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Old 02-17-2019, 02:55 PM
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Somewhere on Youtube I read a claim HD laid off engineers around 2010 when they ended Buell. Has anyone heard if they laid off engineers that worked on Harleys at that time as well?

Did HD quality start going downhill around '10?
 
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I can't wait for Spring!!!
 
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every bike i have bought from 1994 ti present has been better than the last
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Somewhere on Youtube I read a claim HD laid off engineers around 2010 when they ended Buell. Has anyone heard if they laid off engineers that worked on Harleys at that time as well?

Did HD quality start going downhill around '10?
That was 9 years ago; just 2 years into the 'great recession.' Ford let go 15,000 white collar workers over 2007, 8, and 9. GM and Chrysler went bankrupt. If HD did not lay anyone off I would be completely surprised.
 
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I can't wait for Spring!!!

Yesterday I forgot to mention the three "sky is falling" threads along with the oil and real biker threads
 
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Getting ready for the big thaw. What's the best oil for an all stock M8? HD360, Syn 3, Redline???
 
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Between 1990 and 2018 I've owned 4 large touring bikes - 3 Harleys and a Gold Wing. They all has a few minor problems over the miles. Its just that the Gold Wing had more than the others.
 
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I heard that the type of air used in the tires makes a huge difference in available torque. Is this true. I read it on the internet but I am asking for a friend.
 
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I can't wait for Spring!!!
Testify, brother testify. I hate winter. HATE.
 
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Well, he won't be back for awhile.
 

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