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Don't buy a Harley Davidson it might weeble wobble and crash

Discussion in 'Motorcycles' started by crf69, May 26, 2011.

  1. island808

    island808 Me l've got brains.

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    The Harley wobble is well documented. Not corrected because it is not worth it. Ride like a tool and die seems to be harleys stance. No cases has anyone ever been riding legally. Frankly outside a showroom I've never seen a legal Harley. 99.9% fashion riders anyway. Who cares
     
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    808matt Well-Known Member

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    so people who ride harleys are fashion riders? why is that?
     
  3. island808

    island808 Me l've got brains.

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    is that a question... think that's pretty obvious...

    and just the overwhelming majority are vain fashion riders.... you know loud pipes, and costumes, expensive bikes with fashion add ons, weekend rides in groups ... fashion riders.. its a look.. like a tattoo or a drag queen

    i have seen a handful of people that actually ride and for some reason choose a harley.
     
  4. tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

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    I would say a good percentage of bikers (in America that is) are fashion riders no matter what kind of bike they are on.
    Doesn't matter if you choose to dress up like a Power Ranger or one of the Village People, most are concerned with looking cool more than they care about the actual riding.
    Which is fine, we all do it (by we I mean human beings not just bikers) to some extent.

    WTF was this thread about again?
     
  5. crf69

    crf69 [OP] scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah

    Pigs may be able to fly but can't maneuver for shit.
     
  6. WTtoolman

    WTtoolman Facial bones colapse as I crack your skull in half

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    Unbelievably AWESOME!! I'm a non-harley tech at a large jap dealership and can't wait to post this!! It's exactly the same stuff I've been saying for 10+ years!!! How many rep points are we allowed to send another member!!!???
     
  7. steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    anyone stupid enough to go 90+ on a harley has no brain IMO. Especially the 95% of them that wear either no helmet, or a glorified bicycle helmet:rolleyes:.

    Anyone ever notice how most d-bag harley riders never wave to you if you're on a jap bike?
     
  8. crf69

    crf69 [OP] scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    yep.....thats when at that last second i go big BIRD FINGER:D

    i am waiting for the roads to dry.

    need some throttle therapy on my day off.
     
  9. steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    lol, they probably don't even notice. Too busy looking "cool"...
     
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    WTtoolman Facial bones colapse as I crack your skull in half

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    On a side note, does anybody know where I can find the "If Harley made an airplane, would you fly in it?" Tshirt? I've been looking for one for years and have never found it. Provide a link if possible please.
     
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    TexasIslandBoy THE RED DRAGON!!

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    all harley do that with out the neck bearing being tight i have fixed 1000"s of them its the same thing when you ride a dirtbike
     
  12. WTtoolman

    WTtoolman Facial bones colapse as I crack your skull in half

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    Must be a regional thing. Here in the midwest, a vast majority will wave back. When I lived in Las Vegas, rarely would a harley rider wave.
     
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    yeah I have notice people in the midwest are just generally nicer.
     
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    I've been on lots of clapped-out POS dirtbikes, and never, ever had one go into a death wobble! Harley-Davidson owners are made to believe it's them, not the bike. It's simply not possible that they could have a flaw. And how dare you question the almighty Harley-Davidson!
     
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    x2.

    and it's more bad suspension setup than anything that causes tank slapping on a dirtbike (mostly on whoops).
     
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    have you ever raced dirtbikes? and no at the shop we worked at if a bike came in and they said it wobbled it was always the neck bearing they always wear in around 20k miles
     
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    all the new harley's have the same forks as honda's do...
     
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    Going fast on a Harley is suicide...bikes are shit and not made for anything but low-speed cruising, hopefully short distances, so that the nuts and bolts that fall off can be picked up later.
     
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    lol at the harley riders thinking they're on "American iron".

    still, it's not the brand of suspension, it is the valving/spring rates that im talking about.
     
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    Paul's TRD I'm Not Your F***ing Brother

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