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The Buell that never was

The Buell that never was

As you all know, Buell Motorcycles are dead and gone, but after the brand was killed by HD, people have began to speculate about the last project that Buell was working at. It all started from this photography taken by John Hanson, a contributing photographer for Road Racer X, in the Milwaukee area.

The word is out that Buell had prepared an 1199cc V-twin for what was to become a high performance American superbike. This prototype was surely contoured around the idea of more power and less weight than the 1125R, which could have translated into Buell turning to WSBK. All hope vanished when HD made the radical decision to discontinue Buell. Sad, too sad!

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Buell launches 1125CR and heads it straight into production

Buell launches 1125CR and heads it straight into production

Buell has just finished designing their brand new motorcycle, the 1125CR. Powered by the Buell Helicon 1125 liquid-cooled V-Twin engine, it accelerates straight to the “café racer” times and brings us a freshen up approach of those specific bikes.
Erik Buell talks about the brand new bike:
“Part superbike and part street fighter, the 1125CR is my vision of a 21st century café racer,”
Designed in the specific Buell style – which is very modern, by the way – and still managing to send our (...)

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What's up for next year?

What’s up for next year?

In this article we’re going to have a closer look at what the motorcycle manufacturers are planning for us next year. Since model years are different in parts of the world,we’re not going to call them 2009 or 2010 model, but just “next year”. You’ll understand.
In four months, world’s biggest motorcycle exhibition (Intermot in Germany) opens its doors, and we’ll be seeing many new models. Here’s our stab at what we think (hope) to see.
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The prototype RSV 1000 V4 was already presented (...)

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