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CA Plated – 1997 Honda CR500

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Nicknamed the Ping King, the CR500 was the most powerful MX bike that Honda had produced when it was released in 1984. It’s a MX legend but by the mid 90s it was clear that 4-strokes were the future – it didn’t help that the AMA discontinued the 500 MX race class in 1993. Production ended in 2001, and those …

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1993 Moto Guzzi Daytona

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Post Listing Update: This Guzzi did not meet reserve with 42 bids up to $9,701 on eBay in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dr. John Wittner made a name for himself in the late 80’s thanks to his ability to modify the hell out of MG’s – his bikes won consecutive US Endurance Championships, among other racers. Due to his success, the …

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1967 Norton Atlas 750

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Post Listing Update: This Atlas did not meet reserve with 45 bids up to $8,211 on eBay in Sarasota, Florida. Named after the ICBM, the Norton Atlas was released in 1962, earning a so-so reputation before being replaced by the classic Commando. Built to appeal to American aesthetic preferences, it was initially only produced for export. The Atlas produced 55 …

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1972 Kawasaki H2 750

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Post Sale Update: This H2 sold for $11,200 after 19 bids on eBay in Charlotte, North Carolina. Repainted in a House of Kolor Gold that’s “similar to what was offered in Europe in 1972”, this H2 was restored with the objective of being “a safe and reliable ride – not a concours machine.” Still, it looks good and it’s ready …

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Ex-German WWII Sidecars

In 3 Wheels, Germany by Abhi5 Comments

Post Listing Update: The Zundapp was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. 11-15-20 Update: Five years later, the Zundapp is back up for sale. It seems to have lost its trailer and the price has gone up a bit, but the photos are much better so it’s at least easier to see what you’re about to buy. Find …

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What Do You Want To Know? 2021 Honda Trail125

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Whether you want to call it the Trail125 (as Honda did) or the CT125, Honda’s iconic mini trail bike is back! It uses the same 125cc motor found in Honda’s miniMOTO lineup (Grom, Monkey, and Super Cub), but Honda wants you to believe that you can ride this just about anywhere. “It’s a machine that’s a blast around town, and …

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1992 Ducati 851

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Post Sale Update: This 851 sold for $8,350 after 22 bids on eBay in Miami, Florida. Introduced in 1987, the 851 made Ducati relevant in motorcycle racing again. It featured fuel injection, liquid cooling, and desmo 4V heads. 1992 as the last year of production – the next year Ducati would unveil the 888.