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Straight from Italy: 1972 Laverda SF 750 for Sale

1972 Laverda 750 SF2 L Rear

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, they languished in the underappreciated limbo where Moto Morini currently lives, trading hands for decent prices, but certainly a far-cry from what you can expect to pay for a decent Guzzi or Ducati of similar vintage.

1972 Laverda 750 SF2 R Front

And while eBay and your local Craigslist postings are filled with Triumphs in every condition from basket cases to patina’d riders to trailer-queen bobbers and café-racers, the big twins from Breganze are pretty hard to find in any condition. But that may just be the loyalty that Laverdas seem to inspire: these almost always show up as well-cared-for riders. Folks seem to take care of them, and hang onto them until they can’t ride anymore.

1972 Laverda 750 SF2 R Engine

Laverda got its start building farming machinery, and added motorcycles to the menu to feed the postwar boom of folks getting back to work in desperate need of cheap transport. Their early offerings were small sporty bikes under 200cc’s, but they knew that they would need to offer a bigger bike to compete with offerings from Triumph if they wanted to grow the company. This was especially true across the pond in America, where riders subscribed to the same “bigger is better” mentality as they do today.

1972 Laverda 750 SF2 Dash

Their 650cc parallel twin was introduced in 1966 and enlarged to 750cc’s in 1968. Interestingly, Laverdas were imported to America as “American Eagles” between 1968 and 1969, although I’d imagine many of these have been rebadged as Laverdas by now.

1972 Laverda 750 SF2 L Rear Wheel

Stable and fast, they developed a well-deserved reputation for durability. The two-cylinder engine featured five main bearings, and all parts not made in-house were chosen for their quality, not their country of origin: Italian suspension, German ignition components, and Japanese electricals all combined to make for a bike that would last. They were heavy, but perfect for endurance racing events that favored reliability.

1972 Laverda 750 SF2 L Engine

From the original eBay listing: 1972 Laverda SF1 for Sale

1972 Laverda 750 SF, matching number, frame off restoration, sandblasted and powder painted frame, 100% original parts, 40  mm pipes with complete exaust set with new compensator and new mufflers, polished Borrani laced wheels, Laverda drum brakes, Vintage Dunlop tires, reupholstered seat, new cables, new harness, remanufactured original ND gauges, new chrome parts and polished aluminum everywhere, inner treatment to the fuel tank, original Laverda orange paint, engine with original 24,600km/15,400 miles, 36 mm Dell’Orto carburators, Ceriani forks and adjustable shocks, new clutch, generator, starter, new lithium battery, Laverda embossed bolts.

Original 1972 Italian Registration, Title and Plate, ready to run.

The Laverda 750 SF is a milestone in the Italian motorcycling history because it has been the domestic sport bike which fought the Japanese brands invasion according to its superlative frame and powerful engine: when a Laverda 750 SF shows up, any Honda 750 Four takes the second place, as for glamour, charm and great sportmanship …

Today owing an impeccable and original Laverda 750 SF is a privilege and a safe well of family to be proud of.

These Laverdas sound smoother than British parallel twins of the time, but also distinct from Italian v-twin powerplants from Guzzi and Ducati. Later SF’s featured a pair of disc brakes up front, but this earlier model has Laverda’s in-house 9” front drum brake that lent its name to the bike: the “SF” stands for “Super Freni [braking]”. While the discs may look more modern, the drum is desirable and very effective.

1972 Laverda SF2 L Front Wheel

This looks like a gorgeous restoration and the bike has been painted in classic orange, but with an $11,500 starting price and no bids yet, it may be that the market isn’t quite ready for five-figure Laverdas. Or maybe bidders are just balking at the idea of dealing with importing a bike from Milan, Italy where this bike is currently located. Not so good for the seller, but great for those of us who still aspire to own one of these!

-tad

1972 Laverda 750 SF2 L Front

1972 Yamaha TR3

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Since the 1960’s Yamaha has been offering private racers over the counter race bikes based on production bikes. This 1972 Yamaha TR3 is based on the R5 that was offered since 1970. These small displacement 2-stoke trace their history back to the YR1 Grand Prix bikes.  If this auction was a baseball card we would flip it over and see these stats.

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1972 Yamaha TR3
Engine:
 350cc air-cooled 2-stroke twin, five piston ports per cylinder, 64mm x 54mm bore and stroke
Claimed Power: 54hp @ 9,500rpm
Top speed: 140mph-plus

Weight (dry): 220lb (100kg)

Fuel capacity: 6gal (23ltr)

 

From the seller

This TR3 was a two year build, utilizing the best components that could be sourced. The result is a reliable safe bike that can be raced competitively without concern, just add fuel. Every nut /bolt seal, gasket and bearing has been replaced with factory or race quality specification components. In the bikes current form, it competed under both AHRMA and WERA sanction at Daytona and Loudon NH. Per AHRMA specification, bike has required belly pan and absorbent material. This bike is fully sorted, jetted and race ready.

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From the factory, the TR3 came with 34mm Mikuni carbs, a 6 speed transmission, and a HUGE four leading shoe front brake. One of the draw backs of a 2 stroke engine, is there is zero engine compression breaking, so prior to disk brakes, you needed as much brake shoe material as possible.

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More from the seller

Frame is completely stock, unmolested with no known cracks or repairs and has a very rare Don Vesco period alloy swing arm. Front forks and clamps are stock 74-75 TZ with adjustable spring pre load adjusters and aftermarket clip-on’s with adjustable lever assemblies. Forks have been fully serviced of course, with stock rate springs installed along with adjustable hydraulic steering damper. The front brake is stock TR3 with Vintage Brake linings professionally arced to match drum diameter, complete with stock cable splitter. Tires are new Avons mounted on custom built wheels with stainless spokes from Buchanan Spoke and Rim.

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 Motor has two races on build with proper factory pistons rods and bearings, all factory Yamaha parts. Transmission shifts without issues. Carburetors are late model Sudco Mikuni, Ignition is a PVL high output system which has provided a hot reliable ignition system with no issues. Pipes are Swarbrick’s, hand welded with extra reinforcements for mounting and re-packable silencers.

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This bike looks ready to go racing this weekend. Check your local racing calander, calculate transport time, and get your leathers ready. This 1972 Yamaha TR3 is ready for you, now all the seller needs is your money. BB

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Two Click Harley Collection RR350 XRTT

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Would you like to jump into Harley Davidson road racing? Want to be able to race twice a weekend? One seller has two auctions which could put you on the starting grid in two different classes. This 1972 XRTT750, and this Italian import RR350. Two bikes that Harley Davidson used to pursue road racing trophies. One home grown, the other gained its orange and black stripes when Harley bought into the Italian company Aermacchi.

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From the seller on his XRTT

This is a 1972 XRTT, there was only eleven of them made. The engine was completely redone Carl Patrick. Everything is new, blue printed and balanced and it has never been started.

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The seller assumes that you know that the XR was the evolution of Harley’s KR racing bikes from the 1950’s. When Harley had sway with the AMA, they were able to have rules which would give HD flat head engines an advantage over the European OHV engines. But after 1969, those rules were changed, and Harley have to move their valves. The First XR engines had tried and true, but slow, cast iron cylinders and heads. The XR would change their ways and go on to use aluminum, and dominate flat track and dirt track racing in the US. This XRTT is essentially the same bike that would race the ovals, but adding a bigger front brakes, full fairing and duck bill rear section, it transformed into a road racer.

 

The second auction offered by the same seller is for a 350cc European sized road racer.

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The seller describes the smaller imported Harley

This is one of the rarest Harley’s you will ever see. This is a 350 which is very rare, there are only two that exist in the U.S. This just had brakes redone, engine completely rebuilt. As you can see in the videos this has been dyno tuned.

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Again the seller missed on telling you that Walter Villa won the 1976 350cc world Gran Prix Championship on a Harley-Davison RR350. With Harley buying controlling interest in Aermacchi in 1974, you could call the RR350 a turn key Harley road racer. They turned the keys on a Grand Prix champion. Not a bad investment, oh, wait, yes it was.

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Ocationally we run across automatic collection for sale as a lot on Classic Sports Bikes For Sale. This is a case where the seller has put two great road racing bikes up in separate auction. This gives Italian bikes enthusiast that chance to buy European road racing winners, while not having to compete again American Iron road racing enthusiast. Which are you, RR350, or XRTT750? BB

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1972 Benelli Tornado 650S for Sale

1972 Benelli Tornado 650 R Side

While the name Benelli is now more likely associated with firearms outside the vintage biking scene, the company was founded in 1911 by matriarch Teresa as a way to keep her six sons steadily employed. Within ten years, they’d gone from a bicycle and motorcycle repair shop to manufacturer of their own, in-house engine and a successful racing team.

The Tornado 650 was introduced in 1969 and was designed to compete with the bigger offerings from Norton and Triumph in the US and Great Britain.  Powered by a very oversquare 642cc parallel twin, it was reliable and performance was on par with the competition, with a claimed top speed of 117mph.

1972 Benelli Tornado 650 L Side

While those numbers suggest that it’s virtually interchangeable with other machines of its general capacity and specification, in reality the Benelli offered much greater refinement than a Triumph or Norton of the era. Unfortunately, while those machines may be lacking a bit in terms of sophistication, they’re certainly fast, and offer a wealth of tuning parts, shops that specialize, and support communities.

The Benelli will likely get you a wealth of curious looks. Especially if they take a close look at those funky, vibration-reducing footpeg rubbers…

1972 Benelli Tornado 650 Dash

From the original eBay listing: 1972 Benelli Tornado 650S for Sale 

Very low mileage bike restored to as-new condition by Vincent special builder Dale Keesecker in 2008 with 1159 original miles. Entire engine was gone through, all seals replaced, everything checked and carefully reassembled. New paint and high quality chrome applied, cables replaced, any rubber or plastic showing deterioration was replaced.

The bike now has 2280 miles on it. I bought it from Dale in 2009 and have fully tested it over the 1121 miles and 5 years that I have had it.  It is stone reliable, starts instantly on the button, idles perfectly and is a dream to ride. No paint scratches or blemishes, never fallen over, never been wet. Tires bought new in 2011, less than 1000 miles on them. Brakes work great, all electrics work except that the horn is disconnected. Does not leak oil.  It is very quick, handles beautifully and has a phenomenal sound. A huge attention getter anywhere I go on it.  Includes full service manuals, diagrams and user manuals in English & Italian.

I am selling because I have far too many motorcycles and some treasures just have to go.

1972 Benelli Tornado 650 L Rear

I love the fact that the bike features both electric and kick start, along with that gorgeous front brake. Today, Benelli is in a bit of limbo: they are currently still owned by a Chinese company and are supposedly still producing their wild sports triples. But distribution and quality both seem spotty, and the styling of these modern bikes, while very distinctive, is perhaps a bit overwrought… Which is a tragic turn of events, given their history. I realize the world market needs lots of cheap and cheerful motorcycles, but here’s hoping the Qianjiang Group uses the Benelli name and heritage to relaunch the brand at some point as a manufacturer of premium motorcycles.

1972 Benelli Tornado 650 Front Brake

$7,000 is premium money for a Benelli Tornado but, from the photos, this is a really stunning example and looks basically like a brand-new 1970’s Italian motorcycle. If you’re looking for something a little out of the ordinary and love the sound and feel of a parallel twin, this could be your ride.

-tad

1972 Benelli Tornado 650 Tank

1972 Ducati 250 for Sale

1972 Ducati 250 Scrambler L Side

During the 1960’s, Ducati struggled to sell bikes in the USA, left behind in an arms race that really required at least two cylinders to compete with popular machines from Moto Guzzi, Triumph, Norton, and Harley Davidson. Ducati’s roadrace heritage and sublime handling were considered to be of little value and horsepower was king in a country with so many miles of arrow-straight roads. Luckily, the famous 750 v-twin was on its way to salvage Ducati’s fortunes…

1972 Ducati 250 Scrambler Dash

Until that v-twin put Ducati into the “superbike” game, they made do with a range of sophisticated single-cylinder machines with a variety of displacements. The regular 250 had a single overhead camshaft operating the valves via traditional springs: unlike today, only the sportiest Ducati singles of the era featured their now-ubiquitous Desmodromic springless valvetrain. All Ducatis did get the distinctive tower-shaft and bevel-drive arrangement to operate the single overhead cam. Driving power through a five-speed box, the bike offered a blend of usable power and sweet handling that was sadly overlooked in America.

1972 Ducati 250 Scrambler R Side Tank

From the original eBay listing: 1972 Ducati Single 250 for Sale

This bike is great condition and runs great.  It has 2 significant upgrades.  The plastic oil pump has been replaced with a metal oil pump that now makes the bike reliable.  It also has the Power Dynamo 12 volt upgrade, which gives a solid state, maintenance free, full electronic ignition.  Now you never have to worry about your battery going bad, as it eliminates the battery altogether.  Just put fresh gas in it and kick it and you’re ready to ride.  Also comes with brand new road tires, napoleon bar end mirror, and H4 headlight.  The tank is in great condition with no dents, seat is in like new condition.  Akront aluminum wheels with trials tires that are on the bike are actually very nice to ride on the street.  This is a very reliable and fun bike to ride with very low miles.  Clear title in hand. 

1972 Ducati 250 Scrambler Seat

It used to be that the non-Desmo and lower-spec, small-displacement Ducatis were still very affordable, and could still be found in restorable condition in barns and sheds. But that’s changing: lots of people snapped up Scramblers and other less-racey machines with an eye to converting them into replicas of the sportier models. Now, as vintage dirtbikes have come into vogue and Ducatis in general have risen in value, they’re being kept original as well.

1972 Ducati 250 Scrambler Tank

The “trials” tires on this particular machine threw me when I first saw it, tricking me into thinking it was some sort of modified Scrambler. The seller is vague as well, mentioning only that it’s a 250, so I’m betting he doesn’t know either. It certainly looks to be in nice shape, with shiny paint and an intact seat, although I’m not sure if they match the bike or each other. The frame, gauges, and tank look like a Scrambler, but those side covers and the seat don’t match that model. So what are we looking at here?  A Scrambler? A Mark 3?

Any of you vintage Ducati experts want to chime in in the comments? Am I looking at more than one bike here?

-tad

1972 Ducati 250 Scrambler R Side

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 Triple for Sale

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 R Front

During the Horsepower Wars of the late 1960’s and 1970’s, while the European and American companies were busy penning their famous “No Replacement for Displacement” manifesto, the Japanese were headed in a different direction, and their two-strokes, while far from subtle and lacking a bit in terms of refinement, provided a bang-for-the-buck that couldn’t be beat.

1972 Kawasaki H2 Dash Blue

While Yamaha managed to make snarly little machines that would actually go around corners, Kawasaki truly captured the spirit of the era’s musclecars, blasting from stoplight to stoplight in a haze of blue smoke, sucking down gas at a rate that could be tactfully described as “immoderate”. If you were being chased by one of Kawasaki’s fire-breathing triples, you only had one chance to escape: slam on your brakes and go around a turn.

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 Engine Front

The two-strokes triples developed a reputation for killing their pilots that would only be outdone when Porsche’s first 911 Turbo came along a few years later. The early 500’s had way more go than they had stop, and frames on the streetbikes lacked a certain… stiffness. And then Kawasaki went and introduced the H2 750…

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 L Tank

From the original eBay listing: 1972 Kawasaki H2 750 for Sale

In 2011 the motor was completely rebuilt – Runs great – Like a 750 should. Frame repainted, bodywork repainted and in excellent condition – lwheels redone, new tires, new shocks.  Seat perfect. Bike was completely taken apart and rebuilt. Starts easily – Hot or cold.
Aftermarket K + N air filters, later H2 model pipes. Pipes are in good shape but some chrome imperfections.  The frame is in excellent shape as are the wheels.  Please see pics.
Comes with owners manual (Riders handbook), Haynes manual, shop manual, and a few magazine road tests.

I think it looks like the seller is selling this a bit short: from the photos, it looks to be a very nice example of the rowdy seven-fiddy.

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 R Tail

I still don’t think these Kawi’s are the prettiest classic bikes, but they’re known to deliver thrills well beyond the plain, brown wrapper. Kind of like Smith and Wesson’s .44 Magnum, if it were made in Japan and sounded like a gang of lawnmowers. The blue is very striking and flatters the lines, and while the chrome may not be perfect per the listing, the bike is shiny where it should be shiny and the bike sports those classic, asymmetrical exhaust pipes that shout “I can probably go around left turns faster than I can around right ones!”

Nice H2’s are starting to command some serious money, so it’s no real surprise this one’s getting some attention and the reserve is still not met at almost $9k.

-tad

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 R Engine

1972 Honda CB350 Cafe Style for Peanuts!

1972 Honda CB350 R Front

For those of you looking for a classy, sophisticated ride on the cheap, you can’t go wrong with a bike like this 1972 Honda CB350 cafe racer.  Honda’s line of four-cylinder motorcycles started in 1969 with the 750, but it didn’t end there: it was followed by a 350, a 500, a 550, and the sporty 400.  All were far more refined than the two-cylinder competition from England, Italy, and Germany.

This one has been modified to be sportier than it was originally, and the seller includes an extensive list of things that have been updated or replaced on the bike.

1972 Honda CB350 L Dash

From the original eBay listing: 1972 Honda CB350 Four for sale

This is a well sorted bike, it starts easily cold or warm, and is in excellent running condition. I have saved all of the stock parts and the bike can easily be put back to original condition. The bike does have a CB400F top triple tree on it because the original one was cracked and it was impossible to find a good one since this is a very common problem with the CB350F’s. The 400F triple tree seems to be a little beefier and the bike handles excellent now since i have re-done the front end. 
There is a scuff on the left side cover as well as a small area on one of the engine fins where it looks like the previous owner tipped the bike over, hard to see unless your looking for them. The paint is in really good shape, there is one small dent in the right side of the gas tank..
I have really taken care and babied this bike, in the winter time it stays inside my home in my office!  Nothing for you to do but hop on and ride.
1972 Honda CB350 R Engine
There’s a nice clip of it starting and running: 1972 Honda CB350 start up.  I love the way these little fours sound: very aggressive and raw, for such a small bike.
A very nice little machine and, with bidding just north of $2,000, a steal.  If you’re looking to get into classic bikes, or trying to convince a friend to join you, this could be your bike.  Not much time left on this, so move quickly!
-tad
1972 Honda CB350 R Rear Parts

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 Mach IV

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 R Side

So if the 500 H1 was  Kawasaki’s original “widowmaker”, what do you get when you stuff a bigger, badder motor into the same bike?  The H2 750 Mach IV was an evolution of the earlier three-cylinder machine, and by “evolution”, I mean “they stuffed a 50% larger motor into the existing bike without really fixing what was wrong with it in the first place.”

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 L Rear Full

Kawasaki’s line of 2-stroke triples are all well known to punch well above their weight and have a deserved reputation as “widowmakers”: the motors combine high specific outputs with a lightswitch powerband, primitive suspension, and marginal brakes, all packaged into a frame with the approximate stiffness of al dente pasta.

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 Dash

So many ways to get yourself into trouble: these bikes were cheap speed, in the true American musclecar idiom.  Except a Chevelle doesn’t fall over if you get it wrong…

Luckily, most of the people lusting after these at this point are, ahem, more mature than the folks buying them when they were new.  Those people are all long dead of course, so the rising prices of these machines must be based on their fearsome reputation, not actual, dewey-eyed nostalgia.

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 R Grip

From the original eBay listing: 1972 Kawasaki H2 750 for Sale

This 1st model year 1972 Kawasaki 750 2-stroke triple underwent a painstaking, meticulous 12-year restoration. It was finished October, 2012 and has been ridden 107 miles since then.

Several aspects of this bike were not done with 100% originality in mind. It is plated/polished in areas the Kawasaki factory did not know existed. This is an early production H2 which means it has slightly different cylinders/porting from the factory which translates to a more exciting powerband. However, it is not early enough to have a plastic headlight nacelle. Currently it has a period correct Hella H4 headlight upgrade although the stock light is included.

The 2nd disc brake up front is in fact a dealer sourced kit from way back in the day. The extra caliper, 2nd disc, brake lines, hardware, splitter, etc., are all the pieces one would have gotten from the dealer. The master cylinder is the 5/8″ variant that came with the kit.

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 R Rear

These are sort of insane bikes, although I guess maybe the second brake disc on this example makes it slightly less so…  Or maybe it just makes the forks and frame more likely to bend when you grab a big handful of whoa trying to scrub speed before a corner…

I’m not a huge fan of the looks, but these triples sound evil and should make for a thrilling ride: note that the seller refers to the “more exciting powerband” of the early H2’s.  Not exactly sure how that compares to later machines, but I do know that sharks attacks are considered by some to be pretty “exciting” as well.

Hopefully this H2 is more fun than a shark attack.

-tad

1972 Kawasaki H2 750 L Rear

Reader’s Ride: 1972 Laverda 750SF for Sale

1972 Laverda 750SF Gold R Side

Regular readers know I’m a fan of the tough-but-sensitive machines that were made by Laverda, before they went the way of the dinosaur. They just seem to have the right combination of butch engineering and overbuilt construction, wrapped in simple, elegant style that suggests a hardened thug in a custom-tailored suit. This particular example was submitted by one of our loyal readers and looks to be well worth your consideration.

Laverda started out making agricultural machinery in Breganze, Italy, and their history of rugged, overbuilt engineering solutions bled through into their motorcycles: the parallel twin found in the 750SF had five main bearings! Parts not manufactured by Laverda were all selected for their quality and reliability: Ceriani suspension, Bosch ignition components and a Japanese Nippon-Denso starter. The big Laverdas were always a bit on the heavy side, owing to their heavy construction, but had stable handling and made great endurance racing machines.

Early bikes like this one had either a Laverda drum brake or a magnesium Ceriani four leading shoe front brake. This giant drum actually gave the SF its name: “Super Freni”.

1972 Laverda 750SF Gold Wheel

From the original eBay listing: 1972 Laverda 750SF for Sale

From the seller:

1972 Laverda twin cylinder 750 SF. This is the model with the huge Laverda designed front drum brake. Electric start, starts first time with choke, easy low loping idle after short warm up.

Pulls from 1000 rpm like a locomotive and howls at crusing speed. Custom 2 into one exhaust and larger 36 mm Delortro carbs. An over built, bullet proof reliable italian masterpiece.

Works shocks and all stainless bolts and fasteners. No wrench marks. Small chip in paint on tank as shown in the video and pix.

Manuals, parts list and spare head set with cam and valves included.

All electrics and mechanical work and feel “right”.

Purchased in Feb. from John Falloon at Made in Italy Motorcycles in the UK.

Texas plates, registration and title.

1972 Laverda 750SF Gold Dash

He’s also helpfully included a link to YouTube of the bike starting and running from cold.

Bidding is up to $3,350.00 which is well south of where this one will likely end up. It’s a gorgeous machine and, while I still prefer my Laverdas in vivid orange, this is a very classy shade of gold that really flatters the bike and isn’t quite as shout-y.

-tad

1972 Laverda 750SF Gold Engine

Wanna H1? How about the H1’s little older brother?

Update 11.10.2012: Back on eBay after failing to meet reserve the first time we listed in September at $3950. Bidding is currently up to $3050 with over 5 days to go. Links updated. -dc

The Tristar Triple 350. The 1972 Kawasaki S2 350. An excellent classic small cc sport bike. A tag line from Kawasaki from a sales brochure said this, “Mach II-first supermachine in it’s class. First in power. First in speed and acceleration. First in the race for space. Take-off time is now. The place: your nearest kawasaki dealer.” I love how modest they were:) Have you ever heard “its hard to be humble when you’re as good as me?” I think that’s what Kawasaki was trying to say in the early 70’s when they put all those two-stroke triples on the road. They solved the heat issue with the center cylinder well enough to put these on race tracks around the world and in your garage if you wanted to pretend you were a professional racer. The seller claims this to be a rare color, whatever the case, is I dig it!

Here’s what he has to say.

Absolutely stunning machine. Bike runs as good as it looks. Rare, early, Euro. paint. According to one Kawasaki expert, that we all know, there are only 4 others in the U.S. with this color scheme. Bike was taken down to the frame and completely gone thru. All fasteners are the original hollow top bolts that where zinced. All black parts where powder coated. Frame gloss black. Chain guard, headlight ears,brake hub are low gloss, as original. Engine side covers powder coated to exacting specs. Bike was assembeled to Kawasaki guidelines as found on the web @ Kawasaki Triples Resources. Bike was aquired with .40 over bore. New OEM pistons, rings, brngs. New clutch, wheel brngs, tires, seat cover. OEM pipes rechromed. Paint is Candytone White. Center pipe has the ever so common dings. Bearly noticable on this machine. New OEM wiring harness and turn signals. NOTHING on this machine has been over looked. OEM air box and tool pouch!! Speedo reads 23024, but this machine has about 30 mins. break-in time.

Bike is as complete as they come. No dissapointments with this one. No “it needs this or that” Fly in, ride home. That simple. I build show winners and this machine is no exception. Ride or park in your livingroom.

I really like the small cc two stroke bikes for their fun nimble and lightness. This bike could easily be entered in a bike show, kept in your living room, ridden around town, ridden on backroads or all four. Even if you don’t want a small cc bike i don’t see how you could not love this little gem. Check it out here.

~Buck