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Yamaha August 22, 2016 posted by Dan

1985 Yamaha RZV500 available in Wisconsin

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Here's a great looking, unrestored, Japanese market RZV500. The biggest difference between the RZ500 and RZV500 is the aluminum frame and even smaller production numbers compared to the ROW models. Mileage is a mere 7,400 and with 5 days remaining on the auction, the current bid is a little over $10k, reserve not met.

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1985 Yamaha RZV500 for sale on eBay

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from the seller:

If your looking at this ad then you already know what you want so I'm not going to list all the technical stuff for this bike you can look that up online. I have had this RZV500 for 12 years. I ride it about a 100 miles a year and put it away. It runs and rides great. Starts easy I have done nothing with the motor since I bought it just changed oil and tires that's about it. I did add the Lomas pipes and changed jetting the pipes are mild steel.The stock pipes will be included.

I am not an RZ Geek just someone who likes to ride 2 stroke on the road so I might not be able to answer all technical questions but I will try. As far as the condition it does have some cracking in the body work some mild oxidation in areas. About everything you could expect for an unrestored 31 year old bike. The one thing I did notice on my last ride is the directional will go on but not flash that is something I have not looked in too. Other than that everything functions as it should.If you need more photos of something specific I will be happy to provide them.


From the Q&A at the bottom of the listing:

Q: What's the difference between a RZ500 & a RZV 500 ? Thank you.

A: Hello, There are several differences some subtle and some not so subtle. here is a list of some differences. RZV500R (51X) Made exclusively in Japan Tachometer mounted red warning light that activates at the equivalent of 55mph. Hand-produced lightweight aluminium frame, fuel tank contents gauge activated by a rhs mounted function switch (uses water temp gauge to show fuel tank contents available), front suspension pre-load adjustable from dial on top of forks legs. Self cancelling indicators deleted. Production run limited to 1600 units only (all sold in the first week of release allegedly) The claimed dry weight of the RZ is 438 lbs. The claimed dry weight of the RZV is 418 lbs. I hope this answer's your question. Thanks for asking. Todd

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1985 Yamaha RZV500 available in Wisconsin
Suzuki July 20, 2016 posted by Dan

One Owner 1987 Suzuki GSX-R 750 in Miami

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One owner since 1987 and from the looks of it, it was taken care of by an adult. Everything appears complete and aside from the scratches on the one side, a very tidy motorcycle. With nearly 19k miles, this listing has a buy-it-now of $6,300.

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1987 Suzuki GSX-R 750 for sale on eBay

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from the seller's listing:

1987 Suzuki GSXR 750. This is a one owner pampered bike that is completely original,unmolested and in amazing condition. It is blue and white which are the most desirable colors and runs and drives like new. It has a few small nicks and scratches which I have shown comprehensively in the photos. It is becoming almost impossible to find these in this condition so please don't hesitate if you really want one because this is the one. The first serious buyer to see this one will buy it.

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One Owner 1987 Suzuki GSX-R 750 in Miami
Honda July 16, 2016 posted by Dan

1994 Honda CBR400RR in Georgia!

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Here's a sharp little CBR400RR located in Tiger, Georgia, which is about 100 miles northeast of Atlanta. Although it shows some minor bruises here and there, and speedometer was converted from kph to mph at some point, overall it looks very tidy for a buy-it-now of $5,500. Plus some nice looking stablemates in the garage!

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1994 Honda CBR400RR for sale on eBay

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Seller's description:

You’ve been riding for a few years, long enough to appreciate the difference between flash and substance. You have arrived at a stage in life where you can indulge in something special, something about which your friends may have heard but have never ridden. A few motorcycles exist at the intersection of exclusivity and quality. My 1994 Honda CBR400RR can check both of those boxes.

I bought the bike two years ago from a collector. Having never been officially imported into the United States, it has an eleven-digit VIN and a km-to-mi converter on the speedometer. The bike has been meticulously maintained and is in superb condition. I have documented any known flaws because you as someone who knows bikes would not be satisfied with anything less.

The odometer indicates 16,737. Due to the transformation from kilometers to miles, it is impossible to know which of those 16,737 are miles and which are kilometers. However, the last 1,400 are miles, each of which was ridden in the mountains of Northeast Georgia, an environment for which this bike was made.

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1994 Honda CBR400RR in Georgia!
Suzuki May 22, 2016 posted by Dan

Featured Listing: 1990 Suzuki RGV250 VJ21 Available From SpeedWerks

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Today's Featured Listing is this titled Suzuki RGV250 from Speedwerks in Delaware. We've had the pleasure of working with SpeedWerks for over 5 years and every time they roll out a new offering, it makes readers in the know take notice. They always great rare sportbikes available for restorations and custom builds.

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The VJ21 RGV250 is a pretty uncomplicated machine, though 1990 marks the first year for adjustable suspension not only up front but in back as well (though this example wears an upgraded GSXR unit). The brochure reads under 300lbs and nearly 60hp, which means featherweight handling and a big punch in power when the power valves hit.

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from the seller:

1990 Suzuki RGV250 VJ21, titled correctly with original VIN. This bike could be described as a 'good rider'. It has the original tank on bike and original bodywork included that needs to be restored. It is currently fitted with a decent after market body kit. Has Bridgestone 090 take-offs, new brake pads and steel braided lines front and rear. Upgraded GSXR shock. Stock carbs, airbox and oil injection. Motor was recently rebuilt (not by us) though we have inspected the cylinders, reeds, and pistons. It also has aftermarket power valves. New clutch and all fluids replaced. Standard exhaust fitted and we have Tyga Stainless side by side's in stock if you so choose. $7500 obo

Contact Steve by email (steve@speedwerks.com) or visit his website.

While many of the SpeedWerks bikes we have featured were fully restored show queens, this one strikes a nice balance for someone looking to actually ride and enjoy a great looking two stroke we never got in the states. Looking at the bike closely in the pictures you can spot some patina but the rest is so tidy and clean that this bike could really suit multiple roles as track day bike, bike night discussion piece, and after work therapy machine.

Many thanks to SpeedWerks for continuing to support the site. Good luck to buyers and seller!

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Featured Listing:  1990 Suzuki RGV250 VJ21 Available From SpeedWerks
Suzuki May 13, 2016 posted by Dan

1986 Suzuki GSX-R 750 Limited in Washington

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This gorgeous and exceptionally clean Limited wears the Japanese market colors and sports just 5,200 miles. The images and seller's description do all the work for us in this case, so enjoy and have a good weekend!

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1986 Suzuki GSX-R 750 Limited for sale on eBay

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from the seller:

You are bidding on a 1986 Suzuki GSXR-750 Limited Edition (in Japanese Domestic Model Specification and color scheme)..... Suzuki only produced 500 units of the GSXR750 Limited Edition, homologation rules required a certain number of models to be produced by the manufacture in order to qualify for racing. The Limited Edition models were equipped with many race oriented parts most notably the dry clutch system. Also below this description I have listed all of the special features the limited edition models were equipped with. This particular GSXR750 limited edition is in all original condition with the exception of the Yoshimura exhaust pipe, and has an exceptionally low 8560 kilometers (5223miles). But please feel free to read more about the specifics of this bike and look at the pictures for verification. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. U.S. and International bidders are welcome to bid on this motorcycle but must arrange shipping themselves...

CONDITION:::

All of the body panels are in excellent condition, there no cracks or major nicks anywhere. The wheels are also in excellent condition with perfect paint and no major chips anywhere. Even the windscreen is original and in great condition. Basically the motorcycle is a 9.5 out of 10 cosmetically. Mechanically the bike runs and rides perfect, there are no oil leaks anywhere and all of the engine paint still has the original GSXR shine with out any major dings or chips. All of the electrical components work as they should; lights, blinkers, horn, speedo, tach, fuel gauge, all work properly. The bike just had a full service tune up so mechanically everything was inspected and replaced if necessary with with original Suzuki parts. ((( Also the limited edition GSXR originally came with a plexiglass headlight cover, the one I originally had on the bike was slightly cracked, but I found a brand new one in Japan and will provide the new headlight cover to the buyer )))

LIMITED EDITION FEATURES:::

Here is a list of some of the unique parts on the limited edition 1986 GSXR750; Dry clutch basket, Aluminum Body rear shock with remote reservoir, Larger rear rim, Larger 41mm front forks, NEAS electronic anti-dive system, Lightened counter shaft cover, Wider handlebar, Steering Damper, Solo rear seat cowl and seat, Plexiglass headlight cover, Special milled finished top triple tree, Unique gauge cluster and an added Fuel gauge, Larger 310mm fully floating disc brakes. Engine number #R705-129752

CONCLUSION:::

This is a great opportunity to buy a rare, all original Suzuki GSXR750 limited edition. International buyers please keep in mind that there are some small variations in original parts in different countries; this GSXR750 limited edition is a Japan market original specifications edition. If you need any additional pictures or have any additional questions please feel free to email us. Domestic & International buyers are welcome to bid but have to arrange the shipping themselves; however we will be glad to help with any loading of the motorcycle. We have assisted in shipping motorcycles overseas for other customers in the past. Please feel free to bid as long as you make the shipping arrangements.

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1986 Suzuki GSX-R 750 Limited in Washington
Honda April 16, 2016 posted by Dan

1987 Honda NSR250R in Seattle, Washington

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This little smoker is freshly imported and titled. The seller states that it needs some elbow grease to get it to shine after years of sun exposure. With under 12k miles, the current winning bid is just $2,375. I doubt we'll get to see the end of the auction but could be a great project for not much cash.

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1987 Honda NSR250R for sale on eBay

from the seller:

Just imported through US Customs this summer, this 1987 NSR250r comes with a US title ready to be transferred into your name in your state. Here's the YouTube video of this bike showing running condition before it was shipped to the United States: youtube.com/watch?v=1v_1HhCDPMA
This NSR250 is showing just 11,146 original miles (17,937 kilometers) on the odometer so it is a clean, lower mileage bike but the sun has not been kind however as the bodywork is paint faded and the stickers, etc. faded too. A light color sanding or polishing compound will bring back the paint and plastic polish will restore the windshield so a little elbow grease will go along way with this NSR. The fairing bodywork is original and un-cracked and the seat is in good condition too. Newer tires front and back, triple drilled discs and a hidden dual seat option make for nice features on this bike. There are 2 small dings barely visible in the top of the tank (probably from a tank bag), I tried to get them to show up in the pictures but they are small so you really can't see them. All in all a very clean used 250R, I have 5 more pictures that eBay won't let me upload-send me your email address and I'll get them to you.

I can get great shipping rates (anywhere in California for $300 as an example) so don't let the cost of shipping keep you from owning this collectible Japanese two-stroke streetbike. This motorcycle is already USA titled and ready to be transferred into your name so US Customs documents and EPA documents are not needed but I will include them in the sale of this bike so you have documentation this NSR was legally imported. P.S. I also have a 1986 Suzuki RG250 for sale next month... Stay tuned. 198

1987 Honda NSR250R in Seattle, Washington