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Twofer – 1967 Sears Gilera 106SS

In Italy, Small Displacement by AbhiLeave a Comment

The Gilera 106SS, or Speciale Strada, was sold through Sears Roebuck stores many decades ago. Good for a top speed of about 62 miles per hour, these little bikes are ideal as classic in-town runabouts. The seller is currently offering two matching bikes as a pair, though one is not titled. Both run great, and you’ll get a spare engine …

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Not Junk – 1963 Junak M10

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Post-Listing Update: This Junak M10 120 did not attract any bids at the opening price of $9,900 on eBay. These are the types of bikes I’m most excited to share with you – the ones I never knew existed. One of just 23 imported to the US in 1963, the Polish-made Junak M10 was a somewhat popular bike in continental …

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1975 Honda CB360T

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Post Sale Update: This CB360T sold for $2,600 after 31 bids on eBay. The Honda CB360T is a basic classic, but this one stands out as it’s exceptionally clean and has just 1,761 miles on it. This would be a fantastic first bike, or an around-town runabout. Find this CB360T for sale in Brick, New Jersey with bidding up to …

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1953 Indian Chief Police

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Post-Sale Update: After 17 bids on eBay, this Indian Chief Police sold for $30,000. The Chief was one of Indian’s most popular models, and was built for over 31 years in the first run. Over this 30+ year run, it evolved to gain several innovations, including OHV and 4 valves per cylinder, though it seems most innovations never made it …

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1969 Moto Guzzi V700 Cafe Racer

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Post-Sale Update: After 17 bids on eBay, this Moto Guzzi V700 Cafe Racer sold for $5,100. The Moto Guzzi V700 Special was Guzzi’s first V-Twin. This one’s been customized into a moderate cafe racer, with a rebuilt motor and lowered front end by Guzzi Classics. The bike has had plenty of little things done to help complement the 50 horsepower, …

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1929 Majestic 350

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Post Listing Update: this Majestic did not meet reserve despite 36 bids up to $60,000. With that said, a commenter below notes that the bike was later sold to the Barber Museum. Every once in a while, I stumble upon something truly incredible. This is one of those cases – the aptly-named Majestic 350. A shining example of Art-Deco styling, …

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1 of 300 – Ducati 900FE Supersport

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The Ducati 900FE, otherwise known as the Final Edition of the Supersports, marked the end of the carb’d big-twin Ducatis. A one year run of just 300 bikes, it’s a polarizing bike – it’s either one of the prettiest bikes Ducati ever made that’s full of character, or another one of countless special editions that barely added anything to the …

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The Big One – 1994 Honda CB1000

In Japan, Standard by Abhi2 Comments

Post-Listing Update – This Honda CB1000 did not get any takers at $2,995. Affectionately known as the Big One, the Honda CB1000 was produced for just two years as a bike that stood out in a world of superbike replicas with acres of plastic bodywork. The slightly detuned engine didn’t help sales, and Americans weren’t ready for standards – the …

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1998 Ducati 916 SPS

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Post-Sale Update: This Ducati 916 SPS sold for the BIN price of $13,000. A limited edition of one of the prettiest motorcycles ever made, the Ducati 916 SPS (Sport Production Special) was an uprated version that featured a modified engine and chassis. Nearly all the specifications were improved, with lighter 5-spoke wheels, Ohlins rear shocks and Showa front forks, it …

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1970 BSA Victor 441

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Post-Sale Update: This BSA Victor 441 sold for $7,300 after 14 bids on eBay. In the early 60’s, BSA’s race team was developing a large single in the hopes of winning the 500cc world motocross championship. A 441cc engine ended up being the ticket, which helped BSA capture the 500cc championship in ’64 and ’65. The following year, the company …

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1929 Henderson Streamline KJ

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One of the “Big 3” of American bikes in the early 1900s, Henderson was abruptly shut down in 1931, which is why most people now only remember Harley-Davidson and Indian. At the time, Henderson was producing the favored bikes of America’s police officers, though the company was bought up by Schwinn in the 1910s. The Henderson Streamline KJ was one …

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1 of 500 – 1990 Yamaha FZR750R OWO1

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3-17 Update: Reader Joel C. has just let us know that this Yamaha FZR750R OWO1 is available on Craigslist for $29,995. Post-Sale Update: This Yamaha FZR750R OWO1 did not meet reserve at $20,100. Apparently, it’s Yamaha sportbike day today at Bike-urious. We go from Yamaha’s first race replica to the Yamaha FZR750R OWO1, a bike that makes even the Honda …