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Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by btcn, Jan 26, 2011.
You're missing the point.
Be careful what you wish for. I have owned water cooled bikes and air cooled and by far, the hottest ones were all water cooled ! Just because a bike is water cooled doesn't mean that it can't throw a lot of heat on your legs.
I currently ride a 2012 Electra Glide and some people who own this same bike, say it runs very hot. But, for whatever reason, mine doesn't throw all that much heat. Nowhere near what my old Honda ST1300 or my Kawasaki C-14 threw and they were both water cooled.
The coolest running bike (As far as heat on the operator) I have ever owned was my BMW RT1200 and that was air
Roger that. I live in Dallas, and in this heat and traffic, I've owned a harley sportster, a Kawasaki c-10, and now a shadow 1100. That c-10 was by far the hottest fucking bike I've ever had the pleasure to ride. Melt your damn feet off.
what was the point ?
all I saw was the design picture, looks like an mp3 to me.... that you can buy today.
If you think that anybody who wants a harley would be satisfied with a piaggio scooter, you're missing the point. The point is the Harley part of the equation.
You looking at the same picture? Other than having two wheels in the front that lean they "look" NOTHING like each other.
Here, this may help: (posted earlier in the thread)
oh god. that is horrible. and they will probably sell 10's of thousands of them. a harley that weighs more. good going harley.when will they build something id want to ride?
When you turn 60 or 70 and have a bad back and bad knees and still want to ride. That thing will look pretty damn cool then. And your grand kids will love riding with you.
mmm, maybe they should try it. I don't understand missing out on loads of fun because the product has a different logo on it.
good lord that looks terrible compared to the wireframe just a few posts up. the piaggio ain't pretty by any means, but at least its available and ready for thrashing around on.
if your knees and back ache, get a comfy step through scooter and enjoy. cheap, simple, easy fun. the neighborhood kids don't care for riding on my crotchrocket, my buddies loud harley, or the drz. ... but they love the scooter
step throughs forthewin !
no thanks. if its anything like the can-am it will have traction control and be worthless. i'll just get a small sports car at that time. cheaper and more fun.
If you don't understand why people buy Harley bikes, that's fine. It's not your deal. You're disapproval is noted, and discarded appropriately.
send all those worthless can-ams you find right on over... I'll accept as many as I have room for !
I'm not planning on taking them offroad, so I shouldn't notice the traction control or abs sucking.
read the quote again. increase the font size as big as you need to see that there was nothing written between the lines.
Should have bought a Harley! Oh, wait.
I can hear some old fart on a Road King now when he sees one of these going down the road, "hey! Buy a real F*@&$n bike!"
At that point I'd rather buy a hack.
Probably never. They dont build the type of bike you like, dont buy one. If they did, most people saying "when will they build something id want to ride?" will just find another reason why it's not the pefect bike for them and then continue bitching about the MoCo. With all the motorcycle companies out there building so many different motorcycles, why are you so upset that you cant find the one you want from HD?
They have several times and you didn't even bother taking one for a ride.
Other than having three wheels... IT ISN'T. The Can-AM doesn't lean in the right direction.
Or people from snow states that want to ride all year. When this comes out I will find a way to own one... Put some studded tires on it and move back to Montana.