We take a close look at the EBR 1190RX superbike, and then take to one of the most historic racetracks in the world.
This is the EBR 1190RX, and we were lucky enough to ride it around the historic Indianapolis Raceway.
The bike is an 1190cc, V-twin superbike made by EBR, a company founded by Erik Buell.
Erik Buell founded the Buell Motor Company, which was acquired by Harley-Davidson and, ultimately, shut down.
EBR is Erik Buell Racing, and is the rebirth of all the clever engineering that became a Buell hallmark.
The cockpit is fully digital, with a full-color LCD for managing drive modes.
The attention to detail with the machined parts is evident.
More lovely componentry. Each bike is hand-built in Wisconsin.
The exhaust is large and does a good job of keeping the raucous V-twin from blowing out your eardrums.
Fully adjustable rear suspension.
Lightweight wheels and a double-sided swingarm.
Fairings are simple and lightweight, with the color molded in rather than painted on.
The bike uses Buell's trademark rim-mounted disc brakes, to reduce unsprung mass.
Riding the bike around a damp Indianapolis was a joy.
The 1190RX has immense power, but is incredibly easy to ride.
Rain or shine, the traction control modes on the 1190RX make it easy to look good.
The EBR 1190RX is available in red, yellow or black starting at $18,995.
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