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Any Harley or Indian owners on this forum?

I recently sold my 2008 Triumph Bonneville and am looking at the new Harleys. I definitely like what I'm seeing with the new Milwaukee 8 engines and the upgraded suspensions and new chassis. Anyone have any opinions on the new vs old Harleys?
I'm looking at the new Indian Springfield as well. I like that 111 engine. But I think the new M8 Soft Tails are the ticket now.
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I had an 47 Indian Chief in 1966...that is the only experience with Harley's or Indian I have.
I hated the hand shift and foot clutch so sold it for $25......biggest mistake except for my 2 marriges.......
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have had a couple old harleys.

just can't see spending the money for new.

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I have an 05 dynaglide custom.
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Lots of summer fun with my girlfriend on it. When I hit powerball tonight , Iíll be on my way to wherever itís warm and a brand new bike . Probably a Harley or an Indian. Like them both.
Iíve been thinking stage one on my repowered blower.
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I like the Fat Bob a lot. But $20,000 plus tax? A Nissan Sentra costs less.
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If you have the coin, go for it!

Its becoming an exclusive club

The new 1200 Bonnie's look nice.

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a few of my co-workers test rode some Harleys with the m8 motor this summer and they were impressed, I still want a R1200 GSA

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If you have the coin, go for it!

Its becoming an exclusive club

The new 1200 Bonnie's look nice.
Yes, I like the upcoming Speed Master. It's a handsome bike but I just can't get past that big water radiator. I'm not a fan of the fake carbs either. I like the fact that the Harley is still air cooled albeit with a well placed oil cooler.
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a few of my co-workers test rode some Harleys with the m8 motor this summer and they were impressed, I still want a R1200 GSA
Yes, apparently the new Harley design is getting really good reviews. I like air cooled engines. For me, if the bike's engine has to have a huge car radiator hanging off the front, I'd just as soon get the car.
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