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1948 Mustang Model 2

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Post-Listing Update: After 21 bids on eBay, this Mustang Model 2 did not meet reserve at $3,200.01.  It’s now back up for sale with bidding already quite active at $1,925, find it here on eBay. Sold for nearly 20 years, the Mustang was developed and built in Glendale, California by Gladden Products Corporation. It started as a homebrew bike built …

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2011 After Hours Custom

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After Hours Bikes have made a name for themselves with truly custom bikes that aren’t for everyone. I have to admit, at first glance I wasn’t a fan, but after taking some time to really look at the work, I’m truly impressed with the quality of work, even if I’m not cool enough to rock one myself. This bike features …

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2001 Moto Guzzi California 1100EV Police

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The Moto Guzzi California 1100EV is the result of a long history of Guzzis dating back to the the V7 in the early 1970s – surprisingly similar to previous Tonti framed bikes. Today we’ve got an unique option, one that’s been converted to police duty for the state of North Carolina, though they decided to instead go with a fleet …

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Sacrilegious – 2013 Harley-Davidson FXDC Dyna Super Glide

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Last June, Harley donated a brand new Super Glide to Pope Francis. Yesterday, it went up for sale at Bonham’s auction in Paris, where it sold for…$329,000. Just thought you should know! If you want more details, read this article on Motorcycle Classics. It’s a fair guess that this is the most someone’s ever paid for a stock Harley built …

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Keep It Above Ground – 1973 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide

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Post-Sale Update: After 16 bids on eBay, this 1973 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide sold for $9,300. After HD gave the FL series electric starters in 1965, they renamed the model the Harley-Davidson Electra Glide. Harley added a second disc brake in ’73, but what’s more interesting is what got removed this year – both hand shifters and the kick starter were …

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Well Aged – 1934 Harley-Davidson VLD

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1/22 Update: And just like that, it’s already been sold! This Harley-Davidson VLD went for the BIN price of $15,999. When the stock market crashed in ’29, most American motorcycle manufacturing firms went out of business. H-D, of course, was one of the few that survived. With only a little bit of money to play with (thanks to Harley’s bottoming …

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Mad Max – 2008 Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Boy

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Post Sale Update: This Harley sold for the BIN of $8,750. Most of you are familiar with the Softail Fat Boy, which started back in 1984. But this Fat Boy stands out by being blacked out. With the exception of the very odd blue plug wires, nearly everything on this bike is black and mean. It’s what Mad Max would …

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Mini Cruiser – 1984 Yamaha RX50

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In the 80s, Japanese manufacturers produced several 50cc bikes – though nearly all were in plastics that were reminiscent of sportbikes. Examples previously featured on Bike-urious include the Honda NS50F and Suzuki GSXR50, though the Yamaha YSR50 was one of the most well-known. This bike, the Yamaha RX50, was styled in the opposite spectrum – as the tiniest cruiser that’s …

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Blue Devil – 2004 Kawasaki Vulcan VN2000

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Post-Sale Update: After 26 bids on eBay, this Kawasaki Vulcan VN2000 sold for $7,100. At the time of its release, the Kawasaki Vulcan VN2000 featured a 2053cc engine and was the biggest V-Twin you could buy at the time. In fact, EACH cylinder displaced more than the entire engine you’d get in the ZX10R superbike. This specific example, called the …

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1968 Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH

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Post-Sale Update: After being relisted several times with slightly lower opening bids, this Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH sold for $8,000. 1-15 Update: 4 months later, this Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH is back with an opening bid of $8,995. Find it here on eBay. Post-Sale Update: Well, that didn’t last long. This Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH was almost immediately pulled from eBay. The Harley-Davidson …

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1998 Custom Buell S1 White Lightning

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Post-Sale Update: This Buell S1 White Lightning did not meet reserve at $4,100. Buell’s S1 White Lightning was the sportbike of the mid 90’s Buell line. With 80 horsepower and an impressive 76 pound-feet of torque from a modified Sportster engine, this bike was one of the best example of what Buell was able to do with Harley roots. Want …

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1999 Excelsior Henderson Super X

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In the early 1900s, Excelsior and Henderson were two of America’s best motorcycle manufacturers. Excelsior produced the first motorcycle to official hit 100 miles per hour, while Henderson was producing the favored bikes of America’s police officers. There’s a reason for the similarities – the companies were both bought up by Schwinn in the 1910s, and were shut down in …

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1957 Harley-Davidson Panhead Police

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Post-Sale Update: Wow. After 79 bids, this Harley-Davidson Panhead Police sold for $60,700. We’ve featured a Custom Panhead before, but today we’re featuring a cop bike. This Harley-Davidson Panhead Police is an ex-Massachusetts State Police bike which features a special-ordered left hand throttle.