Any Decent Harley Forums?

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Zanotti, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. Zanotti

    Zanotti Been here awhile

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    I am new to the whole Harley world, and I cannot seem to find a decent forum that isn't overpopulated with chick photo's and deluged with advertisements. I am seeking a reasonable discussion about the machine, not the lifestyle.

    I didn't realize how good we had it here on ADV until I started seeking other forums. I have good forums for BMW's, Triumph's, and others, but is there a best choice for Harley?

    I have hdforums and v-twinforum but there is too much chaff to blow through to get to any meaningful information.

    Can anyone point me in the right direction?

    Z
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  2. 10K

    10K Trail Runner

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    xrownersgroup.com
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  3. Bueller

    Bueller Cashin?

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    Your choice - put up with adverts, mouth breathers, spam, and naked chick photos, or alternatively not being able to get through a half-page discussion without a dog pile, as you'll often find when you discuss HD topics here. I haven't yet found a place that contains none of those things.
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  4. 2tallnwide

    2tallnwide Long timer

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    Dang man, you went and spent all that extra money for the marketing/lifestyle, and now you don't want it? :lol3

    Just pickin' atcha a little....:D

    Most of the guys on the Intruder forum I'm a member of that now own Harleys seem to have the same sentiments as you unfortunately. I'll ask them if they have a favorite HD forum for you though. :beer
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  5. EricD10563

    EricD10563 Been here awhile

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    Hdforums is the best site I've found so far for HD, just skip what you don't want to read or start your own thread to get quicker answers. I've found the answer there even if I had to wade through the nonsense to find it.
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  6. sixspeed

    sixspeed 15 under Adventurer

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    HDforums peeps are good, but the site itself really makes you appreciate ADVRIDER.

    It's a joy to be on here versus the heavily adware laden IB owned sites that are nigh well useless. And I don't need the "I'm a badass biker" vulgarity or soft pron to make my internet experience complete.

    We have a good mix of Harley peeps right here that give good info for the questions I've had. A few perpetual pot stirrers make it a bit challenging but there's lotsa good here to offset that.
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  7. Advntr

    Advntr Dilbert

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  8. AustinJake

    AustinJake TE450-KLE-FXDWG

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  9. norseXL

    norseXL Been here awhile

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  10. Murf2

    Murf2 Been here awhile

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    Agree Harley Tech Talk is the best. The XR forum is interesting too.

    Enjoy your Harley!

    Murf
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  11. Advntr

    Advntr Dilbert

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    It's hard to enjoy a Harley when every single one is plagued with quality issues...sometime I feel like the bmw folks with the final drive and fork issues.

    6 harley tour bikes, 150,000 miles later quality issues force me into another new one hopefully withe fewer problems...yeah right...be sure to buy the xtended warranty and ride
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  12. 2tallnwide

    2tallnwide Long timer

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  13. BCC

    BCC I know better

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    I guess I'm pirate-tolerant, as I like HD Forum. I don't see the ads and I like girls, so I'm good.

    No motorcycle site is as good overall as advrider.
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  14. AKDuc

    AKDuc Alaska Born Ducatisti

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    Cool. Did you get one yet? I just got my 1st one last year, a Softail Deluxe.

    I'm AKHD over on HDForums tho I spend a LOT more time on here. Good luck and have fun, Mark H.

    How do you like my plate? :wink:
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  15. bvkamp

    bvkamp agent provocateur

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    I agree with Eric, HDforums is the best place for information (with the possible exception of sportsters). Indeed, you have to filter through some tastelessness. The people there don't represent very diverse views of the world, if that matters to you. With regards to the machines, there is a general sense of form over function. It seems a bike cannot be low enough, even when parts are dragging. I have seen ape-hanger handlebars that look flat-out unsafe. Maybe we could grow the Harley Davidson following on this site. :deal
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  16. bvkamp

    bvkamp agent provocateur

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    Nice! :thumb
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  17. harfooz

    harfooz FJR1300 / FLHX

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    I'm on both ADV and HDForums. Ads are a non-issue with AdBlock Plus. I'm using AB+ with Firefox and Google Chrome.

    Have you considered using an ad blocker on your browser?

    'fooz
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  18. Zanotti

    Zanotti Been here awhile

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    Oh wow! Never used this before but its absolutely super! Thanks loads for the tip.

    HD Forums is a nice set up, but without the advertisments its tremendous!

    Thanks!!

    Z
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  19. harfooz

    harfooz FJR1300 / FLHX

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    You're welcome! Both this site and HDForums can be an important resource.

    'fooz
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  20. kraven

    kraven Hegelian Scum

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    It's growing slowly. The ban hammer got some exercise last year because of the bashing.
    There are still dogpiles, but it's generally the same people over and over. Or different people saying the same things.

    I think there's plenty of HD collective knowledge here already. A lot of guys here have them, ride them, and know them very well.
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