Suppose you bought a 70s era Norton Commando and wanted to do a very nice resto-mod, completely restoring the bike while upgrading components all along the way. Well, that's what Kenny Dreer did when he built a series of these Norton Commando VR880s. They look great, run great and have a following all of their own, besides having the appeal of the Norton itself. This … [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.
Honda made the CBX, just because it could. An inline 6 with lots of power, smooth as silk and a sound like no other. You could get one in black or silver, but, to my eye, the only color you really wanted was red, just like this one. New tires, battery, brake pads and brake fluid, plus there's only 3700 miles on it. If you're in the market, you really need to take a … [Read more...]
We've said it before, taking a Sportster off road could be fun. A little suspension work, knobby tires and off you go. The owner of this Sportster did just that and it looks like it should do the job quite handily. No, you're not going to keep up with the young guys on their purpose built MX bikes, but that's not what this is for, it's for a Harley rider who wants to go a … [Read more...]
A low mileage 1973 Suzuki GT750K in really great original condition. Built in September of 72, it is complete, and according to the owner, everything works like it should, no weird noises, no drips or smoke, it looks well above average, about as good as you'll find except for those that have been completely restored. Previous owners of these Suzukis seem to remember how well … [Read more...]
Not everyone wants a foot clutch and tank shift, or an old Harley Davidson for that matter, but if you're one of the select group who knows what a bike like this 1951 Harley Hydra Glide represents, then here's a beautiful example. The owner says it underwent an eight year restoration and I think the color and leather work really set this bike apart. You can cruise the back … [Read more...]
These days, excellent restorations of vintage motorcycles are more common and unless you really need the patina of an unrestored original, the fresh factory look of these painstaking rebuilds is the way to go. In some cases, they look better then the factory models and may run better, too. This Kawasaki 750 triple brings back memories of the wild 2 strokes that were common in … [Read more...]