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Harleys replaced by BMWs in Michigan

2012 October 3
by Dirty Fingernails

Ouch. Sorry Harley.

From CNN:

Sometimes the criticism is justified. Harley was embarrassed recently when the Michigan State Police announced it was replacing its inferior Harleys with BMW motorcycles. After conducting performance tests, the state cops determined that BMWs were pfaster, handled better, and were safer than Harleys — by a wide margin. While the BWW screamed to 100 miles per hour in less than 11 seconds and topped out at 131 mph, the Harley needed 31 seconds to reach 100 mph and never got faster than 105. As a consolation prize, the Michigan police allowed that Harley hogs were a “capable vehicle for parade and ceremonial use.”

Full article here:
http://money.cnn.com/2012/10/03/autos/harley-davidson-polaris.fortune/index.html?iid=HP_River

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