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Old 03-19-2007, 03:55 PM   #31
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Home run, dorky. The bigots who love to slam crusiers and the people who ride them would be reeeaaal upset if all that development money dried up and sportbike prices accurately reflected the costs of designing and producing them.
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Old 03-19-2007, 04:03 PM   #32
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It would be funny if the industry realized that the sportsbike segment just ain't worth the stress any more and put all of their money into the cruiser segment.



Not wishing cycle segments to disappear, but it would be fun to watch people freaking out.

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Old 03-19-2007, 04:19 PM   #33
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"And in other news today; Honda Motor Corp. has just announced that they will concentrate all their vast resources into further-development of only Lawnmowers and Generators, Weed Whackers, the Civic 5-door and the other vehicle developed on that chassis: the Honda Goldwing.



All other motorized vehicles have been discontinued as of Yesterday at 5:00pm CDT."
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Old 03-19-2007, 04:59 PM   #34
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No it isn't. Sport bikes are styled just like cruisers. If you think they aren't I'd say you aren't being truthful.
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Old 03-19-2007, 05:27 PM   #35
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Nah. They'd never stop selling their REAL cash cow... the Cub.
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Old 03-19-2007, 06:02 PM   #36
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I hate to tell you this - but thos'r not really made by Honda - they is actually made by Daimler-Chrysler, under the guise of the "Honda" nameplate.



WAAAAY back at the end of Dubbya-dubbya-Two, when Chrysler and Mercedes was hatchin' their original plans for the fall of Ford, Th' General, an' the 'Murrican way of Life; one of the ways they discovered they could make a quick buck wuz to gussy-up a bicycle with a lil' fartin' 2-smoke engine - so they bullied Soichiro into lettin 'em use the "Honda" name on 'em (it was a blackmail scheme that had something to do with S.H., a Donkey, and fourteen-gallons of Castor Oil). Now, th' reason they used the Honda name wuz cuz they couldn't sell no Chryslers or Mercedes in the Asia region - we'd just whupped Australia's Ass, and the King of Australia had to let-go of all his golf-courses throughout Vietnam and Korea (which is why we had to go back - couldn't have no Masters Tournament with some Pol sittin' on his Pot. Also, the HoChiMin trail was just gettin' its first coat of asphalt and McDonalds already had eighty 'R nineny restaurants plunked-down, right next to the Wal~Marts)



Anyway, that's the REAL story, I'd never Lie to you guys. Conspiracy Theories abound, but this here's the TRUTH.



(I been thinkin 'bout the Kennedy Assasination a LOT lately; but, turns-out some guy already done it..........)
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Old 03-19-2007, 08:36 PM   #37
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Here is Further Proof that my previous post is the unvarnished Truth. Look closely at the video - there are absolutely NO people of Japanese (or even Asian!) descent in the video.



In fact, the guy singing is Dr. Z; before growing his first Mustache, and nearly a year before he enrolled in Evil Medical School............
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Old 03-19-2007, 10:06 PM   #38
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Oh yea they have styling but 95% of a sport bike is designed for a functional purpose... Yea they do sacrofice some aerodynamics usualy for a 'cooler' styling thing but for the most part they're designed with a goal in mind - to go around the track as fast as possible.
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Old 03-19-2007, 10:20 PM   #39
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I think (I could be wrong, it's happened before) they did finally quit manufacturing the c90, after it became the best selling motor vehicle of all time. I tried to research the exact details but gave up because I don't read pictograms. And because I don't really care.
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Old 03-20-2007, 04:07 AM   #40
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"For kicks, I would get the Road Star Warrior."



You meant the Triumph R3, V-max, or at least the V-rod right? Granted the Warrior handles better than it has a right to, and a good platform to modify, but for bone stock engineering compared to the above it's a bit wimpy.
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