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In New Zealand – 1982 Krauser MKM 1000

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The Krauser name is best known for luggage, but in the early 80s Mike Krauser decided that he wanted to build a world-beating road bike. He started with his favorite road bike at the time, a BMW R100S, and then developed an incredible frame around the motor. The result was dubbed the Krauser MKM 1000, and it was a well-built …

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Homologation Special – 2003 Kawasaki ZX-6RR

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At the end of 2002, Kawasaki installed a cheater 636 motor in the ZX-6R. The extra displacement was great for the majority of riders as they spent most of their time on the street and not on the track. But for the limited few that wanted to compete and had to stick under a 600cc displacement limit, the 599cc double …

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1960 Royal Enfield Super Meteor

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Lots of people are excited about the new parallel-twin-powered bikes from Royal Enfield, but back in the company’s heyday the p-twin of record was the Super Meteor. It was introduced in the early 50s because the US market wanted bigger engines – RE responded with a 692cc OHV twin that was basically two Bullet 350 pistons in a stretched 500cc …

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2001 Ducati Monster Cromo

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In 1999, Ducati released a special edition of the Monster. They called it the Cromo, and it was obviously named due to the distinctive tank, which was complemented by a carbon fiber rear seat cover and rear fender. It also got adjustable front forks and the high-po 74 horsepower engine.

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New Auction Bike – 1998 Honda CBR900RR Erion

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The CBR900RR was a game changer for motorcycles when it was introduced in the early 90s. Honda released the 4th generation in 1998, but that coincided with Yamaha’s generational leap of the R1. Still, the Honda had earned itself a loyal following, and this example is a treat thanks to the Erion Racing-inspired livery.