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The biggest Buell race team in the world
Look only at the results, and it’s be easy to assume that Pegasus Race Team is a big operation. Campaigning 1190RRs, 1125Rs and XB12s in the German Sound of Thunder and BEARS series, the team wins. A lot, including the Sound of Thunder championship this year on a bike no one else is racing, the EBR 1190RR. But that success belies a tiny operation; just a dozen or so volunteers. I just spent four...
13 October 2010
Erik Buell on the 1190RS, IBM moon suits and the future of the American sportsbike
This weekend, Erik Buell and I both found ourselves in Germany, at Oschersleben’s Biketoberfest. Watching Harald Kitsch and Pegasus Race Team use their EBR 1190RR to dominate the final race of a championship they’d already won two races ago, it suddenly seemed like a good opportunity to talk to Erik about where he’s going post-Harley. He pulled himself away from the swarms (seriously) of Ger...
12 October 2010
Erik Buell Racing 1190RR: Erik returns with 185rwhp
After being canned by Harley, Dyno image via BadWeatherBikersHere's what Erik Buell Racing has to say: The 1190RR is the first new motorcycle from Erik Buell Racing. Based on the 1125R and 1125RR, the 1190RR brings engine displacement close to the AMA American Superbike (ASB) class limit for twins and the WSB limit overall. Although it is not currently approved...
26 February 2010
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