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    Motorcycle industry speaks to declining bike sales

    MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY SPEAKS TO DECLINING BIKE SALES


    The reasons for the slump in motorcycle sales has finally been discovered.
    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 two 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.
    Remember:
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    23. Motorcycles don't have safe spaces, hot cocoa dispensers or a place to put the Teddy Bear.
    24. You can't buy a motorcycle with an Access card. (prob'ly oughta' be #1)
    Ammo will get you through times of no money, better than money will get you through times of no ammo.



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    Pretty much nailed it, Rickenbacher39.
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    You can call it a "impeachment inquiry" or anything else under the sun.
    Personally, there are only two ways to describe what House Democrats are doing:

    Sedition, and a coup.

    Plain and simple.

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    25. Their Man-bun is uncomfortable in the helmet..
    When people lose their way and begin to vote for their own yokes and chains and suddenly we’re all wearing them, when Government turns tyrannical and the light of liberty is being extinguished.... our 2nd amendment is our ONLY hope.


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    26. Riding a motorcycle can lead to toxic masculinity. We can't have that cupcake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kschilk View Post
    23. Motorcycles don't have safe spaces, hot cocoa dispensers or a place to put the Teddy Bear.
    All of those are options on the 2020 Goldwing.

    Just don't buy the California model, it will not work in the following states.


    1. Alabama
    2. Kansas
    3. Kentucky
    4. Mississippi
    5. Oklahoma
    6. North Carolina
    7. South Dakota
    8. Tennessee
    9. Texas
    10. South Carolina
    11. Iowa



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    Quote Originally Posted by maloy View Post
    All of those are options on the 2020 Goldwing.

    Just don't buy the California model, it will not work in the following states.


    1. Alabama
    2. Kansas
    3. Kentucky
    4. Mississippi
    5. Oklahoma
    6. North Carolina
    7. South Dakota
    8. Tennessee
    9. Texas
    10. South Carolina
    11. Iowa



    Maloy


    Hey hey hey hey...............
    I had a 1975 Goldwing. I believe that was the 2nd year they were being produced.
    One of the best bikes I ever owned.
    Wife and I toured the western states on it and pulled a trailer.
    We had so darn much fun.
    Then I went back to school, had kids yadda yadda yadda.
    I lost my man card and sold it.
    But boy, so many happy memories..........
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    I’m about ready to give up motorcycles.
    I’m getting tired of all the riff-raff.

    You know, all them Doctors and Lawyers and such.

    Make America Great Again - Remove all the warning labels!
    I shoot to support my reloading habit
    Only when your house is on fire, will you have too much ammo!
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    Quote Originally Posted by maloy View Post
    All of those are options on the 2020 Goldwing.

    Just don't buy the California model, it will not work in the following states.


    1. Alabama
    2. Kansas
    3. Kentucky
    4. Mississippi
    5. Oklahoma
    6. North Carolina
    7. South Dakota
    8. Tennessee
    9. Texas
    10. South Carolina
    11. Iowa



    Maloy
    You forgot Georgia. We don’t even have emission inspections anymore.
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