Honda surely has a bad taste in their mouth over selling so many so cheap, but at the same time I saw a lot of other brands at steep discounts as well. Chalk it up to the economy. The one positive thing that happened is that they got a whole crap load of machines out there into the hands of riders. There is quite a following now. Even though the machine has a few problems, the fixes are coming along nicely. It is a hell of a machine and the IRS does make it a cadilliac. I'm still trying not to take it for granted that when rough trail riding, I don't give a second thought to bottoming out or dodging rocks...or how much my kidneys hurt at the end of the day...so easy to forget what a pain in the azz it was with my last SRA. Now I concentrate on hitting that next turn, or nailing the next jump...I don't worry any about that crap anymore...
From a business standpoint, I guess Honda would have justification to go either way, however, if anyone at Honda is following the consumer viewpoint, I think they would choose to ride it out a bit longer...
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