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Buell to build off-road motorcycles within two years

March 13, 2007
Filed under Features

Buell Motorcycle Co. says it has plans to enter a new motorcycle segment — the off-road market.

The company plans to design off-road bikes specifically designed for closed-course competition.

“We’ve told our dealers about our plans to bring an off-road, closed-course competition motorcycle to market within the next two years,” said Chairman and Chief Technical Officer Erik Buell. “This will allow Buell dealers the time needed to make plans to meet the needs of this new market and customer.”

“Harley-Davidson and Buell are highly committed to broadening the range of products we offer and reaching out to new groups of customers,” said Buell President and Chief Operating Officer Jon Flickinger. “We’re always looking at new market opportunities, but this one is particularly exciting.”

No other details about the Buell off-road motorcycle have been released.

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