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Seen Yamaha's shameless copy of the Sportster?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by vart, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. vart

    vart

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    Wow, that is about as bold as you can get with copying someone else's design...

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  2. NMGlocker

    NMGlocker BOOM headshot

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    Harley only has a trademark on the oil leak... Yamaha won't be infringing on that.
     

  3. willie_pete

    willie_pete NRA Life Member

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    Now that's just not helpful at all. :rofl:

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  4. hogfish

    hogfish Señor Member

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    All one can hope for is that performance isn't identical.
     
  5. F_G

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    I see what you did there. :winkie:
     
  6. HollowHead

    HollowHead Firm member

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    If that was a true copy, Yamaha would have moved the exhaust and primary to the wrong side also. :rofl: HH
     
  7. hogfish

    hogfish Señor Member

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    Hah! :rofl: I was wondering why the pipes were on the stand side? :embarassed:
     
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  8. Ol' Dirty

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    I saw one of those on the street last week. My thoughts were the same, it looked like a sportster but it wasn't a sportster. And it was quiet.
     
  9. fastbolt

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    :rofl:

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  10. ysr_racer

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    73% of all Harley's ever sold are still on the road. The rest of them were able to make it home safely :rofl:
     
  11. paynter2

    paynter2 It ain't over Millennium Member

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    Now that is bold! Those damned Japs. It's just like Ford copying Mazda! Oh wait... :shocked:
     
  12. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Happy Member

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    It's impossible to ride around and sound like a d-bag on the Yamaha.
     
  13. fastbolt

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    I've been thinking about getting another, smaller bike again. My '06 Stratoliner Midnight has been a great bike (much more powerful & better handling than my previous Road Star Midnight). I just miss having a smaller bike for shorter rides, especially around the coastal towns.

    Might have to look at an improved mid-size iron.
     
  14. I like this better than the Sportster, must be because they did a much better job on this one.
     
  15. Singlemalt

    Singlemalt In the rough

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    lol wp
     
  16. crazyasian1

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    Haters gonna hate...
     
  17. that bike looks good. they make a good bike. i am a hd man, been that way since 1987. i have also had other brands in the house. will ride anything that has two wheels.
     
  18. NMGlocker

    NMGlocker BOOM headshot

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    I thought EVERYBODY (including real Harley riders) hated on Sportsters.
     
  19. mrmedina

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    :thumbsup:
     
  20. Reissman

    Reissman Millennium Member

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    I have a Harley fat bob. I test drove a Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 yesterday that looks just like a Road Glide. Damn nice bike. I may get something besides a Harley next time.


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