I’m not attending the Las Vegas Mecum Motorcycle Auction this year. Instead, I’m following the live feed (with the sound turned off and playing the Vicious Cycles as my soundtrack). I am missing walking the aisles of beautiful motorcycles and seeing friends. Hopefully I’ll be back next year.
Check out this Honda that blew off the stage on Wednesday for a whopping $25,300! The bike is pristine and the seller is claiming they only made this model of two years. But $25,000?! Mecum must have found two people with really deep pockets who wanted this bike. Badly. I’d say congratulations, but I don’t know who to say it to. Mecum? The seller? The IRS? The buyer? I hope they are all happy.
Setting the standard: There are 6,341 Honda XR500 owners who are waxing their motorcycles tonight after an XR earned over $25,000 at auction. And they thought they had a $1500 motorcycle in the garage. Well, maybe they do? Mecum knows how to extract gold out of rubber and steel.