The New EBR RX pics

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by tankhead, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. red450

    red450 WEE-A-BOO

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    Some dealerships are already signed up to carry EBR. Last I heard, we had a Honda shop here that is signed up to become a dealer.
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  2. BigEasy

    BigEasy Fish Eyed Heathen

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    Would that be Dryer? I bought an EBR shirt at their booth at Moto GP this year but couldn't get an answer as to why they were selling them.

    That would be sweet and probably cost me some cash to deal my Strom for an AX:lol3
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  3. red450

    red450 WEE-A-BOO

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    Yup. When I talked to Craig R. from EBR at the Dealer Expo this year, he said Dreyer South is going to be an EBR dealer.
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  4. DAKEZ

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    :rolleyes

    I hope George Latus Picks up Buell again so we can add them to the HD stores he has. Latus was one of the Top 5 dealers of Buell and Stegmann had several performance mods for the Race Teams. Latus even had their own exhaust system for the Buells that sold faster than they could have them made.

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  5. ScottDill

    ScottDill TANSTAAFL

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    Looking forward to seeing the AX.
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  6. Hughlysses

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  7. Sharkguy

    Sharkguy chain lube applier

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    Got to the show early yesterday and parked the Uly in the free parking bike lot. The EBR guys were just unloading the bikes from the truck so this was the first unveiling for me. I was very impressed with the bike overall. Quality components all around. In house engine build, some parts sourced from Germany and Austria. According to the guys the AX will be unveiled late spring. I noticed the key was in the bike so I asked jokingly if they were doing demo rides :D . The answer was no but he did start it up for me:clap. Sounded pretty sweet, and If I can figure how to upload the sound file from my phone I will. The guys from Hero were there as well with a few of their bikes but i didn't get any shots of those. I went in and got more shots inside but most are what's already been posted earlier here. I did get to handle a sample wheel a(easily lifted with one hand and my bad one at that) and part of the magnesium subframe; pretty awesome how light they were.
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  8. 996DL

    996DL Buell me

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    This upcoming "Rotax Ulysses" could be a real home run for EBR, bigger numbers than the MS1200, without the servicing costs.

    Great post Sharkguy !

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  9. Hughlysses

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    +1 to that. BTW- according to EBR, it's not a "Rotax" any more; it's an ET-V2, and the ET stands for "East Troy" because that's where it's assembled.
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  10. Hughlysses

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  11. Dilligaf0220

    Dilligaf0220 Miserablist

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    But how related is it to the old Buell Rotax's? Is EBR just importing parts from Ausria & Quebec?
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  12. Sharkguy

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    From what I gathered from the conversation I had with one of the reps is; the motors are being built in house with some parts sourced from Austria and some from Germany. Which parts I don't know. I'm assuming the motors are being assembled in East Troy from EBRs speced sourced "parts" and not just off the line rotax parts. That's what I took away from it anyway.
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  13. Lornce

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    I'm glad to see he remains committed to physics and not fashion.

    Go, Erik.

    :brow

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  14. Reduxalicious

    Reduxalicious Been here awhile

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    Personally, I'm excited as all hell, if this bike get's good reviews and sells--AND if he does good in WSB--It means there's FINALLY going to be a US bike that's not a cruiser---also---I personally can't wait to see what kind of naked he makes in the future.. :D
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  15. Dilligaf0220

    Dilligaf0220 Miserablist

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    Oh c'mon...even Ducati never had to resort to the politics required to manufacture their own race series...

    Y'know I am getting evile image flashes...you home alone...a little candle light...you fire up that scrap from three years ago...a box of Kleenex and some genuine Wisconsin cheese...

    ...shiver...
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  16. Lornce

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    :scratch

    That's an AMA Superbike race from 2012. An AMA Superbike race that demonstrates an apparently obvious chassis advantage for the EBR1190.

    You might be thinking of Formula Extreme from a few years back? (Where Buells consistently posted higher corner speeds than the competition). A series which afforded Ducati the same rules it afforded Buell's air-cooled twins.

    :dunno
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  17. wpbarlow

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    I remember that race well; and thought 2013 would be a year that would have EBR on the podium and even possibly battling for the lead, or at least 1st bike that wasn't a Yamaha ridden by Hayes or Herrin :lol3. Instead it was similar to years past-- battling with other also-rans for 6-10th place. Respectable finishes for sure, but certainly not evidence that the package is better than what the other folks are running.

    I wish them luck in the World Superbike shark tank.
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  18. Hughlysses

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    I think EBR's main handicap this year was lack of traction control until mid-season. Lack of traction control was a siginfiicant handicap, then learning how to use it was another. They also had a very limited engineering staff, at least until that huge influx of cash from Hero came in. In one interview May stated that the engineers had to concentrate on finalizing the 1190RX rather than supporting the race team.

    Next year will definitely be interesting. Fingers crossed.
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  19. gixxersteph

    gixxersteph Been here awhile

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    Main disadvantage was that the bike did not have tuning forks on the tank. The championship was engineered by the AMA like the one that Ben Spies won.

    I really do want the EBR to do well. I sat on the high zoot version at the NYMC show and was pleasantly surprised with the comfortable ergos.

    :amazon
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  20. argentcorvid

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    Fixed that for ya.
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