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1986 Cagiva Aletta Oro S2

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Post Sale Update: This Cagiva sold for the opening bid of $2,000 on eBay in Brooklyn, New York. 12-19-19 Update: Kudos to the seller, who has converted this from what I previously called a “Rare Project” into a runner! These are very rare, which is why I’m impressed that he or she was able to make this Cagiva (VIN: zcgccxax6gv005021) …

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NOS Tank – 1986 Honda Z50RD

In Japan, Off-Road, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This Christmas Special sold for $8,017 after 54 bids on eBay in Ararat, North Carolina. Considered by some as the ultimate Honda Z50, the “Christmas Special” was a limited edition that officially had the model name of “Z50RD” – the D was for “Dealer”. Honda gave two examples to each of their top dealers, though some called …

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End of an Era – 1994 Honda CT70

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Post Sale Update: This CT70 sold for $3,300 after 36 bids on eBay in Woodruff, South Carolina. Officially, 1994 was the last year of production for the venerable CT70. 4 years later, Honda’s patent would expire and the world was flooded with clones. This example has just 148 miles and the seller claims it’s like new. In his or her …

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1967 Bridgestone Surfrider Sportster BS-7D

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Post Sale Update: After being relisted several times, this Bridgestone sold for $1,525 after two bids on eBay in Chicago, Illinois. Imported through the Rockford Scooter company, Bridgestone sold a variety of motorcycles in the US, ranging in displacement from 50cc from 350cc. Here’s one of the babies, a 50cc BS7-D, sometimes called the Surfrider Sportster.

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1991 Honda Monkey Baja

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Post Sale Update: This Monkey Baja sold for $4,245 after 5 bids on eBay in Luling, Texas. In 1991, Honda released a new variant of the Monkey/Z50R. Called the Baja, it featured rally-style dual headlights in addition to the taillight and turn signals. They were not officially sold in the US, but this example has made its way across the …

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1981 Honda Gorilla Z50J Tokyo LTD

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Post Sale Update: This Gorilla sold for $2,550 after 21 bids on eBay in Austin, Texas. The nomenclature is pretty straightforward – what’s bigger than a Monkey? A Gorilla! Honda started offering a big brother to the Monkey in 1978, though they’re very difficult to find in the US. This one’s even harder to find, as it’s a limited edition …