1971 Rupp Roadster 2 - Fully restored

This is a restored 1971 Rupp Roadster 2. The frame, engine, fenders and shocks are all original and everything is restored to original condition. The frame is rock-solid and has been professionally repainted to match the original color using base and clear coat. Wheels are restored in powder coated chrome finish. Tires are new with original Rupp tread pattern. The 4hp HS 40 engine and TC-1 torque converter are original Rupp. The engine runs great and starts easily. Many of the nuts and bolts have been upgraded to polished stainless steel to promote a longer life. See bottom image for the starting point! This bike has been licensed, titled and registered as a historic motorcycle in Michigan. Since this bike cannot be shipped without some damage it is offered for buyer pick-up only, Brighton, MI. Entertaining serious offers only. Please check it out on ebay and craigslist.


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The bike is beautiful but we need a price per forum policy , thanks
I am open to suggestion. I've seen them as high as $4,200 in this condition and as low as maybe $1,500. I'm thinking about $2,000. Any feedback is appreciated. Jack

Let's call it $2,000, negotiable/best offer.


Ladies & gentlemen,

Anyone looking for a Twister Bearkat, travelling internationally and need some extra funds. 5721722754874597894.jpg

I'm offering it for sale at $500. I have been asked to show a closer image of the headlamp/brackets. I've also been asked about how and where the horn is attached. Note that this is a 6 volt horn, a little harder to find than the typical 12 volt variety.
Attached should be 5 more pictures. Chains and clutch brake are not installed. I'm looking into cables for throttle & clutch this week IMG_20190601_193935778.jpg IMG_20190601_193832889.jpg IMG_20190601_193821620.jpg IMG_20190601_193751872.jpg IMG_20190601_184939417.jpg

I'm located in Woodinville, Washington. 98072



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Thanks for the feedback. The selling price is $1,500. Local delivery or USHIP at buyer's expense. IMG_2722.jpg
Original-style brake levers are included, but they had to be replaced with brake/mirror levers make it street legal.