What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?
Illustration for article titled Back at it again. 2-wheel oppo, CL hunt

We’re starting this one off weird.

It’s Harley time. Which... I never thought would be words coming out of my mouth. But these ones are pretty cool. No chromed-out, tassled monstrosities.

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Am I being swayed by the green paint job? Yes. 100%. Just look at it.

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And here’s a bike I didn’t know existed. Proving that more tire and some matte paint can make anything cool. Okay, fine. That exhaust is pretty bitchin’. (do people still use bitchin’?)

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This one’s an honorary Harley. I’d be embarrassed to ride it, but I do like the color. God, between the scout and the FTR, Indian has slowly became one of my favorite manufacturers. Is this how boomers viewed Harley Davidson..? Am I... Old..? This blue/white/tan combo reminds me of an old strat you’d see the beastie boys using while playing a show on a California beach on a summer afternoon.... Or something like that. Maybe a 50's Chevrolet. Vintage kitchen appliance?

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Seems like every time I do a bike search, I come across a dozen weird old Hondas I’ve never heard of. Boring conservative Honda in the four wheel world, yet so quirky and fun when you see their two wheeled lineup.

Case in point, the Honda Gorilla. Just try telling me that this doesn’t look like a barrel of fun.

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While not particularly *weird*, I do think a Goldwing of this vintage is super interesting. Good deal? Stolen bike?

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I’m positive I’d lose my license with this, as I’d be unable to contain the desire to find sick jumps on my daily commute.

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So this pops up immediately after Fortnine’s awesome new video on a slightly rarer version. Know anything about these?

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Sport bikes seem to be fairly light on CL lately. The closest thing I’ve found that interests me is this RnineT. I know nothing about these, but it seems to be cashing in on the retro trends... I’m curious how it rides. My good friend just traded in his ninja for one and he seems to love it.

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Let’s end this on another Bavarian. I don’t know the market well enough to judge the price, but I like seeing a bike like this that’s clearly been used as it should be! Someday I’ll have a mid-size adv.

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You guys have anything fun to share? I just go to motorcycles, and search without any search terms. Most of the time I’ll filter out dealers.

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