That is an absolute beautiful RC-30. I would have considered bidding on that if I had seen the auction earlier.
I think some of you are missing the point with an older bike like this...people who buy bikes like this are collecting or buying a piece of art. I would imagine that they are buying this bike to more or less look at than to ride.
I see nothing wrong with spending $35k for a piece of art if it strikes emotion in you, and this piece of art just happens to burn gasoline...I wish I had one.
Ducati X 1
BMW X 1
KTM X 2