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1964 Fuji Rabbit Superflow S601

In Japan, Scooter by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: After 32 bids on eBay, this Fuji Rabbit Superflow S601 sold for $2,650. I don’t feature scooters much, but the Fuji Rabbit Superflow is definitely worth a look. An impressive 75,000 units left the Fuji Heavy Industries factory, but it’s very hard to find any now. Why is this scoot so interesting? Well, at the time, it was …

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Mini Cruiser – 1984 Yamaha RX50

In Cruiser, Japan, Small Displacement by Abhi2 Comments

In the 80s, Japanese manufacturers produced several 50cc bikes – though nearly all were in plastics that were reminiscent of sportbikes. Examples previously featured on Bike-urious include the Honda NS50F and Suzuki GSXR50, though the Yamaha YSR50 was one of the most well-known. This bike, the Yamaha RX50, was styled in the opposite spectrum – as the tiniest cruiser that’s …

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Blue Devil – 2004 Kawasaki Vulcan VN2000

In Cruiser, Japan by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: After 26 bids on eBay, this Kawasaki Vulcan VN2000 sold for $7,100. At the time of its release, the Kawasaki Vulcan VN2000 featured a 2053cc engine and was the biggest V-Twin you could buy at the time. In fact, EACH cylinder displaced more than the entire engine you’d get in the ZX10R superbike. This specific example, called the …

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2001 Honda CBR929RR Erion Racing

In Japan, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Erion Racing has had a long line of success flying around racetracks in AMA competition as Honda’s premier support team. Back when Honda released the 929 version of the Fireblade, Honda honored Erion’s work with the Honda CRB929RR Erion Racing Edition. Mechnically, it was the same as the stock bike, though the cosmetics were exclusive and a Erion Racing pipe …

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1968 Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH

In America, Cruiser by Abhi2 Comments

Post-Sale Update: After being relisted several times with slightly lower opening bids, this Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH sold for $8,000. 1-15 Update: 4 months later, this Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH is back with an opening bid of $8,995. Find it here on eBay. Post-Sale Update: Well, that didn’t last long. This Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH was almost immediately pulled from eBay. The Harley-Davidson …

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1960 Pannonia Csepel with Sidecar

In 3 Wheels by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: This Pannonia Csepel initially got no interest at the BIN of $9,900, but it was later relisted and sold for $8,500. Over a 21-year period, a small Hungarian factory produced about 700 thousand motorcycles before going out of business. Very few are left, and not much is known about the Pannonia marque. This Pannonia Csepel is one of …

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Moto Guzzi Falcone Custom

In Italy by AbhiLeave a Comment

The Moto Guzzi Falcone was a 500cc sport bike that was built for 13 years. With 23 horsepower coming from the air-cooled, single-cylinder engine, this bike was capable of hitting 85 miles per hour. Want to learn more about the interesting design (like the giant flywheel on the outside) that can be traced back to the first Moto Guzzi from …

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1995 Triumph Daytona

In England, Sport by Abhi1 Comment

1/15 Update: This Triumph Daytona is back up for sale with a slightly more realistic BIN price of $8,000. Find it here on eBay. The Triumph Daytona is known nowadays as an excellent 3 cylinder sportbike, the brother-with-fairings of the Street Triple. Not many people know that back in the early 90’s, when Triumph had a resurgence, they came out …

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Bumblebee – 2007 Suntrike

In 3 Wheels by Abhi1 Comment

Post-Sale Update: After being relisted, this Suntrike actually sold for $2,500. Consider me surprised. 1-14 Update: Well, it’s back. With no takers the first time around, the seller has relisted this Suntrike here on eBay at an opening bid of $2,000. Let’s see if anyone goes for it now. Prepare your eyeballs for something I’ve never seen before – the …

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Marco! – 2000 Aprilia RS250 Cup

In Italy, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

The Aprilia RS250 Cup is by far, the most race-oriented of the street-legal 250s sold in the US. Built from 1995-2002, it was designed to pay homage to Aprilia’s success in the 250 GP championships. Powered by a modified Suzuki 250cc originally designed by Rotax, Aprilia made some of their own changes and made one of the most desirable 250’s …

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Dual-Sport Ducati – 1987 Cagiva Elefant 650

In Dual-Sport, Italy by Abhi4 Comments

Post-Listing Update: This Elefant got no love at the opening bid. The Cagiva Elefant is an interesting odd-ball – an Italian dual-sport with the heart of a Ducati. Available with a 900cc or 650cc engine, this is definitely the most unique option compared to the KLR, DRZ, and XL/XR options available from Japan.

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Anyone Have Racing Experience?

In Blog by Abhi2 Comments

Loyal readers, Bike-urious is considering organizing a motorcycle endurance challenge designed to bring creative motorcycle enthusiasts together. With an emphasis on themed bikes, and silly, safe fun on motorcycles rather than outright speed, this will be a cheap form of enjoyable motorsport. Do any of you have racing experience, whether it’s as a participant, volunteer, or organizer? I’d love to …

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Supersport World Champion – 2013 Yamaha R6

In Japan, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Listing Update: This Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha R6 did not attract any bids at $109,999. It’s not every day that you’re given the opportunity to buy a bike that’s won a World Championship, but if you’ve been on the prowl…today’s your day. This Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha R6, piloted by Sam Lowe, has just won the 2013 World Supersport Championship and is …