An article posted earlier today discusses the huge profits realized by those savvy enough to invest in certain vintage Japanese motorcycles, such as early model Honda CBs and CBX s, as well as early Kawasaki Z1s or Suzuki GTs. The most valuable bikes feature all original parts, just as is the case with automobile collecting. The article indicates that non-Japanese brands have seen a surge in prices, as well.
This list of the most valuable motorcycles ever to sell at auction offers an unprecedented view of the collectible motorcycle marketplace. This article lists all motorcycles, in order, with their prices, images, and links to the official auction pages, if they still exist. Our analysis of the top motorcycles, the most prominent marques, where they are sold and the elite auction houses which sell them, which countries produced them, and the most popular engine configurations based on this increased depth can be found at our Top Analysis.
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Timeless style or groundbreaking technology have made a handful of motorcycles into 2-wheeled icons — bikes that influenced future motorcycle design, often for decades. The Harley-Davidson EL, for example, established the core elements of heavyweight, cruiser-style motorcycles produced to this day by Harley and its competitors. So check this group of 15 motorcycles of influence, presented in chronological order, which includes a few new models we think might become classics.
In the early part of the twentieth century, motorcycles were little more than cycles with a motor. As each decade saw new technology introduced, the machines of the s were similar in name and concept only. In the early part of the twentieth century, motorcycles were little more than cycles with a motor, hence the name. Although the engines were relatively low powered, the light-weight chassis helped to give these machines reasonable performance—for the time.
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A hobby turned into a passion, and passion became an obsession. Searching year round - across the country - Burn Up Company locates and restores unique and forgotten motorcycles. We work through every nut and bolt to get them up-and-running and back on the road: where they belong. Our main objective at Burn Up Company is to breathe new life and functionality into these vintage machines, while building a long-lasting relationship with their new owners.