What is Harley doing?

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by btcn, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. SilkMoneyLove

    SilkMoneyLove Long timer

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    Chrome doohickeys are expensive :-)
  2. Paebr332

    Paebr332 Good news everyone!

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    Same with chrome milk crates.
  3. frozenpoet

    frozenpoet Valks rule, clowns drool

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    How much is a chrome kool-aid pitcher? :D
  4. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard I have no soul

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    couldn't find the MSRP of the chrome version... several internet searches only turned up a satin graphite version from the Touratech catalog... you could probably just divide that number by 2 to find the HOG price. :lol3
  5. TXRKC

    TXRKC Been here awhile

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    A few years ago I was leaving a bar and had just started up my bike (Road King) and these 2 ladies walk out. One of them asked me if that's my bike (I'm sitting on it and had just started the engine). About that time the waitress came out and said something to her. She told me she'd be right back out and for me to not go anywhere, then both ladies went back inside w/ the waitress. I hadn't spoken one word. I waited about 10 seconds and then rode off alone. Sometimes the bike does break the ice, I guess.
  6. frozenpoet

    frozenpoet Valks rule, clowns drool

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    I ride to get away from the woman. :deal
  7. pretbek

    pretbek Long timer

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    So? Was it?
    Maybe there was a good reason she went inside and told you not to go anywhere...
  8. TXRKC

    TXRKC Been here awhile

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    :lol3
  9. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    Time to shed some of that ignorance. :1drink
  10. frozenpoet

    frozenpoet Valks rule, clowns drool

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    That's a true story. I'm not going to claim I looked at every single price tag, and I don't recall seeing any sportsters either. I do know a couple baggers were well over $30k. This dealer is also known for loading up on the accessories as well.
  11. SilkMoneyLove

    SilkMoneyLove Long timer

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    At my local HD place, the bling bikes are right up front and center.

    The sportsters are back or to the side.

    The also have a 2nd building just packed full of bikes.

    Most of the time they have interesting used bikes too. Oddball collector types that are great low mile examples.
  12. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    I know what you mean. I rode a Star Bolt last year at a dealer demo. It couldn't hold a candle to the 2013 Street Glide my co-worker bought a few months ago. Granted, the Star was about $8K, while the year old HD was $22K, but there was no comparison.
  13. catweasel67

    catweasel67 RD04

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    Hmm, well, given one was 8k and the other was 22k...I wonder what the 8k bike owner did with the $14,000 he saved...

    Here's an orange...and there's a mars bar driving a tractor...

    compare..
  14. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    I bought an Aprilia and an Audi with my extra money, but I was trying not to rub it in.
  15. catweasel67

    catweasel67 RD04

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    lol
  16. scfrank

    scfrank Old farts riding club.

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    There are that many bikes sold in Greenville/Spartanburg SC counties. Including HD.

    Not a big metro area.
  17. UnsureFooting

    UnsureFooting Title of User Here

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    No joke. My local Harley shop had one of those military Harley dirt bikes for sale for a while. Complete with original cases!
  18. scfrank

    scfrank Old farts riding club.

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    GPS coordinates please.
  19. Offcenter

    Offcenter On The Road Again!

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    Not surprising. I read somewhere that the entire country of Australia has only ten million people or so, just a bit more than the state of New Jersey....
    ....and 90 percent of them live within ten miles of the coast.
  20. BadKarma

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    "That dealer is known for loading up on the accessories..."



    Somebody's loading up on something, of that I'm certain.















    :huh