End of Erik Buell sportsbike era?

Innovative motorcycle maker Erik Buell has ceased operations of his company Erik Buell Racing (EBR), possibly ending an era of radical out-of-the-box motorcycles. There is no word yet on the effect of the move on Australian owners and buyers of EBR bikes and we are waiting for comments on warranty, service and parts from Urban Moto …

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Buell custom conjures Samurai spirit

The Buell 1125 was a revolutionary motorcycle that was never given its due by riders. But one American company thinks the radical sportsbike makes a great platform for a very limited edition custom. Ronin Motor Works in Denver, Colorado, is that company and, in keeping with its name, they have built 47 bikes from the …

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Harley-Davidson to announce profits

Harley-Davidson will today announce its first-quarter profits for 2014 and the financial experts are tipping good news. Sales are certainly up just about everywhere but that doesn’t necessarily equate to profits. However, Harley has been improving its business model over the past few years since divesting itself of sports bike brands Buell and MV Agusta …

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Buell is not coming back

For those hoping for a revival of the Buell brand, think again. “Buell is done,” says Harley-Davidson boss Keith Wandell (pictured). He told an international press crew attending the Harley 110th celebrations in Milwaukee today that Buell would not be making a comeback. “Buell was intended to bring young riders to the brand, but the …

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