A lot has been written recently about the Erik Buell Racing new sports motorcycle. Several teasers, hints here and there, but so far no details have been published. Even Erik Buell's facebook page is playing the game.
But a quick look at recently filed patents will show that Erik Buell filed a patent for a hybrid motorcycle (and scooter). Maybe it's nothing, but the patent was filed January 2012.
Click here to read the Erik Buell hybrid motorcycle patent . You will see that it calls for an electric motor producing in excess of 200 horsepower, possibly even 400 hp! Engine displacement can be anything from 100 to 1000 cc.
So if that's not a sports bike, what is?
So what do you think? Will his new sports motorcycle be a hybrid? The timing is right, the market could be ready for it... let's see if I'm right.