I recently got the chance to ride a 1340cc '82 Harley though and it was fucking terrible. Turning felt more like falling over than anything else. Perhaps if you stick to the straights. The rules that apply to American cars apply to their motorcycles as well, just absolute shit handling. A construction or design that might work for the bike in some way is just never even considered it seems. Sure they have an awesome style sometimes, chopped, matte black, fat tire, simple handlebar, but in terms of technology it's worlds apart.
Originally Posted by Cheeto
To each their own. No problem with that, I just prefer the relaxed riding style and the big motors.
Anyway, I guess what I'm trying to say is, riding it didn't really feel 'relaxed' to me. It was more like 'holy shit this thing is going to fucking kill me'. Awesome noise though.
Originally Posted by Flo_Evans
I love it. It's not as fast on the road but it's fun just running over shit instead of weaving around potholes. Jumping little hills and getting off the beaten path is a ton of fun. I really want to get the new 848 for my street demon but I am going to have to wait until after I buy a house, then the old lady will probably want to pop out some kids or some shit. I might just get a nice 2up cruiser with a sidecar so the whole family can go! :D
Yeah those kids 'll get ya.
How much does that 848 go for in the states anyway?