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JDM Import – 1991 Honda CB-1 Type II

In Japan, Less than 5k, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

3-29 Update: Four years later, this CB-1 is now up for sale over on Iconic. The “Battely” sticker is gone and it has a couple hundred more miles, otherwise it appears to have stayed in good shape. Find it in Chandler, Arizona with bidding up to $1,900 and the reserve not yet met here on Iconic Motorbike Auctions. Honda’s CB-1 …

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No Reserve – 1983 Bultaco Sherpa 199B

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There are few questions about how and when Bultaco started – Francisco Xavier Bulto created the company (the name was a blend of his last name and his nickname, Paco) in May of 1958 after resigning as the Technical Director of Montesa, a manufacturer he co-founded in 1944. When Montesa decided to stop racing, Paco knew it was time to …

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2016 EBR 1190RX “1776” Edition

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In 2016, the first motorcycle off of Erik Buell Racing (EBR)’s production line was a “1776” Limited Edition 1190RX superbike. It was a limited edition with an American flag livery that was officially called the 1776 Limited Edition, though lots of riders just called them the Patriots.

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What Do You Want To Know? 2022 Indian Chief Lineup

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2022 marks the 100th Anniversary of the Indian Chief model – back then it debuted with a 62 ci V-Twin. This year, Indian’s releasing a whole new lineup of Chief models, and the motors start at 111 ci. Hail to the Chief, indeed! I got a last minute invite to the Chief launch today/tomorrow, but I’m already committed to the …

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1962 Honda Super Cub C100

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It’s hard to overstate how important the C100 was. When Honda first entered the US motorcycle market in 1959, the entire US motorcycle market was approximately 50,000 units a year. By December of 1962, Honda was selling over 40,000 units/year by themselves. The C100 changed what motorcycling meant in America, and that was even before Honda released the famous “You …

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No Reserve – 1988 Honda Hawk NT650

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Honda was ahead of its time when it debuted the Hawk GT, also known as the NT650. It was one of the world’s first modern naked bikes but it was a commercial failure. Over the years, many riders have realized what the Hawk offered, and it’s become a cult classic. This one’s guaranteed to find a new home and the …