2008 Buell 1125R at Monteblanco

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Buell 1125 R

From the Monteblanco circuit in 1125R tested at Laguna Ultimate film at the end!

Buell 1125R production – Fit for fight

The 1125R is fundamentally the as when I rode it at Laguna last year. However, genuine improvements have made to the production bike. fuel injection is the important

The 1125R is a beast of torque!

Tor Sagen/Photography: James Wright-Double Red

chewing on something that have been last kill at the local Spanish ring, I contemplate what of beast the Buell 1125R is. Not ago I watched the brilliant film will be blood” based on the called “Oil!” from There’s no oil in the 1125R swingarm as in Buell’s, but there will be if Buell doesn’t get the marketing and right for the 1125R soon.

Day Lewis character in the film take criticism lightly and has had to put up with a lot of pure shite on the coverage so far. Certain play the Matador against the and we know that this is not Perhaps Buell should at Pamplona next year…

But not all is unjustified, the fuel injection improvements and that heat on the right hand side of the does help and makes it a lot than the air-cooled models. In my there never was anything wrong with the 1125R on the it’s on the road the problems

The 1125cc V72 pulls like the Ox from as low as 4.000rpm and feels powerful than other V-twins in the next 3.000rpms. In a this is what makes the so much fun to ride both on and road.

The changes made to the since I last rode it in involves improved fuel and throttle response, tweaked and a new heat shield on the right side of the engine.

One of the things I remember the most about the was doing a few first gear downhill in the Laguna Seca last year. They come that easy as the made them a bit unpredictable. definitely are good for something testing a bike. One of the very things that I did on my rendezvous the 1125R in Spain was to give it throttle in first on cold and the front just rose and smoothly.

That’s improvement for you and despite the that it’s still not hardly any oversized performance are. Through town I noticed something I didn’t too much, but I could easily it without nervously covering the so it’s probably no worse a Ducati 1098 or KTM RC8 1190

On our road ride I guarantee you we all went much faster on the road ride in California. The ranged from long and beautiful sweepers to hair corners. The roads were so that I have rarely so satisfied after a launch ride before.

Fast and broken up by some challenging bend corners is the best way of it. -Perfect for the 1125R really as it has got top end performance and low end grunt.

For some my bike had the front brake adjusted to 1 which is really bad for the I adjusted it to 2 and found it much and less abrupt on both the and track. Stability on the brakes is but carry too much brake the corners and there’s a struggle

The only problem I have the handling and braking characteristics on the is the lack of feel. The Showa simply isn’t Ohlins and I seem to get the same good as on a Honda CBR600RR which is damped by Showa. It lacks and I believe this is difficult if not to tune without adding crème de la crème suspension.

The is also very stiff and which only gives you one – to trust it!

On the Monteblanco circuit the could breathe freely. All 146 and 111Nm of torque could be on a more than 900 metre and a host of what really is gear corners taken in on the 1125R. Some guys on using first of course, but not necessary since so much is available from 4.000 rpm and all the way up to rpm.

A couple of places I short from second to third to calm the front down uneven surfaces and dedicate to the next second gear

At the end of the main straight is the hardest area into a hair corner where I tried to all braking before turning in. of the time I went into gear for a slight second kicking two down whilst and then down to second before turning into the right hander. The gearbox and clutch works really

Second was perfect as I got great up to the blind full speed hander where I had already shifted into third another hard braking The 1125R is great on the brakes as as it’s all finished before it into the corner. For a brand new Monteblanco already had plenty of car dust and a few uneven surface

If I haven’t already mentioned it, the clutch and gearbox are impressive and action.


Buell 1125 R
Buell 1125 R

Whilst still being unpredictable at the very lowest rpm the revised 1125R has been In the usage area it is meant for the response is accurate and smooth great openings should you That’s a very good with so much power and on tap. The chassis keeps it all whilst we lack a bit of feel.

The ZTL rim mounted front brake the 170 kilos (claimed dry-weight) authority and no upsets to the chassis. is if you finish all braking before into a bend. The 20 litre capacity is needed as I discovered on our fast road ride I ran out of fuel. The issue with radiation to the right leg is now solved a heat shield and the 1125R is than the air-cooled Buell’s in area.

I believe that sportsbikes will struggle to up with the 1125R up to 7.000rpm due to the spread of punch. Whether goes for more than the gear only a comparison can reveal.

Engine torque, is Rotax and Buell’s number 1 right now – Better no doubt the Aprilia V60.

For such a short and small it handles phenomenally well

Put together and the 1125R is a highly motorcycle to ride fast

and Gearbox up there with the

Still early days for even though Erik has worked on this since

It’s lacking the little flare or whatever you want to it, that the European brands

Doesn’t want to lean on the

Boots scratch the rear and part of the wiring harness popping out from the left fairing side.

Ultimate launch film!

Buell 1125 R
Buell 1125 R


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