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1985 Harley-Davidson FXRP

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Post Listing Update: This FXRP did not get any interest at the BIN of $10,900. The FXR was an important model for Harley in their quest to show the world that they were still relevant after buying out AMF’s ownership interest. One way they tried to compete with the Japanese was to counter the dominance of the Kawasaki KZ1000 in …

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1974 Norton Commando Hi-Rider

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When “Easy Rider” exponentially increased the popularity of choppers around the world, it was inevitable that certain businesses would try to ride the wave. What was surprising was that one of those companies was Norton, who created the “Hi-Rider” variant of the Commando to counteract the popularity of big Japanese motorcycles like the Honda CB750. It looked silly – in …

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#7 – 2010 Confederate P120 Fighter

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7-19-19 Update: Almost a year later, this Fighter has made its way to Facebook. The mileage seems to be the same at just over 300, and the seller seems confident that his last showing on eBay isn’t what the market will bear, so find this Confederate Fighter for sale in Austin, Texas for $70,000 here on Facebook Marketplace. Post Listing …

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1959 Harley-Davidson XLCH Sportster

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Post Sale Update: This XLCH sold for $8,700 after 17 bids on eBay in Cohoes, New York. This XLCH was restored by the seller 7 years ago, and it was later featured in Issue #330 of American Iron. The seller has suffered a back injury that stops him from kick starting, so he’s letting this go to a new owner …

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Restored – 1941 Harley Davidson FL Knucklehead

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Post Listing Update: This HD did not get any interest at the BIN of $75,000 on eBay. Harley-Davidson is the most successful American motorcycle manufacturer in the history of motorcycling, but there’s so much more to the story than just that statement. They have been close to shutting their doors on numerous occasions since selling their first bike in 1903. …

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First Year Knucklehead – 1936 Harley-Davidson EL

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Post Sale Update: This EL sold for $120,000 after 20 bids on eBay. Harley-Davidson debuted the Knucklehead motor in 1936 (though it didn’t earn the nickname until after the Panhead was released) and just 1,704 first year examples were built. As HD made several changes to production in the first few months, particularly to timing covers and kickstart gearing, some …