|Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2006 - 10:50 pm: ||
here's an interesting article about how gas prices are affecting motorcycle sales...
|Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2006 - 10:55 pm: ||
well, considering my buell gets almost twice what my car gets, i could definately see sales better for bikes
|Posted on Wednesday, June 07, 2006 - 11:59 am: ||
No kidding, it costs me about $30 to fill up my car and I only get about 180 miles to the tank.
My bike is less then $10 and I get about 120 miles from it.
Doing the math, thats 16.6 cents a mile for the car and only 8 cents a mile for the bike.
|Posted on Wednesday, June 07, 2006 - 05:35 pm: ||
"Council spokesman Ty van Hooydonk and other industry leaders expect second-quarter reports, due in July, to show another jump in sales."
I don't know if I trust anyone named Ty van Hooydonk...
|Posted on Wednesday, June 07, 2006 - 07:19 pm: ||
"A motorcycle is not a need, it's a want," says Kevin Foster, sales manager at L.A. Cycle Sports. "People are looking for reasons to justify that want, and gas prices do that."
I've never had to reason with myself...I almost feel sorry for the people that have to