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Sure looks fast!
 

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They are not bad looking bike back to about the seat. The muffler and rear section are just plain ugly, IMO.

I do like the white tho.
 

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Ya, I wonder if they were inspired by the Superglide rear end from the 70s.
 

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In person, they were really impressive. The Dealer had a white one and a black one on the floor both
@ $21,000:surprise:

Harley dealers are amazing! When we pulled up, there was a huge Semi Big Rig, 18 wheeler in the middle of their huge parking lot and it had cameras mounted all over the rig and mirrors too.

The purpose of the show was to enlighten the public, cages and bikes about the danger of being in the blind spot of a big rig. People were invited to sit in the big rig and have their friends ride their bikes into areas where they became invisible and in high danger.

There was a big crowd and as usual, there was a free lunch with all the trimmings for anyone that walked in.

Harley has some unbelievable paint schemes for their new 2018 and 2019 bikes.

******** Thanks Larry for fixing my upside down pictures:grin::grin::grin::grin::grin:

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It does look cool in a Harley way. Part of the $21,000 goes to the munchies I suppose.
All the 103 CI guys will now want a 114.
That thing might actually keep up with my 79 XS1100.

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Will give HD Credit for trying to get into the market of competing but still need deep pockets to own one .. Their biggest enemy is the great buys on used Garage Queen Harley's on the Market ..
 

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Will give HD Credit for trying to get into the market of competing but still need deep pockets to own one .. Their biggest enemy is the great buys on used Garage Queen Harley's on the Market ..
GatorJoe, I marvel at the asking prices for used Harleys around here. The market is absolutely glutted, and I cannot believe many of them get their asking prices. Were I in the market for one right now I would check out want-ad listings for a month or two before even going to a dealership to look.
 

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Will give HD Credit for trying to get into the market of competing but still need deep pockets to own one .. Their biggest enemy is the great buys on used Garage Queen Harley's on the Market ..
That's the problem the entire motorcycle industry is facing right now. Why buy a new bike when you can go lightly used and save a ton? :/

I'd swing a leg over that Harley, it looks absolutely awesome! First thing I'd do is remove the rear mudguard and find somewhere else to mount the license plate.
 
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That's the problem the entire motorcycle industry is facing right now. Why buy a new bike when you can go lightly used and save a ton? :/

I'd swing a leg over that Harley, it looks absolutely awesome! First thing I'd do is remove the rear mudguard and find somewhere else to mount the license plate.
Totally agree M M.. The number of low mileage used Harley's at my local dealership is stunning. Beautiful bikes, many between 5 and 8 years old with ridiculous low mileage. Maybe what they say is true, many guys buy them just to look at them for a time, then trade them in for a new one. Some a low as 2 and 3 thousand miles that look as if they just came out of the showroom.

There is definitely a glut but the dealers don't seem to be overly willing to deal on price. I think the overhead on some of these outrageously beautiful dealerships is killing them. My local shop has stopped with the free food. Everything has a price today.
 

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That's the problem the entire motorcycle industry is facing right now. Why buy a new bike when you can go lightly used and save a ton? :/

I'd swing a leg over that Harley, it looks absolutely awesome! First thing I'd do is remove the rear mudguard and find somewhere else to mount the license plate.
If we have the ability to do some mechanical work, we can save a lot.
I paid $1,500 for my good running 79 XS1100. Since then I have bought 2 more bikes as spares, and a nice set of 4 in to 1 pipes. All for $500. One of the spare engines has 20,000 miles on it.

Or I have a mint 96 Triumph Trophy 900. Wonderful cruising bike. Handles a lot better than the old Yamahas. Cost $2,700.

Thinking. I paid more for the sidecar, but I used some $$ from a wrongful severance to pay for it.

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