Motorcycles

Dirt Track Special: 1940 Indian Scout

When I first saw the ad for this 1940 Indian Scout racer, I thought I was just going to be doing an update on the 1940 Indian I wrote about way back in 2015, which you can check out… more»

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Former Museum Exhibit: 1937 Indian Scout/Chief

Sometimes it seems that Indian Motorcycles have had more lives than Lazarus. There are various incarnations but the focus here is on an original, a 1937 Scout 750 that was was part of the “Wheels Through Time” museum exhibit… more»

Memory Machine: 1981 Honda C70 Passport

The Honda Super Cub was known as the Passport in North America due to some trademark issues with aircraft manufacturer Piper. These small bikes are a good way for anyone to jump into the vintage motorcycle hobby and are… more»

1-Of-32: 1952 Vincent Series C Touring Rapide

This 1952 Vincent Series C Touring Rapide is believed to be one of 32 bikes painted Chinese Red with black frames, an important distinction given most Touring Rapides wearing red paint were painted red on every surface. The listing… more»

“Ol’ Smokey” 1946 Indian Chief Firefighter Bike!

This is probably one of the most unique 1946 Indian motorcycles on the planet! Not only is it an awesome vintage bike, but it is outfitted to be a firefighter bike! Named “Ol’ Smokey” it can be found here… more»

Original Paint! 1950 Harley-Davidson Panhead

If you’ve ever wanted a vintage Harley-Davidson that you can ride and enjoy, this 1950 Panhead might be the perfect one for you. It features really nice original paint, vintage leather saddlebags, and seat, and has just the right… more»

Sidecar Included: 1971 Moto Guzzi Ambassador 750

This 1971 Moto Guzzi Ambassador 750 was purchased by the seller from the original owner back in 2014 and is now for sale after admitting to himself that the bike keeps getting pushed further down the project list. That’s… more»

V8-Powered Three-Wheeler: Ed Roth Cobra Kit Trike

This wild-looking trike is actually a NOS build, of sorts, as the seller notes it is one of a handful of molds that legendary builder Ed “Big Daddy” Roth made available to the buying public after building his own… more»

Bad Bobber: 1946 Indian Chief Motorcycle

We normally stick to four-wheeled finds around here at Barn Finds, but every once in a while we stumble upon motorcycles that deserve a mention. This 1946 Indian Chief is one of them. It has been parked since the… more»

Last Ridden in ’72: 1948 Harley Hydra Glide

Despite their troubles as a company adapting to modern consumer preferences, old-school Harley Davidson motorcycles still appear to be in demand based on recent eBay auctions. I feel like every week there’s another nicely-preserved vintage Harley heading for a… more»

Harley Scooter? 1965 Harley-Davidson Topper

For those of us who like our two-wheel vehicles on the small and unusual side, we give you this 1965 Harley-Davidson Topper. I have wanted one of these for a few years now but unlike Jamie and his Buick… more»

Pair Of Honda Z50Rs Still In The Crate!

Back in 1979, Honda introduced the Z50R mini bike. As an adult, if you’ve never attempted to ride one of these 50cc bikes, it can be quite challenging (and entertaining). Designed to get children into the sport of motocross,… more»

Six Cylinder Sport Bike: 1982 Honda CBX

This well-preserved 1982 Honda CBX is six-cylinder sport bike that was the company’s flagship offering when new. Featuring innovative packaging inspired by the company’s racing bikes, the CBX offered riders a fast bike with good handling characteristics and no… more»

SuperCycle! 1985 Pulse Litestar Autocycle

“Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a Motorcycle! It’s a 1985 Pulse Litestar Autocycle!” This supercycle can be found here on eBay in Portage, Michigan, just south of Kalamazoo. The seller has a… more»

Christmas Special: 1986 Honda Z50RD

Lately, there seems to be a spike in interest (and values) of vintage mini trails bikes, particularly those made by Honda. I’ve recently gotten neck-deep in a stash of Honda CT70s, CT90s, Z50s and more as part of the… more»

Authentic EL: 1947 Harley Davidson Knucklehead

This 1947 Harley Davidson EL “Knucklehead” is an iconic bike among vintage motorcycles, and a particularly important milestone in the company’s history. Featuring a novel overhead valve engine that gave it both speed and reliability, it’s a highly collectible… more»