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Or BMW...
Even worse than BMW.

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The new scout is all that and a bag of chips. They are so far better than the Harley offerings that Harley got the AMA to hamstring the Indians just to make their bikes more competitive. Lol. Rather than improving their product, the pressured the sanctioning body to make the competition worse...

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The new scout is all that and a bag of chips. They are so far better than the Harley offerings that Harley got the AMA to hamstring the Indians just to make their bikes more competitive. Lol. Rather than improving their product, the pressured the sanctioning body to make the competition worse...
Well I wouldn't go that far John. I don't think the Scout is any danger to the Sportster. It competes in the same market segment and in every way is a more modern bike. And arguably a better bike, but like it or not America rides Harley and the Sportster remains the entry bike into the world of Harley. That said, I wouldn't mind having a Scout in my garage.

And by the way that happens in every form of racing. Have you seen the Ford GTs winning lately? Nope, IMSA tied their hands and limited the cars with BOP rulings.

All that said I think Polaris did a great job on the Scout and one just may land in my garage as an around town bike.
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The new scout is all that and a bag of chips. They are so far better than the Harley offerings that Harley got the AMA to hamstring the Indians just to make their bikes more competitive. Lol. Rather than improving their product, the pressured the sanctioning body to make the competition worse...

And I will be picking up my new-to-me Indian this saturday. The dealer with the C90 never bothered to call me back. The dealer with the Indian called me back within an hour and a half with an offer. I said, "SOLD!" I'll post pictures if anyone is interested this weekend. Going to have to travel a few hours to get it but it is worth it, I think.
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Awesome, I think you make an excellent choice.

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That's awesome! Can't wait to see the pics of the Scout. I love living vicariously through other people's wallets.
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That's awesome! Can't wait to see the pics of the Scout. I love living vicariously through other people's wallets.
Says the BMW rider...

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Says the BMW rider...
I've got a KTM too.
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I've got a KTM too.
How do you ride it? I have long legs and find them uncomfortably tall.

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And I will be picking up my new-to-me Indian this saturday. The dealer with the C90 never bothered to call me back. The dealer with the Indian called me back within an hour and a half with an offer. I said, "SOLD!" I'll post pictures if anyone is interested this weekend. Going to have to travel a few hours to get it but it is worth it, I think.
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