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No Reserve – 2007 Honda XR650R

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Post Sale Update: This XR650R sold for $5,550 after 52 bids on eBay in Layton, Utah. Also known as the Big Red Pig, Honda’s XR650R is a legend in desert racing and the Baja 1000. Even though it was killed off in 2008, the bike is still race competitive and it enjoys quite a cult following.

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1967 BSA Victor 441

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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 year, the company released the BSA 441 Victor Special to the public – and this one’s very …

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1997 Suzuki RMX250

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Post Sale Update: This RMX sold for $3,220 after 31 bids on eBay in Little Rock, Arkansas. Sold between 1989-1998, the RMX250 was Suzuki’s enduro sibling to the RM250 motocrosser. Randy Hawkins had tremendous success with it in competition, winning five National Enduro titles with it before other manufacturers eventually caught up.

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1969 Greeves Ranger 250

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Founded by Bert Greeves, the Greeves motorcycle company started when Bert was mowing his lawn and thought of mounting a lawnmower engine to the wheelchair of his disabled cousin to help with mobility. That led to a government contract, and Bert was inspired by his success to start building motorcycles as well. The company was quite successful with exports – …

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196x Hodaka Ace 90

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Post Sale Update: this Hodaka sold for $1,504 after 37 bids on eBay in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Debuting in 1964, the Ace 90 was Hodaka’s first model. The company made it a priority to upgrade parts throughout production in a manner that allowed owners of older models to easily upgrade their bikes, as well. Between 1964-1970, Hodaka sold over 24,000 …

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1992 Yamaha TDM850

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The TDM850 was a bit of an oddball that was about 15 years ahead of its time. A pavement-focused dual sport like the Ducati Multistrada or the BMW S1000XR, the TDM gave riders the ability to explore any paved road in comfort with the option to explore fire roads to their heart’s content. Unfortunately, not many riders in the US …

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No Reserve – 1971 Honda SL175

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Post Sale Update: This SL175 sold for $6,753 after 43 bids on eBay in Mentor, Ohio. Built between 1970 and 1972, the SL was a street scrambler available in displacements from 70 to 350cc – though the styling was popular and has inspired a few larger customs like this “SL450” and this “SL750“