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Old 06-10-2004, 11:58 AM   #51
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Default Re: You asked for it: My Buell experience.

By all means. Write it up.



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Old 06-10-2004, 12:09 PM   #52
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Default Re: he said kludged

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Main Entry: kludge

Pronunciation: 'klüj

Variant(s): or kluge /'klüj/; US also and British especially /'kl&-j; 'klü-jE/

Function: noun

Etymology: origin unknown

: a system and especially a computer system made up of poorly matched components.



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Old 06-10-2004, 12:14 PM   #53
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Default No way the new Buells are Kluged.

These bikes are extremely well integrated and extremely well designed. If you haven't ridden one, you may be basing your opinon on old information from the tube frame era. There you wou
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Old 06-10-2004, 12:45 PM   #54
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Default Re: Excellent Review

ItÂ’s not a work utopia in Japan. IÂ’ve spent quite a bit of time there, and have colleagues who have worked there for a number of years. They waste time and money due to some poor human resource management, and while they certainly do value harmony, it can be very difficult to get important issues in front of the right audience and get a decision made. ItÂ’s a case of ying-yang. They have weaknesses where we have strengths and vice-versa.



If they were universally good, the Suzuki twins would have left Ducati for dead. In reality, the outcome was pretty dismal, and you certainly canÂ’t chalk it up to a lack of engineering or manufacturing capability. People are people, and itÂ’s all tougher than it looks.

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Old 06-10-2004, 12:46 PM   #55
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Default Re: You asked for it: My Buell experience.

I flew on a 737 from Newark to San Diego yesterday. You want me to write it up?
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Old 06-10-2004, 02:00 PM   #57
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Default fantastic. now it all makes sense. i shoulda known

the tech guys at wmrra are almost all microsurfs. now i know why they sometimes say "that's kinda kludged together ain't it?" i just kick the ground and say, i'm no engineer. instead of telling the truth and saying i'm too lazy and stupid to do it right. .
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Old 06-10-2004, 02:12 PM   #58
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Default Re: You asked for it: My Buell experience.

Don't be silly.



Or is my simple request a waste of time?



Newark, huh? Wouldn't it have been more pleasant to stay in Fallujah? You should have asked to borrow the snubby.

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Old 06-10-2004, 02:21 PM   #60
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Default The modern engine predicament and...great job

i appreciate your effort and having ridden the bike agree with your analysis. also, nice job of communicating your thoughts.

i wonder if a buell would be better with a different mill.

sometimes improvements don't improve anything.

you can correctly observe that they wouldn't then be improvements.

i think i can boil my impression of the buell down to this. i like twins. on the street they are more fun to ride because they have zip where you need it. on the track they are just easier. i can lose count of what gear i'm in and not always lose my spot. the only exception was the tl1000. shiver.

so i don't think the buell is "the answer" but it's pretty good. and no doubt it's fun to ride.

how did this become a forum about buell's anyway? i blame john burns.
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