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Re: [Triumph Motorcycle club] New Bonnies

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  • Sean
    Most likely cause their husband rides a Harley and they don t know better EXPLAIN please?? 883c ... From: Mike To:
    Message 1 of 107 , Oct 29, 2002
      Most likely cause their husband rides a Harley and
      they don't know better

      EXPLAIN please??

      883c
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Mike" <ooadventurer@...>
      To: <triumphmotorcycleclub2@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, November 01, 2002 12:32 PM
      Subject: RE: [Triumph Motorcycle club] New Bonnies


      > --- "Eric, Risk Taker......" <sphynctmus@...>
      > wrote:
      > > Even Sportsters are perceived to be entry level
      > > bikes by allot
      > > of people. Why do you think so many first time
      > > riding Females
      > > ride them.
      >
      > Most likely cause their husband rides a Harley and
      > they don't know better. And most Harley women ride
      > dyna's. Of all the listers on the Sportster list I
      > subscribe to only about 1 or 2% are women.
      >
      > Even if the women who ride Harleys only rode
      > sportsters they only account for at most 10% of
      > bikers. That means the VAST OVERWHEMING majority of
      > Sportsters riders are male.
      >
      > It never fails to amaze me when people think of a
      > Sportster as a beginner bike.
      >
      > It weighs 500 lbs. It is top heavy. It has a very
      > short unforgiving power band. It is NOT an easy bike
      > to ride. It took me a lot longer getting used to it
      > than my Adventurer.
      >
      > It use to be a 250 was a big bike. My first bike was
      > a 160 Honda Dream. I put over 20K miles on a CB350
      > before I got my first "real" bike, a Yamaha XS650B.
      > Guess I must really be the wimp on my 900cc 67 hp 500
      > lb top heavy Adventurer. Not to mention my 1200cc top
      > heavy 70 hp torque monster girl bike Sportster.
      >
      > =====
      > Mike
      > 00 Adventurer
      > 01 XL1200S
      >
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    • Sean
      hank the wank ... From: hankspeed3 To: Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 3:26 AM Subject: Re:
      Message 107 of 107 , Oct 31, 2002
        hank the wank
        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "hankspeed3" <hdpats@...>
        To: <triumphmotorcycleclub2@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 3:26 AM
        Subject: Re: [Triumph Motorcycle club] Triumph name continuity (was New
        Bonnies)


        > bill gates unfortunately does not have to, he is indeed the only game
        > in town.
        >
        > unlike all the brands of mc's out there to choose from. I would like
        > to think hd would be my last choice if they were the only ones out
        > there, but I would probably give up riding if I had to ride an hd.
        > So, I don't even give them a second look. I can pick out a fat boy
        > but after that, they are all the same to me. looks, sound, cost, etc.
        > etc, yawn...
        >
        > --- In triumphmotorcycleclub2@y..., jcatbert@a... wrote:
        > > In a message dated 11/4/02 6:13:16 PM Pacific Standard Time,
        > > ooadventurer@y... writes:
        > >
        > > > Now according to MCN winter 2002 used bike value guide
        > > > the Adventurer is worth $5660. The Sporty is worth
        > > > $10530. Hmm how the hell did that happen?
        > > >
        > >
        > > Marketing and demand. I'll bet Bill Gates does some HD marketing.
        > >
        > >
        > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >
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