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Its a shame that a POS such as H-D can stay afloat and Indian can't. Same with Excelsior Henderson. Beautiful bikes. Don't get me wrong I have the respect for the Harley name and all they have done for motorcycling. Its just too bad for Indian... Again
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you guys are ruthless...


Proofread carefully to see if you any words out.

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Bastards

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Wasn't harley gonna close down about 15 or 20 years ago and the government stepped in and helped out?
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The employees bought it from AMF, and either 'brought it back from the brink of death', or 'stopped doing such a shitty job', depending on your point of view.

Seriously, the evo engine followed a few years later and represented a great improvement in design and manufacturing practices and tolerances.

The group that bought Indian had a good claim on the name but an unimaginative product. Other groups showed more distinctive ideas, but lost the court battle for the right to lose 40 or 50 million $.

But this is beating a



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Who is Ruth?

Is a paradigm worth 20 cents?
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tigerblade : Quote (BizJetGuy @ Sep. 25 2003, 7:40am)you guys are ruthless...
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tigerblade : Quote (BizJetGuy @ Sep. 25 2003, 7:40am)you guys are ruthless...
Who is Ruth?
And why are we without her?
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Well . . . just look at her.



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