When Honda introduced the CB750, Kawasaki responded with the Z1, more displacement, loads of power, and many would say, a better bike overall. It certainly looked good and no matter which side of the fence you're on, you have to admit, the Kawasaki Z1 is one gorgeous machine. They still have a strong following and as a result, you can get restoration parts to completely … [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.
Randall Washington of Randakk's Cycle Shakk has been building specialty items for Honda GL1000s for a long time and for Honda CBXs, too. He comes up with all of those things you wish were available when these bikes were new, but never were. What we have here, is Randakk's version of the proper CBX, with a unique supercharger set up for the inline six. As noted in the … [Read more...]
There's always been a strong demand for most every model of Indian motorcycle, but the ones designed around the inline 4 cylinder engine are among the most prized among collectors, roll up on one of these and expect a crowd to gather. This one, as so often happens, was owned by a man who has now passed away and it needs a new home with someone who appreciates what a fine … [Read more...]
Harley Davidson went super bike racing back in the 90s and they built 50 of these VR1000s for the street for homologation purposes. They were street legal in Poland, but rumor has it a couple were also made street legal in the USA. This may be one of them. A photo with this listing shows the digital readout as"V3.01 HD_ROADUS 06/07/94," which seems to back up that speculation. … [Read more...]
A beautiful 1952 Vincent Rapide nicely upgraded with an Alton alternator, two front cylinder heads, Lightning front brakes and fitted with the visually impressive 5 inch, 150 mph Smiths speedometer, plus much more. This Vincent is not meant to be hidden away, it's a great example of an investment you can ride, properly maintained, it offers a yield of many years of riding … [Read more...]
Early Sportsters had a certain look all their own, an elemental machine that was all business. In those days, the XLCH was the muscle bike on the street and everyone knew it. If you want to get a feel for what those days were like, this 1962 Sportster could give you the chance. The owner completely rebuilt it and, though he says it's not 100 percent original, it looks and … [Read more...]