Originally Posted by Carter Pewterschmidt
For one dealer support. Lack of which is reason why some customers will stray away from brands like Moto Guzzi and MV Agusta. These are already well established brands with a good customer following and a proven product, but some people don't want to take there bike 200 miles to get it serviced. This affects sales. Now you want to sell a bike with no proven reliability with an even more dismal support network.
Then he mentions resale value. You think such a thing is not important to consumers?
Crap, I just bought a Guzzi. I'm doomed.