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Confederate Motorcycles - Your Thoughts

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Old 06-14-2017, 02:18 PM
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I have always been somewhat enamored by the Confederate Motorcycle offerings. They are very incredibly unique, so much so they are pretty polarizing. You either love them or you hate them.
If you've never seen them here is a link:
https://store.confederate.com/products/p51-fighter
They are mighty pricey, but they are hand made. I still don't know if that makes them worth $139K.
 
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Old 06-14-2017, 02:29 PM
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Hand made doesn't always make them better. Depends on who's hands and if they were celebrating Oktoberfest I guess.

Kinda neat. Not worth that price....
 
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Old 06-14-2017, 03:25 PM
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Definitely cool, would like to know more about the engineering behind the design and very pricey.

You'd get more performance for your buck, buying a bike from a mainstream manufacturer, in fact for the money, you'd get a full race spec Super-Bike!

But, for drawing a crowd every time you park up, this would take some beating.
 
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Old 06-14-2017, 03:32 PM
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Yea I'm thinking if you buy one of these, you won't be dragging your knee. You are definitely purchasing a statement ride.


The company is local and my wife pretty much issued a restraining order from me going within 500 yards of the place.


I like them as they don't look like a version of anything else out there.
 
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Old 06-14-2017, 03:37 PM
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There are certainly some unique design elements, that add to the cool factor!
 
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Old 07-06-2017, 09:41 AM
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Looks like they have changed their branding, assuming that it is the same company. Confederate Motorcycles used to make cool looking customs for the regular custom market. They had a swoopy (technical term) looking tank that could not be mistaken for another bike. They were reasonably priced for a custom. It would appear that they've switched to the "sell a couple a year for a lot of money" business plan.
 
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I guess it's pretty easy to get one of these. Under the 195K pricetag there is an "Add To Cart" button
 
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Old 10-27-2017, 02:50 PM
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Ariel Ace is a better choice, plus it’s powered by Honda!

 
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Old 10-27-2017, 03:24 PM
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Those are some funky looking front forks!
 
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Old 11-30-2017, 12:38 PM
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It appears they are re-branding themselves.
https://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/c...otors-closing/
 

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