Tagged: Unrestored

Unrestored Race-Replica: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley for Sale

Unrestored Race-Replica: 1979 Suzuki GS1000S Wes Cooley for Sale

Originally designed for the European market, where handling and agility often trumped straight-line speed, the Suzuki GS1000S offered the best of both worlds, although the US received only a handful of these well-balanced machines:...

Unrestored Original: 1974 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport for Sale

Unrestored Original: 1974 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport for Sale

You’d be forgiven for thinking the site is now ClassicItalianSportbikesforSale.com, considering the raft of recent posts… and that impression won’t be changing this week, with two bikes from Mandello del Lario that were just...

Six Times the Fun: 1978 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

Six Times the Fun: 1978 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

With motorcycles, packaging is especially important: everything adds weight, and weight is the enemy of performance. In a car, an extra few pounds here or there may not mean much. On a bike, that...

1979 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

1979 Benelli 750 Sei for Sale

Benelli’s six-cylinder Sei, in either 750 or 900cc flavor is a very cool machine. Styling is disappointingly conservative and the handling basically average, but you really buy this bike for the glorious engine: it’s flexible,...

Low-Mileage, Unrestored1975 BMW R90S for Sale!

Low-Mileage, Unrestored1975 BMW R90S for Sale!

Ah, another sportbike from Ze Germans. BMW, in typical Teutonic fashion, approached their sportbikes with a more integrated approach: form followed function. Although, barring pure racing machines, the R90S was the sportingest bike they’d...

Reader’s Ride: 1975 Honda CB550 Four for Sale

Reader’s Ride: 1975 Honda CB550 Four for Sale

It’s hard to overstate the impact Honda’s exotic-for-the-masses CB-series fours had when they were introduced. Prior to 1969 and the CB750, engines with more than four pistons were found only on the racetrack, or...

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...

Unrestored and Unmolested: Round Case 1975 Ducati 750GT

Unrestored and Unmolested: Round Case 1975 Ducati 750GT

The Ducati 750GT was the original Everyman Ducati Twin: the SS was a hunched-over, solo-seated racer for the road and the Sport basically deleted the fairing and added some vivid colors.  The GT had...

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...

1974 Ducati 750 Sport for Sale

1974 Ducati 750 Sport for Sale

Some bikes just look right, capture the essence of motorcycling: two wheels, a motor, a seat, and a place to put fuel.  Some motorcycles are timeless, and the Ducati 750 Sport captures everything that...