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VIN #1 – 1978 Harley-Davidson MX250

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In the late 70s, Harley was in a phase of small-displacement bikes while under the control of AMF. They decided to dabble in the world of motocross, and had their Italian branch, Aermacchi, build the Harley-Davidson MX250. It was the first (and only) HD MX bike, and it only lasted for one year. This one’s a bit special as it’s …

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Restored – 1972 CZ 400

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Post Sale Update: This CZ sold for $6,900 after 19 bids on eBay in Hailey, Idaho. CZ experts know that the yellow tank with rubber knee pads and a checkerboard stripe means that this is either a 1971 or 1972 model.

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Rare No Reserve Project- 1984 Honda TLM50

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Post Listing Update: This Honda TLM50 did not get any interest at the opening bid of $1,499. When reader Rob B shared this bike to me, he mentioned that he had never heard of it before. That makes two of us! Turns out that outside of the US, Honda offered a baby version of the TL trials bike with a …

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2019 CAKE Kalk Limited Edition

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Post Sale Update: This CAKE sold for the BIN of $10,990 in Birmingham, Alabama. When I was at a recent Alpinestars track day, someone from Cake had brought their electric off-roader for people to play around with. It’s an e-bike that comes with a 2.6-kWh battery, Ohlins suspension, and a $13,000 price tag – this is one of the 50 …

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1970 Yamaha RT1 360

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Post Sale Update: This RT1 sold for $3,500 but the buyer must have bailed as it was immediately relisted and then sold for $3,155.25 after 11 bids on eBay in Wichita Falls, Texas. The seller of this RT1 starts off by saying that he has “a bike that needs to be seen and enjoyed.” It’s claimed to have been sitting …

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Never Ridden – 1988 Husqvarna 430 Automatic

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Post Sale Update: This Husky sold for $7,150 at Mecum Kansas City. Mecum’s auctioning off a few cars in Kansas City on December 5-7, but they’re sneaking in two bike lots as well. One is a modern Harley-Davidson with a freaky clown-themed paint job that I’m not interested in – the other is this pristine 80s Husky.

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1974 Tyran 125 MX

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Post Sale Update: Initially, this Tyran did not meet reserve with 14 bids up to $1,801. However, it was relisted with a BIN of $2,950, and sold at that number! Marketed as a British bike, the Tyran was actually built by Mitsubishi with designs from Ted Wassell, a name that may ring a bell if you were a MX nut …

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Never Titled – 1973 BSA B50MX

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BSA made 3 different versions of the B50 – you can probably guess what the B50MX was for. It was offered starting in 1971 for off-road competition, but within a couple of years BSA was dead and some remaining stock was sold off as the Triumph TR5MX. Expect 34 horsepower out of the out of the 499cc single, to motivate …