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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 08-09-2019, 04:46 PM Thread Starter
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The truth about HD's finances ....

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> NEWS - HARLEY DAVIDSON SPEAKS TO DECLINING BIKE SALES......
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> The reasons for the slump in sales at HD are not President Trump's fault.
> Apparently the Baby-Boomers all have motorcycles. Generation X is only buying a few, and the next generation isn't buying any at all.
> A recent study was done to find out why Millennials don't ride motorcycles:
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> 1. Pants won't pull up far enough for them to straddle the seat.
> 2. Can't get their phone to their ear with a helmet on.
> 3. Can't use 2 hands to eat while driving.
> 4. They don't get a trophy and a recognition plaque just for buying one.
> 5. Don't have enough muscle to hold the bike up when stopped.
> 6. Might have a bug hit them in the face and then they would need emergency care.
> 7. Motorcycles don't have air conditioning.
> 8. They can't afford one because they spent 12 years in college trying to get a degree in Humanities, Social Studies or Gender Studies for which no jobs
are available.
> 9. They are allergic to fresh air.
> 10. Their pajamas get caught on the exhaust pipes.
> 11. They might get their hands dirty checking the oil..
> 12. The handle bars have buttons and levers and cannot be controlled by touch-screen.
> 13. You have to shift manually and use something called a clutch.
> 14. It's too hard to take selfies while riding.
> 15. They don't come with training wheels like their bicycles did.
> 16. Motorcycles don't have power steering or power brakes.
> 17. Their nose ring interferes with the face shield.
> 18. They would have to use leg muscle to back up.
> 19. When they stop, a light breeze might blow exhaust in their face.
> 20. It could rain on them and expose them to non-soft water.
> 21. It might scare their therapy dog, and then the dog would need therapy.
> 22.. Can't get the motorcycle down the basement stairs of their parent's home......
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> NEWS - HARLEY DAVIDSON SPEAKS TO DECLINING BIKE SALES......
>
>
>
> The reasons for the slump in sales at HD are not President Trump's fault.
> Apparently the Baby-Boomers all have motorcycles. Generation X is only buying a few, and the next generation isn't buying any at all.
> A recent study was done to find out why Millennials don't ride motorcycles:
>
> 1. Pants won't pull up far enough for them to straddle the seat.
> 2. Can't get their phone to their ear with a helmet on.
> 3. Can't use 2 hands to eat while driving.
> 4. They don't get a trophy and a recognition plaque just for buying one.
> 5. Don't have enough muscle to hold the bike up when stopped.
> 6. Might have a bug hit them in the face and then they would need emergency care.
> 7. Motorcycles don't have air conditioning.
> 8. They can't afford one because they spent 12 years in college trying to get a degree in Humanities, Social Studies or Gender Studies for which no jobs
are available.
> 9. They are allergic to fresh air.
> 10. Their pajamas get caught on the exhaust pipes.
> 11. They might get their hands dirty checking the oil..
> 12. The handle bars have buttons and levers and cannot be controlled by touch-screen.
> 13. You have to shift manually and use something called a clutch.
> 14. It's too hard to take selfies while riding.
> 15. They don't come with training wheels like their bicycles did.
> 16. Motorcycles don't have power steering or power brakes.
> 17. Their nose ring interferes with the face shield.
> 18. They would have to use leg muscle to back up.
> 19. When they stop, a light breeze might blow exhaust in their face.
> 20. It could rain on them and expose them to non-soft water.
> 21. It might scare their therapy dog, and then the dog would need therapy.
> 22.. Can't get the motorcycle down the basement stairs of their parent's home......
>
#3, let me guess.....avocado toast? LOL
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#3, let me guess.....avocado toast? LOL
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Or kale
"If you blanche it first, it's not too bad!" .... at least that's what they say about kale on the TV ad

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#11 haven't met a millennial yet that even knew what oil was! And when I tried to explain the importance of checking their oil level they said; "na, just get me a new car"
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I call bullshit on #14.
It's too hard to take selfies while riding.



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