Fans of MotoGP know just how rare and unique the machines featured in the motorsports competition are, which is why it should come as no surprise that two race-used motorcycles recently sold for record-setting prices at an auction in Monaco.
An upcoming auction on April 21st will feature the oldest-known unrestored U.S. motorcycle in existence, a 1903 Indian. Indian was one of the very first U.S. motorcycle manufacturers, and to find a bike as old as 1903 is truly rare. It’s even more uncommon to find one that hasn’t been professionally restored, which might make […]
The Bonhams auction house is best known for the noteworthy and exotic cars it sells, but at the end of April, the Classic Motorcycle Show will be held in Stafford, United Kingdom. This year’s auction will feature six exceptional bikes from the history of motorcycling. “The Spring Stafford sale is one of our premier collectors’ […]
MotoGP technology is usually kept under wraps, and while all the major manufacturers release replicas of their race models, they don’t compare to the high-end technology in an actual prototype bike. However, Ducati has announced that it will be auctioning off its two most recent MotoGP models to the highest bidder. The GP10 and GP11, […]
A number of motorcycles used in the film “Captain America” will soon be hitting the auction block, according to The Wall Street Journal. Profiles in History is auctioning off three modified motorcycles from the film, including a custom Harley-Davidson ridden by the Captain himself. The Harley has been heavily modified and retrofitted to look like […]
A motorcycle that paid tribute to the passengers and crew who died on United Flight 93 in 2001 recently sold at an auction and brought in a hefty sum – $50,000. The Barrettt-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, was broadcast on national television, according to The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The bike was donated by Georgia businessman Bob […]
The world-famous Du Pont family sold off their motorcycle collection for more than $1 million, reports AllAboutBikes. The final tally of revenue generated by the auction exceeded pre-sale estimates by more than double. The priciest items in the auction were definitely the Indian motorcycles, many of which were kept pristine over the years. A 1906 […]
The Du Pont family recently announced that they will be auctioning off 50 historic motorcycles at the second annual Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Sale this January. According to Motorcycle Cruiser, the DuPont family invested in the Indian Motorcycle Company in 1923, and took charge of the business in 1929, so it’s no surprise that a […]