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Aviator Nation – 2018 Honda Rebel 500 Custom

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For 2017, Honda completely revamped the Rebel to create a new generation with 300cc and 500cc powerplants. As part of their marketing efforts when launching the bike, Honda partnered with Aviator Nation, a “1970’s inspired California lifestyle brand” which focuses on hoodies and sweatpants. Aviator Nation customized one Rebel 300 and one Rebel 500, both of which were eventually given …

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#1 – 2018 NMoto Nostalgia BMW R7

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2-28-21 Update: 9 months later, this Nostalgia is up for sale with a hefty discount. The ask has gone from $95k to $64,500 – find it here on eBay. For context, we had one for sale at Iconic for several months. We let it go for $37,450 including buyer’s fees. A couple of years ago, I shared a custom based …

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Rare Project – 1972 Snow Job Snow Bike Kit

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In the early 70s, a company called Advanced Recreation Equipment Corporation (AREC) of Mountain View, California raised money from KPCB to build kits that would allow In the early 70s, a company called Advanced Recreation Equipment Corporation (AREC) of Mountain View, California raised money from KPCB to build kits that would allow motorcyclists to use their bikes in the snow. …

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Period Custom – 1972 Honda CB750 Chopper

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Built by Ted Phelps Custom Paint and Motorcycle in Valero, California in ’73-’74, this CB750 custom was commissioned by the original owner and the work included a raked/extended front end, hardtail conversion, lots of chrome, and a custom paint job. It then sat for years, but the seller brought it back to life while trying to maintain the patina: “rather …