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01-31-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,698
Posted By Strugatsio

I remember a study on motorcycle accidents where...

I remember a study on motorcycle accidents where the researchers observed the vast majority of bikes involved in accidents were black. It's common sense. What colors are high visibility safety...
01-31-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,383
Posted By Strugatsio

There was a time we'd pay premium prices for...

There was a time we'd pay premium prices for items that were in short supply. Short supply of an in-demand item equates to premium prices. But the market always moves toward equilibrium, viz. when...
01-24-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,283
Posted By Strugatsio

Nothing like competition. HD will have its hands...

Nothing like competition. HD will have its hands full as an electric bike will not sell merely because it has the logo "Harley Davidson" on the bike. The logo went a long way back in the day, but...
01-21-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,628
Posted By Strugatsio

According to the article, 60% of HD sales is in...

According to the article, 60% of HD sales is in the US. HD is being either awfully optimistic or sadly naive if they think their business plan is practical in the face of a diminishing customer base...
01-19-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By Strugatsio

Thanks Mark.

Thanks Mark.
01-16-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,140
Posted By Strugatsio

It looks cool until you get to the forward...

It looks cool until you get to the forward controls. They destroy the lines and concept of the bike. IMO.
01-12-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 23,692
Posted By Strugatsio

I hear Harley is working on an innovation that...

I hear Harley is working on an innovation that might alleviate that issue.

https://turbobobbicycleblog.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/164-solar-e-bikes-2.jpg
01-10-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 23,692
Posted By Strugatsio

That is typical of HD, viz. having a business...

That is typical of HD, viz. having a business plan that mandates making exorbitant profits off their dealers. Meanwhile, most motorcycle dealers (not just HD) are already on razor thin budgets. ...
01-08-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 23,692
Posted By Strugatsio

Maybe HD will include this with every sale: ...

Maybe HD will include this with every sale:

https://www.glocktalk.com/attachments/ipipes-jpg.501986/
12-30-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,543
Posted By Strugatsio

What information? Because if all you had were...

What information? Because if all you had were the numbers you gave us, how could you have come to your final figure?

What numbers did you have? Share those with us because, unless your...
12-05-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 62,079
Posted By Strugatsio

Actually, you do more of that than anyone on the...

Actually, you do more of that than anyone on the net. How's that for perspective?
12-04-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,159
Posted By Strugatsio

That's key, right there. Younger generations have...

That's key, right there. Younger generations have to move into any marketplace for an industry to survive. This younger generation is an anomaly, viz. they have no interest things traditionally...
12-01-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 62,079
Posted By Strugatsio

And so goes the HD legacy, viz. pay $20K for a...

And so goes the HD legacy, viz. pay $20K for a brand new bike and spend another $30K to get it just right. Does anybody else see a problem with that business model in today's economic climate?
11-30-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 62,079
Posted By Strugatsio

Now, that I might pay $20K for. ...

Now, that I might pay $20K for.

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11-30-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,159
Posted By Strugatsio

They dropped Victory because it wasn't meeting...

They dropped Victory because it wasn't meeting projections/profit. I'm guessing that some bean counter determined they could maximize profits by eliminating Victory and pushing Indian. But if the...
11-30-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,159
Posted By Strugatsio

Don't get your panties in a bunch Shirley. ...

Don't get your panties in a bunch Shirley.

Discontinued models are a valid concern, especially when there isn't any supportive aftermarket for parts. The Buell line, for example. V-Rod ring a...
11-29-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 62,079
Posted By Strugatsio

Isn't that what they had in the Buell?

Isn't that what they had in the Buell?
11-29-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,159
Posted By Strugatsio

Yeah, well, if they make musical instruments,...

Yeah, well, if they make musical instruments, none of them will stay in tune. And they won't do anything about it.
11-26-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,159
Posted By Strugatsio

Yeah, but I'll bet he knows the difference...

Yeah, but I'll bet he knows the difference between "bare" and "bear."
11-12-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,759
Posted By Strugatsio

OP wants a 2019 Road King. According to...

OP wants a 2019 Road King.

According to this website https://seedealercost.com/power-sports/ the touring RK is $19,289 msrp and $16,010 invoice.
11-08-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,667
Posted By Strugatsio

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.hdforums.com-vbul...

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https://i.imgur.com/Lw3eWR3.jpg
11-07-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By Strugatsio

I remember that bike. Somebody got a good deal. ...

I remember that bike. Somebody got a good deal. I grew up in Jeffersonville and surely would have given it a hard look. I would have loved to have it.
10-15-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,524
Posted By Strugatsio

Yeah! Cause everybody today has heard of...

Yeah! Cause everybody today has heard of Armenius of Rome Chariot Manufacturers!
10-07-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,732
Posted By Strugatsio

I rode my motorcycle on a really hot day (98...

I rode my motorcycle on a really hot day (98 degrees; high humidity) after having given a unit of blood. Bad idea as they even tell you to stay out of the heat, no work, etc. I also didn't rehydrate...
10-02-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,366
Posted By Strugatsio

No, this is our present! Bless his/her heart. ...

No, this is our present! Bless his/her heart. His lipstick matches the jacket. Welcome to a half century of liberal indoctrination in public education.
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