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Monday, March 23, 2015

4 classic motorcycles that sold at exorbitant priced

It is common knowledge if the antique motorcycle sold at quite expensive price. In fact, some of which are sold at exorbitant prices. The high price of classic motorcycles is because of the value of history and also a rare unit so that it becomes hunted by collectors.

As is known, the antique bike requires painstaking care and high affection for such vehicles. Not only that, the price of spare parts of the old motorcycles are usually very expensive because it is very rare in the market. For the sake of their motorcycle routine maintenance,, the owner of the old bike can spend a lot of money.

The following is a brief description of 4 classic motorcycles are priced at exorbitant prices as reported on Myinfopie, Monday, December 8, 2014:

4. 1915 Indian 8-Valve Board Track Racer
Motorcycle manufactured by the Indian Motorcycle Company was created specifically for the race organized by the manufacturer. At that time, the race is done on an oval track made of wooden planks. Motorcycle with the age almost stepped on one century was also dubbed as the Most Featured Antique Motor. A 1915 Indian 8-Valve Board's selling price was U.S. $60 thousand or approximately Rp. 794.1 million.
1915 Indian 8-Valve Board Track Racer. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1HWD3CH)

3. 1907 Harley Davidson 'Strap Tank' Single
Most expensive motorcycles in these rows are topped by Harley Davidson 'Strap Tank' singles were produced in 1907. This motorcycle is the first production model which created by William S Harley and Arthur Davidson.
1907 Harley Davidson 'Strap Tank' Single. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1Az6R3g)
Harley Davidson 'Strap Tank' Single became one of the few models of Harley Davidson which uses a single cylinder engine. At that time, the motorcycle was built by simply plugging the engine on a bicycle frame. The selling price of a Harley Davidson 'Strap Tank' Single was estimated at U.S. $352 thousand or approximately Rp. 4.65 billion.

2. 1915 Cyclone Boardtrack Racer
Cyclone was most expensive vintage motorcycles were manufactured by the short lived Minnesotta based Joerns Motor Company from 1912. Later manufacture was moved to Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The Cyclone though a short-lived brand made its mark by doing very well on the circuits between 1910-1930s. It was a V-twin Engine Mounted on a bicycle frame.
1915 Cyclone Board Track Racer. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1xajx4H)
It is said to be the second most expensive motorycles ever sold at the price after the Winchester. A 1915 Cyclone selling price was U.S. $520 thousand or approximately Rp. 6.81 billion.

1. 1910 Winchester
The most expensive vintage motorcycles How would you react if I say that this bike, today costs equal to a spanking new Lamborghini  Aventador? Yes, it does. But the bike is an uber rare piece of machinery who broke the auction price record of Cyclone Boardtrack Racer Motorcycle.
1910 Winchester. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1MHLgLK)
The Winchester was a legendary gun maker from America who manufactured motorcycles only for 2 years i.e. 1909-1911. The bikes, manufactured in San Francisco were a single cylinder unit churning out 6 hp of power. Of the less than hundred bikes produced, only 5 remain in the world. A 1910 Winchester has been sold at U.S. $580 thousand or approximately Rp. 7.59 billion. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MYINFOPIE]
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