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Old 11-01-2010, 12:32 PM   #1
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Old 11-01-2010, 02:15 PM   #2
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Is it just me or is this a major flop in the making?
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Old 11-01-2010, 05:03 PM   #3
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Keep the price sub $13k And change the American version to the American name and they will sell a few. But no one ever asks me about marketing motorcycles- so, they're on their own.
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Old 11-01-2010, 05:56 PM   #4
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Didn't Ducati already Fail at building/marketing a "Crew-zor" once before? Only, differnt kind of Ugly, that one. This sez "Japakneez Anna-may Crew-zor; with Machine-Guns" rather than "Italian-Harley-Fugly".
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Old 11-02-2010, 08:09 AM   #5
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That is what the harley V rod should be....They came close with the street rod version....
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Old 11-02-2010, 09:43 AM   #6
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Keep the price sub $13k And change the American version to the American name and they will sell a few. But no one ever asks me about marketing motorcycles- so, they're on their own.
I'm a little more optimistic. Most Diavel sales will be conquest sales, as in not cannibalizing their existing customers. It might not be what we want from Ducati, but I can see how some non-Ducatisti might be enticed by such a machine. It will be interesting to see how the market reacts to it on the sales sheets. I've spoken to a few people at Ducati who have ridden it, and they promise it handles unlike any cruiser-ish bike.
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Old 11-02-2010, 10:10 AM   #7
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So do you chrome the frame on that thing or the plastic?
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Old 11-04-2010, 09:54 AM   #8
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I like it. So sue me.
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Old 11-05-2010, 07:01 AM   #9
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I love it!
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Old 11-05-2010, 08:05 AM   #10
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I'd have to take a test ride before making up my mind on whether I like it or not.
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