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Old 08-14-2003, 07:22 AM   #11
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Any mention of Buell always brings out the usual suspects. Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.
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Old 08-14-2003, 07:52 AM   #12
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Yeah, and the Aprilia is an Italian motorcycle, but it's powered by a Rotax engine. Rotax is an Austrian company, but it is owned by Bombardier, a Canadian company.



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Old 08-14-2003, 09:12 AM   #13
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Somebody had to fill in the stupidity while KPaul is gone.
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Old 08-14-2003, 09:13 AM   #14
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Well, of course I haven't read the book and I don't intend too. But, what is there to learn about yet another failure in trying to create a motorcycle company. Look at the successes instead, Polaris, Triumph. It's not about dreams and pretty blue wishes it's about knowledge about the product and hard work. You want an interesting story in the making - watch Kenny Dreer and his new Norton America company.
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Old 08-14-2003, 10:52 AM   #15
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Thanks, didn't know that they were American, will check into it.



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Old 08-14-2003, 10:54 AM   #16
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I'll make sure and look for Buell at VIR and see how many Buells there are on the starting line.

No wonder Buell can get away with making crap and calling it a sport bike with customers like this.
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Old 08-14-2003, 10:56 AM   #17
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Buells Kick ass. They have almost as much HP as a 600 and they are now 1200cc.



I don't understand why every sportbike rider isn't waiting in line for this marvel.
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Old 08-14-2003, 10:57 AM   #18
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Since when did this website become a off shoot of American Thunder or Hot Bike.
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Old 08-14-2003, 11:25 AM   #19
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It became that off shoot the second some idiot tried explaining to us what a "real" sportbike is, or isn't. By your definition my ZX9R isn't a real sport bike, because it isn't raced or hasn't won anything. Thanks for taking KPaul's place while he is away. We always need one like him.
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Old 08-14-2003, 11:57 AM   #20
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Default Buells are great bikes.

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If you don't like Buells then mount your 600, rap it to 15000rpm to achieve what buell do in 4000 rpm. Oh yeah, since when do any 600s even approach the low rpm torque of a Buell. The Buell will be around whether you are intimidated by it or not. Jap bikes are like computers, the moment they leave the dealer the manufacturer has one in the works to obsolete the one you bought. That's why used jap bikes ain't worth didly.
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