Join Date: Feb 2012
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As with anything, it's those damned millennials. They don't want to own anything, be it a car, house, responsibility... Uber and Lyft and every other ride share app makes it easier and cheaper to get around so why own a car or motorcycle? The coming generation can't even drive a manual transmission car. Hell, I can't even find a decent manual car these days.
I, personally, love the look of a hyper motard and the feel of a naked bike. Sure, fast is fun, but I want maneuverability and utility. I want my ass to be able to get out of the way when teslas self driving moron is about to plow into me. I wish cars became faraday cages and phones wouldn't work inside.
I do believe that no matter what bike you make, the new generation won't really care. Motorcycle manufacturer's will drop to a few models to save themselves. Look at Ford. As house and rent prices have skyrocketed in cities and even suburbs near cities, the money for toys isn't there. My house isn't that close to the city but it was on the market for a day and had 3 other offers besides mine. There was no negotiating price. It was asking or above.
Custom metalwork. PM me with your ideas.