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Restored – 1978 Kawasaki Z1-R

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Post Sale Update: This Z1-R sold for $23,000 after 38 bids on eBay in San Jose, California. Wayne Moulton has had quite a career in the motorcycling industry, including roles as President for Triumph Motorcycles America and Vetter Fairings, as well as Vice President of Kawasaki. He was known for a philosophy that “a popular motorcycle can have four different …

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Two Digit Sandcast in Australia – 1969 Honda CB750

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As you probably know, the first 7,414 CB750s were built from sandcast molds before Soichiro Honda switched to a more expensive metal mold because there was clearly enough demand to justify the investment. As you also probably know, these “sandcast” bikes are now trading for crazy money. Here’s #28, and the seller states that it has all the unique features …

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1986 Honda NS400R

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Post Sale Update: This NS400R sold for $10,600 after 24 bids on eBay in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1983, Freddie Spencer became the world’s youngest 500cc World Champion, and he did it on a Honda V3. Honda responded by releasing a 250cc production bike to commemorate the win, but it took them until 1985 to build something closer to the actual …

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1983 Harley-Davidson XR1000

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Post Listing Update: This XR1000 did not meet reserve with 30 bids up to $12,600 on eBay in Pismo Beach, California. 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 …

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1973 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport

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Post Listing Update: This V7 did not meet reserve with 22 bids up to $11,600 on eBay in Madison, Wisconsin. After years of truck-like bikes such as the Ambassador and the Eldorado, the V7 was specifically created by Tonti to honor Guzzi’s racing legacy. Some people consider this bike to be the prettiest production cafe to come out of any …

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Dunstall Bodywork – 1974 Suzuki GT750

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8-22-20 Update: Two years later, Dan A. has found this bike back up for sale. I’ve also found a website from the seller with some history on this machine. Find it for sale in Libertyville, Illinois for $8,500 here on Craigslist. Post Listing Update: This GT750 did not meet reserve despite 7 bids up to $5,100 on eBay. Affectionately known …

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214 Miles – 1996 Ducati 900SS/CR

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Over on the auction site we’ve got a hell of a 900SS/CR. If you want a 900SS to ride, the best one to get (in my opinion) is a SS/SP (or maybe a Final Edition, but that’s a discussion for later). But if you’re looking for an incredibly low mileage SS to display or (hopefully) put some miles on, this …