Everything Must Go

John Burns
by John Burns

From FB friend Lance Lau, we learn that our new BFF, Pete, of Superbikeuniverse.com in Norwalk, Connecticut, is liquidating his rather impressive collection. To go car racing. How sad. And yet, Pete’s demented journey to the dark side can be your gain. He only wants $10,000 for the `86 NS400R with 8 (eight!) miles in the lead photo.

I could use this original 1988 Ducati 851 Tricolore – the first 8-valve liquid-cooled Duc – but $35k is out of my price range.

Ooooh, I like those. $12k is the asking price for this upgraded original `98 R1, with 2006 Öhlins front end and rear shock, etc. (Not to worry, all the stock parts are included.)

Looks like things are selling quickly, but it’s fun to finger the wares even if you’re not buying: Josh Hayes’ old Superbike, Doug Chandler’s Muzzy Raptor, Jake Zemke’s old FX Honda (a plethora of racy Hondas, in fact, including a CB1100R), not to mention an NR750 you really can’t afford. Etc…

Act now while supplies last (and it’s freezing in Connecticut).


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  • SRMark SRMark on Jan 06, 2018

    Well that’s a fun read. He uses some interesting phrases to describe the bikes and there is a very odd selling price for his favorite bike. I hope the person who hit the lottery in Florida is a bike nut.