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Old 31-12-2013, 06:28   #196
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Is that praise or criticism ?

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It depends on which side of the fence you sit

I do see the appeal of a classic Morgan (not the Aero). It's a bit like buying a vintage car straight from the factory.

They are obviously not better than modern designs or even as good, they are just different and unique.

I can imagine a few Morgan drivers put on their leather caps and string backed driving gloves and dream of the days when Spitfire's and Mustang's ruled the skies
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Are you guys kidding...old sells! There is this thing called nostalgia and without it Harley Davidson would not exist much less prosper.
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It depends on which side of the fence you sit

I do see the appeal of a classic Morgan (not the Aero). It's a bit like buying a vintage car straight from the factory.

They are obviously not better than modern designs or even as good, they are just different and unique.

I can imagine a few Morgan drivers put on their leather caps and string backed driving gloves and dream of the days when Spitfire's and Hurricanes ruled the skies
Fixed...
Oh.. and Morgan's don't last long in OZ.. termites..

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Fixed...
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I was trying to appeal to both sides of the pond

With it's wooden frame I guess the Hurricane would have been more appealing to Morgan nostalgia than even the Spitfire
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Are you guys kidding...old sells! There is this thing called nostalgia and without it Harley Davidson would not exist much less prosper.
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Thats funny Hoppy, you must be a sports bike guy
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My fav is " Harley Davidson: 1950s technology, 2014 prices."
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My fav is " Harley Davidson: 1950s technology, 2014 prices."
Norton Commando 850 man myself ( once ) all you needed was oil

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Honda 750 inline 4's were my passion... Suzuki's always tried to kill me..
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Honda 750 inline 4's were my passion... Suzuki's always tried to kill me..
Lovely smooth bike , massive heavy and bulky though. I loved the way they looked from the front

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Lovely smooth bike , massive heavy and bulky though. I loved the way they looked from the front

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But they stuck to the road like **** on a blanket...
none of that twitchy Suzi, Yami, Kawa crap....
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But they stuck to the road like **** to a blanket...
none of that twitchy Suzi, Yami, Kawa crap....
I has a thing for nortons, Trimuphs, BSA , ( and a bultaco) my jap crap mates where always laughing at me , cause I had to drag a toolkit around ! , never owned many jap bikes , once has a yam 180 ( with electric start !!!) And ...., a Honda 50 too

All in the past , now I drive 4x4s !!

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Have had a Aprilia Tuono for the track and a V-Strom for the street, wife has an SV650 and a Honda GB500.
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