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Old 10-02-2008, 01:55 PM   #1
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Old 10-02-2008, 02:07 PM   #2
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Dear Honda,
Thank you for bringing the funky DT-01. Problem is you're selling a $9500 bike for 50% than it's worth in this market. Sorry to tell you that you are doomed to sell as many of these as the Rune. Please get back to me when your your marketing people stop using inhalants and price the bike properly.
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Old 10-02-2008, 03:13 PM   #3
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Dear Honda,
Thank you for bringing the funky DT-01. Problem is you're selling a $9500 bike for 50% than it's worth in this market. Sorry to tell you that you are doomed to sell as many of these as the Rune. Please get back to me when your your marketing people stop using inhalants and price the bike properly.
I like it too. It reminds me of a modernized version of the Gurney Alligator.

I agree, it's way too expensive. I guess Honda figures it will sell in such small numbers, they'd lose money at a lower price.
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Old 10-02-2008, 03:53 PM   #4
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DN-01: funky, kinda cool, and breaks new styling ground. I'm confused by it, but I'm also a longtime biker and perhaps not their intended demographic. But $14,599?? I know stuff is expensive now due to the weak dollar, etc., but $2K more than the blistering, peak-performing CBR1000RR? What's that paying for, the automatic transmission? At $9000, a 700cc twin would be a tough sell; $14.5K is absurd. Yep, it's another Rune, destined to sit on showroom floors for years while dealers lose money on floorplan financing.
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Old 10-02-2008, 04:11 PM   #5
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You silly Americans! You no know good moto when you see! We give you good bike at price we like - you no buy! Why? Why you no buy?

We send you HawkGT back in '80s - it only fo-hunnad-dolla' less than Hurry-cane 600 with twice hoss-powa!

You no buy!

We send you Ruine - it only cost fo-thousan-dolla' mo than Acura Integra.

You no buy!

We send 599 - it only fifteen-hunned-dolla' mo than it competitors

Only Sachi buy!

These good bikes - why you no buy?

Sincerely,

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P.S. You like DT-01! You buy now! Run, RUN to Dealer - you buy now!
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Old 10-02-2008, 04:14 PM   #6
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Old 10-02-2008, 04:14 PM   #7
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kpaul was right and the GPTB was wrong again.
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Old 10-03-2008, 05:11 AM   #10
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So these guys used to be the industry leader? I haven't seen such a boring and overpriced lineup since the 2008 Cubs.
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