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Buell Announces Expanded 2006 Racing Contingency Program.

From Buell:

More than $700,000 in Cash Contingencies Posted for Privateer Buell Racers aboard XB and XBRR models

EAST TROY, Wis. (January 23, 2006) - Buell Motorcycle Company recently announced an expanded racing support program for 2006, with more than $700,000 posted in cash contingencies for Buell racers competing in a variety of national and regional race series events and classes aboard XB models and the XBRR production racing motorcycle.



"We're committed to supporting our dealer and privateer teams through this contingency program and trackside support at select events," said Erik Buell, Chairman and Chief Technical Officer of Buell Motorcycle Company. "I remember the days of scraping and scrounging and working crazy hours as a privateer racer. This program will help our racers achieve their goals, and seeing them succeed is a great thrill to all of us at Buell."

The contingency program will reward Buell racers competing on the 2007 XBRR and 2003 or newer XB model motorcycles in the following series and classes: American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Formula Xtreme class; American Sportbike Racing Association (ASRA) Thunderbike and Superbike classes; Western Eastern Racers Association (WERA) Formula 1 National Challenge Sprints; American Federation of Motorcyclists (AFM) Formula Twins Expert and Formula 4 Expert classes; Willow Springs Motorcycle Club (WSMC) BOTT Heavyweight Expert and BOTT Middleweight Expert classes; Washington Motorcycle Road Racing Association (WMRRA) Formula Thunder Expert class; and Championship Cup Series (CCS), SuperTwins Expert and Thunderbike Expert and Amateur classes.

Complete details of the 2006 Buell contingency program, including the racer registration form, are available at www.buell.com in the Racing Support Section. The program begins with races on or after February 1, 2006.

Buell Motorcycle Company, a subsidiary of Harley-Davidson, Inc., produces sport motorcycles, motorcycle parts, accessories and apparel. To learn more about Buell motorcycles, visit your local Buell dealer today and experience the pure streetfighter attitude, style and performance only found on board a Buell. Pull into www.buell.com for the Buell dealer nearest you.

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