1-8-21 Update: Two plus years later, John K has spotted this bike up for sale again! The model year has changed from 1980 to 1977, but it otherwise appears to be the same. Find it in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania for $29,999 here at Cycle Max.
Post Listing Update: This CB750 did not get any action at the BIN of $5,700. It was then relisted with a lower BIN of $3,950 with the same result, and finally listed with an opening bid of $1,500 before it was pulled off of eBay. Built by Ted Phelps Custom Paint and Motorcycle in Valero, California in ’73-’74, this CB750 …
Today’s jarring post is a “Fiero-powered Gold Wing Trike.”
Post Listing Update: This KTM did not get any action at the BIN of $25,000. This started as a KTM 525 EXC that had already been converted to a supermoto – then the owner dropped it off at Roland Sands Designs and asked them to make it into a cafe racer. RSD called it the “Café Moto concept” – what …
Featuring a custom front end from a 2009 Suzuki GSX-R1000 and hard tail conversion, this Kawasaki is unlike any other KZ1000 I’ve ever seen.
Over the years, I’ve featured several examples of the Honda Z50 “Christmas Special”, notable for being chromed out. Well, it looks like someone’s gone the same route with the custom H-D.
Post Listing Update: this YDS3 did not get any action at the BIN of $37,995 on eBay. Starting with a YDS3 (Yamaha’s “Big Bear Scrambler”), the creator of this custom turned it into a replica of the Batcycle used in the 1966 Batman TV show.
Post Sale Update: This SR500 sold for $4,500 after 18 bids on eBay in Camano Island, Washington. The SR500 had a strong British vibe, and this custom takes it even further.
Built in California in 2001, this custom chopper is called “Eye Candy” and it features a motor typically not seen in these kinds of builds – an Ariel Square Four!
Post Listing Update: This Zero did not meet reserve with 2 bids up to $18,000 on eBay in Los Angeles, California. Zero Engineering was founded in Japan in 1992 but they established a US subsidiary in Vegas and started selling some of their limited production choppers to Americans starting in 2008. They currently offer four models, and the Type 9 …
Over on the auction site we’ve got a fun custom built by Choppahead Kustom Cycles called “The Nickel Peeper”.
I’ve featured a couple of custom Ducati-powered choppers before, but this is the first one with a Guzzi motor in it.
When Shane A submitted this to me via email, the subject line was simple and very accurate: “This one is wild.” The seller calls it a Honda Z5-Hossack, as it looks to be the 5th variant of his fascinating customs that utilize a Hossack front end.
Post Listing Update: This turbo’d CB750K did not get any action at the BIN of $8,995 on eBay. 11-1-20 Update: Several years after it was last featured here, this CB750 sold on Bring a Trailer for $5,300 back in July. Now it’s back up for sale with a markup – find it in Phoenix, Arizona with a BIN of $8,995 …
Post Sale Update: This custom BMW sold for $6,000 after 27 bids on eBay…to Bike-urious reader Carl L! The seller of this custom calls it a “Urban Toaster Scrambler”, with “the idea to build a reliable daily modern classic motorcycle that can go anywhere.” This combines a toaster tank R75/5 with the chassis from a BMW R100RT.