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Orange Blood or Blood Orange

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Disguise Orange Adventure

Recently someone ask me if my bike was Pan America. Nope it not a HD, they are just about the same color I guess,
Yes both company like Orange, KTM is brand Moto is READY TO RACE! and since HD like to copy thing I have one for them READY TO PEEL - free with a potato bag.

I bought my 1900S 2014 new actually the my first vehicle purchase NEW @ 13K in 2015. I have been through some stuff with this bike and ok, we know each other now with both respect.

HD PAN AM start the adventure with a Delay in my opinion,

KTM 1190 S 2014

7 year gap

HD Pan America 2021
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yeah, KTM really goofed when they turned down Boorman and McGregor for Long Way 'Round.
It would have made them a household name. I guess they didn't care about that.
 

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I like the HD, especially when considering it's performance and technology, but the tank and fairing are so retro, and not is a 'cool' kinda way.
 
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I can see where a person not familiar with adventure bikes might make that mistake. To someone who is familiar, there's no way.
 
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I like the HD, especially when considering it's performance and technology, but the tank and fairing are so retro, and not is a 'cool' kinda way.
personal for sure
 
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Weight proportion is all heavy at the top, like a totem pole, they might revisit in 5 years with gas tank on the side like the KTM :), My old Buell gas tank was part of the frame in 2003, but the HD kick Buell of the door. I think one of the reason of this post is because I really like my Buell that was MADE IN THE USA, and I believe this country can make a pretty cool adventure bike, but HD make poor decision in the RD Department.

Having endless resource $ I would built my own

Check out : https://carduccidualsport.com

Below some older bike compare, the Buell length is too short, maybe a extended swing arm, rake...

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