Factory Racer – 1968 Harley-Davidson Sprint 250CRS

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Post Sale Update: This Sprint CRS sold for $20,100 after 53 bids on eBay in Los Gatos, California.

The seller of this bike says that Harley built 120 examples of the CRS factory flat track racers in 1968, and he’s got one for you here that’s in “show quality.”

CRS stood for Competition Race Scrambler, and it utilized a 250cc engine. Harley advertised the model as “tough, quick and lean. They win.” A period Cycle World review said “the CRS is in every sense of the word a racing motorcycle.” and that the “most impressive feature on first acquaintance is the finish…the CRS is actually beautiful.”

This gorgeous example has an engine built by Lancaster Sprints, as well as a XR750 style rear knock off hub, Smiths tach, Dell’Orto carb, period NOS Pirelli tires, Borrani aluminum wheels, and more. He says it’s very close to being 100% original and that it’s overall in excellent condition for its 52 year history.”

Find this Spring for sale in Los Gatos, California with bidding up to $11,123 and the reserve not yet met here on eBay.

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