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Old 06-03-2010, 01:53 PM   #1
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:49 AM   #2
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"However, the Low further broadens access to Harley Land with the absolute lowest MSRP from Harley in 2010. At $6,999 in color Vivid Black"

Wow, that's amazing. I recall selling an 883 Low to a neighbor for $8,500 in '04. It was a sweet deal too, the Sales Manager let me give her a price break.
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Don't forget that the 883 is the world's most upgradeable motorcycle. A few add-ons and 90hp with 75 ft-lbs is at your fingers.
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Don't forget that the 883 is the world's most upgradeable motorcycle.
Don't forget that the worster is also the world's most needy motorcycle for those upgrades.

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Old 06-04-2010, 11:17 AM   #5
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Did the 883 get good mileage? What advantages does the 883 have over a 1200 Sportster?
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:29 AM   #6
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Don't forget that the worster is also the world's most needy motorcycle for those upgrades.

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Ha. Not even close.
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Old 06-04-2010, 11:43 AM   #7
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Did the 883 get good mileage? What advantages does the 883 have over a 1200 Sportster?
It's hard to get an 883 to deliver less than 40 mpg. Steady freeway cruising can net 50-plus mpg.

The 883 has no real advantage over the 1200 except for price.
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That is a very competetive price. My guess is HD is using this bike to introduce riders to the brand in the hope that they will upgrade later to the more expensive models. As marketing plans go, this seems like a good one.
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That is a very competetive price. My guess is HD is using this bike to introduce riders to the brand in the hope that they will upgrade later to the more expensive models. As marketing plans go, this seems like a good one.
They had an even better plan for upgrading: buy a Sportster now, and HD guarantees full sale price at trade in time for a Big Twin, within the first year of ownership. I wonder if they're still doing that.
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