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    Mecum auctions

    https://www.mecum.com/view-lots.cfm?...atureValue=ALL

    A local mecum auction just outside Chicago.
    15 pages of overpriced but cool looking rides...

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    You never know.
    Some deals could be had.
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    And maybe some not so good deals. The expected price for the 70 Triumph Tiger between $10k-$12k is way out of line. $16k-$20K for a 67 Bonny, really?
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    The auction house catalog estimates are always very optimistic. After all, they get both a seller's and buyer's commission and want to encourage high bidding.

    There are actually deals to be had.

    I had a great time this past January at the Las Vegas Mecum Motorcycle auction... and Bonhams had a smaller bike auction going the same week !

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    Mecum, where poor folks like me drool over bikes and cars we will never own lol
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    holy fucking christ:

    https://www.mecum.com/lot-detail/CM0...g-W-3/6-Speed/

    a fueling W3!!!!



    Hey Marc...how much of this do you think is actually Sputhe? the description is lacking:
    https://www.mecum.com/lot-detail/CM0...ter-Drag-Bike/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geeto67 View Post
    holy fucking christ:

    https://www.mecum.com/lot-detail/CM0...g-W-3/6-Speed/

    a fueling W3!!!!



    Hey Marc...how much of this do you think is actually Sputhe? the description is lacking:
    https://www.mecum.com/lot-detail/CM0...ter-Drag-Bike/
    I dont even know what to think about that. I mean it looks badass, but I wonder how it rides. There has been some crazy bikes built for sure.
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    Or this, I wonder why this is not a thing still. I had an RX-7 with the rotary engine and that was a blast to drive.
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    Brief history of the Wankel engine bikes.

    The Vintagent: A SHORT HISTORY OF WANKEL MOTORCYCLES
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geeto67 View Post
    holy fucking christ:

    https://www.mecum.com/lot-detail/CM0...g-W-3/6-Speed/

    a fueling W3!!!!



    Hey Marc...how much of this do you think is actually Sputhe? the description is lacking:
    https://www.mecum.com/lot-detail/CM0...ter-Drag-Bike/

    Only the heads and cylinders, which is al he really made for the Sportster engine.. Jim Fueling was a gifted engineer.
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    I like this one, wouldn't mind having it.

    https://www.mecum.com/lot-detail/CM0...zzi-V50-Monza/
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