2021 Motorcycles.

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by The_Precious_Juice, Sep 16, 2020.

  1. liberpolly

    liberpolly Lazy rider

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  2. RedDogAlberta

    RedDogAlberta High Plains Drifter

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    Correct me if I recall incorrectly, but didn’t HD always release the new model year during summer months? We’re on our way to December and we have nothing concrete. My 2020 Roadster purchase is possibly behind this as I had no clue of 2021 models. I grabbed the last Roadster in Alberta wondering if it was last chance for the real deal and no radiator, possibly the last motorcycle I buy.
  3. Vertical C

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    Snowbird Cereal Killer

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  5. HuntWhenever

    HuntWhenever Motorcicle Commuter

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    The new CEO is releasing new models in early 2021. We'll probably see some initial details after the dealer meeting in ... December I think?
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  6. Todd157k

    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

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    I ride a zero every day to/from work. It's just a commuter bike. It took me a couple years of buggin the goons at work to put a power outlet outside. I finally got one a year ago (and they put two Car charger ports) and have been riding it ever since. Limited use bike though. I've put 14k miles on it so far.. no maintenance.. other than tires. nothing.. nada.. zip.
  7. liberpolly

    liberpolly Lazy rider

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  8. Jetpilot5

    Jetpilot5 Been here awhile

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  10. liberpolly

    liberpolly Lazy rider

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    It's like saying that all Italian supermodels are looking the same.
  11. C/1/509

    C/1/509 Think for yourself

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    Supersport is a great looking bike.
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  12. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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    You mean they aren't?
  13. liberpolly

    liberpolly Lazy rider

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    Depends on your mojo
  14. Oilhed

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    I believe the change started a year or two ago when there were plenty of bikes in the showroom. Announcing changes, improvements and additions meant they would have to discount the current model year.
  15. Tjeepdrv

    Tjeepdrv n00b

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    The Supersport got everything that the SS forum wanted; TFT, IMU, LED headlights, etc.... except cruise control. That's the one thing that would have made current riders upgrade and they didn't do it.
  16. liberpolly

    liberpolly Lazy rider

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    It's reserved for the Multistrada I guess. What's the use case for cruise control on a bike designed for short rides in twisties?
  17. ChaoSS402

    ChaoSS402 Been here awhile

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    Unless you live in em or trailer the bike, most people have to ride a bit of super slab to get to the fun riding.
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  18. Tjeepdrv

    Tjeepdrv n00b

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    It had been advertised as a sport touring bike. If you read the reviews of the last one, they all mention that, even though it seems Ducati took that out of the description of the new one. Anyways, I did one 1000+ mile day and several 5-600 mile days on a 2018. CC would have helped a ton.
  19. William Wolfen

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    I may put cruise control on my Africa Twin eventually. It's just very expensive since I have the old cable throttle model. It'd make all the difference when cruising long distances on the slab. Especially since I busted up my right shoulder. In the mean time my atlas throttle lock is an acceptable solution to giving the arm intermittent brakes.

    Before y'all ask: no, I have no interest in the new 1100 Africa Twin. Too much tech. I was already hesitant on TC and ABS. I've come around on the ABS (saved me crashing when I had to emergency brake in sand to avoid the rider in front of me), but I still turn the TC off every time I get on the bike.
  20. markk53

    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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    For me a long distance on a boring road may be a mile or three. I'd love to have electronic cruise on all my bikes, dual sport included, for those boring stretches of miles between the fun stuff and on those dead head road burns home at the end of the trip.