HOG gone nuts

Discussion in 'General OFF TOPIC' started by jamesearl, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. jamesearl

    jamesearl Senior Member Contributor

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    so I get a membership to HOG,cause I got a new bike,it expires,and when I see what they want to extend.I couldn't believe it.I got my 1st HD in 2006,they wanted $100 for a lifetime membership back then.Now it's $120 for 3 years.Sheesh.
     
  2. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    I became a life member in 1990,glad I did it was cheap then
     
  3. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    Kinda like ARP.:newsmile100:
     
  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    :newsmile100: LOL they started sending me info when I was 45 ARP= Another Retired Politician :p
     
  5. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    I joined AARP when I turned 49 to jag all my brother in-laws who were a bit older.
    Any ways, the increase in membership is maybe a way that Harley is trying to make it a more elite club. Or make up for all those who do not have the funds to rejoin or have lost interest........
    Or found out it is cheaper to have bike towed the once or twice that might be needed to be towed in the lifetime of ownership...
     
  6. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    I'm probably in the minority here but I dont get it. I can find lots of cool people to ride with and I can stay as far away from my dealership as possible. I can get towing with my insurance. Maybe I'll somehow come to understand it someday but it hasn't come to me yet............JMHO, of course and have no issue with the zillions of HOG members.
     
  7. STEVE07

    STEVE07 Well-Known Member Staff Member Super Moderators

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    I got a HOG membership with my bike for one year as part of the package when I purchased it new. I never felt the need to renew it when it came due.
     
  8. jamesearl

    jamesearl Senior Member Contributor

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    I've never renewed it.I did go to a couple rallies.Which were more trailers of people selling leather,chains and pins than I'd ever seen before.I did see a cop riding show where these guys did some impressive riding on a course.But really I enjoyed the rides to and from more than the event's.
     
  9. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    I'm with you Bodeen, not joining Hog and not joining AARP!:nosad
     
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2014
  10. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    When my membership ran out in 2009, HOG offered 2 years for the price of 1at the end of 2009. I agree it makes no sense to pay for something you can do for free, unless you can not be without the monthly magazine that's full of advertisements.:nosad