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"The Ragged Edge" EBR Documentary Review

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
"The Ragged Edge" is a documentary that focuses on the demise of Buell Motorcycles and the rise of EBR, offering insight into the obstacles Erik Buell and his employees faced during the recession.

Erik Buell Issues Statement on EBR Facebook

Monday, April 20, 2015
Erik Buell has issued a statement on the EBR Facebook page about last week's announcement that Erik Buell Racing has gone into receivership.

Erik Buell Racing Goes into Receivership

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Erik Buell Racing has reportedly gone into receivership, according to a recent story published by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Hero Debuts Bikes Developed with EBR

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest-volume motorcycle manufacturer, debuted new two-wheeled designs developed jointly with EBR, including the HX 250R sportbike.

EBR Announces Founding Dealerships

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Erik Buell Racing congratulates founding dealers.

Erik Buell Racing Opens European Office

Monday, January 13, 2014
Erik Buell Racing (EBR) has opened an office in the Netherlands to help expand distribution and overall brand awareness.

AMSOIL to Give Away New EBR 1190RX

Friday, January 3, 2014
Now through November 10, 2014 qualified contestants can enter to win a 2014 EBR 1190RX courtesy of AMSOIL INC.

EBR to Unveil 1190RX at 2013 AIMExpo

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Eric Buell Racing has announced it will unveil a new street-legal sportbike carrying the model designation 1190RX on October 16, 2013 at the AIMExpo in Orlando, Florida.

Shorai LFX and Erik Buell Racing Team Up

Friday, September 13, 2013
Shorai LFX Batteries and Erik Buell Racing announce a new business partnership.

Hero Buys 49.2% Stake in Erik Buell Racing

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
India’s largest motorcycle producer buys a 49.2% stake in Erik Buell Racing, investing $25 million in the American brand.

Buell Secures GE Capital Financing

Friday, December 7, 2012
GE Capital has agreed to provide floorplan financing for the Eric Buell Racing LLC dealership network.

Erik Buell Racing Teams with Hero MotoCorp

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Erik Buell has struck up a partnership with Indian motorcycle manufacturer Hero MotoCorp. Buell providing technical/design inputs and Hero sponsoring the company’s American SuperBike effort.

Buell Back in Business with 1190RS

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Buell Motorcycles founder Erik Buell hasn't gone quietly into the night since Harley-Davidson shut down his American sportbike company. He's back with a new production machine for 2011.

EBR Ultimate Race Fan Giveaway

Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Rat Pak Records & Erik Buell Racing have announced that any purchases made from erikbuellmusic.com between June 30th and August 30, 2010 will automatically be entered into an Ultimate Race Fan Giveaway Contest.

Erik Buell Racing Makes First Sales

Friday, January 15, 2010
Buell has once again sold motorcycles. Erik Buell Racing makes its first deliveries of its race-only sportbikes.

Buell Not Dead, Buell Racing Continues

Friday, November 20, 2009
Erik Buell leaves Harley-Davidson to found Erik Buell Racing, supporting the Buell 1125R racing efforts.

Mike Stone Rockin’ Race Show Hits Illinois

Monday, July 13, 2009
Riding motorcycles and playing guitar since he was eight-years-old, Buell's Mike Stone will perform his next Rockin’ Race Show on the Saturday of the July 24-26 CCS event at Blackhawk Farms Raceway, in South Beloit, Illinois.

Rozynski Takes Buell To Thunderbike Win

Monday, April 27, 2009
Soundwaves.com/H-D/Buell of Frederick rider Joe Rozynski rode a Buell XB12R to win the Thunderbike National at the ASRA Michelin Pro Series event at Heartland Park.

Buell Teams Up for Track Day Programs

Thursday, April 16, 2009
Buell partners with Sportbike Track Time to offer on-track instruction and demo rides at select Track Day venues during the 2009 riding season.

New Ohlins Buell 1125R Shock & Fork Kit

Wednesday, January 28, 2009
As a direct result of aggressive street and track testing, Öhlins USA is delighted to announce the availability of its BU 788 TTX rear shock for the new Buell 1125R.