Tagged: Original

Hang On For Dear Life: 1978 Kawasaki Z1R Turbo for Sale

Hang On For Dear Life: 1978 Kawasaki Z1R Turbo for Sale

Today’s one-owner Kawasaki Z1R-TC is a potentially combustible combination of explosive power, unpredictable handling, and overtaxed mechanical components, a milestone in the Japanese motorcycling industry’s efforts to distinguish itself and find a truly distinctive...

The Real Deal: 1974 Laverda SFC for Sale

The Real Deal: 1974 Laverda SFC for Sale

Of all the motorcycles being brought back from the dead these days, the only one I really want to see again is Laverda. But I wouldn’t want to see them reincarnated as some boutique...

1939 Moto Guzzi Egretta for Sale

1939 Moto Guzzi Egretta for Sale

Moto Guzzi is known today for its long-legged and long-lived line of v-twin, shaft-drive machines. But before the introduction of their twin in the v700, Guzzi was famous for its successful line of horizontal...

1975 BMW R90S for Sale

1975 BMW R90S for Sale

BMW bikes traditionally combine quality engineering, innovation, and real-world performance. While not as sexy as machines from Italy or Great Britain and not as refined as bikes from Japan, they offer a sort of...

Original 1973 Kawasaki Z1 for Sale

Original 1973 Kawasaki Z1 for Sale

Honda may have stolen Kawasaki’s thunder when they launched the groundbreaking CB750, signalling the beginning of the end for the European manufacturers’ dominance of the large-displacement motorcycle market.  Kawasaki was already working on their...

1975 Benelli 650S for Sale

1975 Benelli 650S for Sale

Today, we’ve got a relatively rare little parallel-twin machine from Benelli, a company more widely known for their four and six-cylinder machines.  Benelli was started in 1911 by Teresa Benelli as a way to...

1978 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

1978 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

Six-cylinder bikes are not designed with practicality in mind: they’re expensive to engineer and manufacture, present significant packaging issues whether inline or vee engines, are often very thirsty, and difficult to maintain.  But as...