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Old 08-03-2011, 06:06 AM   #1
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It took long enough:

Exclusive. Big Dog Motorcycles Is Closing. at Cyril Huze Blog – Custom Motorcycle News

It's Official - Intrust Forecloses, Big Dog Closes - Motorcycle USA
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Thomas Jefferson wrote that the 1st Amendment erected a "wall of separation" between the church and the state (James Madison said it "drew a line," but it is Jefferson's term that sticks with us today). The phrase is commonly thought to mean that the government should not establish, support, or otherwise involve itself in any religion.

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Old 08-03-2011, 06:41 AM   #2
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Maybe they can recycle them into Coleman camping stoves.
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Old 08-03-2011, 06:49 AM   #3
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Ah yes Choppers. Vehicles just like the financial resources that paid for them: wildly overpriced. $30K+ choppers go for under $10k now. If they even sell at all. That's one craze I don't miss.
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Old 08-03-2011, 07:09 AM   #4
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Let the Big Dog eat....
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Old 08-03-2011, 08:27 AM   #5
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Old 08-03-2011, 09:06 AM   #6
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But the style of bikes Big Dog offers are on the high-end and the popularity of that style of motorcycle has waned. Motorcycles are like fashion trends in the sense that they follow cycles. In 25-30 years from now, some big-name celebrity is going to be seen rolling around on a big bike dripping in polished chrome with a crazy-long front end, an ultra-fat tire on the backside with a monster V-Twin rumbling beneath him and all of a sudden everybody is going to want one. Of course, the engine might be electric, the way things are going.
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Old 08-03-2011, 09:14 AM   #7
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But the style of bikes Big Dog offers are on the high-end and the popularity of that style of motorcycle has waned. Motorcycles are like fashion trends in the sense that they follow cycles. In 25-30 years from now, some big-name celebrity is going to be seen rolling around on a big bike dripping in polished chrome with a crazy-long front end, an ultra-fat tire on the backside with a monster V-Twin rumbling beneath him and all of a sudden everybody is going to want one. Of course, the engine might be electric, the way things are going.
Makes it kinda hard to blip the throttle and make everyone look at you.

They'll just think you're making fruit smoothies.
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Old 08-03-2011, 09:34 AM   #8
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But the style of bikes Big Dog offers are on the high-end and the popularity of that style of motorcycle has waned. Motorcycles are like fashion trends in the sense that they follow cycles. In 25-30 years from now, some big-name celebrity is going to be seen rolling around on a big bike dripping in polished chrome with a crazy-long front end, an ultra-fat tire on the backside with a monster V-Twin rumbling beneath him and all of a sudden everybody is going to want one. Of course, the engine might be electric, the way things are going.
If they have electric motors then the choppedheads will have to do this:
chophead
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Old 08-03-2011, 09:39 AM   #9
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Quote: "Motorcycles are like fashion trends in the sense that they follow cycles."

So it's a 'cycle-cycle'?

They can take the unsold ones and make kiddie rides out of them. Put them in front of the grocery or drugstore, and charge $.50 to ride.

Kinda like they did with the little 3-wheel ATV's after they were outlawed.
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SLEEP!

Sleep!

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