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2019 Zero Engineering Type 9

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Zero Engineering was founded in Japan in 1992 but they established a US subsidiary in Vegas and started selling some of their limited production choppers to Americans starting in 2008. They currently offer four models, and the Type 9 (introduced in 2011) is arguably the fanciest as it includes a multi-arm suspension. The other three models (5/6/8) all utilize rigid …

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1 Owner – 2005 Triumph Rocket III

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Though Triumph has outdone themselves with the new Rocket III, the previous generation used to hold the title of largest displacement production motorcycle engine with a 2,294cc triple. The new one might be even bigger (2,458cc), but it starts at $21,900. This one’s about a third of the cost, it’s only had one owner, and it’s got a lot of …

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1985 Suzuki Madura

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Post Listing Update: This Madura did not get action at the opening bid of $2,800. A direct response to the ‘mega-cruiser’ Honda Magna, the Suzuki Madura was all about one-upmanship. Honda called their Magna an 1100, so the Madura was called a 1200, even if the engine was actually 1165cc. Honda rated the Magna at 116hp, Suzuki rated the Madura …

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Arlen Ness Digger – 1975 Honda CB550

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Post Sale Update: This custom CB550 sold for a lowered BIN of $6,999 in Silverton, Oregon. Per the seller, this custom digger was built by Arlen Ness in the late 70s. He bought it approximately 25 years ago, rode it for a few years, sold it, then found it again a few months ago and bought it back. However, “I’m …

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1974 Moto Guzzi Eldorado

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This Eldorado was a “rehab project” for the seller, who almost passed away from cancer surgery approximately 5 years ago. Now he’s having some leg trouble after a knee replacement and 5 hip surgeries, so this bike needs a new caretaker.