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XR650R Custom – 2013 Deus “Boodaak”

In America, Custom, Japan by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

10-18-21 Update: Boodaak has found its way over to our auction site – find it with a bit more information and bidding up to $10,069 here on Iconic Motorbike Auctions! It’s not clear from this video, but it’s one of the loudest bikes I’ve encountered: Back in 2013/2014, Deus’ Michael “Woolie” Woolaway built a pair of café’d Honda super singles, …

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CR500-Powered – 2009 KTM 450

In Austria, Custom, Off-Road by AbhiLeave a Comment

This bike combines a KTM 450 chassis with a Honda CR500 motor, and the seller states that it weighs 225 pounds and makes 70 horsepower at the wheel. Good lord. Plus it’s got a Florida title, because they’ll title anything! He says that “the bike feels flickable in the air yet solid on the ground. It’s the best of old …

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Flathead V8 Power – Honest Charley

In America, Cruiser, Custom by AbhiLeave a Comment

Want 8 cylinder power in a cruiser but think that Boss Hoss bikes are ostentatious and ridiculous? Check out this Honest Charley-branded bike, which features a 60 horsepower Ford flathead! Honest Charley was one of the original speed shops – older readers may remember seeing ads for hop-up Ford parts half a century ago. According to some comments over at …

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Road Service Custom – 1973 Moto Guzzi 850 Eldorado

In Cruiser, Custom, Italy by AbhiLeave a Comment

I occasionally feature Eldorado Police bikes, but this one’s a bit different – it’s a one-off “Emergency Road Service Vehicle” that the seller calls a “Workman Edition” as it’s equipped with “a push bar, tow hitch, oil and gas cans, jumper cables, siren, air horns, back p warning system, and whatever else I could think of.” So the question is, …

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No Reserve – Honda Neon Sign

In Custom, Japan by AbhiLeave a Comment

Over on the auction site we’ve got an unofficial (non-licensed) neon sign of the Honda Wing logo that a Honda fan had custom built. It features two NeonPro 8kV/30mA power supplies with independent power control via a pull cord and is equipped with a sliding wall mount. The dimensions are 48” wide X 38” tall X 7” deep and it …

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No Reserve – 2007 Nicky Hayden Tissot Limited Edition Watch

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Nicky Hayden was a Tissot ambassador, and the Swiss luxury watchmaker celebrated that fact with annual releases of Limited Edition watches inspired by Nicky and his MotoGP career – they had similar arrangements at the time with Danica Patrick and Michael Owen. 2007 was a special year, as the watch came out right after Nicky’s 2006 MotoGP World Championship.