Motorcycles

Mike Hailwood Replica: 1980 Ducati SI MHR

When it comes to replicas or special edition motorcycles, the Ducati S1 Mike Hailwood Replica, or MHR, is a new one to me. It’s certainly a striking bike, and based on the racing exploits and successes of Mr. Hailwood,… more»

Yamaha-Powered Oddball: 1980s Tri-Magnum

The Tri-Magnum is one unusual vehicle and normally we see them being powered by a Honda Goldwing drivetrain, this one is a little different at being a little different. This 1980s Tri-Magnum can be found here on eBay in… more»

Barn Find Triple 2 Stroke: 1973 Suzuki GT550

Among the bikes found in the Barn Finds Exclusive listing for a large stash of motorcycles in Georgia is a Suzuki GT380, which I admittedly had my eye on when I first spotted it. The ram air-style cooling system… more»

READER AD: 1965 Moto Parilla 125 Wildcat

Parilla was an Italian manufacturer that churned out some high-quality motorcycles. Many were raced with success and few are left here in the States. You can read more about the high-cam model here on Parilla.org. This one isn’t perfect,… more»

Sears Twingle: 1954 Allstate 175 SV

We have seen a few rebadged motorcycles that were sold by Sears here in the past and this has to be one of the coolest, at least style-wise. This is a 1954 Allstate 175 SV Standard made by Puch… more»

EXCLUSIVE: Motorcycles and Parts from the Georgia Collection

As some of you likely know, I am helping to clear out a large collection of salvage and project vehicles from a private owner. You can read more about the collection here in Part I; here in Part II; and the latest… more»

Traction Control: 1966 Arctic Cat Cub 2×2

This ultra-rare machine may be lost on a few of you, but if you’re like me – and your family and friends hope that you are nothing like me – you love these unusual two-wheelers! This is a 1966… more»

What Is Included? 1969 Chevelle SS396 4-Speed

I know Chevrolet built a ton of Chevelles, but it seems like there is a never-ending supply of SS 396 projects. This one was an M-21 4-speed equipped SS 396 car, but the seller states that the engine and… more»

READER AD: 1970 Kawasaki H1 MACH III Triple 6

When this Kawasaki was new, it was a serious performance machine with a top speed of 120 mph and the capability of running a 13-second quarter mile. All that performance came from a 500 cc 3-cylinder engine, triple Mikuni… more»

BF Success Story: 1966 Buick Skylark

Back in August of 2018, we featured this Buick Skylark, which the seller claimed was a one of a kind car and you read the original article here. It looked like a good find and with an asking of… more»

S’no Foolin’ – 1965 Polaris Trail Tractor

Those of us who grew up in the 1960s and 70s and lived in an area that had snow for half of every year know the name Polaris from their famous snowmobiles. The 60s and 70s was the golden… more»

Ultra Rare Bike: 1953 Honda Dream 3E

It’s hard to think of Honda as being “mid-Century”, isn’t it – that seems like such a long time ago now. Mid-century is such a current buzzword and I wouldn’t exactly call this 1953 Honda Dream 3E mid-century modern… more»

Swedish Barn Find! 1924 Indian Big Chief

This amazing 1924 Indian Big Chief is an unrestored barn find! Originally sold new in Sweden, it is up for auction at Mecum Las Vegas on Friday, January 25th. The amazing bike can be found here on Hemmings.com and… more»

Montgomery Ward: 1959 Mitsubishi Silver Pigeon

We often think of captive imports as being car-related, but this 1959 Mitsubishi Silver Pigeon was sold as a Riverside under the Montgomery Ward juggernaut, back when there was a pre-Amazon-bricks-and-mortar juggernaut store. This nice example of a rare… more»

Barn Fire Charred Chappy: 1975 Yamaha Chappy

This is more of a burned barn find, but it looks like a relatively easy restoration for those of you who are into small motorized bikes/scooters/motorcycles as much as I am. This little oddball is a scorched 1975 Yamaha… more»

The Last Oil Tanker: 1970 BSA A65 Lightning

1970 would be BSA’s last year of this model with a separate oil tank. That may sound strange, but in 1971 they went with an oil-filled frame. No, really. This 1970 BSA A65 Lightning is the last of a… more»