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1966 Honda CR93 Tribute

In Custom, Japan, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This Honda did not meet reserve despite 54 bids up to $5,400 on eBay in Oceanside, California. Built by Michel Valle of Alchemy Motorcycles, this tribute to the legendary Honda CR93 combines a CL160 frame with a highly modified CL175 motor.

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1964 Aermacchi Sprint 350 Road Racer

In Italy, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This Aermacchi road racer sold for $4,550 after 30 bids on eBay in Santa Rosa, California. Built by Paul Brodie, this Aermacchi Sprint is said to be a “true turnkey racer” with a history of “many top finishes in the Northwest.” The seller “acquired the bike many years ago”, raced it for one season, and then put …

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Race History – 1966 BSA A50 Wasp

In England, Off-Road, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: Bidding got up to $6,001.98 before this Wasp was pulled off of eBay. Previously raced by Bobby Winters, this is a BSA Wasp drivetrain in a Ken Swanson dirt track frame. It has since been ‘completely rebuilt using NOS parts’ and is in display mode – if you want to ride it again, you’ll be breaking in …

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Reno Leoni-Built Racer – 1985 Ducati F1A

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Post Listing Update: This F1A did not meet reserve despite 12 bids up to $7,101 on eBay in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Built by Reno Leoni, this F1A has a history that the owner calls “spotty”, though he’s done a pretty good job tracking down as much as he could from websites and some old threads on Pantaheads. Let’s have a …

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Street Legal – 1976 Yamaha TZ250 with 431cc Motor

In Japan, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: After being relisted, this TZ”250″ sold for $19,500 on eBay in San Juan Capistrano, California. This interesting combination of features a TZ250 chassis and bodywork with a RD400 Daytona motor that’s been bored out. Impressively, it’s also titled in California. It’s lovely, and it weighs around 260 pounds.

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Vintage Racer – 1963 Norton ES2

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Post Listing Update: This ES2 did not meet reserve despite 16 bids up to $7,600 in Redwood City, California. The seller of this bike became interested in old British bikes because of his father – as noted in an interview on the Mot’Art Journal, “he has an old Triumph 750cc Bonneville, and the smells and sounds that came from that …

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“Goliath” – 1980 Harley-Davidson XRTT

In America, Race by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

The XRTT was a fully-faired road-racing motorcycle based on Harley-Davidson’s XR750 flat tracker. With at most only two-dozen-or-so units produced in total (some say it was as little as 12), XRTT’s are incredibly rare finds. The story of this particular example, dubbed “Goliath”, starts back in ’79 when Alan Sputhe joined forces with Vance Breese to take the XRTT to …

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In Australia – 1976 Suzuki TR750 Replica

In Japan, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This TR750 Replica did not meet reserve despite 14 bids up to $7,800 in Somerville, Victoria, Australia. It was then relisted with the seller noting that if it did not sell (with a $30,000 BIN option) that “it’s off the market for good and back into [his] collection”, but it had just 3 bids up to $7,200 …

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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 …