Tagged: restored

Restored to Perfection: 1975 BMW R90S for Sale

Restored to Perfection: 1975 BMW R90S for Sale

Today’s BMW R90S is the quintessential German sportbike: fast, stable, and reliable, but just a little bit uptight and unassuming. Or it would be unassuming, if not for that very vivid 70s paint job…...

Faux Racer: 1973 Honda CB350F RC166 Replica for Sale

Faux Racer: 1973 Honda CB350F RC166 Replica for Sale

Well this presents an odd opportunity: the chance to talk about two very different bikes in the same article. This 1973 Honda CB350F has been fully rebuilt to resemble the RC166 Grand Prix bike...

Straight from Italy: 1972 Laverda SF 750 for Sale

Straight from Italy: 1972 Laverda SF 750 for Sale

Classic Laverdas are, unfortunately for those of us with longing in our hearts and a distinct lack of cash in their bank accounts, finally starting to command the prices they probably deserve. For years,...

Reader Suggestion:  1978 BMW R100/7 Custom Cafe

Reader Suggestion: 1978 BMW R100/7 Custom Cafe

No longer quite the undiscovered gem they were, BMW’s “airhead” boxers still provide real value to the classic enthusiast. Although the rarer, sportier models like the R90S command real dollars, the more pedestrian bikes...

As Seen on TV: 1974 Norton Commando

As Seen on TV: 1974 Norton Commando

Aside from rakish good looks that embody the best of the era, this particular Norton Commando appears to have had a bit of a brush with television fame, having been built by a shop...

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...

1966 Ducati Sport 125 for Sale

1966 Ducati Sport 125 for Sale

Today’s small-displacement motorcycles are really either “learners” or “commuters”, with few aspirational qualities to encourage pride-of-ownership. There really isn’t much cool about a Honda 250 Rebel other than the fact that it is, in...

1963 Ducati Diana 250 for Sale

1963 Ducati Diana 250 for Sale

Well, this is always a pleasure to find: a classic bike in beautiful shape with clear photography and a detailed description. While other manufacturers found sales success in the US with the bigger-displacement machines...

1962 Moto Parilla 250 Grand Sport for Sale

1962 Moto Parilla 250 Grand Sport for Sale

This is the first Moto Parilla I’ve seen come up for sale. Considering how often I see the name bounced around the classic bike community, I was surprised at how few of them were...