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Old 10-10-2006, 11:34 AM   #61
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I like SS bikes but, IMHO, they all look alike to me. HD retains value pretty well, and I'm not sure if you have noticed, there must be SOME sort of market for them since the mfg'Ride Smart are copying them.
Yes, there is a maket for them amongst the geezer baby boomer croud. I wouldn't buy a HD, not becasue I couldn't afford one, but becaue I don't like cruisers or the image and stigma that HD brings with it.

Image = Old person geezer bike.
Stigma = A bike your slow dad would ride, yuck.

I am however all for American companies making American products, so if they were to ever mass produce a decent endurance sportbike, I would go look at it.

They, however, have refused to acknoledge an entire market segment of younger (with some exceptions, BrutusTx) buyers who enjoy SS bikes. This ignorance will come back and bite them later.
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Old 10-10-2006, 11:34 AM   #62
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level5 really shows he just doesn't know anything about bikes. :eh:

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Old 10-10-2006, 11:35 AM   #63
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FAST.

that statement right there shows you're not fast. by the way in a straight line doesn't matter. anyone can do that.
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Old 10-10-2006, 11:36 AM   #64
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They, however, have refused to acknoledge an entire market segment of younger (with some exceptions, BrutusTx) buyers who enjoy SS bikes. This ignorance will come back and bite them later.
Street Rod? V-Rod? Buell? DX? (DX is saweet!)

They are begining to be very popular in the European market, too.

I'm not hating on SS bikes, I just don't prefer them.
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Gotcha

I feel like I got plenty of all of that and a unique style . Mine really turns heads.

But, hey. If you don't like the HD then, by all means, don't buy one

Harley are cool bikes, don't get me wrong. Like I said, my friends have them and I just preferred sportbike for my style of riding.
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its obvious that there are at least two in this thread that dont know , but they are gonna spew some anyways
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There ya have it, then.
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About 1% increase for the mid life crisis peeps. Harley owner are majority older peoples, these old geeser just want to take it easy. They are not speedy racer, if they are, it would be an Italian or European bike that they are after. Just like car racers.

That sounds just like my wife--I you not! Level5 , my first street bike was a ninja 600r back in the mid nineties , prolly when you were still a snot nosed kid. Now I still have a ninja but its not mid-life crisis. You spout off all those cliche's about Harley riders and old geezers and mid-life crisis. Nobody wants to hear that . You have your preferences about bikes and others have theirs. Nobody is slamming your bike choices. Give it a break.
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Harley are cool bikes, don't get me wrong. Like I said, my friends have them and I just preferred sportbike for my style of riding.
:eh: I gurantee you're SLOW.
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that statement right there shows you're not fast. by the way in a straight line doesn't matter. anyone can do that.

Fast in straight and in corners too. Just gotta be more careful or slow it down, don't want to fall off the bridge because I couldn't negotiate my speed and the road.:laughing6
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About 1% increase for the mid life crisis peeps. Harley owner are majority older peoples, these old geeser just want to take it easy. They are not speedy racer, if they are, it would be an Italian or European bike that they are after. Just like car racers.

That sounds just like my wife--I you not! Level5 , my first street bike was a ninja 600r back in the mid nineties , prolly when you were still a snot nosed kid. Now I still have a ninja but its not mid-life crisis. You spout off all those cliche's about Harley riders and old geezers and mid-life crisis. Nobody wants to hear that . You have your preferences about bikes and others have theirs. Nobody is slamming your bike choices. Give it a break.

If anyone on this forum gets offended with my opinion then I apologized.
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Sometimes I just don't "get" these threads....ok, one guy likes a sport bike; one guy likes a Harley. Big deal. To quote Rodney King...Can't we all just get along?

I'm not sure why Jason G feels the need to call us Harley riders Geezers. Yeah, I'm older than you but I wouldn't characterize all Harley riders as geezers. I just don't get it.

Ya ride what ya like.

When YOU pony up the money for MY bike, then I'll care what you think.
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:eh: I gurantee you're SLOW.
HE PWND YOU LEVEL5 I AGREE.
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There are times I feel like sharing my belief. None of you on here should take things so serious. After all, no ones really knows about anyone on the net. We get on here to talk and share ideas and opinion, not bashing one or another. We could do that in person, right?
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these old geeser just want to take it easy.
well, we have some HD riders on the board, so therefore your calling them old geezers.........:eh:
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There are times I feel like sharing my belief. None of you on here should take things so serious. After all, no ones really knows about anyone on the net. We get on here to talk and share ideas and opinion, not bashing one or another. We could do that in person, right?
Of course but ui'll still call you slow. and if you're fast on the street I'll call you stupid on here and out there.
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well, we have some HD riders on the board, so therefore your calling them old geezers.........:eh:

If you feel like the geezers in my posts then you must be one. IF you are not an old geezer and get offended by me labeling you as an old geezer then I apologized.

Just wave when another bike other than a Harley ride past you.
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