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Old 07-06-2007, 06:43 AM   #11
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Default Conspiracy!

You're aware that Suzuki and Kawasaki are having an alliance? Maybe the two have decided not to compete in certain areas. Suzuki keeps the performance V-Twins and Kawasaki gets the Sport tourers. Pat Buchanan hinted as much during his last meeting with Ross Perot at the last Bilderburger conference.

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Old 07-06-2007, 06:53 AM   #12
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I remember hearing about that what..a year ago or more? They seem to be competing in almost every other segement though; Blvd. vs. Vulcan, 'Busa vs. ZX-14, Ninja vs. GSXR etc. I dunno, seems possible.
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Old 07-06-2007, 07:37 AM   #13
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I remember hearing about that what..a year ago or more? They seem to be competing in almost every other segement though; Blvd. vs. Vulcan, 'Busa vs. ZX-14, Ninja vs. GSXR etc. I dunno, seems possible.
Remember, Suzuki had that lame MeanStreak rip-off for about a year and I think Kawasaki had a V-strom rip-off in their European line up for a season also.
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:11 AM   #14
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Remember, Suzuki had that lame MeanStreak rip-off for about a year and I think Kawasaki had a V-strom rip-off in their European line up for a season also.
Aw, jeez, you guys are no fun. Go for the conspiracy I say. We all know how well businesses cooperate and would never take advantage over a competitor.
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:54 AM   #15
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Aw, jeez, you guys are no fun. Go for the conspiracy I say. We all know how well businesses cooperate and would never take advantage over a competitor.
Ok, here goes. Kawasaki and Suzuki both have cheap 250hp machines that get 150mpg that they can make a profit on and still only sell them for $2500 a piece, but they know it will destroy the market so they have decided to shelve the models for another several decades while they allow for the current outdated models to sell because Honda (who actually owns every motorcycle company, which is why they no longer produce new models) wants to push out more outdated VFRs and RC51s with outdated engine development. All the while they get support funding from "big oil" contracts that encourage them to delay the already developed "future bikes" to continue to produce machines that get a third of the gas efficiency. Which is a direct link to why Microsoft allows operating systems to be released with security risks as the Chem Trails from jet airliners release chemical weapons on the public for testing and development.

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Old 07-06-2007, 08:56 AM   #16
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Ok, here goes. Kawasaki and Suzuki both have cheap 250hp machines that get 150mpg that they can make a profit on and still only sell them for $2500 a piece, but they know it will destroy the market so they have decided to shelve the models for another several decades while they allow for the current outdated models to sell because Honda (who actually owns every motorcycle company, which is why they no longer produce new models) wants to push out more outdated VFRs and RC51s with outdated engine development. All the while they get support funding from "big oil" contracts that encourage them to delay the already developed "future bikes" to continue to produce machines that get a third of the gas efficiency. Which is a direct link to why Microsoft allows operating systems to be released with security risks as the Chem Trails from jet airliners release chemical weapons on the public for testing and development.

How's that?
You didn't work Bush in there somehow, but I think you got the rest of them pretty good.
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Old 07-06-2007, 09:10 AM   #17
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You didn't work Bush in there somehow, but I think you got the rest of them pretty good.
I thought it was obvious; Bush is an evil robot that was created by Harley Davidson and Microsoft just after HD went public back in the 80's. It was part of the agreement issued by Charles Schwab and a Swedish Prime Minister that had delusions of grandeur of resurrecting the Ace Motor Corporation an issue in a new ear of Indian Fours.

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Old 07-06-2007, 04:09 PM   #18
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Remember, Suzuki had that lame MeanStreak rip-off for about a year and I think Kawasaki had a V-strom rip-off in their European line up for a season also.
Actually the V-strom rip-off wasn't a rip-off, but actually a Kawi-Suzuki collaboration, so it was technically the same bike.
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Old 07-06-2007, 04:22 PM   #19
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Actually the V-strom rip-off wasn't a rip-off, but actually a Kawi-Suzuki collaboration, so it was technically the same bike.
In the end, it didn't matter. How was it perceived? Why was it dropped?
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Old 07-11-2007, 05:41 AM   #20
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Exclamation big..

Looking at the finally available b-cup.. er B-bong, B-band? makes me want to order a giant, underheated, sloppy, many layered Burger at the King's.
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