Motorcycles

Trail Beast: 1968 Rokon Trail-Breaker 2×2

Sometimes, a person just wants to be alone. If the last two years have taught us anything, it’s that most of us don’t mind being alone. We don’t mind not working in an office. We like having more free… more»

Rare Spanish Classic: 1972 Ossa Stiletto

Motorcycles are an interesting genre within the classic world. They attract a particular breed of individuals who revel in the freedom these machines offer. One of the lesser-known manufacturers was Ossa, a Spanish company that has come and gone… more»

TrailSport Survivor: 1973 Honda ST90

Honda’s CT70 gets most of the glory lately. It seems as if those things have gone crazy and now everyone wants one. Its bigger brother, the ST90, seems like a no-brainer upgrade to me. The seller has this 1973… more»

Two-Stroke Beast: 1986 Suzuki RG500 Gamma

The seller says that this 1986 Suzuki RG500 Gamma has been in storage for the last eight years and is anything but stock, it’s been modified and ridden in anger. For any of you who have driven on just… more»

V-Twin Survivor: 1973 Moto Guzzi Eldorado

We have only seen two 1973 Moto Guzzis on Barn Finds which is surprising given how popular motorcycles are here. We always learn a lot from the readers and I expect that to be the case again with this… more»

Mini Monkey Project: 1970 Honda Z50 Mini Trail

It’s hard to believe, but the original Monkey bike is well over 60 years old and still going strong, with Honda producing a variation of it in 2022, and similar in design to the one we see here today…. more»

Stored 40 Years: 1975 Suzuki RE5 Rotary

You’ll have to help me think of a more unique motorcycle than this 1975 Suzuki RE5 rotary. Between a Japanese company, an engine with German heritage, and an Italian designer, they threw almost everything at this bike. The seller… more»

Original Knucklehead: 1947 Harley-Davidson EL

Knucklehead is a derogatory term that denotes a stupid person and the tag attached to one of the world’s most iconic internal combustion engines. The production life of Harley-Davidson’s Knucklehead motor was surprisingly short, but it has demonstrated that… more»

Two-Stroke Shed Find: 1976 Kawasaki KH500

There’s nothing like the smell of blue smoke in the morning, to paraphrase a famous movie line. I can’t get enough two-stroke motorcycles and I know that a few of you are fans given the number of them being… more»

Barn Find: 1971 Suzuki MT50 Trailhopper

I bet that a lot of you had a small bike like this 1971 Suzuki MT50 Trailhopper when you were growing up and learning how to ride motorcycles. Honda stole the show but there’s something fun and interesting about… more»

Barn Find: 1972 Kawasaki H1 500 Mach III

Quite a bike but also quite a restoration project, this 1972 Kawasaki H1 500 Mach III is a barn find in need of a full restoration. Are you up for it financially, mentally, or time-wise? Or maybe more important… more»

Collection of Cars in Cheyenne, Wyoming

The downside of collecting cars is that once you pass away, it’s left to your loved ones to either maintain or dispose of what you’ve amassed. And more times than not, they don’t share your passion for this car… more»

A Pair Of Monkeys: Two 1969 Honda Mini Trails

Honda offered the Z50 mini-motorcycles in this hardtail form – lacking any rear suspension to soak up the bumps – for three or four years and the Z50 was sometimes referred to as a Monkey Bike because of how… more»

Two Stroke Survivor: 1971 Yamaha CS3 200

Most of us started our lifelong love of motorcycles on a small CC bike. Whether it was a Honda 50 or a mini bike with a pull starter, not many of us were riding huge motorcycles as our first… more»

Yamaha’s Last Real Enduro? 1973 Yamaha RT3 360

I was never a big math fan even though I somehow made it through college and was and still am a licensed architect. At least geometry is something that most people can wrap their heads around compared to calculus…. more»

Rarely Seen: 1976 Hodaka Wombat 125

Let’s see a show of hands for those folks who thought that Hodaka was a Japanese motorcycle company? It was actually based in eastern Oregon but they did import bikes and/or engines for bikes and they’re fairly rare today…. more»