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(17)
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)
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.
Photographer : Jeff Allen
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)
Photographer : Jeff Allen
On the street, these nine superbikes are like caged animals, which is exactly why we took them to Miller Motorsports Park to feed. At a world-class racing venue, you can unlock their pens and let their predatory instincts take over. The reality, however, is that most people who purchase one of these potent machines will [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Super Twins Are Danny Eslick and Geoff May on track to give Erik Buell Racing its first AMA Pro SuperBike win?
Photographer : Tim White
The numbers don’t add up. That’s the consensus around the AMA Pro SuperBike paddock regarding chassis specifications of the Erik Buell Racing 1190RS. Twenty-two degrees of rake and 86mm of trail are simply too radical; the big Twin shouldn’t be competitive. But the factory EBRs ridden by Danny Eslick and Geoff May defy convention. “Fiercely [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Superbikes Shine In Utah! Marco Melandri breaks Carlos Checa’s stranglehold at Miller Motorsports Park; Josh Hayes races to an unchallenged win.
Photographer : DMT Imaging
An unsettled weekend of rain at Miller Motorsports Park in Toole, Utah, gave way to perfect racing weather on Monday, May 28, for two rounds of Superbike World Championship competition. Sandwiched between was an AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike race. Throughout SBK practice, Ducatis occupied many of the forward positions, suggesting that the V-Twins’ strong [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Harley Davidson Press Release: Ed Krawiec won his second NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle event of the season and regained the series points lead at the 32nd Annual NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Drag-way. Krawiec, the defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champion, rode a Harley-Davidson V-Rod motorcycle to win the final round of eliminations over Michael Ray [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)