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1975 Ducati 860 GT

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Sold for just two years, the Ducati 860GT was a relatively angular bike that didn’t end up being as popular as Ducati might have hoped. It ended up evolving into the much-more loved Darmah. The 864cc twin yielded 60 horsepower, and it was capable of hitting 109 miles per hour. The GT was sold just in ’74 and ’75 – …

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Restored El Camino – 1963 Suzuki T10

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Post Listing Update: This old-school Suzuki did not get any interest at the BIN of $9,999 on eBay. Introduced in 1962, Suzuki’s T10 had different names for different markets – in most countries it was the Colleda, but here in the US it was the “El Camino.” 1963 was the first year of Suzuki’s operation in the US, thanks to …

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No Reserve – 1971 Honda CB500 Four

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Post Sale Update: This CB500 sold for $2,650 after 32 bids on eBay in Royal Oak, Michigan. Cycle News called the CB500 “the thinking man’s motorcycle” when it debuted in 1971 because it offered up many of the pluses found in the big brother CB750 but in a package that offered better handling, smoother motor, and lower weight. For more …

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2007 Ducati SportClassic GT1000

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4-30-20 Update: Almost a year later, this bike is back up for sale with a hefty discount. The asking price has dropped from $12,500 to $9,000 – is it more appealing to you now? Find it for sale in Phoenix, Arizona for $9,000 here on Craigslist. Did anyone see the Tron Sequel from 2010? I saw it in the theater …

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No Reserve – 1967 Sears Allstate Puch 250 Twingle

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Post Sale Update: This Twingle sold for $1,420 after 25 bids on eBay in Onsted, Michigan. In 1967, Puch updated the styling of their 250 Twingle (two pistons share one combustion chamber). It lost some curves but gained some color, and the distinctive drivetrain was left alone. I’ve featured a couple of these in the past and they never seem …

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1982 Kawasaki KZ1100

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In 1982, Kawasaki grabbed some headlines with their KZ1000-based Eddie Lawson Replica. But for riders who wanted 100+ horsepower in a more relaxed ride, the shaft-drive KZ1100A was sitting right alongside the ELR in Kawi dealerships.

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No Reserve – 2010 Sachs Madass

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Post Sale Update: this Madass sold for $1,175 after 34 bids on eBay in Kaysville, Utah. Introduced in 2004, the German-designed/Chinese-built Sachs Madass was a 125cc in-town runabout that was way ahead of the current wave of mini motos like the Honda Grom and Kawasaki Z125. Though the Madass debuted in 2004, it wasn’t officially imported to the US until …