Just four years after Harley-Davidson terminated the Buell Motorcycle Company, Erik Buell is back building bikes, and Erik Buell Racing now has 97 employees. EBR also has a cooperation agreement with Indian Hero MotoCorp and plans to race its new 1190RX next season in the Superbike World Championship. Hats off to Buell’s determination. Back to [...]Read Full Post | Comments(16)
EBR Press Release: Erik Buell Racing announced today that it will be the exclusive distributor of Hero brand motorcycles and scooters in North America beginning in summer 2014. The announcement was made in conjunction with an unveiling of several Hero motorcycles and scooters at the American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando. India-based Hero MotoCorp is [...]Read Full Post | Comments(2)
EBR Press Release: After months of speculation from motorcycle dealers, media and sportbike enthusiasts, Erik Buell Racing today unveiled their latest sportbike, the EBR 1190RX, at the American International Motorcycle Exposition in Orlando. While the new, street-legal high performance motorcycle is a direct descendant of EBR’s race-bred limited edition 1190RS Super Bike, the 1190RX features [...]Read Full Post | Comments(9)
Hero Buys 49 Percent of Erik Buell Racing Indian company says EBR will be kicking out 20,000 units a year by 2017!
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The Wall Street Journal reported this morning that Hero MotoCorp. Ltd. of India has bought 49.2 percent of Erik Buell Racing LLC, for $25 million. Hero and EBR had already begun a collaboration last year, in which Hero gives EBR support (and sponsors EBR’s AMA Superbike effort) in exchange for technical expertise. After a break-up [...]Read Full Post | Comments(11)
EBR Press Release: The EBR AMA Superbike team will return to Road America for the Superbike doubleheader here 5/31 through 6/2 at historic Elkhart Lake, WI racetrack. “This is our home track and a lot of our supporters will be on hand” say Erik Buell, team owner and CEO of Erik Buell Racing, a small [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
AIMExpo Press Release: The American International Motorcycle Expo announced today that Erik Buell Racing will be hosting its dealers at the groundbreaking event in October. EBR joins an expanding list of motorcycle OEMs participating in AIMExpo, the powersports industry’s first combined trade, consumer and media event in North America. Since introducing its first street motorcycle [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Erik Buell Racing Press Release: EBR (Erik Buell Racing) announced today the awaited news on sponsorship for the 2013 AMA Pro Racing season. Erik Buell: “We are very happy to announce that Hero MotoCorp will be returning as the title sponsor for the Team Hero EBR 1190RS in the 2013 AMA Pro Racing American Superbike [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
We have two upsets for the price of one this month. Aprilia vanquishes the bleeding-edge Ducati for top honors among the Exotics while the apparent overdog Workhorse, the BMW S1000RR, returns to Munich to lick its wounds inflicted by, of all things, a Honda! A Honda without traction control or an unabashedly in-your-eardrums engine note [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2012 Superbike Shootout Nine bikes, two tracks, Workhorses and Exotics, we search for the ultimate roadlegal track weapon in two price ranges.
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Located near the southern shore of Utah’s Great Salt Lake, Miller Motorsports Park is one of America’s premier roadrace venues. MMP offers multiple course configurations ranging from a lengthy, 4.5-mile Full Course to a 3.08-mile Perimeter Course or, when spit in half, comprises two distinctly different 2.2-mile circuits, aptly named the East Course and West [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)