Motorcycles

Literal Fat Cat: 1986 Honda TR200

One thing that a skinny guy without enough money will never be called is a Fat Cat, either for monetary or weight reasons. The same can’t be said about this 1986 Honda TR200 which is known as a Fat… more»

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Military Flathead: 1942 Harley-Davidson WLA

This 1942 Harley-Davidson WLA is a hard-to-find military-issue example, one of the flatheads built in support of the U.S.’ efforts in World War II. The WLA is the American model while the WLC went to Canada, and Harley actually… more»

Snow Bike: 1982 Honda XL250S

The world seems to have gone mad lately with all of the Chrysler Sno Runners coming out of the woodwork. It’s like there are more for sale now than they ever made. This one is a little different, it’s… more»

Vintage Enduro Racer! 1931 Harley-Davidson

We’ve featured several bikes here on Barn Finds over the past few weeks that are being sold by the famed Wheels Through Time Museum. It appears they are liquidating some of the less valuable pieces of their collection and… more»

One of 10 Made: 1982 Kelvin Franks KTM 250

Every now and again, a find comes along that makes you appreciate an entirely new class of vehicles. In this case, I’m talking about a one-of-ten three-wheeler known as a Kelvin Franks KTM 250. I literally have never heard… more»

Scooter Survivor: 1917 Eveready Autoped

While the automobile expanded our reach and ease of transportation in the 20th century, bicycles and motorcycles also played a strong part of that growth. While there were many cars being produced in the teens, WW1 took priority with… more»

Stored Since ’55! 1947 Harley-Davidson

Apparently, this 1947 Harley-Davidson was parked after only about eight years of enjoyment after the engine failed. It was put in a barn in 1955 and was recently found in Northern Vermont. Some small parts and pieces were lost… more»

Museum Piece: 1942 Indian 841

We recently featured a 1934 Indian factory hill-climber here on Barn Finds. That bike was part of the massive collection of bikes from the¬†Wheels Through Time museum in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. It appears they are selling a few… more»

Original Paint: 1966 Triumph Bonneville T120R

This 1966 Triumph T120R Bonneville 650 has been sitting for close to 50 years, last used in 1972. The seller had plans to preserve the original cosmetics and perform a mechanical restoration, which is needed after the bike has… more»

Sweet Barn-Find Honda! 1976 CB550 Four

Low-mileage motorcycles are more common than automobiles of similar vintage. For most owners, the motorcycle is never a primary means of transportation, especially in colder climates. This 1976 Honda CB550 Four in Lowell, Massachusetts probably didn’t see much snow,… more»

1934 Indian One-Off Factory Hillclimber!

It’s not very often a rare piece of motorcycle history is up for sale, let alone a museum exhibit. Well, this 1934 Indian is both and it could be yours! Found¬†here on eBay with a current bid of just… more»

Child At Play: 1982 Honda Motocompo

I love the Child At Play sign in the background, which describes this 1982 Honda Motocompo perfectly. Or, at least it does for me when I’m riding mine. These things were intended as serious commuter vehicles but they can… more»

Blast From The Past: 1978 Yamaha XS750E

This 1978 Yamaha XS750E is a blast from the past for me as I have the same bike. Mine has been sitting in storage for way too long in northern Minnesota and this example for sale here on eBay… more»

Bella Moto: 1973 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport

Why is it that Italians can make such sexy vehicles? They certainly don’t have a lock on vehicles with sex appeal but they seem to make the art and science of designing vehicles look easy. This 1973 Moto Guzzi… more»

Fire Department Flathead: 1945 Harley Davidson WL

This 1945 Harley-Davidson Flathead was discovered in a small New Hampshire town with some interesting clues as to its previous life still attached. The seller noted the presence of a siren and leg shields as equipment the last owner… more»

Rare Pulse Predecessor: 1982 Litestar

This rare beast is hard to classify. Is it a motorcycle? Is it a car? Is it an airplane? Is it.. well, ok, we know that it isn’t an airplane, but how would you classify this 1982 Litestar? It’s… more»