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Old 01-14-2007, 07:44 AM   #1
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Default Re: HondaÂ’s CBR1000RR Tops U.K. Sales Chart.

"Overall the bike market was up fractionally in 2006, with 133,077 bikes, scooters and mopeds sold, compared to 132,803 in 2005."



Oh, YES. I see it now - the UK market sells only about a tenth of what US sales make up. Ergo, this means the CBR1000RR is the most-popular bike Worldwide.



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How could I have missed the obvious?

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Old 01-14-2007, 09:47 AM   #2
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Default Re: HondaÂ’s CBR1000RR Tops U.K. Sales Chart.

"Read More about how different the U.K. market is different from the U.S.A. "



I would like to, but there was no information about US bike sales in the article to make the comparison.



If one assumes that the biggest difference is the prevalence of cruisers in the US market, that makes sense. The US is a frickin' mammoth country compared to the UK, with much more space between settled areas and many more huge, flat bits. I'd much, much rather tackle riding it on a big Twin cruiser than a sportbike.



My area of the country (New England), with its density and its multitude of curvy country roads, is small sportybike territory. I'd hate to own my Bandit in Kansas.





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Old 01-14-2007, 09:58 AM   #3
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Default Re: HondaÂ’s CBR1000RR Tops U.K. Sales Chart.

You mean a traditional American motorcycle company isn't the #1 seller in a different country?



Americans buy way more pickup trucks that Brits do as well. Think that will be the next revelation of the Grape Prophylactic?
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Old 01-14-2007, 10:40 AM   #4
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...eat enough Shepard's Pie.



And our beer? It's too cold. What are we thinking?



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Old 01-14-2007, 12:48 PM   #5
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9/11 conspiracy books are best-sellers in Europe. Then there's the whole Hasselhoff thing.



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Old 01-14-2007, 12:53 PM   #6
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Default Re: HondaÂ’s CBR1000RR Tops U.K. Sales Chart.

Yes, it looks like the UK is HUGELY different. They ONLY sold 133,077 total bikes in the UK.



Here are the US 2006 bike breakdown for idiots that don't do research but like to mouth off like mindless wh@res sucking off the c@ck of over hyped sound bites:



202,953 cruisers

116,392 sportbikes

82,627 touring bikes

8,449 "traditional" types

(Source: Motorcycle Industry Council).



So, it seems the US bought almost as many sportbikes as the UK bought in total bike sales.



Yes, VASTLY different.



I am REALLY impressed with the research of the news poster. He obviously compared numbers and articles to be sure his statements were accurate. Good job. Bravo.

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Old 01-14-2007, 01:37 PM   #7
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Default Re: HondaÂ’s CBR1000RR Tops U.K. Sales Chart.

and Chicago beat Seattle. He he.
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Old 01-14-2007, 02:01 PM   #8
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Default Re: HondaÂ’s CBR1000RR Tops U.K. Sales Chart.

We sent 53 losers home to have fun with the rest of the losers there!
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Old 01-14-2007, 02:35 PM   #9
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And New England beat San Diego. So much for the Bears being a dominate team.. Weak division led to home field advantage.. I am sure outside of Chicago everyone in the rest of the U.S. will be cheering for New Orleans.. I think Chicago will go down cause New Orleans is a better team with a better coach.. Won't matter cause the Colts win the Superbowl... AFC is better.. P.S. I am Broncos fan
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