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1 Mile – 2004 Honda Rune

In Cruiser, Japan by AbhiLeave a Comment

When it was first released in 2004, the public was a bit stunned – most people did not believe that this concept would actually make it to production. Though all the visual indicators give the impression that this bike is heavily raked and would be a handle to deal with, Honda’s engineers were able to make it quite manageable despite …

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6 Miles – 2015 MV Agusta F4 RC

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Continuing the trend of 6 mile Italian exotics on our new auction site (the 916 Senna I featured yesterday ended up selling for $32,207) is this 2015 MV Agusta F4 RC. This is another bike from Danny McKenna’s collection – he bought it new and then immediately it on display. While the F4 is special, this is the F4 RC …

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6 Miles – 1995 Ducati 916 Senna

In Italy, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This 916 Senna sold for $32,207 (including buyer’s fee) on Iconic Motorbike Auctions Powered by Bike-urious. On the auction side of things, we just received a collection of bikes from Danny McKenna – CEO of McKenna Motors. I won’t bug you with every single one of them, but there’s some special stuff with super low miles. One …

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2003 Graves Yamaha R7/R1

In Japan, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

In 2002, Chuck Graves tried to conquer the recently-created AMA Formula Extreme Championship with a Yamaha R7. Damon Buckmaster started off strong by winning the first three rounds and opening up a large lead between himself and second place. Honda and Suzuki protested, noting that the R7 had never been officially homologated in the US. So what did Graves do? …

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1976 Honda CB400F

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

Jeff Pamer: Sometimes the design of a bike, or an aspect of it leaves a mark on history. The Suzuki Katana’s angular faring, Indian’s swooping fenders, and Kawasaki green – just to name a few. Honda has certainly left a few marks along the way, but nothing quite like the exhaust design on the CB400F. The exhaust lookss like water …

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1995 Ducati 900SS/SP

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Post Sale Update: After being relisted, this Ducati sold for $4,500 after 12 bids on eBay in Sonoma, California. SP = Sport Production, and it was a variant of the 900 SuperSport that was only available in North America.

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2013 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC

In England, Touring by Jeffrey PamerLeave a Comment

Jeff Pamer: The Tiger moniker has been used by Triumph for a very long time, and its history is a bit convoluted. The vast differences in bikes that have held the Tiger name make it a hard line to follow. Not only is the current Tiger vastly different from the original bike that held the name in in 1936, the …

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1991 Moto Guzzi 1000S

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Post Listing Update: This Guzzi 1000S did not meet reserve despite 33 bids up to $12,100 in Wichita Falls, Texas. It was immediately relisted but bidding only got up to $11,300. The seller then tried one last relist at a BIN of $15,000 with no takers. In 1990, Moto Guzzi released the 1000S, styled to look like an update of …