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1971 Norton Commando Street Tracker

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Was this week’s 1-owner Norton Commando too ‘original’ for you? Are you okay putting the finishing touches on a potentially unique bike? Then meet this Norton Commando street tracker, which has had some serious money put into it, but still needs some carb fine tuning and oil leaks cleaned up. Find this Norton Commando Street Tracker with lots of potential …

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Nice Price – 1974 Kawasaki H1 Mach III

In Japan, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

This Mach III is in good condition and has just 7,000 miles. The seller suggests that with the exception of the air filters, this bike is original. While it has some cosmetic wear, everything mechanical works, and it’s a great price for the Widowmaker. Find this Kawasaki H1 Mach III for sale here on Craigslist in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania for …

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1974 Ducati 750 Sport

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Listing Update: This Ducati was pulled off of eBay, final sale price unknown. I’ve mentioned before that I usually don’t care for yellow on bikes, but it just works on this Ducati 750 Sport, which has been on display in a house for the last 16 years. Less than 1,500 miles ago it got a total tear down, though it’s …

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One Owner – 1972 Norton Commando 750 Combat Roadster

In England, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update – This Norton Commando 750 Combat Roadster sold for $10,600 after 13 bids on eBay. A beautiful example of the breed, this Norton Commando Combat Roadster (VIN: 209237) is a one-owner bike with just 7,200 miles. It came well equipped when ordered and it’s numbers matching. Obviously, it has the Combat engine option, but you’ll also get the …

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1968 BSA Cafe Racer

In Cafe Racer, England by Abhi2 Comments

Post-Sale Update: After 15 bids on eBay, this BSA Cafe Racer sold for $4,402. When a bike makes me giggle when I look at it, I know I have a winner. So despite the fact that this custom BSA cafe racer will need some work, I still think it’s worth sharing with all of you. BSA aficionados will note that …

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1991 BMW R100GSPD

In Dual-Sport, Germany by AbhiLeave a Comment

I’m currently in Fairbanks, Alaska, and I’m about to tackle the Haul Road up to the top of the state, which means I’m feeling pretty good about my R1150GS. With that in mind, I feel obligated to feature one of my favorite versions of the R-GS series, the R100GSPD – otherwise known as the Paris-Dakar. This specific example is claimed …

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101 Miles – 1956 Zundapp 200S Challenger

In Germany, Standard by Abhi1 Comment

Zundapp was a German firm that eventually sold out to a Chinese firm in 1985. But before that, they built plenty of motorcycles that were often “first bikes” for teenagers. Unfortunately, they had plenty of electrical issues and struggled to compete with the Japanese. Nevertheless, one of their 200cc models was the Challenger, a 12 horsepower 2-stroke that was good …

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1978 Benelli 750 Sei

In Italy, Sport by Abhi1 Comment

Post Sale Update: After 29 bids on eBay, this Benelli 750 Sei sold for $10,675 The first production motorcycle to utilize six cylinders, the Benelli 750 Sei was the result of Alejandro De Tomaso (of sports car company fame), who had just purchased Benelli and wanted them to build a flagship. The inline six engine produced 71 horsepower, which was …

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Jekyll and Hyde – Yamaha RD400

In Japan, Race, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Compared to the RD350, the extra 50 cc of the Yamaha RD400 brought a lot more civility. The engine was more flexible, though you could still easily wheelie the bike in 2nd gear, and though the frame was stiff, it was more comfortable to ride. It was really was the perfect example of how the RD series had evolved from …

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Dover White – 1964 BMW R27

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When I think of classic BMW’s, I inevitably think of black paint and boxer engines. So here’s a Dover White single-cylinder for you. The R27 was an evolution of the R26, gaining rubber engine mounts and a bump in power to 18hp. This was the last shaftie single BMW ever made. 15,364 were sold, but according to the seller, just …

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1 of 200 – 2013 MV Agusta F3 Serie Oro

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

As you probably know, Oro is Italian for gold – and this bike has plenty of it. Frame plates, SSSA, and the wheels all come together to help form the special paint scheme particular to this limited edition. The “Serie Oro” concept was pioneered with the F4 – it was a run of 300 that introduced MV Agusta’s resurrection to …

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1986 Bimota DB1R

In Italy, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

The factory works version of the DB1, the Bimota DB1R got improvements like magnesium parts, better engine inernals, 42mm carbs, and more. Just 9 were made (one was just sold as a frame to an ex-Bimota dealer), and 4 made it to the US. Here’s your chance to own 25% of the US inventory. While the listing identifies this as …

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1 Year Only – 1986 Yamaha SRX600

In Japan, Standard by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post-Sale Update: This SRX sold for the opening bid of $2,000. Just like the SR500, the SRX600 featured the engine from one of Yamaha’s dirtbikes placed into a chassis to enable sporty street riding. Unlike the SR500, this bike sold poorly outside of Japan. Here in the states, it only lasted for a year. But the 45 horsepower was enough …

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1970 Moto Guzzi Ambassador

In Cruiser, Italy by AbhiLeave a Comment

Produced for just two years, the Ambassador was never as well known as bikes like the Eldorado. Built to target the American market, MG saw a way to compete with Harley with a 757cc variant of the venerable V-Twin. This specific example has 34,200 miles and has had a recent refresher, including a repaint in a lovely shade of green. …