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EBR 1190RX Available Soon at 60 Dealers in 26 States

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Erik Buell Racing (EBR), the new American sport motorcycle company, announced its founding dealerships across the United States. The company debuted its latest model, the 1190RX, at the American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando, Florida. It will soon be available at 60 dealers in 26 states. The EBR 1190RX is a lightweight (419 lbs.), liquid cooled, 72-degree V-Twin-powered sport motorcycle. ...

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2009 Buell Ullysses XB12XT – Road Test Review

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[This 2009 Buell Ullysses XB12XT Road Test was originally published in American Rider magazine] When was the last time you could get two bikes for the price of one? You won’t find that offer at your local dealer but you could find its equivalent in this new bike from the Buell subsidiary of Harley-Davidson: combine a riding position that offers ...

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2008 Buell Ulysses XB12XT – Road Test Review

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[This 2008 Buell Ulysses XB12XT Road Test was originally published in the June 2008 issue of Rider magazine] When Buell peeled the covers off the new 2006 Ulysses XB12X at its launch in 2005 and officially jumped into the adventure-bike category, it was a pleasantly surprising and welcome move. If you ask me, every manufacturer should offer a high-and-mighty adventure/sport ...

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2008 Buell 1125R – Road Test Review

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[this review of the 2008 Buell 1125R was originally published in the April 2008 issue of Rider] I like to root for the underdog. There’s something about watching a team beat the odds that makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. In some ways, Buell is considered an underdog in the sportbike arena. While the Japanese consistently amaze with ...

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2009 Buell 1125CR Road Test

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Los Angeles has the Rock Store; Berlin has Spinner-Brücke, a biergarten that has been a motorcycle hangout for 50 years. Harley traditionalists in America often look down their noses at the liquid-cooled V-Rod and sporty Buells; their counterparts in Berlin feel the same way, they just express it with a Hans & Franz accent (“Ja, we will let them live…maybe!”). ...

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2006 Buell Lightning Long XB12Ss – Road Test Review

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When Erik Buell set out to build a 250 GP racebike-sized sportbike with a stump-pulling torquey V-twin, he wasn’t kidding around. The latest generation of Buell Motorcycles-that free-thinking, cornering-oriented division of Harley-Davidson-consists of tiny Firebolt XB9R and XB12R sportbikes and compact Lightning XB9S and XB12S sit-up sports, all of which have wheelbases and steering geometry that are even shorter and ...

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