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Old 12-17-2008, 01:25 PM   #1
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Old 12-17-2008, 01:41 PM   #2
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So the question is: is quality overall really going up, or are expectations going down?
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Old 12-17-2008, 01:49 PM   #3
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JD Power doesn't get it do they? Motorcycles are fine? Then why do we change them... We are the most unsatisfied bunch of motorist in the world. We buy a bike (that JD Power says we're fine with) and what do we do- add $2000 worth of various crap. We add bags, exhaust, braided lines and all sorts of odd crap to a bike we're "satisfied" with. They need better polesters I think. I love my bike and won't sell it any time soon. But that Supertrapp and cool black screen are worth about $500 alone. Satisfied- yeah, right.
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Old 12-17-2008, 01:55 PM   #4
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Do they mean satisfied or self-satisfied?
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Old 12-17-2008, 02:16 PM   #5
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On the average motorcycles are the best they've ever been. They've only gotten better over the years. Yeah there are some problems, but compared to the crap we had to deal with in the 50s, 60's and 70's today's bikes are literally light-years ahead.

And I'm especially satisfied since I never pay more than $2500 for a virtually new bike.
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Old 12-17-2008, 05:22 PM   #6
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NOW look what you have all done - gone and got sachi all smarmy an' smug; I hope you are satisfied..................
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Old 12-17-2008, 07:29 PM   #7
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Well I'm certainly satisfied, I'm tickled pink everytime I ride my bike. 'Course I felt that way about every bike I've owned. They've all been fun in one way or another
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Old 12-18-2008, 07:25 AM   #8
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I'm pickled tink with my bike!

And, I'm a firm believer in the adage, "A bad day on a bike is better than a good day at work!"

Anybody notice the sexy full-page ad for MO in the latest American Motorcyclist?
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Old 12-18-2008, 07:36 AM   #9
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There are no bad motorcycles these days. There used to be plenty of them in the 70's, and I owned a few. Today, they are all reliable and have excellent fit and finish. All someone needs to do is plunk down the cash and fill the tank once in a while. No kicking, troubleshooting, or skill required. Now if my Geezer Glide only had more than 64 horsepower.................
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There are no bad motorcycles these days. There used to be plenty of them in the 70's, and I owned a few. Today, they are all reliable and have excellent fit and finish. All someone needs to do is plunk down the cash and fill the tank once in a while. No kicking, troubleshooting, or skill required. Now if my Geezer Glide only had more than 64 horsepower.................

Well you know what they say br'er- "If you want more inches, stroke it"
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