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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #60 on: June 24, 2021, 03:39:53 pm »
...bike is being presented/launched being this Saturday morning, at Harley Cape Town....
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #61 on: June 27, 2021, 02:41:54 pm »
The one at LDBA was taken for a proper ride


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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #62 on: June 27, 2021, 02:42:09 pm »
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #63 on: June 27, 2021, 05:14:06 pm »
 ::)..... And?.....

Does it wallow in the mud like a proper hog?  :snorting: :lol8:
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #66 on: June 27, 2021, 06:28:56 pm »
::)..... And?.....

Does it wallow in the mud like a proper hog?  :snorting: :lol8:
I believe it actually did quite well
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #67 on: June 27, 2021, 06:45:34 pm »
::)..... And?.....

Does it wallow in the mud like a proper hog?  :snorting: :lol8:
I believe it actually did quite well

yes, saw this on facebook:
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #68 on: June 27, 2021, 07:22:10 pm »
Actually not bad looking, but that front end......viewed from the front AND side. Iets lyk "stompaf gesny".
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #69 on: June 27, 2021, 08:14:36 pm »
Sorry, to my eyes it is just plain ugly.
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #70 on: June 27, 2021, 08:42:47 pm »
the looks of the bike, especially the front, don't really bother me - I suspect most riders will only see it from the rear  ;)

I think it is refreshing move by Harley, as I would probably never consider one of their bikes, before now
 
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #71 on: June 27, 2021, 09:37:27 pm »
https://www.facebook.com/1380456165/posts/10220049767379395/?d=n


Oh dearů.

As luck, or lack of it has it, a Yamaha rider put up the post. :thumleft:

But yes, I would be very surprised if Harley could suddenly pull a reliable and tough rabbit out of a hat.
 

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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #72 on: June 27, 2021, 10:37:51 pm »
I think it needs a bigger exhaust.
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #73 on: June 28, 2021, 12:58:10 pm »
I think if you were hard set on not buying a KTM or GS, this is very much next in line as a good option.
The Super Tenere is VERY long in the tooth, (is it still being sold actually?), but except maybe if it is R150k cheaper, I would take the HD, and also Ducati Multistrada. Looking at reviews the HD seems more competent offroad
What else? The fancy Africa Twin is not quite in the same class without a TFT, but may be another good alternative, I think a lot cheaper, but not exclusive.


But seems like the HD is a lot cheaper than the competition in America, that would make it a very good option and it should be a good seller.
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #74 on: June 28, 2021, 01:09:29 pm »
https://www.facebook.com/1380456165/posts/10220049767379395/?d=n



Its all over YouTube as well.. nothing like that happening infront of a crowd. poor rider just wanted to keep going with his balancing act.  :peepwall:


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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #75 on: June 28, 2021, 03:08:44 pm »
::)..... And?.....

Does it wallow in the mud like a proper hog?  :snorting: :lol8:
I believe it actually did quite well

yes, saw this on facebook:
Dave Griffin: Actually very good and an awesome ride! Am looking forward to spending more time on the HD-PA

He makes any bike look easy... But should be quite an impressive bike if he says that.
 
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #76 on: June 28, 2021, 06:22:15 pm »
I think it needs a bigger exhaust.

 :eek7: I only notice now that it's an exhaust, I thought it was an oddly shaped pannier. The all-new Zeppelin pannier.
 

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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #77 on: June 29, 2021, 09:16:24 am »
 :laughing4: :laughing4: :imaposer: ....... Zeppelin pannier!....
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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #78 on: June 29, 2021, 09:45:09 am »
is that not the coal scuttle for the fuel
 

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Re: Pan America - the best Harley by far?
« Reply #79 on: June 30, 2021, 04:45:02 am »
Only a mother could love something that ugly!
At R 370 k, I can only reckon overweight, rich keyboard posers will ride this!

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