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2009 Ducati 1098R Troy Bayliss Replica – 76/500

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Post Listing Update: This 1098R Bayliss was pulled off of eBay as the “item is no longer available.” In 2002, Ducati released a Bayliss rep based on the 998S. 7 years later, they did the same (honoring his third and last World Superbike Championship) but with the 1098R, this time limiting production to 150 examples in the US (500 worldwide) …

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Track Ready – 1984 Yamaha RZ350 Kenny Roberts

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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 the US to use a perimeter frame. Available in red/white and yellow/black, either option came with Kenny Roberts’ signature on the front fairing – this one’s been prepped for track duty and …

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962 Miles – 1989 Yamaha FZR400

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Post Sale Update: This Yamaha FZR400 sold for $7,500 after 20 bids on eBay in Manassas, Virginia. At a time when Japanese manufacturers were getting increasingly aggressive and race-oriented with their 400s to compete in their domestic Formula 3 championship, Yamaha introduced the FZR400 in 1986 as a bike to be enjoyed “on twisty public roads where the customers would …

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Restored – 1970 Triumph Bonneville T120R

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Considered by many classic Triumph fans as the best year of the Bonneville, the 1970 was the last year before Triumph switched to the oil-in-frame design. This one’s been restored…though the Astral Red/Silver “color scheme on the tank was accidental but the paint laid down so well that it will ride on the bike unless the new owner wants it …

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1983 Honda CB1100F

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Post Listing Update: This CB1100F was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. It was heavy, but it was fast. In fact, when Cycle World tested the CB1100F (an evolution of the CB900F) in January of 1983, they called it the fastest stock bike they had ever tested as it was able to hit over 140 miles per hour.

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1995 Ducati 916 Varese

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Post Sale Update: This 916 sold for $9,801 after 6 bids on Iconic Motorbike Auctions in Marina del Rey, California. Over on the auction site today we’ve got a well-modified example of one of the early 916s. The first 2,663 examples of the Ducati 916 were built at the Cagiva factory in Varese – this came about as a fire …

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92 Miles – 2004 BMW R1100S Boxer Cup Replika

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Post Sale Update: This BMW BCR sold for $9,600 after 29 bids on eBay in Columbia, Pennsylvania. The base model R11S was a wonderful all-around streetbike similar to the Honda VFR800. BMW went above and beyond with a couple of limited editions, including the Boxer Cup Replika as featured today. BMW created a spec series to race these bikes, and …

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Stoner Replica Paint – 2008 Ducati Desmosedici RR

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Post Listing Update: This Desmosedici did not meet reserve despite 17 bids up to $37,100 on eBay in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. In their attempt to create the ultimate sportbike, Ducati created 1,500 examples of the Desmosedici D16RR. The RR stands for Racing Replica, and it was a limited production version of the Desmo racebike piloted by Casey Stoner in MotoGP. …

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Hot Wheels Livery – 2000 Suzuki TL1000R

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Post Listing Update: This TL-R did not meet reserve with 1 bid up to $3,500 on eBay in Vancouver, Washington. Customized in the early 2000s, this TL-R was well-known in the TL community thanks to several unique mods and the distinctive Hot Wheels paintjob. It’s been with the current owner since 2004, and now is back on the market for …

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No Reserve – 1995 Bimota SB6

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Post Sale Update: This SB6 sold for $7,000 after 45 bids on eBay in Independence, Oregon…though it looks like the high bidder flaked as it’s been relisted. In the early years, Bimota’s formula was to take a powerful and reliable Japanese engine and then replace the adequate frame and suspension with a bespoke Italian chassis and quality components. Some reviewers …

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1986 Suzuki GSX-R750

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Post Listing Update: This GSX-R was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. Though the model debuted in 1985, Suzuki’s legendary Gixxer line did not make its way to the US until 1986. The changes were minor – better headlights, a revised belly pan, and 25mm longer swingarm, but Americans were probably too busy drooling over the first true …

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1998 Ducati 900SS Final Edition

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Post Sale Update: This 900SS FE sold for $5,800 after 11 bids on eBay in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 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 …