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1972 Montesa King Scorpion 250

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Post Sale Update: After being relisted, this Montesa King Scorpion 250 sold for $1,995 on eBay. The Montesa King Scorpion 250 was one of the bikes that changed public perception of what a dual sport machine was. Instaed of taking a street machine and tacking on ‘dirt’ features, Montesa introduced the concept of starting with a true off-roader, and then …

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1969 Kawasaki Green Streak F21M

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Post-Sale Update: Yet again, the sale fell through on this bike.  It now seems to have been sold for $5,000.  We’ll see if it actually takes this time. 9/1 Update: This Kawasaki Green Streak has been relisted with a Buy-It-Now price of $7,800 here on eBay. 9/1 Update #2: Wow, and just and 5 hours later, this Kawasaki Green Streak …

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1 of 100 – 2009 KTM 950 Super Enduro R Erzberg Edition

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Post Sale Update: After 19 bids, this KTM 950 Super Enduro R Erzberg sold for $11,900 on eBay. Two bikes in a row where only 100 were sold! The KTM 950 Super Enduro R Erzberg was an incredibly limited edition of an already fantastic enduro. With just 100 examples sold, this is incredibly rare, and so you won’t see one …

Exotic Brit – 1995 CCM 604

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Post Sale Update: After 11 bids on eBay, this CCM 604 did not meet reserve at $2,551.09. The CCM 604 is one of the very rare models from Clews Competition Motorcycles (CCM). Born out of the failure of BSA’s Competition Department, CCM was founded by Alan Clews and became known for building the only four-stroke MX bikes that could keep …

1973 Honda CR250 Elsinore

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This Honda CR250 Elsinore is a first-year model of Honda’s first serious dirt bike. It’s historically significant as it was the first serious dirt bike to come straight from an OEM – other bikes required serious modifications from the factory floor.

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2004 Honda Dream 50R

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Post-Sale Update: This Honda Dream 50R sold for a Best Offer at $4,250. The Honda Dream 50R, in addition to being the ultimate 50cc cafe racer, was a limited edition model released to commemorate Honda’s early racing history. Unfortunately, it’s not road legal – but it’s probably one of the prettiest production motorcycles to ever roll off the line.

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1972 CZ 400 – Model 981

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Post Sale Update: This bike sold on eBay for the Buy-It-Now price of $3,450. The CZ 400, also known as the Model 981, was the best open motocrosser to ever come out of the country of Czechoslovakia. Though on the heavy side, this bike was extremely reliable, with well blue-printed engines. These bikes could be difficult to ride, as power …

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Classic Enduro – 1982 Yamaha IT465

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Post-Sale Update: After just 1 bid, this Yamaha IT465 sold on eBay for $1,500. The Yamaha IT465 was a bike that raised the bar in a time when the bar was constantly being raised. Full of cutting edge tech for the time, such as the rear monoshock, the IT465 is revered by many as the best of the IT (International Trial) …

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1993 Honda EZ90 Cub

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Post Sale Update: This Honda EZ90 sold for $1,650 on eBay. The Honda EZ90, also known as a Cub, was produced from 1991 until 1996. Designed for off-road use only, lots of Cubs were used as pit bikes (even by Honda’s ChampCar and IRL teams) as well as runabouts strapped on the back of RVs and campers.

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All Wheel Drive – 2012 Christini 450 AWD

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Post Sale Update: After being relisted several times, this Christini 450 AWD eventually sold for $5,100 The Christini 450 AWD has a special mechanical system that enables both wheels to be driven by the engine, with a series of chains and shafts that power the front wheel in addition to the rear. Check out the technological details here on the …

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1983 Honda CR480R

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Update – June 23, 2013. The seller has lowered the price to just $500! The Honda CR480R was the replacement for the 450 Elsinore (the swan song of that name). Built for only two years, the ’82 model was, to put it politely, below average, but the 1983 model saw several upgrades that turned it into a one-hit wonder. The …

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1974 Bultaco Pursang

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The Bultaco Pursang was one of the most famous bikes from the Bultaco line. Originally formed in 1959, Bultaco was formed primarily by former employees of the Montesa racing department. With time, Bultaco became known for off-road competition bikes, such as this Pursang, which was their most popular motorcycle in the United States. Originally offered in displacements ranging from 125cc …

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2011 TM 250 MX

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The TM 250 MX is a rare sight in the United States. Based out of Italy, TM has been selling motorcycles since 1977 and has been producing exotic (and expensive) two-stroke machines with well-designed engines. TM’s engine designs were so good that they’ve been adopted by many teams in the World Karting Championships. After a brief hiatus starting in 2005, …

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1968 Harley Davidson Golf Cart

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This Harley Davidson Golf Cart is not what you’d expect to see from the Milwaukee based motorcycling giant, which is exactly why we had to feature it. Back in 1963, someone at HD decided that making golf carts was “close enough” to making motorcycles, and they started cranking out the carts. They made both gas and electric models – this …

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2000 Honda XR650L

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The Honda XR650L, known in some circles as the BRP or Big Red Pig, is a legend in the off-road motorcycling community. While some prefer the faster and more dirt-worthy XR650R, this bike has lower maintenance intervals and a history of going around the world – you can probably find parts for it anywhere. Short riders beware, as this is …