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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Hughlysses
The sun is shining right now in Little...

The sun is shining right now in Little Switzerland; come on over/up/down and check out the EBR's if you're in the area. And yes, they ARE doing test rides. :evil

You can see a few pics from...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 77,962
Posted By Hughlysses
We had a few Buells here in Little Switzerland,...

We had a few Buells here in Little Switzerland, NC yesterday:

http://www.badweatherbikers.com/buell/messages/4062/745015.jpg

and a couple of EBR's as well:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-25-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Hughlysses
EBR's on display tomorrow (Saturday) morning. ...

EBR's on display tomorrow (Saturday) morning. Drop by if you're in the area.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 77,962
Posted By Hughlysses
:lol3 I guess the meet name does have a...

:lol3

I guess the meet name does have a little "dishonesty in advertising". I organized this thing four years ago and wanted to choose a less-well known area with good roads in North Carolina. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By Hughlysses
New EBR's on Display this weekend- Little Switzerland, NC

Real Performance Motorsports of Greenville, SC will have an EBR 1190RX and the just-released 1190SX on display at the Skyline Village Inn on NC 226A this Saturday July 26 and Sunday July 27.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
Want to see an 1190SX in the flesh? Real...

Want to see an 1190SX in the flesh?

Real Performance Motorsports of Greenville, SC will be at the Skyline Village Inn on NC 226A near Spruce Pine, NC Saturday and Sunday with an 1190RX and...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 77,962
Posted By Hughlysses
Just in case any of you are in the area, we're...

Just in case any of you are in the area, we're having our 4th annual "Buells in the Alps" meet this weekend in Little Switzerland, NC, Friday July 25- Sunday July 27. Meet central is the Skyline...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
1190RX/SX owner's manual posted to EBR.com: ...

1190RX/SX owner's manual posted to EBR.com:

http://www.erikbuellracing.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/2014-1190RX-SX-Owners-Manual.pdf

Looks like the SX has the same traction control setup as...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
Details haven't been announced on that stuff yet,...

Details haven't been announced on that stuff yet, but the drivetrain and electronics appear to be absolutely identical to the 1190RX. If so, that's "no" for ABS and "yes" for TC.
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
If you want to bitch (or say nice things) about...

If you want to bitch (or say nice things) about the MSRP, Cycle World is interested to hear from you:
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
Remember, they are building a motorcycle company...

Remember, they are building a motorcycle company and distribution network from scratch. I'd assume they had very good reasons for building their model lineup from the top down.

In just 2...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
I think you mis-read it. According to their...

I think you mis-read it. According to their marketing, it's a "Super Fighter" a new category. :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
$16995 for the EBR vs. $16999 for the KTM.

$16995 for the EBR vs. $16999 for the KTM.
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
...and webpage updated to include the SX: ...

...and webpage updated to include the SX:

http://www.erikbuellracing.com/motorcycles/1190sx-2/
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
Specs and 30 photos posted to EBR's official...

Specs and 30 photos posted to EBR's official Facebook page:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-01-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 40,167
Posted By Hughlysses
Glad to hear you located the problem and that it...

Glad to hear you located the problem and that it was easy to fix.

One question though- rather than tightening to 4 billion ft-lbs with the impact wrench, why not a dab of red Locktite on the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
Actually, the Tuono is cheapest (price corrected...

Actually, the Tuono is cheapest (price corrected above). Of course, I don't think any of these companies have trouble moving bikes at these prices. That remains to be seen for EBR. If the dealer...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
The August issue of Cycle World has a naked bike...

The August issue of Cycle World has a naked bike comparison test, which unfortunately does not include the 1190SX as it hasn't been "officially" released yet. They've also got a separate test of the...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 40,167
Posted By Hughlysses
This is a very cool project. I'm sure it's...

This is a very cool project. I'm sure it's incredibly frustrating to get that close to completion and then have to back up a few steps and redo some potentially major work. At least it sounds like...
Forum: Road warriors 06-27-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
Specs leaked today. Weighs 5 lbs less than...

Specs leaked today. Weighs 5 lbs less than 1190RX (414 lbs vs. 419 lbs); all other stats the same as far as I can see.

Price: $16,995 MSRP ($2k lower than 1190RX!)
Forum: Racing 06-25-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 24,719
Posted By Hughlysses
...so that a nearly stock 1125cc V-twin...

...so that a nearly stock 1125cc V-twin weight-ballasted bike competed against no-holds-barred modified 600cc I-4's, tested by the AMA several times during the season to prove parity? :deal Yea, I...
Forum: Racing 06-25-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 24,719
Posted By Hughlysses
I'll certainly admit Buell/EBR's racing results...

I'll certainly admit Buell/EBR's racing results haven't been that great, but if you've never seen any evidence of success in racing for Buell, you haven't looked. Eslick won the Daytona Sportbike...
Forum: Racing 06-23-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,697
Posted By Hughlysses
Great interviews with Brandon Cretu and Mark...

Great interviews with Brandon Cretu and Mark Miller regarding the EBR effort at Motopod: http://www.motopodcast.com

Brandon's on episode #409 starting at 00:39:00.

Mark is on episode #410...
Forum: Racing 06-23-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 24,719
Posted By Hughlysses
Yea, it has to be incredibly frustrating for a...

Yea, it has to be incredibly frustrating for a good rider like Geoff (and Aaron) to be in this situation.

Erik had to know what kind of difficulty they'd face; maybe he underestimated it a...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 908,484
Posted By Hughlysses
Theoretically there's no exposed copper on the...

Theoretically there's no exposed copper on the stator; it's enamel-coated. All I know is quite a few Buell riders that ran gear oil in the primary (Mobil-1 75W-90 in my case) experienced stator...
Forum: Beasts 06-21-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,263
Views: 908,484
Posted By Hughlysses
Anyone looking for someplace to ride their Buell...

Anyone looking for someplace to ride their Buell this summer, the annual "Buells in the Alps" meet (this one is #4) is happening next month, July 25-27, in Little Switzerland, NC.

Complete meet...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
The seat doesn't look like much, but several of...

The seat doesn't look like much, but several of the 1190RX riders have posted that it is surprisingly comfortable, better than the seats on the previous Buell XB--R and 1125R & CR models.
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,080
Posted By Hughlysses
Rumor is significantly less than the ~$19k price...

Rumor is significantly less than the ~$19k price of the 1190RX.
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 23,028
Posted By Hughlysses
MotorcycleDaily.com EBR 1190RX first ride: ...

MotorcycleDaily.com EBR 1190RX first ride:

http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2014/06/ebr-1190rx-md-first-ride/

and another ride report from Motorcycle.com:
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 23,028
Posted By Hughlysses
Greg's Garage- track test video from Indy. His...

Greg's Garage- track test video from Indy. His guys LIKE it.

http://vimeo.com/98161669
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,255
Posted By Hughlysses
Interesting- hint dropped by an "insider" on...

Interesting- hint dropped by an "insider" on Badweb this morning that price for the SX will be significantly less than RX, like <$16k.

If true, that's gonna make this bike VERY attractive to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,255
Posted By Hughlysses
Good question. The guy in the video says details...

Good question. The guy in the video says details on the bike will be revealed between now and ~July 4th.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,255
Posted By Hughlysses
That will be the 1190AX. I'm betting that it will...

That will be the 1190AX. I'm betting that it will be debuted at this year's AIMExpo in October, where EBR debuted the 1190RX last year. EBR is already a confirmed participant.
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 11,680
Posted By Hughlysses
Buell XB9S or XB12S. (edit) Reasons: Low...

Buell XB9S or XB12S.

(edit)
Reasons: Low maintenance (belt drive, hydraulic valve lifters, one throttle body so nothing to sync), 50+ MPG. The 9 likes to rev, the 12 has gobs of low-end grunt. ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,255
Posted By Hughlysses
Video of the reveal: <iframe width="853"...

Video of the reveal:

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/JZG5_z8nQS8?list=UUTDLnhjdzpsNAeIPGEn8quw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,255
Posted By Hughlysses
The headlight looks like the same LED unit used...

The headlight looks like the same LED unit used on the RX.
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,255
Posted By Hughlysses
EBR 1190SX (naked) Revealed Today

Apparently at Indianapolis. Pics from Motorcylist's Facebook page. They say the new model is already in production:
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 23,028
Posted By Hughlysses
Interesting video interview with Erik on Fox...

Interesting video interview with Erik on Fox Business News, right on the 1190RX production line:
...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 68,908
Posted By Hughlysses
IIRC, the owner's manual recommends against it,...

IIRC, the owner's manual recommends against it, but I've done it without issues. A few years ago when there was a gas shortage in the southeast for a month or so, and I spent a weekend riding in the...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 68,908
Posted By Hughlysses
+1 on the idle setting at 1050-1100. It ain't a...

+1 on the idle setting at 1050-1100. It ain't a Harley.
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