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Never Been Titled – 1993 Moto Guzzi Daytona

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Dr. John Wittner made a name for himself in the late 80’s thanks to his ability to modify the hell out of MG’s – his bikes won consecutive US Endurance Championships, among other racers. Due to his success, the Guzzi factory asked him to come to Italy and help develop a superbike unlike anything the Italian firm had produced before. …

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213 Miles – 1983 Harley-Davidson XR1000

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Post Listing Update: This XR1000 did not meet reserve despite 22 bids up to $15,110 on eBay in Hebron, Ohio. The XR750 is one of Harley-Davidson’s most iconic motorcycles – though it was never intended to be street legal. But what if Harley took a XR motor and shoved it in a Sportster frame? Willie G himself had a similar …

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1978 Ducati 900 Super Sport Darmah

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Post Listing Update: This SSD did not meet reserve despite 21 bids up to $11,350 on eBay in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After the classic 750 GT of the 70s, Ducati looked to evolve with a simpler engine, and they ended up with the first ‘square case’ bevel twin – the 860 GT. It was a commercial flop, so just a …

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1982 Suzuki Katana GS1000SZ

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Post Listing Update: The BIN of this Katana was lowered to $10,500, but that wasn’t enough to get a buyer on eBay. One of the most defining motorcycle of the 80s, the Katana was inspiring enough that it just got a reboot this year. This is one of the first 1,000 built, and it’s got a couple of 1st place …

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1993 Ducati 900 Superlight

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Post Listing Update: This Superlight did not meet reserve despite 18 bids up to $7,501 on eBay in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. In 1992, Ducati took their 900 Supersport and added several choice extras to create a limited edition called the Ducati Superlight – 953 examples were built over 2 years. Unfortunately, for reasons unknown, in 1993 they removed almost all the …

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1993 Ducati 888 SPO

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Post Sale Update: This SPO sold for $10,800 after 19 bids on eBay in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The 888SPO seems to get less attention than the average limited edition Ducati, but values are definitely climbing up as riders are appreciating the wonder of a bike that won both the World Superbike and AMA Superbike championships in 1993. Just 390 were built …

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250 Miles – 2016 Suzuki GSX-R600

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The 600cc sportbike class hasn’t seen much advancement in the last several years – Kawasaki’s 2019 update of the ZX-6R (for just $9,999) is one of the few recent highlights. What that means, of course, is that you aren’t giving up much if you save a few bucks by going used for your next track toy or canyon carver. A …

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Michigan Titled – 1985 Yamaha RZ500

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Post Sale Update: This RZ500 sold for $18,099 after 20 bids on eBay in Muskegon, Michigan. Yamaha’s RZ500 (also known as the RD500LC) was a two-stroke rocket that was kept out of America thanks to EPA regulations. Only built between ’84 and ’86, it’s now a desirable collector’s bike – and this one’s already been titled in the US.

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2006 BMW K1200R

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“Gorilla in a Tuxedo.” That’s how Motorcycle.com described the K1200R, a naked version of BMW’s K1200S sportbike. It was fast, heavy, and a bit quirky – I liked it so much that I bought a used one for myself.

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No Reserve – 1993 Suzuki GSX-R600

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Post Sale Update: This Gixxer sold for $4,850 after 66 bids on eBay in Joppa, Maryland. After impressing motorcycle buyers with the 750 and 1100 GSX-Rs, Suzuki introduced a 600 in 1992. It had the same frame and plastics as the 750cc but the engine was watercooled. The bike was carried over unchanged for 1993, except for the graphics.

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2004 Aprilia RSV1000R Factory

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Post Sale Update: This RSV-R Factory sold for $6,300 on Iconic Motorbike Auctions in Marina del Rey, California. Aprilia updated their liter bike in 2004 with the RSV1000R, and it was perfect for riders who demanded a rare, street-legal track weapon. A “Factory” version was also available, and it stood out with carbon fiber bodywork, fully adjustable Ohlins suspension, and …

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2014 Norton Commando 961 Cafe Racer

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Post Sale Update: This Commando sold for $16,000 after 19 bids on eBay in Scottsdale, Arizona. Norton has been in the news plenty as of late, but not for good reasons. The most recent headlines have covered its takeover by the Indian brand TVS. But there’s still a few leftovers from the recently failed rebirth, and owners are going to …

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1996 Honda RVF400

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The RVF400 is not well known in the US as it was never officially sold outside of the Japan. But for people in the know that are lucky enough to get their hands on one, this Honda (also known as the NC35) is one of the best 400cc sportbikes ever made.

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1997 Honda VFR750F

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“For many, bike journalists included, the Honda VFR750 is the best road bike ever built.” MCN didn’t mince words when it came to their praise of the VFR – it’s one thing for a journo to be excited about a bike for a few hours for a first ride, but this is the kind of machine that people love to …