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    Skill is what keeps you on a Motorcycle
    Awareness + Skill is what keeps you out of harm's way
    ATGATT + Awareness + Skill means you might Live To Ride another day

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    • But seriously, do we need law. We can do that just by our instincts, INDIAN ISHTYLE!

      Cheers!
      VJ
      Once upon a time, a guy asked a girl 'Will you marry me?'
      The girl said, 'NO!'


      And the guy lived happily ever after and rode motorcycles and watched sport on a big screen TV, went fishing and surfing, and played golf a lot, and drank beer and scotch and had tons of money in the bank and left the toilet seat up and farted whenever he wanted.


      THE END

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      • Originally posted by B7ACKTHORN View Post
        But seriously, do we need law. We can do that just by our instincts, INDIAN ISHTYLE!
        Unlike India, the law enforcement ishtyle doesn't work like that in abroad, especially in the developed countries & most importantly N.amreeika.

        Violate law, get tickets; get "n" (7 times) tickets, license stands cancelled for a year; next year, apply for license with more stringent test by paying more; also one has to attend mandatory riding class (decent enough to pinch one's pocket); also, per the number of tickets, the insurance premium also raises; if license cancelled...insurance companies even hesitate to renew existing. Without insurance, one cannot ride/drive. Without riding/driving, it's impossible to get around, because the public transport is worst making life even more miserable. Too complex!!!
        Last edited by aargee; 02-14-2013, 06:49 PM.
        Skill is what keeps you on a Motorcycle
        Awareness + Skill is what keeps you out of harm's way
        ATGATT + Awareness + Skill means you might Live To Ride another day

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        • Originally posted by aargee View Post
          Unlike India, the law enforcement ishtyle doesn't work like that in abroad, especially in the developed countries & most importantly N.amreeika.

          Violate law, get tickets; get 7 tickets, license gets cancelled for a year; per the number of tickets the insurance premium increases; license cancelled...insurance companies even hesitate to renew existing. Without insurance, one cannot ride/drive. Without riding/driving, it's impossible to get around, because the public transport is worst making life even more miserable.

          Actually I must have said that ISHTYLE was for Indians not AMREEKANS. I must have made myself a little clear on that one above, though appreciate your effort for the heads up. Of course, you do your jingalala abroad and you get screwed. I mean, gimme a break, the bike the cops there have. Don't even get me started on that one.

          Cheers!
          VJ
          Once upon a time, a guy asked a girl 'Will you marry me?'
          The girl said, 'NO!'


          And the guy lived happily ever after and rode motorcycles and watched sport on a big screen TV, went fishing and surfing, and played golf a lot, and drank beer and scotch and had tons of money in the bank and left the toilet seat up and farted whenever he wanted.


          THE END

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          • In India the Government wants to make it compulsory for a helmet to be given along with the purchase of a new two-wheeler!

            Some places give a 'Free Gun' along with your new bike!!!

            Florida dealership offers free handgun with motorcycle | Hot Topics | a Chron.com blog
            Biking is not about what you have between your legs, its all about how well you use it!!!!!!!

            Give your details here if you want to help your fellow xBhpian stranded in your city

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            • Originally posted by The Monk View Post
              In India the Government wants to make it compulsory for a helmet to be given along with the purchase of a new two-wheeler!

              Some places give a 'Free Gun' along with your new bike!!!

              Florida dealership offers free handgun with motorcycle | Hot Topics | a Chron.com blog

              Oh my! Only in AMREEKIA

              Cheers!
              VJ
              Once upon a time, a guy asked a girl 'Will you marry me?'
              The girl said, 'NO!'


              And the guy lived happily ever after and rode motorcycles and watched sport on a big screen TV, went fishing and surfing, and played golf a lot, and drank beer and scotch and had tons of money in the bank and left the toilet seat up and farted whenever he wanted.


              THE END

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                • Source: Bankruptcy Court Approves American Suzuki's Chapter 11

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                  • Topic approved and moved to Random News Abroad.

                    During this restructuring period, Suzuki will cease to sell automobiles. The application for this Bankruptcy protection was filed sometime around Oct-Nov, 2012. Its just "approved" now. And this is not affecting Suzuki motorcycles' Sales and parts supply negatively.

                    By the way, Suzuki US was definitely struggling since last 4-5 years, mostly with cars. Kizashi is almost a failure, maybe due to the fact that its production edition is so so different from the concept that got everyone hooked. Ultimately, practicality wins over imagination.

                    When your machines get some things wrong, but they retain a USP, they will still sell somehow. But when a USP is absent, you got a big problem, is what I believe.
                    Last edited by Samarth 619; 03-06-2013, 12:31 AM.
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                    • Originally posted by Samarth 619 View Post
                      Topic approved and moved to Random News Abroad.

                      During this restructuring period, Suzuki will cease to sell automobiles. The application for this Bankruptcy protection was filed sometime around Oct-Nov, 2012. Its just "approved" now. And this is not affecting Suzuki motorcycles' Sales and parts supply negatively.

                      By the way, Suzuki US was definitely struggling since last 4-5 years, mostly with cars. Kizashi is almost a failure, maybe due to the fact that its production edition is so so different from the concept that got everyone hooked. Ultimately, practicality wins over imagination.

                      When your machines get some things wrong, but they retain a USP, they will still sell somehow. But when a USP is absent, you got a big problem, is what I believe.

                      Suzuki's been for decades, it's just that their 4 wheeler segment is in the back burner as of now, stumbling the growth of the entire company. But as long as motorcycles aren't affected, there is always a sweet spot for us.

                      I think.

                      Cheers!
                      VJ
                      Once upon a time, a guy asked a girl 'Will you marry me?'
                      The girl said, 'NO!'


                      And the guy lived happily ever after and rode motorcycles and watched sport on a big screen TV, went fishing and surfing, and played golf a lot, and drank beer and scotch and had tons of money in the bank and left the toilet seat up and farted whenever he wanted.


                      THE END

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                      • V Star 1300 Deluxe and Yamaha FJR1300Amorewww.starmotorcycles.com.

                        From cycleworld: 2014 Yamaha Star Bolt and Bolt R-Spec- First Look Review

                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxgnUg9M2sA
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                        • Whoa! Could post serious threat to HD Street Bob and 883 models. But if only this were to come to India, this would give Harley bobs a good run for their money.

                          Cheers!
                          VJ
                          Once upon a time, a guy asked a girl 'Will you marry me?'
                          The girl said, 'NO!'


                          And the guy lived happily ever after and rode motorcycles and watched sport on a big screen TV, went fishing and surfing, and played golf a lot, and drank beer and scotch and had tons of money in the bank and left the toilet seat up and farted whenever he wanted.


                          THE END

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                          • Originally posted by B7ACKTHORN View Post
                            But if only this were to come to India, this would give Harley bobs a good run for their money.

                            Cheers!
                            VJ

                            that seems to be distant dream, given the scenario that yamaha is finding it difficult to even bring a 250 CC bike to india.
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                            • Originally posted by B7ACKTHORN View Post
                              Whoa! Could post serious threat to HD Street Bob and 883 models. But if only this were to come to India, this would give Harley bobs a good run for their money.

                              Cheers!
                              VJ
                              Good Bike, Though it wont be a major threat to HD. The thing brands like Victory, HD and RE for that matter is the cult and belonging to the group that makes them sell/appeal rather than the specs. Yamaha surely does not have an image of an outlaw to create ripples in this group. But that said it definitely diversifies their portfolio and offers products to its loyal customers.
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                              • Originally posted by hegdeanoop View Post
                                Good Bike, Though it wont be a major threat to HD. The thing brands like Victory, HD and RE for that matter is the cult and belonging to the group that makes them sell/appeal rather than the specs. Yamaha surely does not have an image of an outlaw to create ripples in this group. But that said it definitely diversifies their portfolio and offers products to its loyal customers.
                                Exactly. If they price it competitively. You need to consider a lots into equation. Imagine the same bolt offered at 7L for example, there would be many folks willing to go for the legacy and the pride of owning one. It definitely isn't gonna cannibalize HDs image for that matter, as you've right stated, "cult" different people have different cult following, so that's out of the equation.

                                But it sure does can compete with HD if they intend to launch it so. But let's see.

                                Cheers!
                                VJ
                                Once upon a time, a guy asked a girl 'Will you marry me?'
                                The girl said, 'NO!'


                                And the guy lived happily ever after and rode motorcycles and watched sport on a big screen TV, went fishing and surfing, and played golf a lot, and drank beer and scotch and had tons of money in the bank and left the toilet seat up and farted whenever he wanted.


                                THE END

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