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Restored – 1984 KTM 495 MX

In Austria, Off-Road by AbhiLeave a Comment

9-7-20 Update: 5 months later, this MX is back up for sale with an unmet starting bid of $5,750 here on eBay. Available as the MX or MXC (motocross or cross-country off-roader), the KTM 495 was an absurdly fast Open class dirt bike – Rod Bush apparently took a re-geared example up to 123.75 miles per hour on El Mirage …

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750cc – 1974 Rickman Metisse

In England, Off-Road by AbhiLeave a Comment

Earlier this month, the National Hare and Hound Championship added a class called the Hooligan Open presented by Scrambler Ducati – it’s for “750cc and above off-road-forward street motorcycles” and “embraces the classic “On Any Sunday” pure joy of riding and racing a motorcycle.” For context, Ducati’s obviously competing with a Scrambler Desert Sled, while KTM has brought out a …

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Power-Dyne Vehicles – 1975 PDV Gringo 250

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8-22-2020 Update: A year later, this Gringo is up for sale somewhere between the previous BIN and the untouched opening bid – find it for sale with an asking price of $7,500 here on VFT. Post Listing Update: This custom RT did not get any interest at the opening bid of $3,500 on eBay. 4-9-2019 Update: 7 months later, the …

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1967 Rokon Trailbreaker

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Post Sale Update: This Rokon sold for $3,700 after 11 bids on eBay Rokon was founded in the early 60s with the intent of developing a “moto-tractor” that featured two wheel drive. This task was achieved with a combination of shaft, chain, and belt drives, and it enabled riders to go nearly anywhere – as long as they weren’t in …

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1999 Maico 500 Cross

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Post Sale Update: This Maico sold for $6,100 after 14 bids on eBay…but it was then relisted. Bidding got up to $4,855 and the reserve was not met, so it was relisted one more time where it sold for a BIN of $6,500. After Maico’s disastrous results with the Corte & Cosso monoshock designs of their 1982 bikes, they quickly …

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Zero Miles – 2003 Cannondale X440

In America, Less than 5k, Off-Road by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This Cannondale did not get any action at the BIN of $4,800 on eBay. The Cannondale X440 was the swansong of Cannondale motorcycles, a subsidiary of the well-known American bicycling company. In the late 90s, Cannondale tried to move into motorsports, with an off-road bike and an ATV. Long story short, it was a disaster. $80 million …

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Still New – 2003 Honda CR250R

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Post Sale Update: This CR250R sold for $12,200 after 2 bids on eBay in Vernon-Rockville, Connecticut. Honda debuted the third-generation twin spar aluminum-framed CR250R two-stroke motocrosser in 2002, though they followed it up in 2003 with changes to the cylinder, exhaust, valves, air intake, CDI, suspension, and more. Yet none of that may matter with this bike, as it’s never …

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Vintage MX – 1969 BSA 441 Victor Special

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Post Sale Update: This custom BSA sold for $4,731 after 5 bids on eBay in Golden, Colorado. 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 …