Sold between in 2000 and 2006 in two different versions, the RC51 has gone down as one of the most legendary motorcycles to ever come out of Honda, well-deserving of the “RC” designation that’s graced other famous Hondas like the RC30, RC40, and RC45. It was Honda’s take on the V-Twin replica racer, beating Ducati at it’s own game with multiple World Superbike Championships and a AMA Championship.
With 133 horsepower, 71 ft-lb of torque, and when equipped with aftermarket pipes, one of the greatest exhaust sounds I’ve ever heard, it was an absolute gem. Cycle World thinks this is one of the best used bikes you can buy.
This example (VIN: JH2SC4536YM000736) has 6,668 miles and I like it because it seems to have been kept quite original – it has a Yoshimura exhaust but the original is included, and the sale includes the seat cowl as well. The seller states that it’s been regularly maintained and that it’s never gone down.
Find this RC51 for sale in Winder, Georgia with bidding up to $3,750 here on eBay.