Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Lake Murray Area - SC
I agree Bevo, I like shifting but there is a market for everything, just depends if it is a big enough market to justify the cost to Honda and other companies. It might be for borderline riders like my wife, who if she had a bike would not want to shift. Some find it complicated.
We are also now at the cusp of the electric bike which has no gears at all, so I think we are going to see a bit more variety high-bred bikes out there in the future, change is coming and I "hope" it doesn't take away the experience of why I like riding so much and that is to get away from all the clutter and electronics in my life as it is.
I think "we" will always be in the majority, the core riders will always be the most to the industry but we are going to see lots of options for others in the future. ( I think, it may never catch on to be profitable, who knows)
Last edited by alarmguy; 11-09-2013 at 06:36 AM.