Erik Buell Racing EBR 1190 RX

Buell returning to small-scale production

Erik Buell Racing (EBR) is expected to return to low-volume production as early as March, after having recently completed protracted business restructuring that began last April when they closed their doors. Australian EBR importers Urban Moto Imports has confirmed that the innovative manufacturer will begin making bikes soon and that Erik is keen to recommence …

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Buell EBR

Buell may be resurrected yet

The continuing saga of American motorcycle manufacturer Erik Buell Racing (EBR) seems to have taken a new twist with hopes the brand may now survive. In April 2015, the innovative bike builder ceased operations. Since then, the company has gone to auction and been withdrawn on several occasions and there have been rumours of partial sell-offs …

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Buell motorcycles sold for metal

The future of Erik Buell Racing is under a cloud after its remaining assets were sold at a court-ordered auction for $US2.25 million to a rare metals scrap merchant. Atlantic Metals Group LLC bought the assets, including all the factory machinery, tooling, motorcycle inventory, parts inventory, accounts receivable and intangible assets. The company is expected to make an announcement soon …

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Indians eye Erik Buell Racing

Erik Buell Racing could become an Indian motorcycle company after Hero MotoCorp announced it was buying $2.8 million worth of the American muscle sports bike company’s “consulting assets”. EBR was due to be sold at auction on July 21, but the auction was postponed to August 5 at the Milwaukee Athletic Club. Now the Bombay Stock Exchange reports that …

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Erik Buell Racing goes to auction

There is hope yet that innovative motorcycle maker Erik Buell’s bankrupted company Erik Buell Racing (EBR) will be bought by a single buyer at an upcoming auction. The company’s assets are going to auction and initial bids are being accepted on July 21. Prospective buyers will find out the status of those bids on July 23. Big ticket items …

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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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Erik Buell Racing EBR 1190 SX

Erik Buell builds street fighter model

UPDATED: No sooner has the exotic Erik Buell Racing EBR 1190RX super bike landed in Australia than Erik Buell has taken the covers off a naked street fighter version. Both bikes are light and nimble and powered by a fuel-efficient V-twin engine. Typical of Erik Buell Racing’s signature “outside the box” thinking, they have ultra-light …

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EBR 1190RX world superbikes

Buy a superbike – go to World Superbikes

How about this for an innovative sales strategy to match an innovative bike! Buy an Erik Buell Racing EBR 1190RX and you will get a free trip to see it race in round six of the World Superbikes at Sepang in Malaysia on June 8. The American company has begun its campaign in the WSBK …

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V8 Supercar team builds motorcycle

The team behind V8 Supercar champions Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup has unveiled a revolutionary motorcycle that will open up the world of freestyle riding. Skycraft, which features a fuel tank in the frame and exhaust in the swingarm, is the world’s first purpose-built freestyle motocross machine. It was produced by Triple Eight Race Engineering …

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