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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #40 on: October 13, 2014, 09:50:26 pm »
Harley's are too expensive. If you disect what your rands get you, they are overpriced.

BUT.....they are indeed, like Jupiter said, cool rides. Remember, they are the absolute original of this genre. The original.

I am a staunch Jap bike fan, but whether it is a Boulevard, Dragstar, Intruder or Royal Star, it will remain a copy. And seen as that.  :deal: :thumleft:


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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #41 on: October 13, 2014, 10:28:32 pm »
I also rode one about 3 years ago. would I own one? Hell yeah!!
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #42 on: October 14, 2014, 06:49:29 am »
Harley's are too expensive. If you disect what your rands get you, they are overpriced.

BUT.....they are indeed, like Jupiter said, cool rides. Remember, they are the absolute original of this genre. The original.

I am a staunch Jap bike fan, but whether it is a Boulevard, Dragstar, Intruder or Royal Star, it will remain a copy. And seen as that.



Apparently the Indians are in disagreement with you.
 

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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #43 on: October 14, 2014, 06:52:19 am »
Harley's are too expensive. If you disect what your rands get you, they are overpriced.

BUT.....they are indeed, like Jupiter said, cool rides. Remember, they are the absolute original of this genre. The original.

I am a staunch Jap bike fan, but whether it is a Boulevard, Dragstar, Intruder or Royal Star, it will remain a copy. And seen as that.



Apparently the Indians are in disagreement with you.

As in the brand "Indian" , red Indians[native Americans, or people from Asia?
 

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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #44 on: October 14, 2014, 07:16:36 am »
I rode a softail deluxe (almost identical to the roadking) before going over to the GS. It was the awesomest bike I have ever had, and the feeling I got when riding it was one of tremendous satisfaction. The only reason I went to GS was the longing for riding offroad too, and I could not afford both.

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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #45 on: October 14, 2014, 07:23:11 am »
I read a few comparisons last night where they compared the road king, Triumph thunderbird and Kawasaki Vulcan. The Kawasaki and Triumph are apparently ahead in every aspect and scores better in every category over the Harley. The Triumph is rated the best, but every website states that Triumph copied everything from the Road King. The Triumph is basically a Road king with a parallel twin instead of a vtwin. They even look exactly the same except for the engine.

And for that most journalist chose the Harley as the winner because they said in the cruiser category performance doesn't really matter. The Triumph has a 0-60mph of something like 4.5s where the Harley is something like 4.7. They said the most important thing in the cruiser category is how the bike makes you feel when you ride it and also how the bike feels between your legs..

And Dan, the journalists agrees with you, all the others are just Harley copies.
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #46 on: October 14, 2014, 07:35:42 am »
See the similarities.
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #47 on: October 14, 2014, 07:36:27 am »
Harley:
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #48 on: October 14, 2014, 08:01:33 am »
Harley's are too expensive. If you disect what your rands get you, they are overpriced.

BUT.....they are indeed, like Jupiter said, cool rides. Remember, they are the absolute original of this genre. The original.

I am a staunch Jap bike fan, but whether it is a Boulevard, Dragstar, Intruder or Royal Star, it will remain a copy. And seen as that.



Apparently the Indians are in disagreement with you.

As in the brand "Indian" , red Indians[native Americans, or people from Asia?

I think he refers to the Indian brand, which was made before HD's
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #49 on: October 14, 2014, 08:01:54 am »
I had a look at a couple of HD's on Sunday and they all I could think was "What for?". I'm not saying I don't like them, I just find that they aren't for me.
 

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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #50 on: October 14, 2014, 08:09:35 am »
I had a look at a couple of HD's on Sunday and they all I could think was "What for?". I'm not saying I don't like them, I just find that they aren't for me.
That's why I went to take one for a spin.. I always thought why would anyone buy such a slow, underpowered, heavy piece of metal that you constantly have to polish and buy it at such a big price tag. Well, as I said, I get it now.
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #51 on: October 14, 2014, 08:42:12 am »
Harley's are too expensive. If you disect what your rands get you, they are overpriced.

BUT.....they are indeed, like Jupiter said, cool rides. Remember, they are the absolute original of this genre. The original.

I am a staunch Jap bike fan, but whether it is a Boulevard, Dragstar, Intruder or Royal Star, it will remain a copy. And seen as that.



Apparently the Indians are in disagreement with you.

As in the brand "Indian" , red Indians[native Americans, or people from Asia?

I think he refers to the Indian brand, which was made before HD's


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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #52 on: October 14, 2014, 08:51:51 am »
I rode a mates Harley Streetbob once.... But I'm better now! :pot:....... They are brilliant for long distance cruising at 120 - 140 kph, but don't like the handling in town. :thumleft:
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #53 on: October 14, 2014, 08:59:35 am »
How does it compare to a zimmer frame?  :peepwall:  :pot:
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #54 on: October 14, 2014, 09:05:41 am »
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #55 on: October 14, 2014, 09:18:17 am »

Like riding a Xmas tree with wheels

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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #56 on: October 14, 2014, 09:19:03 am »
I can honestly say that I rode a HD Streetglide for quite a while and it's a great bike BUT I'm now addicted to the Victory I ride and can't wait to ride the new Indian Scout in December. Going to be an experience of note.

I INVITE ALL OF YOU to come and ride an Indian and/or Victory at our shop in Somerset West. If you are based in Gauteng, let me know and I'll organize!  :ricky:
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #57 on: October 14, 2014, 09:20:24 am »
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #58 on: October 14, 2014, 09:35:35 am »
I've also been drooling over that Indian. It's a thing of beauty
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Re: So, I rode a Harley Davidson today!!
« Reply #59 on: October 14, 2014, 10:38:20 am »
How does it compare to a zimmer frame?  :peepwall:  :pot:
'tsek Jy!..... the Zimmer frame is lighter and handles better around the bends! :lol8:
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