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2003 Aprilia RS250 Challenge Cup

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The Aprilia RS250 Cup is by far, the most race-oriented of the street-legal 250s sold in the US. Built from 1995-2002, it was designed to pay homage to Aprilia’s success in the 250 GP championships. Powered by a modified Suzuki 250cc originally designed by Rotax, Aprilia made some of their own changes and made one of the most desirable 250’s …

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No Reserve – Ducati Desmosedici GP18 Signed Fairing

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Andrea Dovizioso started off strong in the 2018 MotoGP season on his Ducati Desmosedici GP18, winning the season opener in Qatar. He’d end up winning four races that year, finishing second to Marc Marquez for the second year in a row. Over on the auction site, we’ve got a right fairing from one of the GP18 bikes (Dovizioso’s teammate that …

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AHRMA Racer – 1986 Suzuki GSX-R750

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Originally raced by Deano Swims, this GSX-R was rebuilt by Erv Kollek and Racing Sport Services to compete at Phillip Island. It’s now set up to race AHRMA in the Next Generation Superbike (NG2) class but the owner has some health concerns this year and is letting this go to build a Heavyweight Superbike for next season.

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Josh Herrin Practice Bike – 2017 Yamaha R1M

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Post Sale Update: This Yamaha sold for $17,000 after 46 bids on eBay in Cresson, Texas. Built by Eleven Motorsports (check out this profile on Asphalt & Rubber if you’re not familiar with their model) as a practice bike for when Josh Herrin is in town, this Yamaha R1M is heavily modified to be an impressive track toy. Now if …

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AHRMA Racer – 1982 Yamaha Seca 550

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It would be easy to assume that the engine in the XJ550 was just a destroked 650, but that ain’t fair. It was almost an all-new design, with a 6-speed transmission, chain final drive, and a new cylinder head with Yamaha’s YICS system that enabled 50+ mpg fuel consumption. It was a solid mid-sized motorcycle with a love it or …