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"A few years back when I was about 18, the vintage motorcycle bug, in the form of a 1976 Suzuki GT250 bit me hard. The bike was out for sale a few miles from my house, and man was she sexy. Running and in very nice shape for its age, she was begging to be mine. I spoke with the guy and swapped him a paltry $75 bucks for my soon to be freedom machine. In my then blissful ignorance, before I bought it, he told me 'it doesn't have a title, but you can just go get one.' HA! To this day I wish it were that easy..."

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By Dime City Cycles August 30, 2017 3 comments

In 1978, lots of things were going on. Fonzi was jumping the shark, production of the VW Beetle was finally halted, and gold reached an all time high of $200 per ounce. Also, following the energy crisis, Japanese vehicle imports accounted for half of the US import market. These imports included the mighty Kawasaki KZ1000. These bikes were a story in their own right, but July’s bike of the month winner has a special story...

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By Dime City Cycles July 21, 2017 4 comments

After selling off the XS650 bobber in 2015, Nate went on the hunt for a Triumph to build. It wasn't more than a week later that he stumbled across a '69 Bonnie basket case up near Gurnee, IL, about 2.5 hrs away. There wasn’t much information in the ad and the pics weren’t any better... but, it was a '69 which is a great vintage.

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By Dime City Cycles June 20, 2017 7 comments

If you're going to combine brands, you could do a lot worse than Honda and Ducati. Jeff Gittleson of Wantagh, New York, proves just that with his race-inspired build using a Ducati 160 motor in a Honda frame, and it's clear why he's the current pick for Bike of the Month at DoTheTon.com. Just look at this beauty.

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By Dime City Cycles May 18, 2017 1 comment