14 Update: Well, it’s back. With no takers the first time around, the seller has relisted this Suntrike here on eBay at an opening bid of $2,000. Let’s see if anyone goes for it now. Prepare your eyeballs for something I’ve never seen before – the …