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Pick a Color – 1984/5 Yamaha RZ350 Kenny Roberts

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Post Sale Update: The yellow/black bike sold for $14,201 after 39 bids on eBay in Chicago, Illinois. The red/white bike sold for $5,000 after 2 bids on eBay in Longboat Key, Florida. Only sold in the states from 84-85, these were the first bikes in the US to come equipped with catalytic converters and the first Yamaha street bike in …

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2017 Yamaha XSR900

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Jeff Pamer: I’ve been patiently waiting to do a write up on one of these. This bike, more than any other in the past couple of years has had me visiting dealers. Unlike most of the retro classic bikes on the market, the XSR leans more heavily on the side of modern than classic. That doesn’t mean that it doesn’t …

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1983 Bimota HB3

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Another rare and exquisite bike from Massimo Tamburini, the HB3 was Bimota’s third model with a Honda engine. This time around it utilized the air-cooled four cylinder from a CB1100F. 101 examples were produced – this is one of the 58 with a full fairing.

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2007 Bimota DB6 Delirio

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Post Listing Update: This Delirio did not get any action at the BIN of $14,500 or best offer on eBay. One of the better model names in Bimota history, the DB6 Delirio is a naked standard that was part of Bimota’s rebirth once Roberto Comini acquired the firm in 2003. It was the “cheapest” Bimota in the lineup, though it’s …

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Motorcycle Classics Feature – 1981 Ducati Pantah 500SL

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Post Sale Update: This Pantah sold for $5,350 on Iconic Motorbike Auctions. 11-21-19 Update: Over four years later, this Pantah has made its way onto the new auction site. The only two serious cosmetic issues are bubbling around the gas tank and some dents/scratches in the exhaust, but is including NOS spares of both! Find it with bidding up to …

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Nice Price – 2018 Kawasaki Z900RS

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Jeff Pamer: This isn’t the first Z900RS I have shared, and my feelings haven’t changed about them. I would have a hard time arguing that it’s not one of the best retro bikes on the market. This segment is getting quite crowded, and it’s getting tough to pick one out of the lot. This segment, which started as a styling …

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Red Dragon Tribute – 1966 Honda CB450

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Post Sale Update: this CB sold for $8,500 after 35 bids on eBay in Buda, Texas. You’re probably familiar with the Black Bomber – but did you know that Honda actually made a few versions in red for the UK? They became known as the “Red Dragon”, and this bike has been done up to reflect the red rarities.

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No Reserve – 1979 Kawasaki KZ1000 MkII

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Post Sale Update: This KZ sold for $12,000 after 52 bids on eBay in New Braunfels, Texas. One of the many highlights from my recent ride out to Texas was a stop in New Braunfels to visit Texas Two Strokes. We talked about bikes for a while and he showed me a machine that he brought back to life and …

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No Reserve – 1977 Moto Morini 3 1/2 Sport

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In one of their reviews of the Moto Morini 3 1/2 Sport, Cycle World said, “For the lucky few, the Morini is worth what it costs.” Considering the fact that this bike (with a 39 horsepower, 344cc engine) cost as much as a Honda CB750, it should tell you how much Cycle World enjoyed the Morini. Few were sold in …