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2002 Aprilia RS250

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The Aprilia RS250 Cup is by far, the most race-oriented of the street-legal 250s sold in the US. Built from 1995-2002, it was designed to pay homage to Aprilia’s success in the 250 GP championships. Powered by a modified Suzuki 250cc originally designed by Rotax, Aprilia made some of their own changes and made one of the most desirable 250’s …

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One Owner – 1993 Honda CBR900RR

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The first generation of the Honda CBR900RR, affectionately known as the Fireblade, was a revolution in the large displacement sport bike market. Despite a 50% larger engine, this bike weighed just 4 pounds more than the CBR600F2. Just as important, this bike was a whopping 76 pounds lighter than its lightest competition!

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Euro Model – 1983 Kawasaki KZ1000R ELR

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American riders are well aware of the legendary Kawasaki ELR (Eddie Lawson Replica), but what may come as a surprise is that the model was offered in additional colors besides the traditional Kawi green in different markets – 1984 had Stardust Silver as an option, while 1983 had Polar White, as shown with this example.

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5 Miles – 2004 Moto Guzzi MGS-01

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Post Sale Update: This Guzzi sold for $49,328 after 61 bids in Seattle Washington on Iconic Motorbike Auctions. 9-11-21 Update: 7 months later and this MGS-01 is now up for sale over on our auction site – find it still in Seattle, Washington with bidding up to $27,100 and the reserve not yet met here on Iconic Motorbike Auctions.

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2001 Kawasaki ZX-11

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Here’s a last year example of Kawasaki’s ZX-11, a bike that enjoyed a lengthy production run (from 1990-2001). When it was introduced, it was the fastest production motorcycle in the world, and it kept that title until 1996 when it was beat by the Honda Blackbird.

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1989 Ducati 750 Sport

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An interesting complement to the ’90 900SS featured a month ago, this 750 Sport is one of the rare reborn SuperSports that America didn’t get. Here in the US, we think of the updated SS generation as the 900 model that debuted in 1991, but Ducati actually tried to bring it back in 1987 with the machine you se in …

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1 of 67 – 1995 Ducati Supermono #12

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Post Listing Update: This Supermono did not meet reserve with 77 bids up to $127,100 on eBay. In the majestic history of the Italian firm, the Ducati Supermono is one of the greats. Arguably one of the most collectable Ducatis ever produced, just 67 Supermonos were built exclusively for racing in the Designed to race in the “Sound of Singles” …

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1997 Yamaha FZR600

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The Yamaha FZR600 had a solid 10 year run from 1989 until 1999 before finally being replaced by the now-legendary R6. The FZR never sold as well as the Honda CBR, and it was not as flashy as the Kawasaki ZX-6R that debuted in 1995, but it was a good performer that was very reliable and got positive reviews for …

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1990 Honda CB-1

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Honda had a lot of interesting bikes on offer in the late 80’s and early 90’s many of which have now gone on to become cult classics. The CB-1 was only sold in 1989 and 1990 but carried on for another year in Japan before Honda sidelined the bike in 1992 and replaced it with the CB400 Super Four which …