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Every time I see a Harley or a Corvette I think that the owner is in his midlife crisis stage. Are young people attracted to these marques? It seems to me that, for cars, young people are attracted to Porsches and Audis and BMWs and other non-corvette sporty cars. For motorcycles, it seems the only young people I see riding them are on bikes that are scooters, mopeds, and a few sport bikes.

What ever happened to the motorcycle industry? a lot of people used to ride them.

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its the $$ to expensive for the young working for 15$ a hr max, most young kids like to fit in with the crowd the rebel of the past males are not the in thing also
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Maybe I should have said young professionals. Like people in the 35 to 45 age range. People with the money, but who are buying other things like BMWs instead.
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Maybe I should have said young professionals. Like people in the 35 to 45 age range. People with the money, but who are buying other things like BMWs instead.
the want to imitate Europeans not usa Americans any more make globalists great in thier minds they hate any symbols of the usa
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Younger people just aren't attracted to cars and motorcycles like we were.

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I don't know about that. I know BMW and Audi and Mercedes etc drivers that are true patriots and have the decorations to prove it.
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Being in the Harley business I can tell you why.
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Young folks have ruined theirs.

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Younger people just aren't attracted to cars and motorcycles like we were.
true there into green electric bikes and cars and high tech, harleys are old tech loud and reminds them of the old past americans they hate, now they want to look like they not hurting the environment in anyway a global rainbow butterfly gasoline cars and bikes are evil in thier minds like guns are also
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Being in the Harley business I can tell you why.
CREDIT!
Young folks have ruined theirs.

I don't know if Harley's credit department has changed in the last few years but they used to be extremely hard to deal with. My son decided to buy a Harley and had no credit rating because he had been paying cash for things for years. I co-signed with him and I have excellent credit. No go. He lived in a trailer that was set up in a combo motel/small trailer park and the mailing address was just listed as a motel. No amount of explanation made any difference. The salesman pointed out to them if it were me buying the bike The sale would have already been done. I contacted the credit manager and pointed out since I was the co-signer that the sale was actually to me and I was not real nice about it. He did agreed with me but still no loan. We told them to **** with Harley credit. My son went to the local savings and loan and had the money within two hours because I offered to cosign but they checked him out and said no need. He's riding a new bike now and guess where he financed it.
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Being in the Harley business I can tell you why.
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Well, that's very interesting. Are you seeing people with good incomes but poor credit?
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