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post #8 of (permalink) Old 11-06-2011, 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by dazco View Post

2)-it's simple fact that a harley is the best motorcycle on the road and if yours isn't a harley it's because you just couldn't afford one. Thats the attitude i see from non riders all the time. A non riding security guard where i work one day mentioned how harelys are the best when i was talking about my bird and i corrected him by telling him the harley myth is just that and that they are overpriced and dated mediocre technology to some degree. i went on to tell him the triumph is technologically superior and superior in all ways except finish quality. He was shocked but he believed me because like all non bikers he came by his opinion based on nothing but what he's heard over the years and the harley's big presence as numbers go. People just assume. But basically most all non bikers think harleys are the pinnacle of motorcycles.
From an horological standpoint, one could say the same thing about Rolex. Sure, they are big, fancy, expensive and have a vetted history. However, they are not on the cutting edge these days and, IMO, most people buy them for the name recognition. That might help some non-riding people understand, (unless they also think Rolex is the best watch ever. In which case, my analogy is completely ruined.)

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