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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #140 on: July 04, 2018, 04:20:31 pm »
doh...

so, can we put this one to bed?



I know it's like the "jelly of the month club, Clark",

but can we stick this one with a fork, and call it "done"?  :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :popcorn: :deadhorse: :deadhorse: :grouphug: :1DeadBanana :1DeadBanana




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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #141 on: July 05, 2018, 06:07:21 am »
The OP answered my PM.

OK, I was wrong, it's called a non disclosure agreement, but yes it was settled and, no he can't talk about it.

I am kind of surprised how he was treated here though, just because he didn't like the brakes and got a lawyer he was called a troll and other stuff.
Over the years I've heard so many complaints about this bike, " the seat sucks, the bars hurt my shoulders (I still don't understand that one, but whatever), it's buzzy, it's jerky, it's got no cruise control, it doesn't have a key that works like the key on all my old bikes did, the brakes aren't linked right," etc. etc. etc. and yet this guy is the one that gets all the flack?

I like my C14, a lot (no it isn't love), but if someone else doesn't and instead of just complaining about it on forums, decides to go get a lawyer and take on a giant large
corporation..then my hat is off to them.


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I think some of us that have been here awhile (not me of course) have a tendency to react firmly on something that's not quite the ordinary posting especially when it seems that they are essentially saying our baby is ugly on their first post.  I would hope that in the future we react less firmly and see how something works out before we accuse said poster of trolling, etc.   


With that being said, my right shoulder blade started to hurt me after several hundred miles of riding even with the Heli Horizons...part of the reason I moved to another bike that was more ergonomically friendly to my elderly body.



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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #142 on: July 05, 2018, 06:44:36 am »

With that being said, my right shoulder blade started to hurt me after several hundred miles of riding even with the Heli Horizons...part of the reason I moved to another bike that was more ergonomically friendly to my elderly body.

A nice set of ape hangers on your Connie would have been a cheaper route.  :rotflmao:

I’m not sure what your riding style is like, but I would think it would have taken some getting used to making the switch from a Concours to an Indian. Less lean angle, slower thru the curves, shorter shifts or bouncing off the rev limiter, etc. I know it takes me a few mins to get used to the bike I’m currently on each time I ride a different one.
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #143 on: July 05, 2018, 08:52:28 am »
Took me about 25 miles to get used to it.. ;)
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #144 on: July 06, 2018, 05:34:02 pm »
Took me about 25 miles to get used to it.. ;)

Entry speed for curves is what gets me. After riding the Concours for a while and then getting on the Magnum, I come into curves a little too hot the first time or two. Then when I get on the Concours again, I find myself slowing down to much for the first couple of curves. The more I switch back and forth, the better I’m getting at adjusting between the two. Lean angle is the same way. I’m getting better at adjusting with that too. Still haven’t found the Concours’ peg feelers while riding, but my toe sliders on my boots touched down for the first time on Wednesday when I was out riding my favorite local roads.
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #145 on: July 06, 2018, 08:04:05 pm »
Took me about 25 miles to get used to it.. ;)

So what does that convert to in Indian time...2 maybe 3 days?   :rotflmao:

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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #146 on: July 06, 2018, 08:15:11 pm »
So what does that convert to in Indian time...2 maybe 3 days moons?   :rotflmao:
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #147 on: July 06, 2018, 11:41:58 pm »

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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #148 on: July 07, 2018, 11:58:25 am »
So what does that convert to in Indian time...2 maybe 3 days?   :rotflmao:

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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #149 on: July 07, 2018, 01:09:40 pm »
Jim's new Indian name, "Goes Fast No More."
How about “Races with Snails”?  :rotflmao:
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #150 on: July 07, 2018, 01:26:16 pm »
How about “Races with Snails”?  :rotflmao:
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #151 on: July 07, 2018, 04:08:33 pm »
Twits. >:( :rotflmao:
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #152 on: July 07, 2018, 04:38:23 pm »
Why you clowns dissen on Indian? They aint slow, the flat tracker is embarrasing Harley big time.
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #153 on: July 07, 2018, 04:59:45 pm »
Why you clowns dissen on Indian? They aint slow,

Everything is relative.  Compared to a C14...

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the flat tracker is embarrasing Harley big time.

Faster than very slow (and loud and vibratory) is not setting a high goal :)

Anyway, like I said before, there is more to a motorcycle than just speed (or even speed and handling).  Variety is the spice of life!
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #154 on: July 07, 2018, 05:38:16 pm »
Why you clowns dissen on Indian? They aint slow, the flat tracker is embarrasing Harley big time.

That doesn’t take much. What you are basically saying is that they are faster than the slowest bike on the road!
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #155 on: July 07, 2018, 05:41:39 pm »

Anyway, like I said before, there is more to a motorcycle than just speed (or even speed and handling).  Variety is the spice of life!

Ain’t that the truth! If it was all about speed and handling, HD would be out of business and Polaris would have dropped Indian making Victory the only American motorcycle in production!

We all know how that really turned out tho.
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #157 on: July 08, 2018, 11:18:57 am »
Twits. >:( :rotflmao:
:finger_fing11: :rotflmao: :chugbeer:

At the risk of beating a dead horse :deadhorse: ,
V'Jim, I don't think this level of twit-mode-ishness ever surfaced when you had the old avatar.  ;)
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #158 on: July 08, 2018, 12:58:41 pm »
:finger_fing11: :rotflmao: :chugbeer:


At the risk of beating a dead horse :deadhorse: ,
V'Jim, I don't think this level of twit-modishness ever surfaced when you had the old avatar.  ;)

Something about stabbing baby dragons is not very intimidating.
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Re: Concours 14 ABS/Linked brakes lawsuit pending
« Reply #159 on: July 08, 2018, 03:37:34 pm »
He gets less respect than this guy:
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