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PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:00 am 
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Jill Brown wrote:
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http://www.asphaltandrubber.com/oped/erik-buell-racing-receivership-explained/

That is a good article...explains it well and gives some hope... :yup:

I appreciate the explanations of it all but I don't see the hope.

My bet is Hero allowed this to happen as a way to gain complete control of EBR. They'd have saved EBR before this ever went public. They can reorganize, shift the bad debt out into another business structure leaving the best part of EBR alone. Hero can buy a debt free EBR for rupees on the dollar at the expense of Erik's creditors.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:44 am 
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sounds plausible

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 11:35 am 
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I go away fro a few weeks and look what happens. I think Mojo is over there now trying to sort things out.
I won't add my comments as to why it might have happened as I am neither a businessman, manufacturer or racer, just someone amongst many waiting to see how it was going to go before ordering;maybe that was half the problem.
An interesting article here.......http://www.autoevolution.com/news/is-an ... 94806.html

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 12:27 pm 
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Yes I wish I should have got rid of the X1 to give Erik some profit :ill:

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 1:33 pm 
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I just read a nice little chapter in Leanings 3 about the first Buell closing down sale:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Leanings-Garage ... 0760346429

Only three pages, ideal for someone with a short attention span like me...

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:07 am 
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Like that, a good refreshing read

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 26, 2015 9:18 pm 
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Interesting tweet with a link to facebook page by ebr about 5 hours ago.

Second in a danish superbike race against bigger money teams.

Hopefully someone is watching this and has deep pockets.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:14 am 
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Sadly, looks like it's happened again...

http://www.aimag.com/american-iron-news ... shut-down/

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:32 am 
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Perhaps he should come and work with Maz, that would cause a stir. :yup:

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:45 am 
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Maybe this thread should be a "sticky" :?:



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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:14 pm 
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Bonzo wrote:
Maybe this thread should be a "sticky" :?:



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...8 pages now...
With the exception of 'Jokes', 'Pics that tickle' etc (which aren't even 'true threads' inasmuch as there isn't continuity) that's a thread that won't die... :cry:

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 1:45 pm 
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rik wrote:
...8 pages now...
With the exception of 'Jokes', 'Pics that tickle' etc (which aren't even 'true threads' inasmuch as there isn't continuity) that's a thread that won't die... :cry:


Being as you and me both ride bikes built 19 years ago, and therefore haven't really contributed anything to EBR's finances, we shouldn't really be involved in this discussion :P


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:42 pm 
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Bonzo wrote:
rik wrote:
...8 pages now...
With the exception of 'Jokes', 'Pics that tickle' etc (which aren't even 'true threads' inasmuch as there isn't continuity) that's a thread that won't die... :cry:


Being as you and me both ride bikes built 19 years ago, and therefore haven't really contributed anything to EBR's finances, we shouldn't really be involved in this discussion :P

Fair point, well made BUT... I feel for the guy and I might've been in the market for one in the future!

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:50 pm 
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As I understand it, Erik was an 'employee' of EBR Motorcycles rather than part of the ownership team.

It doesn't make the situation any better of course but hopefully he won't lose out financially this time around.

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:31 pm 
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Sad news....its always good to have non jap sports bikes out there, they are the sexy ones after all, but why weren't the dealers interested. :? Could they see it coming.??


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