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Old 06-05-2010, 02:52 PM   #61
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I'd vote for him. How could I not, a cool ass old dude that rides a Harley? How could I not?
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Old 06-06-2010, 06:53 AM   #62
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Well different strokes and all, Like I always say if you don't like 'em don't buy 'em. I 'm just saying they're as up to date as any other bike in their class be it Touring or cruiser.

BTW, My 1980 FLH had twin discs and electronic ignition while most J-bikes still ran points and drum rears....
I'll add two things to this:

HD will always be "vintage" as long as they retain air-cooling and pushrod valves. Those are two defining engine characteristics that have been HD's core "savior", and limitation.

HD markets itself as a "Heritage" company. They beat it to death. And as long as they believe it, who are we to argue?
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Old 06-06-2010, 07:14 AM   #63
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Now here's a bike everyone can enjoy:
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Old 06-06-2010, 07:39 AM   #64
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I'll add two things to this:

HD will always be "vintage" as long as they retain air-cooling and pushrod valves. Those are two defining engine characteristics that have been HD's core "savior", and limitation.

HD markets itself as a "Heritage" company. They beat it to death. And as long as they believe it, who are we to argue?
I guess Yamaha believes it too since the Road Stars are pushrod engines.

Not that it really makes any difference in engines that only turn about 6500 rpm. Cams in that case don't have any advantage.
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Old 06-06-2010, 02:08 PM   #65
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I guess Yamaha believes it too since the Road Stars are pushrod engines.

Not that it really makes any difference in engines that only turn about 6500 rpm. Cams in that case don't have any advantage.
So what you are saying is that there isn't a cam-parative advantage, right? (ba-da-bump!)
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Old 06-06-2010, 09:48 PM   #66
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I'd vote for him. How could I not, a cool ass old dude that rides a Harley? How could I not?

Thankyou.....thankyouverymuch.......you're too kind and I mean that in the most positive way.......
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Yeah I'll bet those SlashNess pipes purr like a kitten eh Lar???
Nice & quiet at idle/cruise/normal riding. At full throttle they'll shatter car windows and make your eyes bleed...
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