Nerd’s Eye View: Erik Buell Racing 1190RX
Khiem Dinh is an engineer for Honeywell Turbo Technologies at the time of this writing. All statements and opinions expressed by Khiem Dinh are solely those of Khiem Dinh and not reflective of Honeywell Turbo Technologies.
That glimmer is now just the smoldering flame of an extinguished candle as Erik Buell Racing has declared bankruptcy as of yesterday. EBR had emerged just a half decade ago from the remains of Buell Motorcycles and produced perhaps first legitimate American sport bike that can compete with the best the world has to offer. They created a machine that had some flavoring from Japan, Germany, and Italy with a uniquely American taste. So here’s a close-up look at a very impressive machine created by EBR which will hopefully not be the last.