Entertainment harley and the davidsons

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by R.P. McMurphy, Sep 6, 2016.

  1. R.P. McMurphy

    R.P. McMurphy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2012
    Messages:
    41,581
    Likes Received:
    40,973
    [​IMG] ..title says it all. its on discovery channel part 1 of three last night. im watching it now and its pretty good, worth watching cause im already planning to watch it again.
     
    reno, Matt R, icypussy and 1 other person like this.
  2. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

    Reputations:
    93,197
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    188,754
    Likes Received:
    113,281
    :wetback::hat:
     
    R.P. McMurphy likes this.
  3. Chief2Kick

    Chief2Kick I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

    Reputations:
    14,008
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    46,466
    Likes Received:
    19,118
  4. R.P. McMurphy

    R.P. McMurphy Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    0
    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2012
    Messages:
    41,581
    Likes Received:
    40,973
    ...indian had 100 dealerships to harley davidsons 11 dealerships even after harley won the first endurance race. riders could be replaced the only thing that disqualified you was if your bike couldnt make it anymore.
     
  5. Sloppyjoe

    Sloppyjoe VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    41,034
    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2015
    Messages:
    15,853
    Likes Received:
    33,507
    As a motorcycle fan I'll break it down for those who are not.

    Harley Davidson started out by trying to be more inventive and innovative than their competitors. By competing head to head against rival manufacturers to prove who was fastest and best.

    Fast forward 100 years and Harley Davidson are known for being anything buy innovative. Clinging to designs that are antiquated and unchanged for decades. Known now for being big, heavy, and slow.

    The end
     
  6. Mr. Potato Head

    Mr. Potato Head ~Would Like to Play~ Gold

    Reputations:
    18,252
    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2010
    Messages:
    71,047
    Likes Received:
    26,207
    Sure made that shit look like it was made for bitches. :jj:
     
  7. Donkey Patrol

    Donkey Patrol The Mouthy One Gold

    Reputations:
    75,669
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2014
    Messages:
    7,520
    Likes Received:
    21,980
    Yeah, but everyone looks so cool in all their Harley gear

    It makes you an individual, not a sheep
     
  8. Mr. Potato Head

    Mr. Potato Head ~Would Like to Play~ Gold

    Reputations:
    18,252
    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2010
    Messages:
    71,047
    Likes Received:
    26,207
    I think the war Era changed their perspective and they became more focused on reliability and dependability.
     
  9. Sloppyjoe

    Sloppyjoe VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    41,034
    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2015
    Messages:
    15,853
    Likes Received:
    33,507
    Totally an individual
     
  10. Donkey Patrol

    Donkey Patrol The Mouthy One Gold

    Reputations:
    75,669
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2014
    Messages:
    7,520
    Likes Received:
    21,980

    Are they known for reliability?
     
  11. AcquiringSignal

    AcquiringSignal Girthy VIP

    Reputations:
    10,214
    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2012
    Messages:
    7,691
    Likes Received:
    20,799
    The ones I have owned and continue to own are the most reliable vehicles I have ever owned. But that is just my experience.
     
    reno likes this.
  12. playitagainfred

    playitagainfred Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    1,885
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    3,229
    Likes Received:
    6,461
    at least HD is still around. getting it away from AMF, getting Regan to slap a big tariff on the big Japanese bikes and buying the softtail rear suspension design from Bill Davis is all it took LOL
     
    Mike Huntslooce likes this.
  13. SorryBoff

    SorryBoff Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    37,673
    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2012
    Messages:
    13,019
    Likes Received:
    18,862
    They must be onto something, they're bikes maintain very good value, unlike the Japanese bikes.
     
    CrucifiedAGT likes this.
  14. Mr. Potato Head

    Mr. Potato Head ~Would Like to Play~ Gold

    Reputations:
    18,252
    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2010
    Messages:
    71,047
    Likes Received:
    26,207
    Maybe only for people that know about bikes.
     
  15. Sloppyjoe

    Sloppyjoe VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    41,034
    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2015
    Messages:
    15,853
    Likes Received:
    33,507
    Because when you are buying a motorcycle, resale values are the key factor
     
  16. Chief2Kick

    Chief2Kick I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

    Reputations:
    14,008
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    46,466
    Likes Received:
    19,118
    I wouldn't say that AMF was all bad. They didn't know anything about making motorcycles but the fact remains if AMF hadn't kept HD going when it did it wouldn't be here today.
     
    Matt R and icypussy like this.
  17. Chief2Kick

    Chief2Kick I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

    Reputations:
    14,008
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    46,466
    Likes Received:
    19,118
    They weren't any more or any less reliable than the Japanese or European bikes. They all break down.
     
  18. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

    Reputations:
    13,455
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    46,232
    Likes Received:
    18,980
    Which war? They were pieces of shit in the 70s when AMF owned them.
     
  19. Angry Arab

    Angry Arab Well-Known Member VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    14,601
    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2014
    Messages:
    2,751
    Likes Received:
    3,772
    I thought it was funny when they were bringing the bike to show an investor and it already had an oil leak. :snicker:
     
    Mr. Potato Head likes this.
  20. Mr. Potato Head

    Mr. Potato Head ~Would Like to Play~ Gold

    Reputations:
    18,252
    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2010
    Messages:
    71,047
    Likes Received:
    26,207
    I was speaking on perspective and direction. You may be slightly retarded.