HDT Will Be Offering 200 L.e. Diesel Bikes for 2006

Motorcycle.com Staff
by Motorcycle.com Staff
HDT announced, via newsletter, their firm intension to offer 200 Limited Edition "Bulldog" bikes for sale in 2006. These bikes, designated D650-A1LE, will have the current military engine, special suspension, custom graphics by Wally World, choice of Dunlop D605 or D607 tires, choice of gearing and other goodies. Hold onto your checkbooks though, MSRP has been set at $18,999.00. Orders will be accepted soon via a second newsletter.

At that price and fuel milage...I'll be waiting 'till 2007!

Thanks for the submission dougandcarol, and all you MOFOs out there, note that we've been trying for six months -- both via the Army's press corp (in which Gabe Ets-Hokin is a reservist) and the private sector -- to test and review this machine. Stonewalled, at every turn. If this is as good as their marketing gets, well, we'll be polite and only say this: If nobody knows about it, how can they buy it? I guess we'll wait for someone to plunk down the 19 large and call roving adventurer Ashley to come and play in the dirt...

Okay, we can't resist: If all this brain power is going into making the first production diesel for modern US consumers -- before the cusp of energy independence via biodiesel and other fuels hits American consciousness -- well, shouldn't there at least be one lightbulb on in the marketing department? Primacy in the market, and all that? "You don't meet the nicest people on an HDT, because nobody's bought one, because nobody's heard of the darn thing." There, a slogan is born!

Just kidding MOFOs, but we've had three persuasive staffers trying for quite a while. As a defense contractor, they aren't used to media and don't know how to deal with it, so maybe this will be a wake-up call? If you have any interest in seeing this machine reviewed, leave some polite feedback below and we'll fax it to them.


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