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Old 10-01-2009, 04:26 AM
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Harley Davidson V-Rod anyone ?

For some reason I can't shake from that head that V-Rod "night edition-whatever" I saw in the street the other night. This bike looks fabulous.

I don't know anything about bikes, so just wondering someone who knows them :

- Are these good bikes in General ? Are they reliable ? What would be the maximum miles if I were to buy the bike used ? If I buy used it would be nearly new...what is the bike mileage equivalent of having less than 20K miles on a car ? I don't want to buy a worn out bike.

And anyways how many miles could I expect out of one these V-rods before nothing works anymore ?

I'm looking at Harleys because they seem to be one of the few bikes that keep some of their value over time, but I am open to any suggestion.

These are the bikes I like, V-Rod Night edition and V-Rod muscle

Thank you for any feedback/suggestions.

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Old 10-01-2009, 04:32 AM
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Old 10-01-2009, 04:35 AM
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Was my question that stupid or is the bike that bad ?
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You've posted in the wrong forum. We have a bike thread so it will prob be moved there.
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Old 10-01-2009, 04:49 AM
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It's the only Harley I would buy. The Harley Community (not lawyers on his and hers bikes) don't appreciate it.

I think it's a direction they need


They are cheap on ebay

http://motors******.ebay.com/Motorcy...273&Model=VRSC
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besides, vrod v. Softail is an ageless conundrum.

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I'm looking at Harleys because they seem to be one of the few bikes that keep some of their value over time, but I am open to any suggestion.
Dude, you don't buy a bike for their resale value, you buy one for speed...

Here's my suggestion:


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Which two 18 year olds own those?
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Which two 18 year olds own those?
The ones doing your ex.
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Welcome to the Harley addiction! I like the V-Rod. WGAF what anyone thinks in the "Harley" crowd. Buy what your heart desires.

NIce Fatboy Eddie... Have you seen the new Fatboy Lo?

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Which two 18 year olds own those?
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Old 10-01-2009, 09:45 AM
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Dude, you don't buy a bike for their resale value, you buy one for speed...

Here's my suggestion:


Those are nice but I have kept away from bikes for so long because I know I would kill myself with one of these. I am looking at the V-Rod precisely because it is not nearly as sporty.
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:16 AM
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It's the only Harley I would buy. The Harley Community (not lawyers on his and hers bikes) don't appreciate it.

I think it's a direction they need


They are cheap on ebay

http://motors******.ebay.com/Motorcy...273&Model=VRSC
Thanks for the link. Those are some amazing prices I am looking at pretty much double the price here.

I don't care about what the Harley community or riders of other makes think frankly. I love the bike.
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Old 10-01-2009, 10:21 AM
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Welcome to the Harley addiction! I like the V-Rod. WGAF what anyone thinks in the "Harley" crowd. Buy what your heart desires.

NIce Fatboy Eddie... Have you seen the new Fatboy Lo?

My baby...

That's another Harley I like very much. It looks so agressive and tough. I also like the 883 Iron and the XL1200 Nightster. Or indeed those very old rat bikes I see at kustom car shows.

Off-topic, but would love to see pics of your Camaro. My Favorite year of all by far

Congrats on a beautiful bike
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That's what I like about Harley Fat Boys, you guys are all so jolly...
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That's another Harley I like very much. It looks so agressive and tough. I also like the 883 Iron and the XL1200 Nightster. Or indeed those very old rat bikes I see at kustom car shows.

Off-topic, but would love to see pics of your Camaro. My Favorite year of all by far

Congrats on a beautiful bike
Thanks! Pics of the Camaro can be found in my photo album under my user ID.

I really like the Nightster too. Love the old school bobber rat bikes.

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That's what I like about Harley Fat Boys, you guys are all so jolly...
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Welcome to the Harley addiction! I like the V-Rod. WGAF what anyone thinks in the "Harley" crowd. Buy what your heart desires.

NIce Fatboy Eddie... Have you seen the new Fatboy Lo?

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OMG i love your bike its gorgeous!
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OMG i love your bike its gorgeous!
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Bruce would love it.
Who?

...and you're just jealous because Missmodena likes real MANLY bikes...
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...and you're just jealous because Missmodena likes real MANLY bikes...
Huh?

My Filipina maid has one just like yours......real manly.
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