2006 Buell Ulysses XB12X

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Buell Ulysses XB12X

2006 Buell Ulysses

Buell Gets Dirty The New Ulysses XB12X — Adventure Sportbike built for the and beyond

For 2006, Buell dirty with the Ulysses an exciting new Adventure Sportbike takes its rider to the end of the road and With special Dunlop optimised for both street and performance and longer-travel suspension, the is one sport motorcycle that’s not of a little dirt. Under rugged new profile beats the of a Buell with the willing of the Thunderstorm 1203 cc V-Twin and a chassis tuned to tame the turns.

If you ride the back there always seems to be a adventure waiting for you beyond the stuff, said Erik chairman and chief technical at Buell Motorcycle Company. built a bike that’s capable off road, but will perform well on the city and rural twisties.

The Ulysses is a motorcycle for any road that our core design principles of rigidity, low unsprung weight and centralisation in an entirely new direction.

A dry of just 193 kg combined with the output of a Thunderstorm V-Twin gives the Buell Ulysses an power-to-weight ratio. The engine’s power band, with grunt at low rpm, suits the of low-speed, off-road travel. A new provides smooth, quick and quiet operation.

To enhance and comfort in all riding conditions, the XB12X has a 1370 mm wheelbase, is 50 mm longer than other XB The longer wheelbase, a high, handlebar, and neutral footpeg combine to provide a comfortable position. The wide, textured is designed for allday rider and comfort.

Handlebar-mounted deflectors and a two-piece designed to limit buffeting enhance the ride. The hollow Ulysses frame doubles as a litre fuel tank. height is 841 mm.

The Ulysses is supported by adjustable, premium Showa and rear suspension components 165 mm of front travel and 162 mm at the rear. spring preload can be adjusted by turning a dial located the left side of the seat. clearance is 171 mm. A dual front system provides good protection for the rider and the bike. The six-spoke, cast-aluminium wheels are weight and designed for durability.

D616 tyres created for the Ulysses have an aggressive, tread pattern for excellent on and off-road.

The touring versatility of the is enhanced by the Triple Tail The Triple Tail system through three positions to as a luggage rack over the seat position, as an upright rail for a passenger, or as a luggage over the full-coverage license bracket. The Ulysses has two 10 amp/12-volt power outlets (one on the another under the seat) and a under-seat storage compartment.

side cases and top case be available for the Ulysses, as will an GPS receiver*.

The Buell Trilogy of principles — frame mass centralisation and low unsprung — are applied to great in the Ulysses XB12X design. The centre of gravity achieved by fuel in the frame, oil in the swingarm, and the muffler below the engine the Ulysses extremely flickable on roads and inspires rider when the tarmac ends. The Ulysses XB12X will be with Barricade Orange or Black bodywork with Grey frame and swingarm and wheels.

* Contact local dealer for

Technology and Features — Model Designed to Excel On and Unpaved Roads

The Buell XB12X is an all-new Adventure designed to deliver capable on unpaved roads while legendary Buell handling and on pavement. Long-travel suspension, tyres, an upright seating and innovative Triple Tail and passenger accommodations make the Ulysses one of the most versatile motorcycles available today.

The Ulysses chassis is designed to on paved and unpaved roads. rake is 22 degrees, while the is 1370 mm, a combination that a roomy cockpit for the rider and As on Buell XB Lightning and Firebolt Ulysses carries fuel its aluminium frame, while the aluminium swingarm doubles as the oil Fuel capacity is 16.7

The engine-air intake vent is into the fuel cap cowling, and a located below the frame cooling air to the rear cylinder.

Sport Suspension;

The Buell features premium Showa components front and rear. A Showa inverted fork has compression damping, rebound and spring preload. Front travel is 165 mm. A Showa coil-over on the rear has a remote, under-seat and adjustable compression damping and damping.

Rear spring can be adjusted without tools a control dial located the left side of the seat. suspension travel is 163 mm. Ground is 171 mm inches.

Category-Leading Power and

The Buell Ulysses has a dry weight of 193 kg. Its design centralises mass and the centre of gravity to ensure the feel nimble and responsive on and unpaved roads. The air/oil/fan-cooled Thunderstorm 1203 cc V-Twin leads this category 100 peak horsepower and 81 ft. lbs./110 Nm of

The engine features Buell II fuel injection and Buell Exhaust for instant throttle and a broad powerband.

Specific and Tyres;

New Dunlop D616 designed specifically for Ulysses an open, aggressive tread that performs superbly on and unpaved roads. Front size is 120/70R-17. Rear size is 180/55R-17.

Six-spoke, wheels feature a durable rim to handle the unique challenges of Sport riding.

Adventure Ergonomics;

The Buell Ulysses the rider a spacious seating and roomy bar/pegs/seat relationship for control and all-day comfort. The upright handlebars feature a Alloy footpegs are placed in a position and are wider with a aggressive surface than Buell pegs.

The broad, seat features a two-tone, surface and is shaped to offer of rider movement for sport on pavement. Seat height is 841 mm.

New and Drive Belt;

A new transmission delivers improved shift reduced noise and extended intervals. This transmission moving/sliding gears with steel dog rings that to effect gear changes, a commonly used in automotive gear boxes. Shifting is because the dog rings have mass than gears. New gears are smoother and quieter straight-cut gears. The new transmission reduced clutch effort.

interval for the primary/transmission lubricant to 10,000 miles. Finally, a new Goodyear Hibrex 135-tooth drive belt with Plus technology designed for Ulysses requires no scheduled

Two-Piece Windscreen;

Designed to minimise air turbulence in the cockpit area, the Ulysses a clear windscreen mounted an opaque flyscreen. The gap between the and the flyscreen directs a limited of air into the cockpit area reducing turbulence for a more ride. The windscreen features a mounting system so it can be easily

Additional rider comfort is by handlebar-mounted deflectors.

Buell Tail System;

The innovative Buell Triple Tail can be configured as a luggage rack or a backrest.

In its first, mass-centralised the Triple Tail folds over the rearseat position to a luggage rack that can be with integrated tie-down

In the second, vertical position, Tail becomes a flexible backrest with grab

In its third position, Triple is a luggage rack extending the LED tail lamp and full-coverage fender, with the grab also available for a passenger.

In addition to the Triple Trail the Buell Ulysses features a under-seat storage compartment and an helmet lock. A 10 amp/12 accessory power outlet is on the dash, with another under the seat. Colour-matched cases and top case will be for the Ulysses.

An optional GPS receiver also be available — your local dealer for

Technical data;

Engine — Air/oil/fan cooled, …, 45 degree V-Twin

— 1203 cc

Bore and — 88.9 x 96.8 mm / x 3.812 in

Compression ratio 10.0:1

Valve train OHV, two valve per cylinder

adjustment — Self

Fuel delivery — 49 mm DDFI II fuel injection

Exhaust — Free-breathing 2 1 collector with Buell

Exhaust system;

Intake 0 resistance air box, Ram Air Intake

— 100 hp / 101.4 PS / 74.6 kW @ rpm (EU standard EC95/1)

Torque 81 ft-lb / 110 Nm @ 6000 rpm (EU standard

Lubrication — Dry sump, / 2.4 / 2.5 quarts capacity

Oil filtration Screw-on disposable element

Frame — Aluminium with Uniplanar powertrain isolation system

Wheelbase 1370 mm / 53.9 in

Rake 23.5 degree

Trail 122 mm / 4.8 in

Front suspension — inverted fork with compression damping, rebound and spring preload

Rear — Showa� shock with adjustable compression rebound damping and spring

Buell Ulysses XB12X

Front wheel travel 165 mm, 6.5 in

Rear wheel travel 163 mm, 6.4 in

Front brake — ZTL brake, 375 mm stainless steel rotor, 6 piston caliper

brake — 240 mm stainless rotor, single piston caliper

Front wheel Reinforced XB type 6 spoke 3.5 in x 17 in

Rear wheel — XB type 6 spoke cast, 5.5 in x 17 in

tyre — Dunlop 120/70 ZR-17

Rear — Dunlop D616 ZR-17

Fuel capacity 16.7 litres

Gross weight — rating 431 kg / 950 lb

Dry — 193 kg / 425 lb

Load capacity 205 kg / 452 lb

Seat height — 841 mm / in

Ground clearance — 171 mm / in

Overall length — mm / 85.8 in

Overall width 900 mm / 35.4 in

Overall height 1250 mm / 49.2 in


— Five-speed, constant Helical gears

Ratio (1) 2.65, (2) 1.89, (3) 1.41, (4) (5) 1.00

Primary drive Triplex chain 1.50:1

Clutch — Wet, compensated, reduced lever

Final drive — path, 14 mm pitch aramid Goodyear� Hibrex� belt Flexten� Plus technology**, 2.4

Instruments — Electronic tachometer; odometer; 2 tripmeter; tripmeter; clock; low fuel engine check light; oil warning light; indicator for beam, turn signals and two auxillary power outlets

Charging system — 494 peak, 38-amp permanent 3-phase alternator with state-regulator

Battery — 12 12 amp-hour

Headlight — watt, projector beam

— 3.36/36 Watts

signals — Manual


Body — Orange or Midnight Black

and Swingarm — Graphite / Fluid Silver

Wheels Magnesium Tone

Warranty 2 unlimited mileage warranty

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