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1953 MV Agusta Ovunque

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Post Sale Update: After 24 bids on eBay, this MV Agusta Ovunque sold for $5,100. The MV Agusta Ovunque was one of the few modest bikes MV produced to help fund their impressive racing aspirations. Like Ferrari today, consumer models helped propel the parent Italian company to several world championships – 37 of them, in MV’s case.

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1.5 HP of Fury – 1950 Sears Powerbike

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8/27 Update – This Sears Powerbike was relisted here on eBay with the same starting bid and BIN price. The Sears Powerbike was designed as a conversion to maximize the utility of a bicycle. As a standalone, self-contained unit, it simply replaced the rear wheel – no frame modifications were required. With 1.5 horsepower on tap from a Briggs and …

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1 of 1000 – 1987 Yamaha YSR80 Tech 21

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8/26 Update: This Yamaha YSR80 Tech 21 attracted no bids at $3,800, so it’s been relisted here on eBay at $3,500. Fans of motorcycle endurance racing or the video game Tourist Trophy for the Playstation 2 may remember the Yamaha Tech 21 team, Yamaha’s factory effort in several races in the late 80s. Probably best known for their performance in …

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1968 Suzuki S32-2 Olympian

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Post Sale Update: After being relisted twice on eBay, this Suzuki S32-2 sold for just $950.  What a steal! The Suzuki S32-2, also known as the Olympian, was a 150cc 2-stroker twin with dual carbs, a 4-speed transmission, toaster tank, and most surprisingly to us, an electric starter. Though the speedo goes to 100mph, you shouldn’t expect to top 80 …

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1983 Yamaha RX50

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Post-Sale Update: This Yamaha RX50 did not meet reserve at $510. In the 80s, Japanese manufacturers produced several 50cc bikes – though nearly all were in plastics that were reminiscent of sportbikes. Examples previously featured on Bike-urious include the Honda NS50F and Suzuki GSXR50, though the Yamaha YSR50 was one of the most well-known. This bike, the Yamaha RX50, was …

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1962 Harley Davidson Topper

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Post-Sale Update: After 47 bids on eBay, this Harley Davidson Topper sold for $4,800 on eBay. 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 a 165 cc air-cooled 2-stroke engine …

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100% Kawi – 1966 Kawasaki B8

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Post-Sale Update: After 10 bids on eBay, this Kawasaki B8 did not meet reserve at just $887. The Kawasaki B8 was based on the Meihatsu B7, which used Kawasaki engines. The B8 line of motorcycles, also known as the BN125 Eliminators, were produced from 62-65 and were the first to be entirely manufactured by Kawasaki.

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1990 Honda NS50F

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Post Sale Update: After being relisted twice, this Honda NSF50F sold on eBay for $2,025. For the second time in as many days, we’re featuring a 49cc Honda street-legal motorcycle. We love these little bikes. The Honda NS50F, like the MB5 featured yesterday, is an incredibly rare bike sold only for one year.

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1982 Honda MB5

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Post Sale Update: Unfortunately, this Honda MB5 was pulled early from the eBay auction. The Honda MB5 was only imported to the United States for one year, and it did not leave a lasting impression. However, we at Bike-urious are huge suckers for little bikes, and this one deserves to be featured.

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2000 Yamaha Razz

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Okay, a Yamaha Razz is not the usual quality of bike you should expect to see on this website. It’s a 49cc scooter that looks like it was built in the early 80s. But don’t worry about that. Just enjoy this ad, brought to us by Craigslist Seattle: Well done, Kyle. You definitely had the Bike-urious staff chuckling.

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1962 Harley Davidson Pacer

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The Harley Davidson Pacer is one of a series of two-stroke, three-speed small displacement thumpers made by HD from 1948 to 1966. After World War II, blueprints for a 125cc bike created by DKW were given to the US, UK, and the Soviet Union as a tiny part of war reparations. In addition to the Pacer, this also resulted in …

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Top of the Line – 1966 Honda S90

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The Honda S90 is a staff favorite here at Bike-urious – we’ve got a ’68 in our personal garage. Also known as the Sport 90, this Honda was based on the Super Cub, another 90cc engine bike that was much more popular. Those 90cc pumped out 8 horsepower, allowing for a top speed of up to 65mph when piloted by …

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1983 Honda Gyro S

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Here’s something you don’t see everyday…a Honda Gyro Scooter. Like the new Piaggio MP3, this is a tilting three wheel scooter, except in this case, the two wheels are in the back. Check out this video from an owner unrelated to the seller: GYRO, an acronym for “Great Your Recreation Original”, was sold in America for only 3 years. It …