You can usually find at least one perfect Triumph Bonneville for sale, lovingly restored and cared for like the beautiful old girl she is, but this one's even better, it has spare parts, some of which have also been painted and polished to perfection. The seller of this beauty is finally moving on, ready to transfer his Triumph to the next generation of rider, restorer, … [Read more...]
Motorcycle Sales History for The Kneeslider Spotlight
Did anyone buy that motorcycle for sale we had in the spotlight? How much did it sell for? That's really good to know if you're buying or selling a motorcycle of your own. Check out these past listings to find out what happened.
Why does Ducati get all of the attention? There are more great Italian bikes out there, especially from Moto Guzzi and this 1997 Moto Guzzi Centauro is a perfect example. OK, I admit it, I'm partial to these bikes, because I have one in my own garage and it looks exactly like this one. The Centauro has the same engine with 4 valve heads that the earlier Daytona had, but it's … [Read more...]
Back in the late 80s, the manufacturers were trying to build the fastest, razor sharp race replica for the street. The Yamaha FZR 1000 was one of the entries in that competition. It was quick, it was fast and it handled extremely well, though, as the years went by, companies raised performance and handling to ever higher levels and riders forgot how well the bikes of those … [Read more...]
OK, this is pretty neat, a new Honda CB1100 modified to look like a CB750 using a conversion kit from Whitehouse of Japan. Whitehouse, you may remember, is the company that built the Dragon King custom from a Honda Valkyrie. They seem to have a knack for creating some pretty impressive customs and this CB1100 conversion kit, or what they call the CB1100 FOUR “K10,” looks like a … [Read more...]
Every now and then one of the few Mert Lawwill Street Trackers comes up for sale and when they do, it's an opportunity to acquire something very special According to this seller, it's one of nineteen made and I think that's about right. It only has 10 miles on it, so it's practically new. Lawwill started with a stock Sportster and then tossed most of it, building almost an … [Read more...]
Harley Davidson built the XR 750 for the dirt track circuit and it's been extremely successful, but they also built a road racing version of the same bike, the XRTT and this is one of them. Full fairing, drum brake up front, they were pretty scarce then, even more so, today. The owner says the engine was completely rebuilt by Carl Patrick with all new parts, blue printed and … [Read more...]