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post #41 of 70 (permalink) Old 11-08-2012, 02:14 PM
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Sorry about your foot. Give it time to heal before you decide to give up your TB. But, if you you sell your TB, the Bonnie is a very nice ride. I really enjoy mine.
I had a 2004 Bonnie but sold it to get the R3. The Bonnie is a perfect bike. I thought so in 1970 also. At this point in my structural deterioration, the mid controls are a bit cramped. What do you think of the America? I'm looking at MX motorcycle boots for extra support. I'd really like to keep the T-Bird. It rocks with the 104 ci engine.
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I had a 2004 Bonnie but sold it to get the R3. The Bonnie is a perfect bike. I thought so in 1970 also. At this point in my structural deterioration, the mid controls are a bit cramped. What do you think of the America? I'm looking at MX motorcycle boots for extra support. I'd really like to keep the T-Bird. It rocks with the 104 ci engine.
The America is a fine looking bike. It that is the bike that keeps you riding, go for it.
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The America is a fine looking bike. It that is the bike that keeps you riding, go for it.
I'm hoping to keep the Bird.
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I'm hoping to keep the Bird.

Yeah, don't flip the bird.

Turn on, Tune in and Ride off
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http://www.jamesrussellpublishing.bi...buyharley.html

Have you read this? Makes you wonder why anyone would buy any Harley but the V-rod and the Sportsters.

How does your Harley experience relate to the content of that article?
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Seen this before. Fer Chrissake give it a rest. I had Triumphs in the Meriden days that had crap electrics and leaked like sieves. Didn't stop me. There are so many Harley's out there they must have some appeal other than just a name. They are cool bikes, no getting away from it. If they don't measure up for you, don't get one!


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Seen this before. Fer Chrissake give it a rest. I had Triumphs in the Meriden days that had crap electrics and leaked like sieves. Didn't stop me. There are so many Harley's out there they must have some appeal other than just a name. They are cool bikes, no getting away from it. If they don't measure up for you, don't get one!


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Sorry to bore you. If you don't like my posts, don't read them.

I saw the asrticle for the first time this weekend. Very critical of twin cam Harleys and to a lesser extent, the evolution Harleys.

I don't share you opinion about Harleys; but, there are several posters who go on and on about how great Harleys are and how powerful they can be made without admitting the weaknesses in the design.

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I don't think they're great or terrible. They don't appeal much to me which is why I've owned only one in 43 years. No one's forcing HD owners to buy them. I just don't see why we need to be knocking them.


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