From the mid-1980s RR1000 BattleTwin to the current EBR 1190RS, it's been a long and significantly interesting journey for Erik Buell and his motorcycles...
Talk about innovation and engineering brilliance in motorcycling and the one name that immediately comes to mind is that of Erik Buell. Erik has been building some pretty exciting motorcycles for about 30 years now, having started with the RW750 Road Warrior and RR1000 BattleTwin in the early-1980s, to the current EBR 1190RS.
It’s been a long journey for Buell motorcycles and as it must be with such journeys, there have been highs and lows. But the man behind the bikes – Erik Buell – remains committed to his motorcycles and continues to innovate, engineer and build some of the finest motorcycles in America. All right, for now, just one of the finest motorcycles in the US – the absolutely amazing 1190RS – but we’re sure there’s more to come.
We’ve been big fans of Erik Buell and his bikes for the last 10 years. And now, finally, we’ve managed to ask him a few questions about his bikes and about himself. Here is what Erik had to say: