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First Streetbike – Buell RS1200

In America, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Listing Update: I thought the opening price was a little high, but I’m surprised to report that there were no bids at $7,495 for this Buell RS1200. Erik Buell got his start working for Harley-Davidson, but he made his name when he built the Buell Battletwin, a racebike built to extract as much speed as possible from a Harley engine. …

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Museum Quality – 1985 Yamaha RZ350 Kenny Roberts

In Japan, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Listing Update: Despite 30 bids up to $9,600 on eBay, the reserve was not met on this Yamaha RZ350 Kenny Roberts. One of the last two-strokes officially imported into the US, the Yamaha RZ350 Kenny Roberts is very much a sought-after collectors bike in the US. Only sold in the states from 84-85, these were the first bikes in the …

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Two Vincent Black Shadows

In England, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Listing Update: Despite 27 bids up to $85,100, the ’54 Vincent Black Shadow did not meet reserve! And the ’53 did not meet reserve either, getting up to “only” $80,001. Alright, I’m back from the weekend (more on that later) and it’s time for more great bikes for sale! So we’ll start off strong with two examples of the greatest …

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Chromed Italian – 2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale R

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

3-12 Update: 2 months later, this Ducati 1199 Panigale R is back up for sale. Find it with an opening bid of $25,000 and a BIN of $32,000 here on eBay. Post-Sale Update: Odd, this Panigale R is already off eBay, and there’s no mention about what happened to the listing. We’ll keep our eyes peeled for future announcements. The …

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2011 Husqvarna SMS630

In Sport, Sweden by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: After 29 bids on eBay, this Husqvarna SMS630 sold for $8,200. The Husqvarna SMS630 is a continuation of the SM610, a bike that took the supermoto market by storm. Husky has won 13 world supermoto championships, and this is their newest attempt at a bike for non-racers.

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1983 Ducati 900 MHR Custom

In Italy, Sport by Abhi1 Comment

Post-Sale Update: This Ducati 900 MHR Custom sold for $7,800 after just 1 bid on eBay. The Ducati 900 MHR (Mike Hailwood Replica) was built to commemorate Hailwood’s success in the 1978 Isle of Man TT. Normally a race replica with a giant fairing, this bike has been customized to become nearly the opposite.

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2008 BMW HP2 Megamoto

In Germany, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Produced for just 2 years, the BMW HP2 Megamoto is one of the highest performing boxers ever built by the German firm. Only about 100 were brought into the United States at a MSRP of $20,520, making them a very rare and unique supermoto from a company that never would have tried anything like this just a few years before.

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1977 Ducati 900 SuperSport

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: After 20 bids on eBay, this Ducati 900 SuperSport sold for $36,100. The Ducati 900 SuperSport is a street-oriented successor to the classic, race-bred 750SS. Based on the non-desmo 860GT, Ducati added desmo valves, creating a beautiful bike that was as fast as anything else on the streets at the time.

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1975 BMW R90S

In Germany, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

I adore the BMW R90S, which was a game-changer when it was released to the world. The gray and smoke paint scheme shown here was the first of two available paint schemes, both of which are beautiful and incredibly difficult to reproduce. With oversight from Hans Muth, this bike was built to show the world that BMW could make more …

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2001 Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Rosso Mandello – 68 of 300

In Italy, Sport by Abhi2 Comments

Post-Sale Update: After being relisted, this Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Rosso Mandello sold for $5,600 on eBay. The V11 Sport is already a rare motorcycle, but the Moto Guzzi V11 Sport Rosso Mandello takes it one step further. Just 300 examples of this limited edition were built (to celebrate 80 years of Guzzi motorcycle production), with lots of carbon fiber, …

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Bought on Bike-urious – MZ 1000S

In Bought on Bike-urious, Germany, Sport by Abhi11 Comments

I’m absolutely delighted to share our first success story (tentatively titled “Bought on Bike-urious”) with you all. David, one of the more prolific (and knowledgeable) members of the Bike-urious community, has just taken delivery of the MV 1000S featured two weeks ago. As you can see in the background, the weather isn’t ready for him to enjoy his new motorcycle, …