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1985 Harley-Davidson FXRP

In America, Cruiser by AbhiLeave a Comment

The FXR was an important model for Harley in their quest to show the world that they were still relevant after buying out AMF’s ownership interest. One way they tried to compete with the Japanese was to counter the dominance of the Kawasaki KZ1000 in police forces with the FXRP.

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1999 Kawasaki ZRX1100

In Japan, Less than 5k, Standard by Jeffrey PamerLeave a Comment

Inspired by Eddie Lawson’s race bike replica released in 1982, the ZRX was a tribute to a tribute. This bike and its 1200 successor are some of the best bang for your buck used bikes you can buy today. It had 1982 styling with some late nineties updates, balancing both time period’s style perfectly. That trademark faring at the front …

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Picture Perfect – Free Spirit’s 1981 Yamaha SR250 Custom

In Custom, Japan by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

While you’d probably never guess just by looking at it, this one-off Yamaha named “Primus” was the inaugural project for up-and-coming Slovakian customs outfit Free Spirit Motorcycles. The shop is headed up by Slavo Danko, a brand director at an advertising agency by day who recently began moonlighting as a bike builder. For Free Spirit’s first build, Slavo selected a …

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Cafe’d Supermono – 1995 Bimota BB1

In Custom, Italy, Sport by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

First unveiled in 1994 at the Cologne Motorcycle Show, the Bimota BB1 Supermono marked two firsts for the boutique Italian marque: their first BMW-powered model and their first bike to feature a single-cylinder engine. Though best known for its use in BMW’s F650 “Funduro”, the liquid-cooled, 652cc, four-stroke single in the BB1 (or Bimota BMW 1) was actually produced by …

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Collection of 35 Scooters, Dirt Bikes, and Small Motorcycles

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One of my favorite dealerships in the country is Blue Moon Cycle in Norcross, Georgia, and it’s all due to the passion of owner John Landstrom. You’ve seen his bikes all over Bike-urious in my recaps of events like the Mecum Las Vegas auctions or the Quail Motorcycle Gathering, but today I’m featuring the shop because they’ve just taken on …

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1965 Honda S90

In Japan, Small Displacement by Jeffrey PamerLeave a Comment

In the mid/late sixties and early 70’s, Honda was busy. For one, they were developing and releasing arguably one of the most important motorcycles of all time, the CB750. Simultaneously, they were also putting a reliable, well-built engine into a series of purpose-built motorbikes. The single cylinder 90cc engine was the heart of their CL90, CT90, CD90, the iconic C90, …

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2013 MV Agusta F3 675

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

In 2012, MV Agusta shook things up with a new triple-based sportbike with a price that called ‘almost affordable.’ Despite the cheap-for-MV pricing, the F3 offered electronic features that the F4 lacked and a more reasonable riding position for the street.