A limited edition of one of the most beautiful motorcycles ever made, the Ducati 916 SPS (Sport Production Special) was more than a pretty face. Thanks to upgrades to the drivetrain and chassis, this was the ultimate 916. 1,058 examples were built in 1998, and this is number 830.
In the early 90s, Kawasaki introduced the Zephyr, a retro-styled bike which emulated the legendary Z1. It was available in a wide variety of displacements but the big boy was the 1100, which utilized an evolution of the 8V DOHC air-cooled unit from the GPz1100. The hope was that you’d get modern convenience with classic looks, though the seat of …
Today on the auction site we’ve got a well-modified example of one of the coolest bikes from the 80s – a Suzuki RG500 Gamma!
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Around the turn of the century, Pierre Terblanche started designing for Ducati. One of his first designs was the divisive 1999 Supersport 900. It may have been hard to believe at that time that he would go on to help design one of the arguably best looking and iconic Ducati bikes of the last 20 years.
It’s time for another round of my favorite posts to share: Bought on Bike-urious. This time we’ve got a XR750 project that was extensively raced in the 70s and 80s. Now it’s in the garage of reader John B! Here’s John’s side of the story – based on this shot, it looks like this XR750 has found a good home… …
Those of you that joined us for our recent open house at Iconic Motorbikes got to see us pop this bike out of the crate, and it’s a special one – a Bimota V-Due with 0 miles!
Motus Motorcycles were forced to shut their doors in September of 2018. Not an uncommon end to many smaller motorcycle companies, but when you take a closer look at what Lee Conn and Brian Case created, to me it’s one of the more disappointing. Their drive was to create an American made, sport touring motorcycle that would rival any on …
Never sold in the US, the TDR50 is a mini version of the awesome TDR250…that we sadly didn’t get here, either.
Post Sale Update: This Africa Twin sold for $20,000 after 49 bids on eBay in Seattle, Washington. I know I’m on a bit of a JDM kick this week, but with bikes like this can you blame me? Here we’ve got a first-generation Honda Africa Twin (RD03) that’s never been started or even had fuel in the tank. There’s all …
It’s been a few months since Ichiban Moto has released a how-to-video, so I’m excited to share his newest one. These are always good for several laughs – I don’t understand how he thinks of these things!
Today on the auction site we’ve got a 929RR with the Erion Racing livery, and it’s a bid away from meeting reserve!
Gixxers are cool. First-generation GSX-750s are even cooler. What’s even better? An early Gixxer done up as an endurance racer replica!
In 1991, Honda released a new variant of the Monkey/Z50R. Called the Baja, it featured rally-style dual headlights in addition to the taillight and turn signals. They were not officially sold in the US, but this example has made its way across the Pacific for you to enjoy.
Today on the auction site we’ve got one of the wildest customs I’ve ever seen, a Yamaha VMAX that comes with an invoice for over $84,000 in parts and labor!