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Old 02-29-2012, 03:49 PM   #11
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Are we sure its not 1/3 scale? Sporties aren't the largest bikes but that looks like a rebel with a vtwin.
MO really should mix you into some tests.

The comic value alone would be priceless!
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:51 PM   #12
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I'd need a bear and a fez.
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Old 02-29-2012, 03:56 PM   #13
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I'd need a bear and a fez.
Maybe a horn and a bell on the handlebars.
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Old 02-29-2012, 04:32 PM   #14
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I'd need a bear and a fez.
Just let the beard grow-out again: you can be your own Grizzly....
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Old 02-29-2012, 04:38 PM   #15
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Someone 'round here recently said something about bike reviews being chock full o' opinions...

May I please have a copy of The_AirHawk's Dictionary? It's well annotated.
Well, at least you didn't DESIGN the durn'd thing....

I took one look at the photos, and was instantly acid-flashed back to a 1978 Firebird parked next to a custom-mural'd, shag-lined '72 Dodge Tradesman 100 van my Uncle Ron used to own....

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Old 02-29-2012, 04:50 PM   #16
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That explains why Honda's Furry could not be kept on Dealer Showroom-floors for the first year-and-a-half it was offered....
Seriously? I'm in LA and I've seen more Honda DN-01s being ridden around than Furys.



I've seen one DN-01..
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Old 02-29-2012, 05:17 PM   #17
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Just let the beard grow-out again: you can be your own Grizzly....
Its sept-march long... My winter coat.
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Old 02-29-2012, 06:48 PM   #18
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You're a living encyclopedia of motorcycle history, no doubt. I'm guessing, tho, that H-D was trying to hit on the chopper theme from way back, as a generalization, and put it into this current Sporty. I haven't spoken with the designer, but I'm not sure the idea was to directly resurrect the image of chopped/bobbed Sporties back in the day, just some of the dominant chopper themes of the era.
There are a few of us around still who actually rode the dammed things. Like that reprobate snarli. In not too many years all that experience will be lost... like tears in the rain.....
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The current market that this is aimed for (20-30 yr olds) have no idea what it was like back when, so authenticism does not matter.
It has wicked paint, makes a statement, and will sell out.
The Japanese mfgs that cannot move their cruisers unless they have crazy discounts must be kicking themselves again.
You are correct. There is no accounting for taste.
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Old 03-01-2012, 07:31 AM   #20
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Seriously? I'm in LA and I've seen more Honda DN-01s being ridden around than Furys.



I've seen one DN-01..
How could you tell? The thing (furry) doesn't say "Honda" on it anywhere.
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