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Erik Buell Racing assets bought, split into two operations

Two owners have divided up the remains of Erik Buell Racing, spinning it off into two separate businesses. And at least one of them is intent on continuing EBR's motorcycle manufacturing operations.

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Erik Buell Racing assets to be auctioned

Bidding for the assets of bankrupt motorcycle manufacturer Erik Buell Racing are set to be auctioned on July 21.

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Documentary on EBR motorcycles coming to PBS, on-demand

The documentary 'The Ragged Edge' follows the rise of EBR Motorcycles and its founder, Erik Buell. The film was taped over four years, but finished and edited before EBR went into receivership this year.

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Erik Buell Racing declares bankruptcy

The company that emerged from Harley-Davidson's shuttering of Buell Motorcycles, Erik Buell Racing, has officially filed for Chapter 128 bankruptcy protection.

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EBR 1190 SX priced at $16,995, specs revealed

Erik Buell Racing has put a price to the 1190 SX "superfighter" it showed off recently at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: MSRP is $16,995. That's a $2,000 discount compared to the 1190 RX superbike on which it's based. It also saves five pounds compared to the RX, that curtailed faring bringing the SX in at 414 pounds. Horsepower and torque stay the same, at 184 hp and 101.6 pound-feet, while le

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EBR 1190 SX officially revealed in production guise [w/video]

Erik Buell Racing has finally revealed its 1190SX, the streetfighter version of its pure-racer 1190RX superbike. EBR hasn't gone into details beyond saying that we should know more come July 4 or so, but since it has the same heart as the 1190RX we can make some educated guesses.

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Erik Buell Racing debuts new 1190RX superbike

These United States aren't known so much for manufacturing sport bikes. Cruisers and choppers, sure. Even a few electric motorcycles. But not not the kind of serious performance machinery coming out of, say, Japan or Italy. The one exception is Buell.

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Indian motorcycle maker Hero takes 49.2% stake in Erik Buell Racing

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 EBR's two bikes in the AMA Pro

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Buell may be coming back

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 motorcycles. That's a change of tack f

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Buell fueled with $20M investment, plans $20K streetbike

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 skinny at the moment, but Buell says EBR plans to start selling a $20,000 bike in line with th

Buell shows off a new street bike? [w/video]

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 Jeremy Korzeniewski

Most powerful Buell ever: Staying in the race with the new 1190RR

It's only been a few months since Harley-Davidson officially announced the demise of Buell, but the gang at Erik Buell Racing weren't comfortable hanging up their leathers just yet. In fact, the newly-released 1190RR may be the first time we get to see the team really show off without any higher-ups to please.