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Pre-Diavel – 1987 Ducati Indiana 650

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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 a commercial failure.

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1985 Yamaha V-Max

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Post-Sale Update: After 24 bids, this Yamaha V-Max sold for $4,550. The Yamaha V-Max was the quintessential example of 1980s muscle bikes that Japanese manufacturers came out with after Honda introduced the Magna. Suzuki also had a competitor called the Madura, but the Yamaha V-Max is the hands-down favorite of Bike-urious’ staff. Considered a power cruiser, this bike took a …

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Easy Rider Captain America

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Post Sale Update – This Easy Rider Captain America style is no longer for sale. Quite possibly the best-known chopper in the world, the Captain America bike from Easy Rider is…not what we’re featuring here today, unfortunately. Instead, we’ve got, as Tenacious D would say, a tribute. Easy Rider had three stars – Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and the Captain …

2007 Dynamic Choppers Custom

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Well, this Dynamic Choppers Custom will definitely be one-of-a-kind. Unfortunately, it’ll be one-of-a-kind in your garage, or in a museum, but not on the road, as it’s a non-rideable showpiece. There’s not much to go on here. For more details, check out this article. Or check out an album of photos here. Find it here on ADVRider for the eye-watering …

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2005 Honda Rune

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The Honda Rune made a huge splash back in 2004, as Honda brought to market a bike that no one believed would ever make it past concept. Just look at it! The motorcycle community was stunned to see something like this coming from Honda, of all manufacturers, due to stereotypes of conservative design, but you’d be hard-pressed to have found …

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CHP – 1980 Kawasaki KZ1000 Police

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You might not look like Erik Estrada, but this bike might make you feel like him. You’ll probably remember this bike from the TV show CHiP’s, but this bike was already well known as the one of the two most common police bikes in the country at the time. Officers often differed on their preference between the Kawasaki KZ1000 Police …

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Clutchless – 2002 Ridley Speedster

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The Ridley Speedster was one of the few models from the now defunct Ridley Motorcycle Company.  Ridley was founded back in 1995 on the premise that no motorcycles at the time were available with an automatic transmission, and the hope was that removing shifting from the equation would make it easier for some individuals to get on a bike and …