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1997 KTM Duke 620

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4-17 Update: This KTM Duke 620 got no love at $3,800, but it’s back up for sale at the same opening bid here on eBay. KTM has always enjoyed a reputation for making some of the best off-road bikes out there, but in recent years they’ve also taken on the status of a premiere supermoto manufacturer, as well. This all …

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1952 Vincent Rapide Series C

In England, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

The baby brother to the legendary Black Shadow, the Vincent Rapide was sold from 1936-55 in 3 distinct ‘Series’. The final run was the Series C, which commenced in 1949. It offered the Rapide as a base model and the Black Shadow as the higher state of tune.

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1966 Triton Featherbed Slimline

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This Triton has been built almost entirely by parts acquired from Unity Equipe, a UK specialist. It has just 470 miles, and the seller calls it ‘essentially new.’ The bike has been sitting around for years as an uncompleted collection of parts until the seller put it together over three years – and got a title for it. Its first …

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1990 Honda RC30

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Post-Listing Update: This Honda RC30 was quickly pulled off eBay, final sale price unknown. The Honda RC30 is one of the world’s greatest homologation superbikes. Also known as the VFR750R, the RC30 was created so that Honda could race in the World Superbike Championship.

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Still in the Crate – 2002 Ducati MH900e Evoluzione

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Post-Sales Update: After 27 bids on eBay, this Ducati MH900e Evoluzione sold for $28,600. After not seeing one of these for about a year, I featured a Ducati MH900e Evoluzione just a couple of weeks ago. Now I get to one-up myself with a MH900e that’s STILL IN THE CRATE. Note that the last featured bike sold for $20,000, and …

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Built by Randakk – 1982 Supercharged Honda CBX

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Post-Sale Update: After initially not meeting reserve, this Supercharged Honda CBX was relisted with no reserve. After 26 bids on eBay, it sold for $11,600. A specialist in older Honda’s, Randakk is selling off one of his personal bikes, a supercharged Honda CBX, for you to enjoy. To help promote his business, he has built several supercharged show bikes – …

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Immaculate Hawk – 1964 Honda CB77 Super Hawk

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4-9 Update: After 12 bids on eBay, this Honda CB77 Super Hawk did not meet reserve at $9,600. The seller has relisted it and is now looking for $14,250 or best offer here on eBay. The Honda CB77, also known as the the Super Hawk, has the glorious distinction of being Honda’s first sportbike. This bike, in many ways like …

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Cover Bike – 1991 Yamaha FZR600

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Ever wanted to own a bike that’s graced the cover of a major motorcycling magazine? Well, here’s your chance. We’re back to Michael’s Motorcycles for this heavily modified Yamaha FZR600 that was the beneficiary of many Vance & Hines parts. Thanks to the upgrades (and of course, the paint job which adds at least 10 horses), this bike put down …

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1967 VMW R69S Conversion

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4-7-Update: After a couple of months on ADVRider, this VMW R69S Conversion is now available on eBay. Find it in Santa Ynez, California with bidding up to $6,100 and the reserve not yet met (remember that the seller originally wanted $12k for it) here on eBay. Back in the 60s, a delightfully crazy man started shoving VW engines into BMW …

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1 Year Only – 1987 Yamaha SRX 250

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For decades, Kawasaki ruled the 250cc ‘sport’bike market – though Honda has recently taken a chunk of the market with their CBR250R. Honda also challenged the little Ninja in the 80s with the VTR250, though it did not have much commercial success. For one year in the States, even Big Blue threw their hat into the ring with the Yamaha …

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1974 Ducati 750GT

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Post-Sale Update: After 21 bids on eBay, this Ducati 750GT sold for $27,200. The Ducati 750GT was the first of Ducati’s venerable V-twins, and its lovely lines set the stage for classics like the 750 Sport and 900SS.

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2010 MV Agusta F4 1000R

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The second mass production run of the F4, the MV Agusta F4 1000R was released in 2006 – when it set a record for fastest production 1000cc bike at the Bonneville Salt Flats at 185.882 mph. It then enjoyed a refresh for 2010.

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One Mile – 1999 Bimota DB4 Tricolore

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The Bimota DB4 followed the Italian firm’s modus operandi of taking a well established engine from another manufacturer and surrounding it with beautiful Italian bodywork. Using a frame similar to the Bimota Mantra, this successor wasn’t much of a technological advancement. Think of it instead as a moving piece of art. This one is particularly exciting as it has all …