Ego Driven

Mar 03, 2015 View Comments by

Why do some people spend their last dime on something they simply can’t afford? Their roof may be leaking and their kids in need of braces yet they will go out and drop/ borrow $25,000-$35,000 on a motorcycle, ”classic” car, or overly optioned truck. It’s sadly not because they “need it,” they are not going […]

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George Brough’s Brough Superior Hits the Auction Block

Apr 09, 2014 View Comments by

It’s always interesting when iconic motorcycles from the past resurface to tell their stories, and, usually, to fetch their owners a princely sum at auction. Such is the case with this, a 1939 Brough Superior SS100 owned and raced by George Brough himself. Two days after it was registered in his name, Mr. Brough ran […]

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2013 Harley-Davidson Owned by Pope Francis Going Up for Auction

Jan 14, 2014 View Comments by

If you’ve ever wanted to own a Papal motorcycle, then this is probably your only chance. Pope Francis was given the 2013 Dyna Super Glide as part of Harley-Davidson’s 110th anniversary celebration. It’s not surprising, however, that his Holiness has donated the bike to be auctioned off for charity. On February 6th it will hit […]

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Signed Indian Chieftain Tank to be Auctioned for Charity

Jan 03, 2014 View Comments by

If you’re a collector of artifacts from motorcycling history, feel like supporting a worthy cause, or both, you’re in luck. The designers, engineers, and developers responsible for creating the new Indian lineup for Polaris (along with Polaris’ CEO, Scott Wine) have all autographed an Indian Chieftain fuel tank, which is up for auction to benefit […]

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Classic and Contemporary Japanese Motorcycles Up for Auction

Aug 28, 2013 View Comments by

If you’ve got a thing for Japanese motorcycles and happen to be spending October in England, you’ll be excited to learn that Dutch entrepreneur and motorcycle collector Michael Buttinger will be offering his collection of nearly 100 Japanese motorcycles for auction at Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale. The auction will take place on October 20th and […]

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107 Year Old, One of a Kind Leo Motorcycle Up for Auction

Dec 20, 2012 View Comments by

  Built by the now defunct L.A. Mitchell Motor Company of Oakland, CA, and in all probability the only surviving representation of the brand, this 1905 Leo Motorcycle spent an untold number of decades forgotten in a warehouse belonging to a New England museum. The Leo may well be the oldest example of an American […]

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Steve McQueen Husky Hits Auction Block in Vegas

Nov 24, 2012 View Comments by

Though he was most closely associated with the Triumph brand, Steve McQueen also had a soft spot for Swedish bikes. Come January, motorcycle collectors and Steve McQueen fans will get a crack at owning one of his personal bikes. Though it isn’t the same bike featured in the famous motorcycle film On Any Sunday, this […]

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