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1965 Allstate SGS 250 “Twingle”


Sears, Roebuck & Company* was certainly the Amazon of the 20th Century selling everything from house kits to furniture, clothing, farm equipment, appliances and motorcycles. Much of their product line was sourced and rebadged or made to specification. The first Sears motorcycles were offered for only a few years just after 1910 with a second …

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1978 Kawasaki KZ1000 (Spirit of America)


#155 of 200 Kawasaki KZ1000 Commemorative. Made in Lincoln, Nebraska sold to Kawasaki Employee Ron Heyen. Probably ever since World War II, “Made in America” has been very important to Americans, showing national pride and keeping as many jobs as possible here in our 50 states. So Kawasaki beat Honda by about a year in …

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1970 OSSA Plonker Observed Trials Bike


The Spanish manufacturer Ossa made a wide range of machines for every form of competition, including observed trials, some street bikes as well. Between 1969 and 1971 the Plonker trials bike was their 250cc offering distinguished by a rich green and yellow paint scheme. Racing success with famed trials rider Mick Andrews suggested a Mick …

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