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12 Of The Most Iconic Bikes In Motorcycling History

12 Of The Most Iconic Bikes In Motorcycling History

The annual Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction is known for selling extremely rare and collectible motorcycles at world-record prices, even if you’re not buying you may enjoy to look at those iconic models. The barn finds, new old stock bikes, antique pioneers and GP race bikes bring buyers from around the globe.

From street singles and scramblers to twins and works racers, spanning the decades from 1948 to 2001, an unprecedented array of motorcycles from the famed Bologna marque were on sale, including 15 from the world-renowned Silverman Museum Racing Collection. 

Check out the list of the most interesting slots from Bonham’s motorcycle auction which took place on January 26, 2017 at the Rio Hotel & Casino.

Ducati 125cc ‘Trialbero’, 1958

Trialbero’ Desmodromic Racing Motorcycle

bikes2US$ 44,000 - 48,000

1949 Vespa Faro Basso Bacchetta

bikes3US$ 18,000 - 22,000

Vincent 998cc Black Prince, 1955

bikes4Sold for US$ 122,500

Harley-Davidson X8E Big Twin, 1912

The ex-Steve McQueen

bikes5Sold for US$ 117,300

Ducati 748cc TT1 Road Racer, 1984

bikes6US$ 125,000 - 150,000

Harley-Davidson EL Knucklehead, 1936

bikes7Sold for US$ 49,140

Indian Larry Panhead Chopper, 2012

From the private collection of Ewan McGregor

bikes1Sold for US$ 25,300

Ducati 900 SS, 1975

bikes8US$ 60,000 - 80,000

Indian-Vincent Factory Prototype, 1949

bikes9US$ 250,000 - 300,000

Feilbach Limited 10HP, 1914

Offered From The Larry Bowman Collection

bikes10Sold for US$ 195,000

1908 Indian Tri-Car Quick Delivery Van

bikes11US$ 80,000 - 100,000

Crocker ‘Hemi Head’, 1936

bikes12US$ 500,000 - 600,000

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