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2004 Honda CB50R Dream

In Japan, Race, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

Honda has always been one of the world’s best at sub-100cc bikes, from commuter bikes for the people to full on works racers. In 2004, Honda released just 440 copies of one of the best 49cc bikes ever made – the Honda CB50R, otherwise known as the Dream. Built as a replica of the 1962 RC110, it’s considered by some …

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Sideburn Magazine’s Hooligan Flat Track Racer – 1991 Harley-Davidson Sportster

In America, Off-Road, Race by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

Sideburn is an independent motorcycle publication founded in early 2008 with a focus on the flat track scene. In addition to its online and print content, the UK-based outfit is also responsible for sponsoring/organizing events like Dirt Quake (and Snow Quake), which Sideburn first held in 2012. A Harley-based flat track racer built and used by various Sideburn staffers (and …

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Vic World CR750 – 1969 Honda CB750 with CR Kit

In Japan, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: this CB/CR did not meet reserve despite 25 bids up to $75,100. Vic World has earned himself the nickname of “Mr. CB750” thanks to decades of expertise and restorations of sandcast motors. One of his personal projects was a CR750 built on a sandcast CB750 donor. It’s one of the best CR builds I’ve ever seen, and …

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1953 Norton Manx 350

In England, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

One of the most iconic racing bikes in history, the Norton Manx was available in 500cc (30M) and 350cc (40M) variants. Here’s one of the latter that had a race successful race history before it was restored. The Manx has seen a recent resurgence in popularity for classic motorcycle racing, leading to aftermarket firms specializing in service and parts supply …