2000 Honda RC51

SOLD FOR: $4,494

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Sold on January 18, 2021


Additional photos of this 2000 Honda RC51 are available here for your perusal.

Sold between in 2000 and 2006 in two different versions, the RC51 has gone down as one of the most legendary motorcycles to ever come out of Honda, well-deserving of the “RC” designation that’s graced other famous Hondas like the RC30, RC40, and RC45. It was Honda’s take on the V-Twin replica racer, beating Ducati at it’s own game with multiple World Superbike Championships and a AMA Championship.

With 133 horsepower, 71 ft-lb of torque, and Honda reliability, it was an absolute gem. Cycle World thinks this is one of the best used bikes you can buy, and we’d have to agree.

This RC51 (VIN: JH2SC4530YM000263) being offered by the third owner, who has owned it for approximately 10 years. He acquired it from his brother, who had previously purchased it from the original owner.

Approximately 10,000 of the 32,891 miles on the odometer were put on by the current owner, but he no longer rides often so he’s letting this Honda go.

Everything is said to run great, with the only mechanical issue being a non-functioning front right turn signal. The seller notes three cosmetic issues that are documented in the photos – tape on the right front turn signal, a paint chip on the gas tank near the filler cap and a stress crack in the fairing under the seat. It has been dropped once on the right side.

Extras that have been added include a Sargent seat, Two Brothers Carbon C Series exhaust, and steel braided front brake lines. The seller has recently installed a new chain/sprockets and new tires. The sale also includes the passenger seat.

The seller has documentation for services going back to 2003:
4/15/03 – 8,000 mile service
4/22/05 – brake lines, tires, rear brakes, 12,000 mile service
2/10/06 – fuel tank replaced under warranty (early RC51s had issues with leaking fuel at the tank weld)
7/30/09 – tires, oil change, inspection
8/18/09 – headlight bulbs
6/13/08 – choke cable
9/8/11 – left side radiator
10/20/11 – all coolant hoses
5/15/10 – chain and sprockets
8/29/15 – rear tire
4/23/16 – chain and sprockets

The sale includes the owner’s manual, original dealer set up instructions, service manual, and four keys, all of which appear to be copies.

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