2009 Buell 1125 R


  • Delivery mileage, with only 85 miles displayed on the odometer
  • Only MOT tested once in 2015 where it passed with no advisories
  • Carefully dry stored since new

The Appeal

Fancy owning a now discontinued American sports bike with just 85 miles on the clock? Here we have a true collector’s item, a 2009 Buell 1125 R presented in almost new condition.

Founded by a former Harley Davidson engineer, Buell Motorcycles were for a time part of the Harley Davidson brand, producing bikes that were quite different from the heavyset cruisers Harley have long been renowned for producing.

It's unlikely this opportunity will present itself again, so this Buell is certainly not one to miss.

The History and Paperwork

  • 2 owners from new
  • Ridden home in December 2009 by the first owner and then placed carefully in storage
  • Taken out of storage in 2015 and MOT tested
  • Subsequently, he bike re-entered storage and it is in this state that the current owner acquired it
  • The current owner decided not to add any miles on the odometer
  • V5C present
  • Copy of the single MOT test certificate
  • Original paperwork and technical specifications

The Condition

  • As you would expect from a bike with so few miles under its belt, this Buell presents well
  • Sparing usage means that there is no wear to report to any of the componentry
  • Careful storage has ensured that corrosion has been kept at bay
  • The paintwork looks to be in great shape and we couldn’t see any damage to the fairing 
  • The wheels appear in fine shape and the tyres are visually in good order, although the next owner ought to examine them before the bike is used
  • The foot pegs and stands appear fee from damage or wear
  • The lights work as they should and all the light lenses are clear and free from damage
  • Factory original warning stickers remain in place

The Mechanics 

  • 1125cc, 4-stroke V-Twin
  • 6-speed gearbox
  • Buell claimed 146 horsepower
  • Barely run in and has been in storage for many years
  • We advise the next owner thoroughly checks all the mechanicals if they wish to use this bike on the road


Seldom do you get the opportunity to acquire a sports bike from an esteemed American manufacturer that has fewer than 100 miles on the clock. If this excites you as much as it does us, we urge you to consider adding this Buell to your collection.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2009
  • Make Buell
  • Model 1125 R
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 85 Miles
  • Engine size 1125
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Purley
  • Location Surrey
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
19 bids
  • morgan1•••• £3,800 15/11/22
  • davies1•••• £3,700 15/11/22
  • Mitchma•••• £3,500 14/11/22
  • JSTMOTO•••• £3,400 14/11/22
  • Mitchma•••• £3,100 13/11/22
  • Dav.joh•••• £3,000 13/11/22
  • Mitchma•••• £2,700 13/11/22
  • andrew-•••• £2,600 13/11/22
  • Mitchma•••• £2,500 13/11/22
  • roopkem•••• £2,400 12/11/22

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