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    Report: Indian motorcycle maker Hero takes 49.2% stake in Erik Buell Racing
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    India's Hero Motorcorp has taken a 49.2-percent stake in Erik Buell Racing at cost of $25 million; $15 million of that is in immediate investment, the remaining $10 million to come over the next nine months. The two companies formalized a partnership in February last year, when Hero sponsored ...

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    Report: Buell may be coming back
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    Erik Buell Racing has secured financing from GE Capital to build a dealership network to sell its wares, according to the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. Last we heard, EBR had rustled up $20 million from foreign investors in order to begin manufacturing a new line of affordable ...

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    Report: Buell fueled with $20M investment, plans $20K streetbike
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    Erik Buell Racing has gotten its hands on $20 million from foreign investors in a first step toward starting production on a range of new, affordable bikes. The cash will be used to hire more staff and expand the company's current Milwaukee production facility to 54,000 square feet. Details are ...

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    Erik Buell Racing 1190RS: America strikes back
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    Erik Buell Racing 1190RS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You can't keep a good man down. That certainly applies to Erik Buell, who, by all accounts, was delivered a giant shiny bowl of lemons from his previous employer, Harley-Davidson, and is somehow elbow-deep in a gushing flow ...

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    Buell shows off a new street bike? [w/video]
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    You've got to hand it to Erik Buell. The man was dealt a very bad hand by his ex-employers at Harley-Davidson, but Buell decided to take a bowl of lemons and make some tasty lemonade. The first batch of sweet citrusy goodness came as Buell formed his eponymous racing team, but it seems 'ol Erik has ...

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    The most elaborate April Fool's joke ever? Buell and Bombardier (don't) team up for new streetbike
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    Official Bomber Motorcycles logo?
    Just when we thought we were going to have to get an AMA Pro License to ride any new Buell creations, an official press release from BRP, or Bombardier Recreational Products, appears to have leaked out, spelling out the company's plans to team up with Erik Buell ...

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    Salvation! Buell sportbikes reborn as Erik Buell Racing
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    Buell 1125R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Knee-draggers take heart: following the disappointing news that Harley-Davidson has killed the Buell brand, comes the announcement of its rebirth. Don't go looking for any new street bikes, though; the Buell name will carry on strictly ...

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    Buell will be back? County officials throwing axed HD brand a life line
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    Could Buell be saved from the brink of disaster by officials from Walworth County in Wisconsin? It seems awfully unlikely, but stranger things have happened, right? Apparently, the Walworth County Economic Development Alliance sent a letter last Friday to Erik Buell in an attempt to put together a ...

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    Harley-Davidson kills off Buell, will sell stake in MV Agusta [w/VIDEO]
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    Erik Buell announces demise of his motorcycle brand - watch video after the jump
    Harley-Davidson has just announced its third-quarter results, and things aren't quite as bad as they could have been... but we'll get to that in a moment. The big bombshell is that the Buell brand is being ...

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    Buell Blast comes to a crushing end, new entry-level sportbike in the offing? [w/VIDEO]
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    2010 Buell Blast ottoman - Click above for high-res image gallery
    For whatever reason, Buell's 2010 lineup is nearly devoid of the firm's long-running Blast model. While never overtly sporty, the Buell Blast has always been considered at least a competent motorcycle. The idea had merit: A ...

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