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Yamaha December 1, 2009 posted by

1985 Yamaha RZ500 For Sale in North Carolina

Here’s another great looking RZ500 for sale. This one is in North Carolina on Craigslist for $11k:

1985 Yamaha RZ500 For Sale in NC on Craigslist

1985 Yamaha RZ500 For Sale

quote from the Craigslist ad:

1985 Yamaha RZ500
2 Stroke – 4 Cylinder (500CC) (street legal and ready to ride)
Looks and runs fantastic..low miles
Note: RZs were not distributed in the US and were very limited production (very rare collectors item)

-New tires
-520 Chain and sprockets
-New steering head bearings
-Airtech Fiberclass (professionally installed and painted)
-I have all of the original OEM parts and plastic
-I have the RZ500 Maintenance Manual
-Clear title

I’m surprised how many of these have come up for sale this year. Considering they were never imported, there are a fair number of them running around! Any RZ specialists out there know have a guess as to how many are rolling around in the U.S.?

dc

Suzuki November 29, 2009 posted by

1984 Yamaha RZ 350 with super low miles!!

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I’m not sure I’ve ever come across a cleaner, lower mileage RZ than this one. Even though this might not be the most desirable color for collectors it still deserves a look. The seller has offered several pictures for review and a phone number for anyone interested in more information. These were only imported for 2 years and were only available in two color schemes. I personally prefer the Red/White/Blue vs. the Kenny Roberts edition.

Here is the quote from the listing:

I have up for auction what might be considered one of the “Nicest” “Low Mile” RZ 350s in the country. I am the 2nd owner of the motorcycle. I purchaced this RZ roughly five years ago & still carry the “Original Title” and service manual. I only put maybe 80 miles on the bike when I decided to pull it in the house & park it near the pool table. This RZ runs outstanding, it has also never been rebuilt, everything functions perfectly. To find a 1984 Yamaha RZ 350 with under 1,400 original miles you might have to look in a museum. I’m sure this would make any RZ enthusiast or “Collector” quite satisfied.

From the looks of it I would have to agree with the seller in that this one is sure to please.

You can check out other RZ 350’s we’ve had posted on RSBFS here for price reference. This one has a reserve price, but at the time of this posting only had 1 bid of $499.00 on it.

dd

Bimota November 27, 2009 posted by

1991 Bimota YB8 For Sale in Seattle

Next up tonight is this great looking Bimota YB8 for sale on Craigslist Seattle:

1991 Bimota YB8 For Sale in Seattle1991 Bimota YB8 For Sale in Seattle1991 Bimota YB8 For Sale in Seattle

quote from seller’s listing:

This hand built Italian bike is a one owner with 5,458 original miles. All original condition. It has been garaged for 6years and needs carbs cleaned.
If this is the type of bike you would like to own (unique and very few made)

I’m hoping Phil will leave a comment as our resident Bimota expert. $13k sounds a bit rich, but tis the season and who knows what a collector’s spouse might justify for the right bike.

dc

Bimota November 19, 2009 posted by

Must be Bimota Friday! Bimota DB2 for sale

There hasn’t been many Bimotas up for sale recently, so I’m pretty excited to see a clean red/white DB2 come up for sale on Craigslist:

 This is a 1994 Bimota DB2 Ducati powered motorcycle. It is one of 50 made. It only has 5000 miles on it. Was just serviced, new tires, has never been wet, custom made adjustable handlebars, heated grips, stock bars and everything pictured. This bike is in SHOW CONDITION. I am asking $14000 or trade for a drag car.

Not sure where the seller got his information from, but there were a total of 408 DB2’s made.  Nevertheless, it’s still a rare bird and a desirable one at that.  However, the asking price of $14,000 is WAY optimistic – there was a DB2 from an earlier posting with expensive mods such as a 944cc big bore kit, Brembo master cylinders, Dymags…etc. with an asking price of $10,000+. 

More concerning, however, is the seller’s wish to trade for a drag car (?!) – personally I haven’t heard of many (any) serious Bimotistis who are into drag cars.  It’s the first time I’ve seen “Bimota” and “drag car” mentioned in the same sentence!  I would make a first offer of $7000 and see what the seller has to say – $6800 will get him a very nice 1972 Buick Skylark “Rocket” drag car… 😉

phil

Suzuki November 10, 2009 posted by

1986 Suzuki GSX-R 750 For Sale in Fresno

I know these aren’t exactly rare by production numbers, but it definitely falls into the ‘most of them are gone’ category. Check out this really nice looking 86 GSX-R 750 For Sale on Craigslist for $5900:

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quote from the listing:

The original “race replica”! The father of ALL sport bikes!
Excellent condition/Mechanically PERFECT!/Low miles/Clean title.
Performance mods./New battery/Virtually new Michelin Pilots.
Comes with front and rear stands, battery tender, dust cover,
rain cover, and old (but still funtional) matching helmet.
Seat cowling removable for passenger. Have owned since 1991.

The price would suggest that it’s very nice indeed. Certainly worth a look if you’ve been waiting, and at that price it should be pretty clean.

Thanks for the tip Chris!

dc

Bimota October 24, 2009 posted by

It’s Raining Bimota’s! Here’s a YB11 For Sale in Seattle

I know we’ve been on a real Bimota tear recently and here’s another! Hope you’re enjoying the selection of these newly available exotics!

1997 Bimota YB11 – $5800 on Craigslist:

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quote from seller’s listing:

This 1997 YB11 Superleggera has a Clean Title in hand and has never been wrecked or dropped. It has a few small scratches and is 7 or 8 out of 10. This bike is Rare, Red, (Superlight) and in great runing shape. It has 11,050 original Miles. It has a new Battery (purchased 2 months ago and is on a tender), just changed oil (2nd time with only putting 150 miles since purchased two years ago) This Bike has a 1000cc Yamaha YZF1000R engine from the factory with over 150hp and has a dry weight of 403.4 pounds. When it was purchased it came with many upgrades and has a box of stock parts. I owned two other bikes (which I’ve sold) that I rode more often and didnt ride this one for that reason.
I have to sell it because I need to keep my house!

Phil knows far more about these bikes than I do, so hopefully he’ll give us some background on this model. From my limited perspective, $5800 sounds like a great deal on an exotic you can actually ride and enjoy. Not to mention I have a strange weakness for the Thunderace and with it’s motor in this chassis, I’m especially intrigued.

Someone help this guy stay in his house and take the Bimota off his hands!

dc

Yamaha October 11, 2009 posted by

1985 Yamaha RZ350 For Sale in Los Angeles

Here’s another great legal two-stroker bike in L.A. on Craigslist, a 1985 RZ350 for $5900 (15k miles):

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quote from seller’s Craigslist ad:

You can see by the pictures how clean this bike it, but you need to see it in person to really appreciate it. Not only does it look sweet, it hauls ass! 30mm Mikuni carbs, Boyesen carbon reeds, and CRG bar end mirrors, were just put on. The cylinders have been ported & the pistons are 1 size bigger than stock. The pipes are Spec II, and has a Fox shock. The solo seat cowl, that alone is worth money. The Dunlop tires have less than 400 miles on them. The fairing was made in Japan, and I’m not too sure if it’s still available. Pretty trick looking, street fighter like.
There are no dents on the tank, 1 maybe 2 nicks, and there are no scratches. The miles 15,847 are original, I’m the second owner of this bike and I keep it covered to keep it clean and avoid the sun beating on it. It’s well worth 5,900, but I’m willing to take reasonable offers.

This bike sounds like it’s well sorted and ready to be enjoyed by it’s next owner. Checking prices of other RZ350’s we listed in the recent past show this price is about right.

Thanks for the heads up Roy!

dc

Suzuki October 2, 2009 posted by

Three Old-School Suzuki Sport Bikes For Sale: A Pair of early RG 500’s and GSX-R 750

First up is a 1986 Suzuki RG500 GAMMA for sale on Columbus, Ohio Craigslist for $10500 (20k miles):

Suzuki RG500 Gamma For Sale

quote from the listing:

1986 RG500 Gamma, top end was done about 8000 miles ago, dyno’d at 98.x horsepower, Fox shock, Racetech gold valves, upgraded gsxr brakes, Katana front rim (17″x3″), GSF400 Bandit rear rim(17″x4″), induvidual filters, Jolly Moto GP pipes, proper jetting, Airtech RGV250 upper fairing, Raask rearsets. 20,000 miles, Polaris synthetic oil, tinted double bubble windscreen.

Next up is another 86 on Eugene, Oregon Craigslist for $12500:

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quote from seller’s listing:

Extremely rare Sportbike for sale. One of approx. 400 in the States, this one is from Canada. Never imported directly. 500cc four cylinder 2-stroke – it is the road going version of Suzuki’s class dominating GP bike of the late 70’s. 100HP in a 300# package – you do the math = FAST and fun. Although I hate to see it go, I need to make space in the garage and I really don’t have time to ride this awesome piece of machinery any more. The bike is in excellent condition. It does need a battery. And the reg. is expired.

And finally a nice and original looking 1990 GSX-R 750 for only $2500 (15k miles, Fontana, California):

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quote from seller’s listing:

THIS 1990 GSXR 750 HAS 15K ON IT, RUNS GREAT AND HAS A K&N AIR FILTER,D&D PIPE,NEW TIRES,BRAKES,NEW BATTERY,REG UNTIL 6/2010,NEVER BEEN DOWN,NO BODY DAMAGE,DENTS,COMES WITH A BRAND NEW GSXR RIDDING JACKET XXL.OIL/SYNTH , ALL LIGHTS WORK,HORN,SIGNALS,BRAKE,CLEAN TITLE

Amazing that we have 3 different RG500’s posted this week! Have a good weekend everyone!

dc