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seruzawa 10-16-2003 05:17 AM

Re: Another Record?
Here we go again!

nbyers 10-16-2003 05:31 AM

What About...
Buell? How are they doing? A loss leader for Harley or are they making money?

TatdNPrcd 10-16-2003 05:35 AM

Re: Another Record?
Well, I guess H-D doesn't have to build an SV650 to make money. How DO they DO that?!? ;-)

captainwhoopass 10-16-2003 05:47 AM

Re: Another Record?
Prolly 'cuz SVs don't make much money. Harley is smart enough to make bikes that rake in big profits.

Come on, where are the Harley haters? Already four posts and not one denouncing Harley for being an evil empire tricking lawyers and accountants into buying vibrating, oil leaking inferior air-cooled, pushrod engined motorcycles with incredibly low price/performance ratios.

seruzawa 10-16-2003 05:57 AM

Re: Another Record?
Maybe this insane prosperity for Harley has made us awestruck. Who'da ever thunk that any company could be this successful this long selling, basically, two motorcycles? Apparently HD's imminent demise, as predicted by the usual infallible savants, has been greatly exaggerated. We may be in a recession, but HD would never know it.

HD has certainly been able to find what people want to buy and make it available for them. I'm just afarid that I'll be old and grey before I can afford another shovelhead basket project... er, maybe older and greyer would be a better depiction.

KPaulCook 10-16-2003 06:28 AM

Thank you Harley Boys.
[*]Thanks for making me another satisfied stockholder.[*]Thanks for buying overpriced bikes (way above the cost of making them)[*]Thanks for being loyal (like sheep) buyers of H-D apparel and accessories[*]Thanks for ignoring superior bikes built by Victory, Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha and Suzuki.[*] Thanks for buying a legend (a legend in how to market "vintage" bikes to aging baby boomers in the midst of midlife crisis's

Buzglyd 10-16-2003 06:32 AM

Re: Another Record?
Don't forget about all those low mileage used Evos flooding the market and depressing the used prices.

That's gonna happen soon, right?

KPaulCook 10-16-2003 06:32 AM

Another bad review for the new Firebolt (reality check)

Eric 10-16-2003 06:56 AM

Re: Another bad review for the new Firebolt (reality check)
Was this intended to be an ironic title to the post? The review concludes:

"ItÂ’s easy to see the attraction to this unique machine. When riding previous Buell offerings, they provided a satisfyingly unique experience that faded with time in the saddle. After many miles on the new Firebolt, I never tired of going out for another ride on it. Dare I say that I even considered it as a possible addition to my garage of the future.

"The XB12R is worthy of consideration, especially to those who enjoy riding something a little different...

"The bottom line: The XB12R Firebolt is a breath of fresh air in a mostly cookie-cutter sportbike scene, and it offers a robust platform to personalize an interesting bike even further."

That sounds like a fairly positive conclusion.

seruzawa 10-16-2003 07:02 AM

Re: Another Record?
...and all those pristine condition Knuckleheads gathering dust in old farmers' barns in the midwest!

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