BMW R80/7 Poison Dart

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The BMW R80/7 was built between 1977 and 1984, it was fitted with the 800cc version of the iconic German boxer-twin engine, over the past few decades these engines have become famous for their toughness and longevity – with many of them still running 40+ years after they were first built. This toughness has attracted…

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BMW R80 RT by Ton Up Garage

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The BMW R80 RT was built between 1982 and 1995, with the Monolever version that you see here running from 1984 onwards. The “Monolever” designation referenced the model’s single-sided swing arm – a relative rarity in the mid-80s that helped reduce unsprung weight. Both the R80 RT and the R100 RT shared pretty much everything…

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Top 5 Weird And Wonderful Motorcycles On eBay This Week

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It’s always fascinating to scroll through the slightly less-visited sections of the eBay Motorcycles category and see what people are selling. I often come across bikes I’ve never seen before and the sheer breadth of two-wheeled variety is astonishing. This week we have everything from a supercharged Kawasaki H2 producing 300hp, to a $165,000 USD…

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BMW K75 Streetfighter

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This article was submitted by Zsolt Kovacs, the man who built this BMW K75 Streetfighter. A Brief History of the BMW K75 By the second half of the 70s emission regulations were getting more strict and with the large two cylinder oil and air cooled Boxer engines BMW had a harder time keeping up, while…

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Gasbox Indian Scout

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The Indian Scout was introduced for the first time in 1919, and quickly established itself as one of America’s most important and successful early motorcycles. Modified Scouts were a regular fixture at race tracks and hill climbs around the United States, where its iconic fuel tank between the top frame tubes, air-cooled 606cc V-twin and…

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BMW R100/7 Scrambler

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The BMW R100/7 has quickly become a popular target for custom motorcycle builders, largely thanks to its bulletproof 980cc boxer twin, legendary reliability and air-cooled simplicity. BMW first introduced the R100/7 in 1977 as the new top-of-the-line option for riders who wanted a litre bike capable of long-range touring. The OHV, pushrod twin was capable…

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Ducati Leggero

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The Ducati Leggero series of custom performance motorcycles by iconic builder Walt Siegl are a function-first example of what can be done with a Ducati 900SS – if you happen to have one lying around. Walt is a man who needs no introduction, he’s an engineer who designs his own lightweight trellis frames and hand-forms…

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Harley-Davidson Speed Racer

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The Harley-Davidson Sportster is a motorcycle that we’ve seen customised 6 ways from Sunday, the model is Harley’s best selling and longest running, and its huge production numbers mean that they’re are readily available. The idea of converting the Sportster into a genuine sport bike has been undertaken countless times, perhaps most famously with the…

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