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1982 Honda CBX Custom

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Built by Norm Wilding, this restomodded CBX was featured at the 2019 Handbuilt Motorcycle Show. Highlights of the work include a custom frame paired with several components from a 2018 Honda CBR1000RR SP: Ohlins forks and shock, Brembo brakes, and the wheels. It’s also got 6 Keihin FCR33 carbs, Woodcraft clipons, MotoGadget M-unit electrics, and a GPS speedo. Nathan and …

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Hot Wheels Livery – 2000 Suzuki TL1000R

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Post Listing Update: This TL-R did not meet reserve with 1 bid up to $3,500 on eBay in Vancouver, Washington. Customized in the early 2000s, this TL-R was well-known in the TL community thanks to several unique mods and the distinctive Hot Wheels paintjob. It’s been with the current owner since 2004, and now is back on the market for …

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Motobi Tribute – 1972 Benelli Sport Special Custom

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Post Sale Update: This Benelli sold for $4,300 after 11 bids on eBay in State College, Pennsylvania. Benelli and Motobi merged in 1962, and the resulting company performed a GM-esque bit of brand engineering by offering up similar bikes under different names. One of those pairings was the Benelli Super Sport (also known as the Sport Special in Europe) and …

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Vintage MX – 1969 BSA 441 Victor Special

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Post Sale Update: This custom BSA sold for $4,731 after 5 bids on eBay in Golden, Colorado. In the early 60’s, BSA’s race team was developing a large single in the hopes of winning the 500cc world motocross championship. A 441cc engine ended up being the ticket, which helped BSA capture the 500cc championship in ’64 and ’65. The following …

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Turbocharged – 1977 Suzuki GS750

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Post Listing Update: This GS750 was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. Introduced in 1977, Suzuki’s GS750 was an attempt to right the ship after their expensive investment into the rotary RE-5 did not pay off. The company was better known for their 2-strokes (like the GT750 “Water Buffalo”) at that point, so a 4-stroke 750 was unexpected. …