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Old 06-13-2007, 02:48 PM   #61
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Default Re: Ducati and Harley Merger?

Who will get the lucrative Ducati Edition SUV/PU contract? I really like Harley owners, note I said owners. I enjoy reading their bumper stickers and the hats in the rear windows of their vehicles when I'm at an intersection. That was supposed to be funny. Disclaimer: I have nothing against people, in general, who ride HD's. Could this mean a Multistrada with belt drive? Now we're talking!
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Old 06-13-2007, 03:17 PM   #62
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I can see your point.. Thanks
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Old 06-13-2007, 03:21 PM   #63
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This subject has been flung about many times over the years.



Interesting that the article mentioned tough times for Ducati over the last two years.



I thought if you put R&D into a modern powerplant the world would beat a path to your door. It's a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow right?



When will Harley build a modern sportbike?????
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Old 06-13-2007, 03:21 PM   #64
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I read that quote and thought "BS" then remember I had a duc during both HDs. This could turn out very funny.
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Old 06-13-2007, 03:30 PM   #65
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Do you use the same oil in the ST4 & the Glide?
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Old 06-13-2007, 03:46 PM   #66
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When it pays to.
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Old 06-13-2007, 03:57 PM   #67
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Harley makes a lot more money.. And the Buell needs only a little bit better motor and tranny.. HD probably spends the same amount of money on travel for Willie G. as Ducati spends on R&D.. Specially as a percentage of sales..
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Old 06-13-2007, 04:10 PM   #68
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Default What would this do to Buell?

That would be an interesting catfight!



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Old 06-13-2007, 04:41 PM   #69
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About the only positive outcome I can see here is the possibility of renting a Ducati at my local H-D dealership...
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Old 06-13-2007, 04:43 PM   #70
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Yep. After you drain it from the ST you put it in the Glide. The Glide then distributes it evenly in a thin film over the highways thus keeping them, well, fresh!



Environmentally conscious, those Ducatisitiglidiski.
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