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Old 10-13-2010, 01:46 PM   #1
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Old 10-13-2010, 01:54 PM   #2
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Seems a shame to develop a 6 cylinder bike and then not offer a naked version... with 6 into 6 exhausts.
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Old 10-13-2010, 02:10 PM   #3
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I have had a concept 6 picture as my desktop since the day they released photos of it....I really hope they turn it into k bike without changing to much of the concept...that is if they do...Ill even sacrafice someones harley to the bike gods if it helps.
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Old 10-13-2010, 02:22 PM   #4
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The covered bike typically comes out before the naked.

Probably takes them a while to hide all that plumbing.
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Old 10-13-2010, 02:25 PM   #5
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The covered bike typically comes out before the naked.

Probably takes them a while to hide all that plumbing.
Why would anyone want to hide it? It's a 6 fer crissakes!
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Old 10-13-2010, 02:33 PM   #6
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Why would anyone want to hide it? It's a 6 fer crissakes!
I think you release the high-profit model first and then come out with the model all the journos and "enthusiasts" love but don't buy.
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Old 10-13-2010, 03:05 PM   #7
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Saw the Jay's Garage unvale and even at 700lbs. I want one (a GT that is).A dedicated touring bike is on my list of five and this will fit the bill nicely.It will be interesting to see how the market responds.Competition may allow for some seriously upgraded offerings from the other OEM's.What a grand age we live in.
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Old 10-13-2010, 05:18 PM   #8
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I think you release the high-profit model first and then come out with the model all the journos and "enthusiasts" love but don't buy.
Funny and insightful. What are you doing here...?
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Old 10-13-2010, 05:33 PM   #9
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How many years do you think it'll take before some crazy backyard genius grafts on a second cylinder bank to create a V-12. It probably wouldn't work in a motorcycle, but a torquey 3.3-liter V-12 making 300 horses would be a kick in something like an Ariel Atom!
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How many years do you think it'll take before some crazy backyard genius grafts on a second cylinder bank to create a V-12. It probably wouldn't work in a motorcycle, but a torquey 3.3-liter V-12 making 300 horses would be a kick in something like an Ariel Atom!
A Lotus Elise.
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