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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 06-10-2015, 07:59 AM Thread Starter
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I have been on the Harley Davidson advisory panel since 09 and they send out a survey e-mail every month about to ask questions about things they are doing or going to do to the bikes or accessories. There around 2200 members on the panel across the country. Every now and then they ask if I still own my 05 FXSTI and I have answered several times no since I traded in the POS on my Gunner last year. Well I got a e-mail yesterday that my services will no longer be needed on the panel. It seems to me they could use the input from a 10 year Harley owner that has switched to Victory to see how they could improve their product to keep riders buying Harleys. Oh well now I am completely divorced from HD.

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Ah to hell with them.. Thier loss..

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Ummm! A POS huh? Never owned one and never had one bike for a decade. I'm thinking I would know whether or not it was a POS before having it that long.

It has been my experience after having now owned 5 different bikes(a one bike man) in less than 4 years that they all have some good qualities. Same as ALL the women I'ved loved!

With that said, I do hope that one day I could own a Harley. I do understand from all that I've read that I will need new tools, plenty of oil, new vest, new tats, and HD koolaid.
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You'd think that they would see you as actually being more valuable, being a person who has switched from Harley to Victory, as you could then tell them what made you switch, ad they could use that info to better their product. Oh well! Guess they'd rather have loyalty than good customer feedback. Looks like a good group to avoid!
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Being a Victory owner now, how could you possibly give them your BIASED opinions....

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Ummm! A POS huh? Never owned one and never had one bike for a decade. I'm thinking I would know whether or not it was a POS before having it that long.

It has been my experience after having now owned 5 different bikes(a one bike man) in less than 4 years that they all have some good qualities. Same as ALL the women I'ved loved!

With that said, I do hope that one day I could own a Harley. I do understand from all that I've read that I will need new tools, plenty of oil, new vest, new tats, and HD koolaid.
Man I rode the same bike almost two decades. 5 bikes in 4 years makes it sould like they didn't have any good qualities.

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Ummm! A POS huh? Never owned one and never had one bike for a decade. I'm thinking I would know whether or not it was a POS before having it that long.

It has been my experience after having now owned 5 different bikes(a one bike man) in less than 4 years that they all have some good qualities. Same as ALL the women I'ved loved!

With that said, I do hope that one day I could own a Harley. I do understand from all that I've read that I will need new tools, plenty of oil, new vest, new tats, and HD koolaid.
Sometimes you don't know you have a POS...until you don't.

It's kind of like being healthy of not. You never know or realize how bad you feel...until you don't. I just becomes...this is how I feel...must be normal so I feel fine.

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Man I rode the same bike almost two decades. 5 bikes in 4 years makes it sould like they didn't have any good qualities.
I like riding various things with good qualities.

I'm sticking with the vegas for a long time... maybe not 2 decades. I'll be old as you then and be floating 2 feet off the ground when riding 2035.
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I like riding various things with good qualities.

I'm sticking with the vegas for a long time... maybe not 2 decades. I'll be old as you then and be floating 2 feet off the ground when riding 2035.
riding at 2035 ... holy crap that just hit me HARD .... I'll be 88 yrs old .... probably the only riding I'll be doing is a rocking chair!

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riding at 2035 ... holy crap that just hit me HARD .... I'll be 88 yrs old .... probably the only riding I'll be doing is a rocking chair!
I'll be 76 and just getting started!

Man! You mount your bike, plug the USB end into the back of your head, the other end is connected to your helmet/controller.

Next, you think where you want to go and at what speed and zoom! Your floating along... after about 15 mins., you tell your bike you want to snooze and auto biker dude takes over and wakes you up when you tell it a time.
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