Tagged: 1983

The Turbo Kid: 1983 Suzuki XN85 Turbo for Sale

The Turbo Kid: 1983 Suzuki XN85 Turbo for Sale

Getting away from the race bike theme today, we’re headed back to the wild and wooly 1980’s with a nice Suzuki XN85 Turbo. Built for just one year in very limited quantities, with only...

Fast and Green: 1983 Kawasaki KZ1000R Eddie Lawson Replica

Fast and Green: 1983 Kawasaki KZ1000R Eddie Lawson Replica

As long as there’s been motorcycle racing, there have been riders wanting their street bikes to look like the ones they’ve seen tearing around racetracks: from café racers to modern Rossi-replica paint jobs, street...

Signed by the Artist: 1983 Kawasaki KZ1000R ELR

Signed by the Artist: 1983 Kawasaki KZ1000R ELR

Prior to bikes like the Suzuki GSX-R750, production-based racers from Japan were big, burly brutes. Engines were large four-cylinders and plenty powerful, fitted to stiff frames that provided stability at the cost of agility....

The End of the Line: 1983 Triumph Bonneville TSS for Sale

The End of the Line: 1983 Triumph Bonneville TSS for Sale

Reader Jess pointed out this Triumph Bonneville TSS the other day, so I thought I’d write it up for you all. A bit of a forgotten bike from the early 1980’s, it highlights both...

Know Your History: 1983 Mike Hailwood Replica MHR for Sale

Know Your History: 1983 Mike Hailwood Replica MHR for Sale

If this machine looks vaguely familiar, it should: our banner image at this site includes the silhouette of Mike Hailwood’s original race bike, the machine he used to win the 1978 Isle of Man...

1983 Moto Morini 500 Sport

1983 Moto Morini 500 Sport

Looking for a sporty Italian classic with handling, rarity, style, and a reasonable price? One you can own, maintain, and ride without having to sell a kidney or two? Look no further: I’ve found...

Almost New:1983 Moto Morini 500

Almost New:1983 Moto Morini 500

Unlike their other European competitors, Moto Morini never succumbed to the pressure to create bigger-engined motorcycles to compete for the American market. This 500cc machine is about as big as they got, and owners...

1983 Suzuki XN85 Turbo for Sale

1983 Suzuki XN85 Turbo for Sale

  A one-year-wonder, the Suzuki XN85 Turbo was an odd, stop-gap bike that Suzuki all but denies and, just a few years later, Suzuki set the sportbiking world on it’s ear with their GSX-R750. ...

1983 Ducati 900S2 for Sale with ZERO MILES

1983 Ducati 900S2 for Sale with ZERO MILES

Well this is something unusual.  A 1983 Ducati 900S2 that’s never been titled? Zero miles?  Never had gas in the tank?!  Who actually buys a road-burning Italian exotic, then immediately decides to tuck it...

1983 Benelli 900 Sei for Sale

1983 Benelli 900 Sei for Sale

It’s really been raining Benelli the past couple weeks!  This week, there’s a very solid, but slightly neglected 1983 Benelli 900 Sei for sale in New Jersey.  The 900 was a development of the...