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Buell 1190RS

Dailies. Galleries — 18, 2011

These are the first of the EBR 1190RS. snapped in East this morning just the bike was finished and just it was loaded on a truck bound for the Dealer Expo. We’ll be this story continuously, sending us specs and better as we speak.

Update . more and photos for a total of 16.

Update 2 . a race exhaust, the RS will in at less than the AMA Pro Superbike weight limit — 380lbs.

Steve Anderson for Erik Racing

This new 1190RS is on the EBR 1190RR race bike you can see The RR develops 185bhp at its rear a figure that’s likely to 10 to 15 percent or so due to the EPA-certified exhaust and tuning. The 1190cc engine is a version of the Rotax mill in the Buell 1125R. this new EBR shares its fuel-in-frame chassis the old Buell.

When we interviewed Erik in October he explained that the would be very small and come with a very price tag. He floated the Ducati 1198 R as being in the ballpark and suggested the RS will with a similarly high

“It’s going to be low volume Erik told us. “I mean I just don’t have the to buy anything. But we can get the [1125] engines Rotax, we’re going to to convert them into an ourselves.”

It actually takes quite a few because it’s a different It has to be re-valved, the connecting rods are the cylinders are different, the pistons are the head has to be slightly changed to the bore. Titanium valves, a ton of stuff. But none of it really the fundamentals of the base motor.

You is the oil pump good? Are the crank good? Is the rod size good? the cooling system work? You those things. So all the stuff doing is sort of hot rod style.

Titanium valves, different cam different pistons and rods it can spin up to 12,000 so I need really good rods. The was originally an 11,000rpm motor, but is up to 12,500, so those sorts of But they’re all bolt in.”

using very high-end like Del West valves. The street bikes will be to that race level. partly because I want to be to take the street bike and it into a race bike

In short, a guy could buy one, put a pipe and a race chip on it and go fast. It’ll be as good as Harald [Kitsch] is riding and than what Geoff is riding. That’s pretty

“When you’re doing volume anyhow and the price is high, you should give a guy stuff. Will most run them that hard, at the No. But it means that if they run hard and do a lot of trackdays, it’ll hold up forever basically.”

be much like if you get a 1098R or a like that, it comes a lot of good stuff. It’ll Ohlins suspension, it’ll be light with some fiber, it’ll be a nice They’re going to be hand

While he was still at Harley, it was Erik’s plan to release the before the 1125R as a halo for the brand and an effective Superbike “If we had raced the 1125RR as an 1190 first and then come out the 1125R, with the higher handlebars and the bigger fairing and the — which is really what bike was, a sports model, but things got mixed by management — would it have better? No freaking doubt,” Erik in October. “I will go to my believing that we made a

EBR plans to produce 100 units of the in 2011, with the first scheduled some time March.

Make sure you out the interview we did with Erik last October.

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