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Beautiful MaSheene: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Ex-Barry Sheene Race Bike for Sale

Beautiful MaSheene: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Ex-Barry Sheene Race Bike for Sale

Today’s Suzuki GS1000S was touched by the hand of a master, the late Barry Sheene. In an era of sullen, sanitized superstars, it’s easy to forget that there used to be some really charismatic...

As Seen On TV: Fonzie’s 1949 Triumph Trophy 500 for Sale

As Seen On TV: Fonzie’s 1949 Triumph Trophy 500 for Sale

Normally we use the term “sportbike” on this site to refer to street and track bikes with a roadracing style or intent. But obviously offroading is a sport, so I’m going to stretch our...

Round-Case Roadster: 1974 Ducati GT750 for Sale

Round-Case Roadster: 1974 Ducati GT750 for Sale

The round-case Ducati 750 Sport and Super Sport get most of the attention, with their sexy looks and uncompromising riding positions. But the GT750 was actually the first roadgoing Ducati to use their famous...

Hip to Be Square: 1951 Ariel Square Four

Hip to Be Square: 1951 Ariel Square Four

By the 1970s, four-cylinder powerplants were dime-a-dozen in the motorcycling world. Formerly found only in high-end exotic machines like this Ariel Square Four, they’d become a characteristic of the generic “Universal Japanese Motorcycle.” But in...

Oooh, Shiny! 1974 Norton Commando Roadster

Oooh, Shiny! 1974 Norton Commando Roadster

Classic British motorcycles like this 1974 Norton Commando seem to have their devoted legions of fans for the same reasons American musclecars do: they’re relatively available, easy to tinker with and modify, and simple...

Green Machine: 1977 Laverda Jarama for Sale

Green Machine: 1977 Laverda Jarama for Sale

Built by Slater Laverda in the UK, masterminds behind the original Jota, the Formula Mirage was powered by Laverda’s famously charismatic and durable three-cylinder engine. It featured a distinctive, one-piece fiberglass tank and seat...

Burgundy Beauty: 1972 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport for Sale

Burgundy Beauty: 1972 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport for Sale

The original Moto Guzzi V7 Sport is one of our favorites, and it’s pretty easy to see why: while the modern café-racer and brat-style builders need to chop the living hell out of suspensions...

Ahead of Its Time: 1974  John Player Norton Commando for Sale

Ahead of Its Time: 1974 John Player Norton Commando for Sale

You’d be forgiven for not realizing that this very strange-looking John Player Norton Replica is, under the skin, a Commando: buyers didn’t know quite what to do with this at the time, either. It’s...

Sexy Six: 1979 Honda CBX for Sale

Sexy Six: 1979 Honda CBX for Sale

In an era when a 750 was still considered a “big” bike, Honda’s six-cylinder, 1047cc CBX was very much a monument to excess. It was complex, expensive, wasn’t especially fast, and was too heavy...

Bevel-Drive with an NCR-Prepped Engine: 1978 Ducati 900SS for Sale

Bevel-Drive with an NCR-Prepped Engine: 1978 Ducati 900SS for Sale

Looking like it’s sitting in God’s living room, this very nice bevel-drive Ducati 900SS apparently has an NCR-prepped engine, although the seller doesn’t detail exactly what that entails. Which would help, as that could...