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#1/10 – 2020 Aprilia RSV4 X

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Post Sale Update: this RSV4 X sold for $80,250 including fees after 15 bids on Iconic Motorbike Auctions in Santa Monica, California. To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the RSV4, Aprilia released just ten examples of the “X”. It’s a staggering achievement with 222 horsepower and a dry weight of just 364 pounds, and we’ve got #1 over on the …

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VIN #1 – 2003 Honda RC51

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Post Sale Update: This RC51 sold for $6,550 after 12 bids on eBay in El Paso, Texas. The RC51 combined Honda reliability with the joy of a V-Twin engine, beating Ducati at its own game with multiple World Superbike Championships and a AMA Championship. In 2002, Honda made some revisions to create the SP2 variant.

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1 of 300 – 1997 Ducati 916 Senna II

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In honor of Ayrton Senna, Ducati released 3 runs of limited edition bikes as a tribute, and all are now incredibly desired by collectors. At the time of original sale, proceeds went to Senna’s charity that supported poverty-stricken children in his home country of Brazil. This generation of the Senna was not sold in the US, so this is a …

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120 HP – 1974 Kawasaki H2 750

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Post Listing Update: this H2 did not meet reserve with 41 bids up to $12,000 on eBay in Oxnard, California. It was later relisted with 4 bids up to $12,600 and the same result. The Kawasaki H2 earned a “Widowmaker” reputation with 74 horsepower…but this example now puts out 120 at the crank thanks to a built motor from Purple …

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Frame Swap – 2005 KTM 525 SMR

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Post Sale Update: This KTM sold for $4,280 after 16 bids on Iconic Motorbike Auctions in Santa Monica, California. For 2005, KTM offered two versions of their track-only supermoto racer, the SMR. Both were named for approximate displacement, and the Austrians sold a 450 and a 525. The latter was fueled by a 41mm Keihin carb fed by a 1.9 …

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In England – 2004 Sachs 800 Roadster

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Sachs is probably best known in the motorcycling world for their success in the 60s under the Fichtel & Sachs name when they took over Victoria, Express, and DKW and produced several small displacement motorcycles (as well as the Wankel-powered Hercules/DKW a few years later). After a break due to financial problems, Sachs got back to building motorized two-wheelers in …

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1996 Ducati Monster M900

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Post Sale Update: This Monster did not get any action at the BIN of $4,900 on eBay. If photos of the new Monster have you hankering for one of the originals, here’s a lovely 1st generation in all of its classic styling in the largest displacement available at the time – the M900.

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1989 Suzuki GSX600F Katana

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The Katana name originally debuted with one of the most striking motorcycles of all time. But in the late 80s, Suzuki brought the name back for a much more conservative model that was tasked to compete with some impressive midsized sportbikes like the Yamaha FZ600 and Honda Hurricane. 1988 was the first year for the updated model, which was offered …

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Pedrosa Edition – 2015 Honda CBR1000SP

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Post Listing Update: This CBR did not get any action at the BIN of $18,995 on eBay. In 2014, Honda introduced a SP version of their 1000cc superbike, upgraded with Brembo brakes, some minor engine modifications, and Ohlins suspension. That year, they also won the Rider, Constructor, and Team Championships in MotoGP. To celebrate, they offered up two “Champions Edition” …

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1974 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport

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Post Sale Update: sold for $10,625 after 27 bids on eBay in Seattle, Washington. My favorite Guzzi, the Moto Guzzi V7 Sport is still one of the most famous Guzzis ever made (and it’s a bike that I have trouble not featuring if I find one for sale). After years of bikes like as the Ambassador and the Eldorado, the …

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1968 BSA Spitfire MKIV

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11/24/20 Update: Three months later, this bike is now up on Iconic Motorbike Auctions with a significantly lower reserve! It’s currently at our hangar at Santa Monica Airport, feel free to come on by and check it out. Good luck, and find it here with bidding up to $2,400 and the reserve not yet met here on Iconic Motorbike Auctions. …

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1998 Ducati 900SS Final Edition

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Post Sale Update: This 900SS sold for $6,000 after 16 bids on eBay in Red Hook, New York. The Ducati Supersport is back, but nearly two decades ago the iconic air-cooled SS line came to a halt with a one-year run of 800 bikes. Ducati called it the FE, for Final Edition. All of the bikes got silver paint as …