Entertainment Is Harley-Davidson still the best motorcycle on the market?

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  1. Bobby Axelrod

    Bobby Axelrod Well-Known Member VIP

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    I am thinking about buying a bike. I was a crotch rocket rider owner when I was younger but now that I'm a bit more mature and have a family I'm looking at cruiser options.

    I've always been Harley is the best. Is that still the case?
     
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    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    Victory's are pretty cool and I think they have a good reputation....Harley's will hold their resale better than all though


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    Yes
     
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    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    Harley builds a decent enough bike. I have a 2006 Spring softtail that I really like. I would test drive a couple of different brands and see what you like. The new Indians are really cool if you like that look.
     
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    Consumer reports has always shown HD in the middle of the pack with regards to reliability. Japanese bikes are usually on top.
     
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    Harleys are always in demand due to the name and you will likely do better if you decide to sell.
     
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    Wow that's a nice lookin bike.
     
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    You dont know shit.
     
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    never owned one but I had a honda 500 I left out in the snow all winter and come the thaw I thought I'd tune it up and get it running, so I half heartedly kicked the crank over to get the oil flowing and lo and behold it almost started. I was like what the heynow..started 2nd kick.
     
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    I've heard read that even motorcycle reviewers all agree that some models of BMW's are regarded as the finest bikes made. But style, and the name history of Harley's will always command respect and looks.
     
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    First you would have to tell me when them clunky, overpriced things were the best bike on the market. We talkin 50s, maybe 60s?

    I have an 01 Yamaha V-Star 1100 Custom, it is a reasonably priced cruiser, and when I shift, it aint like I'm workin a sloppy ratchet.
     
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    I read once that even the beat to shit police bike's that cities try to sell off with the other old cars and equipment are snatched up for what they originally paid for them and more. That's one of the selling points, they hold or gain value at the end of their service life.
     
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    ...too much risk for a family man. go on a roller coaster ride instead.
     
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    Harley Davidson has never been the best motorcycle on the market.
     
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    ...lower maintenance with a jap made bike.
     
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    Look at these America hating liberals.

    Harley Davidson! Made in America! American jobs. American economy. :salute:
     
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    This.

    Honda has always been my choice.
     
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