A rarity even in the world of Guzzis, the Moto Guzzi Mille GT 1000 was a standard bike that could arguably be considered a blend between the California and the T5.
1974 Royal Enfield Bullet 500View Post
Named after Ascot Park, a former flat-track raceway in Los Angeles, the Honda Ascot (also known as the VT500) was a V-Twin standard that was styled after flat-track bikes. I used to think the front headlight looked silly, and in the process I unfairly over-looked the Ascot. It didn’t sell well, but owners are passionate about this bike – an …
Award Winner – 1974 Suzuki TM125 ChallengerView Post
In the early 80s, Suzuki knocked off the CBX as the superbike du jour. The Suzuki GS1100E came into the market and instantly became the bike of choice for the power hungry. American press mags constantly raved about not just the power, but also the surprising handling abilities for such a large bike. The shame for Suzuki was that this …
Here’s a nicely priced Honda CB160 that’s claimed to be almost 100% original. Everything is claimed to work and it has just 5,000 miles.
Post Sale Update: This Zanella sold for $500 after 2 bids on eBay. Founded in 1948, Zanella is an Argentinian motorcycle manufacturer that makes motorcycles, mopeds, and ATVs. When they started, they licensed Italian designs from Ceccato – this bike is an example of the arrangement.
This 1st gen Goldwing used to be a cop bike, and it retains the original cop lights, radio, and siren (though they’ve been disconnected). It’s been recently serviced and has just 6,800 miles on it.
This Kawasaki Tengai was created as a sister bike to the venerable KLR 650. Magazine tests of the time cited the Tengai as a bit better off-road, and most thought it was better looking due to the extra plastic.
MZ decided to expand their product line with the introduction of the Baghira, a dual sport with excellent components – bodywork from Acerbis, motor from Yamaha, and suspension from WP. It all combined to make a rare and very satisfying dual purpose motorcycle.
In the seller’s words, “you will not get anywhere fast. Half the speedometer is for show.” But as long as you don’t mind a general lack of speed, her’s your chance to get a rare, tiny Honda that’s waiting to become a classic.
After the success of the Sherpa T, Bultaco released the Alpina 250, a bike specifically built for enduro riders. After 3 years, Bultaco offered a more powerful 350 variant, which you see in front of you.
Did you know that Moto Guzzi once made a minibike? Sold between ’76 and ’79, the Magnum was built in partnership with Benelli. Packing a 49cc 2-stroke engine that put out a tremendous 1.2 horsepower, this bike wasn’t capable of more than 25 miles per hour.
This is a one owner 750S – the seller notes that it’s just one of three bikes sent to the west coast that were silver and equipped with the half fairing. It has a new battery and fuel lines, and it ran today after sitting for 3 years. The seller knows it needs to be loved by someone else – …
When reader Jim R. sent this to me, he was succinct with his words: “What the hell happened?”. You tell me.