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I don't see that working well for HD. They tried to trademark their street burble, er, potato-potato sound for years. I just don't see a whining Harley Davidson as being good for their image. And electric motors whine, they don't burble. We have to come up with a better adjective than whine, come to think of it.

On edit: Electric motors whir, they don't whine.
 

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Harleys are noisy, inefficient cruisers. Electric has better potential for commuter bikes.

It's the wrong brand. But, better that they're trying rather than being caught flat-flooted.
 

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I'd rather have that go past the house at 3 in the morning rather than a set of straight pipes. ;)
 

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I'd rather have that go past the house at 3 in the morning rather than a set of straight pipes. ;)
Folks behind me own 3 and go past the house on their way in and out. Doesn't bother me. They don't roll at 3 am though.

Nothing wrong with a quiet Harley. Nothing at all. This one resembles a Buell a bit more than a Soft Tail.
 

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Folks behind me own 3 and go past the house on their way in and out. Doesn't bother me. They don't roll at 3 am though.

Nothing wrong with a quiet Harley. Nothing at all. This one resembles a Buell a bit more than a Soft Tail.
I used to have Pythons on mine and still coasted home, so I wouldn't wake anyone.
 

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If you go to the bike and FAQ, you'll see an answer "in any city street" so that and the looks, it's a small cafe racer kind of style...This bike, like other e-bikes and really most EVs, it's for California where we can lane split...So at least it seems like the right market vs them EVings a big tourer...
 

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They'll have to figure out how to make it noisy, vibrate and leak oil first...

Harley-Davidson is still teasing marketplace with an electric Hog.
 
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