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New Harleys

Postby nab 301 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:34 pm


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Re: New Harleys

Postby The Teutonic Tangerine » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:42 am

A people say BMW's are ugly? MCN said "Challenging Looks" I'd agree

Also where's the three point pick up? - I thought all Harley Fergusons came with a three point pick up for the plough :D
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Re: New Harleys

Postby Paul » Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:14 pm

Hmmm... no risk whatsoever of that appearing on the shortlist for my next motorcycle purchase. :pukeleft:
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Re: New Harleys

Postby Al » Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:57 pm

Have to go along with Paul, that is Fugly.

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Re: New Harleys

Postby big rob » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:41 am

It's okay to be different, I pre-ordered mine yesterday :wink:


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Re: New Harleys

Postby Herb » Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:25 pm

The 'pan american' is as ugly as a very ugly thing, but the street fighter looks good in my eyes, maybe fills the buell niche?

The electric Harley is interesting for me from a professional perspective. I can tell you that a lot of manufacturers, 2 and 4 wheels are looking at certaim aspects of this. It's not to say Harley have it right, but they are certainly going to break new ground with their strategy.
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Re: New Harleys

Postby boxerscott » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:03 pm

It looks no better or worse than all the other stereotype off road bikes that do not go off road. I hate them all and all the stupid metal box panniers and all the pilots who waft the bloody things all over the place, They take up more road width coming round a bend than a national express coach. I like motorcycles to look like motorcycles. They all suck!! :wink:
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Re: New Harleys

Postby Humbug » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:36 pm

Not a fan then? :D
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Re: New Harleys

Postby boxerscott » Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:33 pm

Aye, obviously in a minority due to the enormity of them holding up traffic on our roads!! :wink:
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Re: New Harleys

Postby Tirefriar » Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:57 am

Seems that Harley is going after the wrong market segments. Do they really think they can build a better ADV bike than BMW or KTM? Or a better street fighter than Ducati or MV? The era of bad boy poseurs is passing and with all new Touring bikes available you don't need a rolling sofa to go the distance in comfort.

HD should strongly consider "en vogue" segments such as scramblers and flat trackers to attract more youthful audience. BTW, their Advenure bike looks like something Bender from Futurama would ride. In a word, it's hideous...
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Re: New Harleys

Postby twigg » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:06 am

Just Harley jumping on the adventure bike band wagon if you can call it that
Very ugly I wouldn't put it on my wishlist

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Re: New Harleys

Postby victorlaszlo » Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:09 pm

Don't Harleys and adventure bikes appeal to the same segment? People who want to go slow, sitting straight up avoiding leaning, comfortably as in their sofas, accessory junkies and most importantly wanting to buy in to a group style to offset their otherwise unadventurous lives (may that be the look of Indiana Jones or that leather clad dude from village people)....

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Re: New Harleys

Postby Blackal » Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:38 am

No worse looking than a lot of the ‘adventure-trailie’ offerings of the last decade, to be honest.

Notice it has Brembo callipers which the latest R1250GS has eschued in favour of Harley’s usual “Hayes” clamps.... :?

You’d think it might appeal to those who thought/think that the Buel Ulysses was a winner, though.......... :shock:

Can’t see it threatening any of the established leaders (BMW, KTM, Triumph etc)
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Re: New Harleys

Postby adam » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:48 pm

Most people who have, or have had Buells, hate anything to do with the MoFuCO :lol:

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Re: New Harleys

Postby xbpod » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:53 pm

But not all :D

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