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A friend of of mine purchased a Harley today, I went with him for the tour experience. The salesman ask what bike do I have , I said octane. He gave me a smirk and said the bike is going to worth 8 bucks some day. I wanted my friend to get an Indian scout sixty because he wanted to spend around 8 grand, but he ended up spending more for a sportster because he's a brand whore.
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A friend of of mine purchased a Harley today, I went with him for the tour experience. The salesman ask what bike do I have , I said octane. He gave me a smirk and said the bike is going to worth 8 bucks some day. I wanted my friend to get an Indian scout sixty because he wanted to spend around 8 grand, but he ended up spending more for a sportster because he's a brand whore.
I had one walk up to me as I was looking at the new stock and say "you looking at getting into riding?" When I said I already did he asked me what. I told him I had a Vision. I got the same smirk and little laugh with "ready for a Harley?" I was then able to give the smirk and laugh back with "no thanks, had two and I'm happier now."
 

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I'll take an Octane over and over-priced Sportster anyday. Take a look at the listings on Craigslist. There's 1000 Harley's for every Victory. I honestly Don't understand why anyone would buy a used Harley when I can get one on Craigslist with really low mileage and a guarantee that it "ain't never seen a drop of rain".

Harley doesn't make a bad product, it's just that they are so poorly named...The Sportster should be called the "Hipster" and the Road King should be re-named the "Garage Queen".
 

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Don't get me started….I recently went to the harley dealer hoping they might have a connector I was looking for. The guy asked "what bike"? I smiled and said "Victory Kingpin, but can't find the part" he asked if I was ready to trade in on a Harley and I replied with "Man, I love that Victory…it would take a whole lot of bike to get me to trade."

We could have stopped there, but he kept on…"I knew a guy that loved his Victory….shot himself in the face later though"

"He must've been going through a lot of sh*t because that Vic would've been the least of his worries"-Me

"Yeah he was a vet, one bad decision after another…joined up like an idiot and then came back from over there all messed up and on pills….."

Thats when I stopped listening to his BS. As an active duty member myself, I felt like choking that dude
 

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Don't get me started….I recently went to the harley dealer hoping they might have a connector I was looking for. The guy asked "what bike"? I smiled and said "Victory Kingpin, but can't find the part" he asked if I was ready to trade in on a Harley and I replied with "Man, I love that Victory…it would take a whole lot of bike to get me to trade."

We could have stopped there, but he kept on…"I knew a guy that loved his Victory….shot himself in the face later though"

"He must've been going through a lot of sh*t because that Vic would've been the least of his worries"-Me

"Yeah he was a vet, one bad decision after another…joined up like an idiot and then came back from over there all messed up and on pills….."

Thats when I stopped listening to his BS. As an active duty member myself, I felt like choking that dude
Such a strange thing to tell somebody in that situation. As if it was the motorcycle that caused it. People annoy me.
 
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Don't get me started….I recently went to the harley dealer hoping they might have a connector I was looking for. The guy asked "what bike"? I smiled and said "Victory Kingpin, but can't find the part" he asked if I was ready to trade in on a Harley and I replied with "Man, I love that Victory…it would take a whole lot of bike to get me to trade."

We could have stopped there, but he kept on…"I knew a guy that loved his Victory….shot himself in the face later though"

"He must've been going through a lot of sh*t because that Vic would've been the least of his worries"-Me

"Yeah he was a vet, one bad decision after another…joined up like an idiot and then came back from over there all messed up and on pills….."

Thats when I stopped listening to his BS. As an active duty member myself, I felt like choking that dude
I admire your self-control. He definitely deserved having someone step on his neck.

Short of that, perhaps you should let his supervisor know how out of line the guy was.
 

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Don't get me started….I recently went to the harley dealer hoping they might have a connector I was looking for. The guy asked "what bike"? I smiled and said "Victory Kingpin, but can't find the part" he asked if I was ready to trade in on a Harley and I replied with "Man, I love that Victory…it would take a whole lot of bike to get me to trade."

We could have stopped there, but he kept on…"I knew a guy that loved his Victory….shot himself in the face later though"

"He must've been going through a lot of sh*t because that Vic would've been the least of his worries"-Me

"Yeah he was a vet, one bad decision after another…joined up like an idiot and then came back from over there all messed up and on pills….."

Thats when I stopped listening to his BS. As an active duty member myself, I felt like choking that dude
Dude, as a veteran who has lost friends to suicide... you should have choked him for all of us. What a POS. The cops and his coworkers probably would have helped out.
 

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Different places I guess have different attitudes...... I went to the HOG shop here a couple of weeks back to see if i could purchase one of those flat used oil tray things as i am thinking of doing my own oil changes from now on..... They don't stock them but will get one in for me..... I was also asked what did I ride and i said a Victory XCT and this lady behind the counter said "nice bike them", and i said "yes they are" and that was the finish of it...... I turned and walked out and went for a ride out to a suburb that is a few k's out of the actual city limits......
 

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Different places I guess have different attitudes...... I went to the HOG shop here a couple of weeks back to see if i could purchase one of those flat used oil tray things as i am thinking of doing my own oil changes from now on..... They don't stock them but will get one in for me..... I was also asked what did I ride and i said a Victory XCT and this lady behind the counter said "nice bike them", and i said "yes they are" and that was the finish of it...... I turned and walked out and went for a ride out to a suburb that is a few k's out of the actual city limits......
What part of US are you from? I'm from Massachusetts , Japanese sport bikes or Harley cruisers are relevant, anything else's In Massachusetts is like alien to them from my experience. Nobody know what Victory or Indian is over here
 

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@Clyde frog, you need to get out more mate..... Look at my profile avatar and you will see that I am just round the corner from you and a little south.........:angel4:
 

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@Clyde frog, you need to get out more mate..... Look at my profile avatar and you will see that I am just round the corner from you and a little south.........:angel4:
I see Cassowaries, the only giant bird I want to see in real life in Australia. Let's build a bridge from United States to Australia! So we can all cruise together
 

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Buggar the bridge mate, we don't want all those illegals you have there....... We get enough from elsewhere..... We just hoping that Trump doesn't patent the wall of Mexico so that we can use similar round our shores.......
 

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I'll take an Octane over and over-priced Sportster anyday. Take a look at the listings on Craigslist. There's 1000 Harley's for every Victory. I honestly Don't understand why anyone would buy a used Harley when I can get one on Craigslist with really low mileage and a guarantee that it "ain't never seen a drop of rain".

Harley doesn't make a bad product, it's just that they are so poorly named...The Sportster should be called the "Hipster" and the Road King should be re-named the "Garage Queen".
Oh I thought it was the Garage Glide...
 

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I too got weak and out of visiting the Local Victory Dealer who clearly is moving on with remaining stock down to 3, visited the HD place. Found the salesman very informative and offering demo ride on any one of them I wanted. I asked about trading in Victorys and he just said, if it has a vin plate, we can deal. No negative comments at all or even comparing...

Ended up talking Vettes and left with the business card and a demo if I ever want one.
 

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The our ****dont stink attitude at some of the boutiques I've visited makes me sick. When provoked honey says I get this look on my face and then she looks at the sales man or who ever is talking crap and then looks back at me. She knows what's about to happen and just walks away. She hates seeing people get beat down verbally by me.
 
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