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

BMW K100 Cafe Racer

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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Yamaha SR250 Tracker

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The humble little Yamaha SR250 is a motorcycle that lives in the shadow of its larger and far more famous brother – the Yamaha SR400/SR500. Which is a bit of a shame really, as it’s a fantastic small-displacement bike with a top speed of 80mph and fuel consumption at 76mpg – making it an ideal…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Yamaha RD350

This week we focussed on vintage and retro motorcycles with race track ready fairings, any one of these bikes would be potentially ideal for using as your entry into the world of vintage motorcycle racing. First up is my own personal favourite – the Honda Interceptor. This V4-engined superbike was introduced by Honda in 1984…

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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

Gasbox Indian Scout Motorcycle

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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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Harley CR250

This week our Top 5 has a decidedly track-focussed bent, making it ideal for those of you who like to race your vintage motorcycle investments. Choosing a personal favourite this week is almost impossible, the two Nortons are highly tempting, but then the Rickman would be the perfect weekend trail bike. The Harley CR250 is…

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Top 5 Ducatis For Sale On eBay This Week

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It isn’t commonly known that Ducati started life as a radio parts manufacturer in 1926, it wasn’t until 1950 that the company created its first motorcycle – which was essentially just a push bike with a 48cc engine attached. It didn’t take long for the Ducati family to see the light and realise how much…

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