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2005 Honda Big Ruckus PS250

In Japan, Scooter by Abhi5 Comments

Post-Sale Update: After 23 bids on eBay, this Honda Big Ruckus PS250 sold for $2,425 The Ruckus was a surprising hit for Honda, due almost entirely to the aftermarket customization that has skyrocketed around the 50cc scooter. What many people don’t know is that Honda offered a ‘full-size’ version called the Honda Big Ruckus for 4 years in Japan and …

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1960 Harley-Davidson Topper

In America, Scooter by AbhiLeave a Comment

The Harley-Davidson Topper is the one and only scooter to ever come out of the HD factory. Built during the days when the Milwaukee company was producing bikes with small motors, like the Bobcat, the Topper featured an 165 cc air-cooled 2-stroke engine with of all things, a CVT.

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1950 Stokvis Rap Imperial Moped

In Scooter, Small Displacement by Abhi3 Comments

Post-Listing Update: After being relisted twice, this bike did not meet reserve at $930. I’ve never heard of this, and I can’t find much information about it online, but the Stokvis Rap Imperial is a cool-looking scooter that you won’t see anywhere else. The red/white paint scheme and the white walls scream 50s Cadillac to me – in my dreams …

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1954 Honda Juno KA

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Post-Sale Update: After 3 bids on eBay, this Juno sold for $16,000. Built as a competitor to the successful Fuji Rabbit, the Honda Juno was Honda’s first scooter and was intentionally built to be full of features. You got the first electric starter, a full windscreen with an optional sun visor, and was the first use of FRP (fiber reinforced …

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1947 Cushman Ice Cream Scooter

In 3 Wheels, America, Scooter by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Listing Update: In not-so-stunning news, this Cushman Ice Cream Scooter failed to attract any bids at $12,250. Are times tough? Been looking for ways you can expand your entrepreneurial empire? Ever thought ice cream could solve all your problems? Look no further, my friend, as I’ve got the perfect next vehicle for you – a Cushman Ice Cream Scooter.

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Hello There – 1981 Piaggio Vespa Ciao

In Italy, Scooter, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

An adorable moped that was impressively produced from 1967-2006, the Piaggio Vespa Ciao was built to be cheap transportation for youngsters. Now I guess it’s a retro-mobile with style. You didn’t get much – rigid suspension, no battery, not even turn signals. But this specific model (VIN: ZAPC7EKT1BP513661) is claimed to be in excellent shape – everything runs and it …

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3 Wheeler – 1984 Honda Gyro

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Post-Sale Update: This Honda Gyro sold for just $1,086 after 28 bids on eBay. Introduced in 1982, the Gyro series of scoots are three-wheelers (one in the front, two in the back) where the body is able to lean up to 40 degrees compared to the rear axle! GYRO is actually an acronym, which stands for “Great Your Recreation Original”. …

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1964 Fuji Rabbit Superflow S601

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Post-Sale Update: After 32 bids on eBay, this Fuji Rabbit Superflow S601 sold for $2,650. I don’t feature scooters much, but the Fuji Rabbit Superflow is definitely worth a look. An impressive 75,000 units left the Fuji Heavy Industries factory, but it’s very hard to find any now. Why is this scoot so interesting? Well, at the time, it was …

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1947 Salsbury Imperial 85 With Sidecar

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Post-Sale Update: After 18 bids, this Salsbury Imperial 85 with Sidecar sold for $20,000. Back in 1936, a man named E. Foster Salsbury co-developed the Salsbury Motor Glide, a scooter with an enclosed drivetrain underneath the seat. His later development of the first CVT to be used on a scooter made his product such a success that he even tried …

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3 Wheeler – 2009 Piaggio MP3 500

In Italy, Scooter by Abhi2 Comments

We’ve always been fascinated by the Piaggio MP3 500, the claim to fame for which is its ability to lean up to 40 degrees despite having two front wheels. Capable of a top speed of 89 mph, the MP3 500 also returns 56 mpg and is capable of braking in 20% less distance compared to its two-wheeled brethren. This, in …

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1953 Indian Papoose

In America, Scooter, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

Our favorite part of running this site is finding bikes we never knew existed. That trend continues today with the Indian Papoose, a 98cc, 3 hp scooter with a weathershield that got 125 mpg and could hit 35 mph. This Indian Papoose needs a little engine work (and a better photographer), but find it for sale here on eBay with …

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1952 Vespa Faro Basso

In Italy, Scooter by Abhi3 Comments

12-17 Update: This Vespa Faro Basso has been relisted with the same BIN price of $13,000 here on eBay.. We’ve had a few complaints that we don’t feature enough scooters here at Bike-urious. That’s probably fair – though we don’t find (or get tips on) many scooters that truly tickle our fancy. Until now. Meet the Vespa Faro Basso – …