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jacdaw
10-16-2009, 12:01 AM
http://www.buell.com/en_us/

I guess I'll never be a new Uly owner, can't afford one right now.

Beater
10-16-2009, 06:46 AM
dreams die hard

jettaglxdriver
10-16-2009, 06:59 AM
Wow that sucks. I'd never own one but some of the Buells were pretty bad ass.

Mendocino
10-16-2009, 07:08 AM
This is very interesting. I have admired HDs distribution transformation after the AMF-Voit debacle; they truly did a wonderful job envisioning and executing a geographically segmented distribution system that was aligned with their goals from the ground up.

I also thought that the dual brand strategy with Buell made a lot of sense so they could further increase market share with the look and feel of HD, and attack the Japanese manufacturers on the sport bike market. I have not followed this closely but suspect the Japanese moving into what has traditionally been the HD market spaces has had an affect.

I am still at a bit of a loss as to why HD would have done this. I will look into this further and report back...

wesintl
10-16-2009, 08:07 AM
dang he looked sad