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Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« on: February 22, 2021, 07:54:53 pm »
Official launch video...
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2021, 08:12:14 pm »
I like it.
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2021, 08:23:12 pm »
Hierdie olifant  gaan baie aftrek kry on die Harley fans! Ten minste is die ergonomics beter as die ander modelle..

Maar nie vir my nie dankie!
 
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2021, 08:28:36 pm »
Wat het hulle gedink met daardie voorlig?
 
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2021, 08:38:22 pm »
Wat het hulle gedink met daardie voorlig?

Sekerlik die idee vir die voorlig gekry by n merry-go-round bumpercar. Of surplus bumpercar snoete gebruik, siende dat Harley nou nie so finansieel flush is nie.
 

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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2021, 09:15:34 pm »
Wat het hulle gedink met daardie voorlig?

Sekerlik die idee vir die voorlig gekry by n merry-go-round bumpercar. Of surplus bumpercar snoete gebruik, siende dat Harley nou nie so finansieel flush is nie.
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It is growing on me though... :biggrin:
 

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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2021, 09:22:41 pm »
Wat het hulle gedink met daardie voorlig?

Sekerlik die idee vir die voorlig gekry by n merry-go-round bumpercar. Of surplus bumpercar snoete gebruik, siende dat Harley nou nie so finansieel flush is nie.
:laughing4:

It is growing on me though... :biggrin:

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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2021, 09:28:56 pm »
Wat het hulle gedink met daardie voorlig?

Sekerlik die idee vir die voorlig gekry by n merry-go-round bumpercar. Of surplus bumpercar snoete gebruik, siende dat Harley nou nie so finansieel flush is nie.
:laughing4:

It is growing on me though... :biggrin:

Like piles?  :pot:
It is a Lotto wishlist item... :sip:

The Pan American... O0
 

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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2021, 07:36:32 am »
No thanks. Will still ride an Africa Twin.
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2021, 08:01:16 am »
I like the profile, not sure about the frontal view though. 

Power numbers seem competitive, suspension on the Special model looks promising, the 7 inch TFT screen appears state of the art, numerous ride modes, L.E.D. lighting.  For those that prefer electronics to help reign in power, the bike seems to have it all.

I hope HD sells some of them, which I've no doubt with their marketing expertise, they will.

I will admit it's a huge step for HD introducing a bike to the market where it's competitors have a long head start, on the flip side, competition typically breeds better bikes.
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #10 on: February 23, 2021, 08:20:10 am »
good info

https://advrider.com/harley-davidsons-pan-america-1250-breaks-cover/

The specs look surprisingly good, and any proper alternative in any big segment is a good thing. I also think people love to judge based on nothing and that a lot of them was wrong, so I like it
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #11 on: February 23, 2021, 08:34:59 am »
And Evan and Charley put some of the parts through rugged testing during the long way up.

That’s where Long Way Up gets really interesting: the final bikes for the journey were a sort of mutant hybrid between the electric LiveWire and the Pan America.

“To deliver a highly capable, all-around high-performing electric bike, the engineering team combined the dynamically capable on-road performance of the LiveWire model with adjusted geometry and suspension based on the upcoming Pan America adventure touring model to shred dirt roads, single track and desert trails while maintaining its on-road handling prowess,” he says.

“The modified LiveWire motorcycles featured an additional two inches of ground clearance and an additional inch and a half of rear suspension travel,”  “The engineering team created an entirely new steering head and front-end assembly to obtain the desired geometry and clearance required for the larger wheels, taller ground clearance and increased suspension travel for off-road and rough-road use.” Other parts changes included prototype rotors, wheels and tires from the Pan America, as well as completely brand-new, custom windshields, rear shocks and triple clamps specific to the Long Way Up bikes.
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #12 on: February 23, 2021, 08:40:28 am »
Looks awesome. Light is very modern, I like it. But my gawd, that cowl they have around the light... it's ridiculous. Hideous. Bekotsingswaardig.
 

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« Reply #13 on: February 23, 2021, 09:17:37 am »
Yeah the front end styling is going to take some getting used to.
 

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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #14 on: February 23, 2021, 10:34:26 am »
I like the profile, not sure about the frontal view though. 

Power numbers seem competitive, suspension on the Special model looks promising, the 7 inch TFT screen appears state of the art, numerous ride modes, L.E.D. lighting.  For those that prefer electronics to help reign in power, the bike seems to have it all.

I hope HD sells some of them, which I've no doubt with their marketing expertise, they will.

I will admit it's a huge step for HD introducing a bike to the market where it's competitors have a long head start, on the flip side, competition typically breeds better bikes.

Not sure I like it, but @big oil you must go test ride one for us and report back :thumleft:
 
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #15 on: February 23, 2021, 10:41:01 am »
I like the profile, not sure about the frontal view though. 

Power numbers seem competitive, suspension on the Special model looks promising, the 7 inch TFT screen appears state of the art, numerous ride modes, L.E.D. lighting.  For those that prefer electronics to help reign in power, the bike seems to have it all.

I hope HD sells some of them, which I've no doubt with their marketing expertise, they will.

I will admit it's a huge step for HD introducing a bike to the market where it's competitors have a long head start, on the flip side, competition typically breeds better bikes.

Not sure I like it, but @big oil you must go test ride one for us and report back :thumleft:

I'll do my best, it'll be a few months though, experiencing below zero wind chill factor and there's about 12 inches of snow on the ground  :'(
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #16 on: February 23, 2021, 10:57:07 am »
Official launch video...
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If the bike is good enough for Khal Drogo the chief of the Dothraki, who is an excellent horseman, then it will be good enough for me. Enough said!  :deal:
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #17 on: February 23, 2021, 11:01:35 am »
Official launch video...
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If the bike is good enough for Khal Drogo the chief of the Dothraki, who is an excellent horseman, then it will be good enough for me. Enough said!  :deal:

And we will score Kaleeesi with it...win win
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #18 on: February 23, 2021, 11:04:39 am »
Official launch video...
&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR1h_bsDe7i5EAi4_z99thTteUF9Vpn3BracGyYtHkGNIRocLxREn4ihiW4

If the bike is good enough for Khal Drogo the chief of the Dothraki, who is an excellent horseman, then it will be good enough for me. Enough said!  :deal:

And we will score Kaleeesi with it...win win


 >:D

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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #19 on: February 23, 2021, 11:25:41 am »
Wat het hulle gedink met daardie voorlig?
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