Archive for January 13th, 2009|Daily archive page

How Much Was It Worth? (1978 HD XLCR)

On January 6th I posted the Harley-Davidson XLCR shown below. I believe I guesstimated a reserve between $8.5K and $9.5K. I was wrong. The auction ended at $10K on the nose and it hadn’t hit reserve. I think the days of getting a relatively clean XLCR for less than $10K are over. These awesome AMF Harleys (just over 3,100 produced) are getting the props they deserve…


1972 Triumph TR6 Cafe Racer

Up on the auction block is this 1972 Triumph TR6, with a totally rebuilt 650cc engine. While not of concours-winning quality, this looks like a bike that could be ridden fairly often while not suffering for it. And it’s got all the necessary cafe bits. Needs breaking-in though…