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      12-08-2011, 06:30 PM   #1
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Thinking of buying a Bike

http://www.harley-davidson.com/en_AU...tml#/c/gallery

I'm getting the urge to buy a bike again. Never thought of a Harley before but I'm getting a little pudgy for the Jap bikes these days.
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I'm getting the urge to buy a bike again. Never thought of a Harley before but I'm getting a little pudgy for the Jap bikes these days.
Nice bike, it's the only Harley that is sporty IMO. Thinking of joining a biker gang? :-D
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http://www.harley-davidson.com/en_AU...tml#/c/gallery

I'm getting the urge to buy a bike again. Never thought of a Harley before but I'm getting a little pudgy for the Jap bikes these days.
That was the exact bike i was looking to get...then family said "HELL NO!" and my GF said "Keep dreamin", then i

Live my dream and buy that bike!
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I'd get a bike if i lived close to uni and work oh and if i had money to spare, cafe racers are better poser bikes

pcock.. thats 20k you could spend towards making your 335i even faster than an m3 :P
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Hmm a Harley all show and no go!...
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I'd get a bike if i lived close to uni and work oh and if i had money to spare, cafe racers are better poser bikes

pcock.. thats 20k you could spend towards making your 335i even faster than an m3 :P
faster already

and meth is on the way

But you do raise a good question, does anyone kow what sort of room these chaps have, i think list was 26ish but with a bit of a haggle would the take a flat 20
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Don't do it get this instead http://www.ducati.com.au/1199_panigale/index.do !
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mmmmm they do make some fine looking machines the italians! I'm a bit old/large for a Ducati though which is why I am thinking of a sic sporty harley, kinda like saying a sporty RR...
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mmmmm they do make some fine looking machines the italians! I'm a bit old/large for a Ducati though which is why I am thinking of a sic sporty harley, kinda like saying a sporty RR...
never too old for a duc

Dooo it, tempted to get one myself when it comes out.... or maybe the prices of the 1198R will drop..
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you gotta be able to turn yourself into a pretzel to ride one though, where as the harley is like sitting on the lounge watching cricket
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you gotta be able to turn yourself into a pretzel to ride one though, where as the harley is like sitting on the lounge watching cricket
haha I was almost too small for my duc could barely put both feet down!

Fair enough just never been a fan of harley, makes too much noise and goes no where!
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makes too much noise
What did you have the electric Ducati
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What did you have the electric Ducati
I meant if its making that much noise it should be going just as fast!

noise:speed ratio was not correct!

My duc was loud and I loved it!
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I've got a mate with an older model with all the upgrades including imola cams and loud is not the right word. Did you carry a quart of oil in your jacket as well
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I've got a mate with an older model with all the upgrades including imola cams and loud is not the right word. Did you carry a quart of oil in your jacket as well
Need to bring a support car while riding you never know when those things might break down!

Not to mention they are not water proof!
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Yeh they are like Alfa's with Mr Lunguini electricals.
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Yeh they are like Alfa's with Mr Lunguini electricals.
In all seriousness they are not bad, well my 848 anyway, no issues with it until i low sided it
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I had a duc monster before, absolutely loved it... not a real bike person at heart hence not riding again but if I ever were to get back I'd look at another monster or a triumph street triple, something like that...
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I'm selling mine if you are interested

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Hey Pcockley

I'm selling mine if you are interested
Thanks but same problem as with the Ducati, I am a bit old (read soft) for the racer bikes. I'm more in line for the loud lounge style bike

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I'm getting the urge to buy a bike again. Never thought of a Harley before but I'm getting a little pudgy for the Jap bikes these days.
That was the exact bike i was looking to get...then family said "HELL NO!" and my GF said "Keep dreamin", then i

Live my dream and buy that bike!
I thought you wore the pants in your house! Sounds like you might have misunderstood pants for panties hehehehehe.

Grow some balls and get one, you only live once.
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