N8. 1958 Ariel Cyclone 650- $450,000
The motorcycle was bought by three young and newly successful musicians: Buddy Holly, Joe Maudlin and Jerry Allison on May, 1958.
The band just got back from a world tour when they decided to buy new motorcycles to celebrate their band work and good fortune.
Buddy fell in love with a black Ariel Cyclone 650cc and purchased the limited edition model from the only 200 ever built.
Buddy’s motorcycle was sold this October for $450,000 after in 1979, the remaining members of the band and a newly appointed third member bought it off the new owner for the 42nd birthday of Holly’s best friend Waylon