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Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,227
Posted By Hughlysses
Much better shots of the engine in that video: ...

Much better shots of the engine in that video:

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i119/whodom/Screen%20Shot%202015-05-20%20at%205.59.12%20AM_zps582z56eo.png
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-17-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
http://advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachme...

http://advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=341939&stc=1&d=1431879382

"Understatement of the Year" :lol3

Nice job!
Forum: Racing 05-14-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By Hughlysses
Splitlath Racing Will Continue to Run EBR's This Year

At Isle of Man TT, Macau Grand Prix, and China's Pan Delta Series:

https://ultimatemotorcycling.com/2015/05/14/splitlath-confirms-ebr-machinery-usas-mark-miller-for-tt/
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 202,744
Posted By Hughlysses
Pretty bike; thanks for sharing your early...

Pretty bike; thanks for sharing your early impressions.



Who in the hell makes that?
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 202,744
Posted By Hughlysses
It's probably the same basic engine, but the...

It's probably the same basic engine, but the cosmetics are clearly different. Cam covers are much smaller than the ones on the Scout and "fins" can be seen on the sides of the cylinder heads in one...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-11-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
Good hack for Uly- substitution of inexpensive...

Good hack for Uly- substitution of inexpensive standard Spal fan (~$55) for OEM Spal fan (~$150):

http://www.badweatherbikers.com/buell/messages/142838/762330.html?1431358721

This will be...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,227
Posted By Hughlysses
New article on Cycle World: ...

New article on Cycle World:

http://www.cycleworld.com/2015/05/07/team-cycle-world-returns-to-pike-peaks-hill-climb-project-156/

They've gone to a lot of trouble to keep you from seeing the...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-08-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
New-in-box 3-bearing rear wheel for an XT and...

New-in-box 3-bearing rear wheel for an XT and various other parts for sale on Badweb:

http://www.badweatherbikers.com/buell/messages/21/761607.html?1431085401

(not mine)
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-06-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
+1. Mine started acting up about 6 years ago; I...

+1. Mine started acting up about 6 years ago; I found a hole in the side of the assembly somewhere and shot contact cleaner inside and cycled the switch a few times. I haven't had any problems since....
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,227
Posted By Hughlysses
Well, it's got twin overhead cams in...

Well, it's got twin overhead cams in approximately the right places, but otherwise, the casting looks very different from this:
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 05-01-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
^ I think it's supposed to be used as an...

^ I think it's supposed to be used as an extension for the helmet lock.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-01-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 28,581
Posted By Hughlysses
DON'T say that! He'll disappear for 6 months and...

DON'T say that! He'll disappear for 6 months and come back with a NEW project without ever finishing this one. :lol3

At least that's how most of the build threads I get interested in seem to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
It's the May 2010 issue. You can download a PDF...

It's the May 2010 issue. You can download a PDF here:

http://www.froggypwns.com/buellpdfs/Cycle%20World%20-%20May2010%20-%20Demise%20of%20Buell%20and%20Barracuda%202.pdf

Erik's lawyers didn't...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
This is not the first time Hero's been acused of...

This is not the first time Hero's been acused of shenanigans:

http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/german-firm-hurls-espionage-charge-at-hero-cycles-114100900030_1.html
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
While you wait to see what comes of this, a...

While you wait to see what comes of this, a documentary on the formation of EBR was released called "the Ragged Edge". It goes from the Buell closure announcement up through getting funding from...
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,444
Posted By Hughlysses
Would anyone here hazard a guess for the cost of...

Would anyone here hazard a guess for the cost of fielding one bike in WSBK for a weekend? I believe I read that Larry said they have the bikes and parts they need in hand, they just don't have a...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-30-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,862
Posted By Hughlysses
It's looking a lot like EBR's Indian "partner"...

It's looking a lot like EBR's Indian "partner" deliberately torpedoed them:

http://www.roadracingworld.com/news/hero-motocorp-ltd-trouble-in-india/



:kboom
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-30-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
Note that you don't need the shock spanner for...

Note that you don't need the shock spanner for the Uly since it has a remote adjuster (they still put it in the kit though).

A good subsitute for the 7/8 hex axle tool is a common 1/2" drive,...
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,444
Posted By Hughlysses
The Roadracing World article linked above is on...

The Roadracing World article linked above is on how Hero apparently shafted EBR for $20M in engineering fees.



THIS is the article about Hero's withdrawal from WSBK:
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-29-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
Somewhat OT, but for those of you following the...

Somewhat OT, but for those of you following the EBR closure/receivership story, check out this bombshell from RoadRacingWorld:
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-28-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 219,908
Posted By Hughlysses
Does it involve release of the magic smoke at any...

Does it involve release of the magic smoke at any point? :D
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-26-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
My son in law ran one on his XB12R for a few...

My son in law ran one on his XB12R for a few months without issues. He traded the bike for an 1125R a couple of weeks ago so we won't find out how long it'll last.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-25-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
BTW- if any of you are looking for something to...

BTW- if any of you are looking for something to watch this weekend, a new documentary on EBR has just been released called "the Ragged Edge". Apparently the release was completely coincidental with...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-25-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
Sorry- I didn't mean to imply you had done them...

Sorry- I didn't mean to imply you had done them incorrectly; that just seems to be the case with a lot of bikes. If you do keep the original wheel you're almost certainly gonna need a new spacer
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-25-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
Glad to help. Note that all of Al's comments...

Glad to help. Note that all of Al's comments above are about the original 2006-2009 2-bearing wheel.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-25-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
The general consensus is the bearings are loaded...

The general consensus is the bearings are loaded a little too close to the edge for the Uly.

Buell's fix was the improved 2010 wheel, which has three bearings (2 on the drive side), and all...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-22-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,862
Posted By Hughlysses
Don't give up quite yet: ...

Don't give up quite yet:

http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/oped/erik-buell-racing-receivership-explained/
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
Now here's an interesting article on the closure....

Now here's an interesting article on the closure. A layman's level legal explanation of the receivership process and what it could mean for EBR:
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-22-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
Now here's an interesting article on the closure....

Now here's an interesting article on the closure. A layman's level legal explanation of the receivership process and what it could mean for EBR:
...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-22-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
Cross-post from Badweb: Teaser from AMCN...

Cross-post from Badweb: Teaser from AMCN (Australian Motorcycle News).



http://www.amcn.com.au/news/1504/ebr-receivership-is-part-of-the-plan!
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
Cross-posted from Badweb: Teaser from AMCN...

Cross-posted from Badweb:

Teaser from AMCN (Australian Motorcycle News).



http://www.amcn.com.au/news/1504/ebr-receivership-is-part-of-the-plan!
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
The current crop of EBR's have TC and ABS is...

The current crop of EBR's have TC and ABS is supposedly mandatory for Europe next year, so they almost certainly are/were ready to add that. Of course it's a bigjump from TC and ABS to active...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
BTW- if any of you want some EBR stuff (T-shirts,...

BTW- if any of you want some EBR stuff (T-shirts, coffee cups, jackets, etc.) for posterity's sake, www.ebrracewear.com (http://www.ebrracewear.com) is selling all their stuff for 1/2 off. The...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
I think all Buell enthusiasts thought getting out...

I think all Buell enthusiasts thought getting out of Harley dealerships would be the best thing that could happen, but the present EBR dealer network brings a different set of problems. Early EBR...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
Yea, those F***ers in East Troy would have been...

Yea, those F***ers in East Troy would have been so much better off if Erik hadn't done anything and they'd been flipping hamburgers for the last 5 years.

:huh
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
In one of the articles last week, EBR's lawyer...

In one of the articles last week, EBR's lawyer says the goal of the receivership is to sell the company intact. In his long post on Facebook, Erik said he would do all he could to maximize the value...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-17-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4,841
Views: 1,015,996
Posted By Hughlysses
This was posted to both EBR's and Erik's personal...

This was posted to both EBR's and Erik's personal Facebook pages tonight:
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
This was posted to both EBR's and Erik's personal...

This was posted to both EBR's and Erik's personal Facebook pages tonight:
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,852
Posted By Hughlysses
I suppose that's a plausible story. Maybe Hero...

I suppose that's a plausible story. Maybe Hero was just hoping they'd force Erik to sell the remaining ~50.5% of EBR to them outright, and he chose to go into receivership instead, which gives...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By Hughlysses
This site is an excellent source of info on tube...

This site is an excellent source of info on tube framed Buells:

http://thex1files.com
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