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2011 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Lo Custom

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Here at Bike-urious, we’re going to start experimenting with some brief postings in addition to our usual writeups, in the name of bringing you a better taste of the variety of bikes out there. Today we start with a slightly custom HD Fat Boy Lo, which we like specifically because of the Heartland USA custom parts, like the 200-series rear …

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Beemer Cruiser – 2000 BMW R1200C

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Post-Sale Update: This BMW R1200C sold for a hidden best offer less than $6,250. First shown to the world in the Bond movie Tomorrow Never Dies, the BMW R1200C was Germany’s attempt at the cruiser market. With very distinctive looks, the R12C survived for 7 years, but BMW decided to kill it as the engine wasn’t very suited to the …

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Immaculate Indian – 1946 Indian Chief

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Post-Sale Update: Wow. Just a few hours after we posted this Indian Chief for sale, it sold for the full asking price of $30,000. The Indian Chief was the most famous of the motorcycles produced by Indian, a company founded in 1901 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Founded even before Triumph and Harley, Indian has been in and out of business since …

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1 of 55 – 1983 Harley-Davidson FXSB Dealer Award

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Here’s one we’ve never heard of before – the Harley-Davidson FXSB Dealer Award, a limited run of just 55 models built as an award for dealers. This shovelhead displaces 1340cc, and it came in a lovely shade of “Candy Apple Rootbeer” that shines just right in sunlight. Have you been looking for the perfect rare Harley project? This might be …

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2011 Confederate P120 Fighter Combat

In America, Cruiser by Abhi11 Comments

Post-Sale Update: After being relisted, this Confederate P120 Fighter Combat sold for $70,000 on eBay. Ever since we started Bike-urious, we’ve been waiting to feature this bike. We all love the Confederate Fighter an inordinate amount – in fact one of our staff members finally decided to get a bike after seeing this picture:

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2000 Moto Guzzi Jackal

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Post-Sale Update: This Moto Guzzi Jackal was removed from ADVRider after selling for an unknown final price. Here’s one you don’t see every day – a Moto Guzzi Jackal. Built as the sportier, Italian alternative to the cruisers that America loves, it was based on the California engine and chassis. Performance only came down low in the rpm range, but …

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34th Annual Hansen Dam All British Ride

In 3 Wheels, Cruiser, England, Off-Road, Race, Small Displacement, Sport, Standard, Touring, Vintage by Abhi2 Comments

Every year, the Southern California Norton Owner’s Club hosts a wonderful get together at Hansen Dam. The combined show and ride features decades of classic British iron – and you’re bound to see great bikes from other marques, new and old. We got an invite from a local BMW mechanic friend and couldn’t say no. As you’ve come to expect …

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1983 Harley Davidson FXDG Willie G Special

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10-31 Update: It’s back! Find it here on eBay – we’ll see if it hits the reserve this time or not. Post-Auction Update: After being relisted, this Harley Davidson FXDG Willie G Special did not meet reserve at $10,000 on eBay. The Harley Davidson FXDG Willie G Special was a one-year-only limited edition that was surprisingly subtle compared to other HD …

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The Original Italian Cruiser – 1987 Ducati Indiana 650

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Post-Sale Update: After 14 bids, this Ducati Indiana sold for $2,425 on eBay. Ducati has recently made waves with their power cruiser, the Diavel. But the Italians tried their hand at a cruiser over 20 years before, with the Ducati Indiana. Like most of the featured bikes on Bike-urious, the Indiana was an incredibly interesting motorcycle that ended up as …

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2003 Steed Clydesdale Silver Bomber

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Post-Sale Update: This Steed Clydesdale Silver Bomber was relisted but still could not meet reserve at $9,600. The Silver Bomber was a limited edition of the Clydesdale model from Steed Musclebikes. Formed in 1989, Steed was founded by John Covington, who built the company into one of the more interesting custom cruiser shops in the US. The shop got so …

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2000 Excelsior Henderson Super X

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Post Sale Update: After 29 bids on eBay, this Excelsior Henderson Super X sold for $7,500. 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 – …

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1952 Harley Panhead Custom

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Courtesy of reader Zack B, we’re mixing it up a bit today with a Harley Panhead Custom. The Panhead is actually the name for a HD engine – named because the rocker covers resembled upside-down pans. Produced for 17 years, the Panhead was (of course) a V-Twin, with two vales per cylinder. The original Captain America bike utilized one of …