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Leggero NYC – 1995 Ducati Supersport Custom

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Post Sale Update: After 27 bids on eBay, this Walt Siegl custom sold for $20,600. A couple of years ago, Walt Siegl started building a limited run of custom motorcycles based on Ducati 900cc 2V engines – the idea was that by making a limited run, he could lower the cost a little bit, giving more people the chance to …

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Randy Grubb’s Decopod Prototype

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Well, it looks like this Prototype was won at the Boone County Swap Meet Auction and the winner is trying to resell it on eBay. Here’s a recap for you: You may know Randy Grubb because he built Jay Leno’s Tank Car (in addition to the Blastone Indy Special, the Decoliner, and more). He made 12 of these Decopods – …

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Custom Cafe Racer – 2001 Ducati Monster

In Custom, Italy by Abhi1 Comment

Here’s an interesting custom that’s based on a 750 Monster (which unfortunately has a salvage title). The tank and rear shock are from a 999, and the front forks and rotors are from a S4R. The headlight is from a Harley V-Rod, and the whole thing comes together thanks to a beautiful “Allusion Blueberry” powdercoating job. This bike definitely won’t …

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1970 Triumph Trophy Bobber

In Custom, England by Abhi1 Comment

Post-Listing Update: This bobber was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. Here’s a Triumph Trophy that’s been turned into a hardtail custom. It won’t be for everyone, but it’s had plenty of recent work and you can’t deny that the photos on a dry lake look great.

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Custom Harley Rat Bike

In America, Custom by Abhi1 Comment

Here’s a crazy custom of a rat bike built with a Redneck Engineering frame around a Buell XB9S engine. There’s a lot of bare metal and a custom seat, but the really interesting things are a fuel tank made out of two air compressor tanks and an oil tank made out of a fire extinguisher. What do you think?

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1 of 5 – Target Design MV Agusta 750S

In Custom, Germany, Italy by Abhi8 Comments

Target Design was formed back in 1979 after 3 ex-BMW stylists (including the legendary Hans Muth) decided to split off and try things on their own. They almost immediately made a name for themselves by winning a competition from German magazine Motorrad about what motorcycles would look like in the future. Their winning design (called the ED-1, ED stood for …

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1979 Kawasaki “Z1100”

In Custom, Japan by Abhi8 Comments

Curious to know what you guys and gals think about this custom Z1 restomod – it has less than 1,000 miles on an engine rebuild which includes a bump up to 1138cc, Ducati wheels/swingarm and that weird headlight found on Zeros and Brammos. Cool or poorly done? Find this Z1100 for sale in Riverview, Florida with bidding up to $5,101 …

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1972 Triumph Bonneville Custom

In Custom, England by Abhi1 Comment

Post Listing Update: This crazy Triumph did not get any action at the opening bid of $9,000. Built by the (apparently crazy) folks at 6th Street Cycles, this numbers-matching Bonnie has been turned into an interesting custom. Would you ride it? Would you OWN it?

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1981 Kawasaki KZ440 LTD Bobber

In Cruiser, Custom, Japan by Abhi1 Comment

Post Listing Update: This custom Kawi did not meet reserve despite 44 bids up to $7,100. For some reason the seller responded to this by relisting the bike with a BIN of $17,500 – as you’d expect, it did not sell. Based on a Kawasaki KZ440-A LTD, this bike was converted to a bobber that’s inspired by motocrosser Ryan Villopoto …

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1978 Yamaha XT500 Custom

In Custom, Japan by Abhi1 Comment

Post-Listing Update: This beautiful XT did not meet reserve with bidding up to $7,450. A brand new build by Rob Phillips of Husky Restorations, this is a lowered and stretched custom based on the XT500. It has plenty of new parts, highlights of which include the custom exhaust, Excel rims, shortened forks from a Yamaha YZ, and Hammer Head shocks. …

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Eye Watering Price – 2011 FIST Enterprises Biometric Bike

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Post-Listing Update: As you probably expected, this bike got no action at the BIN of $125k. Built in 2011 by Paul Jr. Designs, this custom cruiser was commissioned by FIST (Fingerprint Identification Systems Technology) for an episode of American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior as a showcase of their technology that replaces the ignition of a bike with a fingerprint scanner.