The smell of Harley Davidsons

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by biscuit, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. biscuit

    biscuit Junior Member

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    Has anybody else noticed the 'smell' of a Harley?I'm not saying it's bad or anything,just noticeable.And particular to H-D.

    When i walk into my garage i can most definitely smell my bike.It is a combination of oil and petrol and something else i cant put my finger on.A mechanical type of odour.Now before you say say i'm loopy,we bought a brand new Honda car in March this year and that smells like hot metal when its been used.The Harley smells ALL the time.
    Today i went to my dealer to buy some extra trinkets for my bike and as soon i walked into the place there 'IT' was! H-D perfume.I mentioned this to the woman who sold us our bikes and she said yes,she agreed.Harley's have their own cachet.

    What do others think?
     
  2. Tigg

    Tigg Junior Member

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    I smell it too ..I think the other thing you are smelling is rubber and no you are not loopy......either that or I am loopy too.:D
     
  3. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    I smell it too in my garage, I guess we're all loopy!:D
     
  4. Lancer

    Lancer Junior Member

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    I agree, mine has that smell also. (add alittle leather to the mix too) People ask me how do you like your Harley? My repsonse: Nothing about it I don't like, I like the way it looks, I like the way it smells, I for sure like the way it sounds. Nothing else in the world has that sound. :D
     
  5. ProF

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    Nah, it's not the bikes, it's the skunky bikers that ride them!:18:
     
  6. tlyoungb

    tlyoungb Junior Member

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    I thought it was me passing Gas?:p:FLORIDA:newsmile100:
     
  7. YmmitHD

    YmmitHD Active Member

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    Ah hah one more reason for the wife. I need a new air freshener for our garage!!!!:newsmile048::newsmile048::D
     
  8. tlyoungb

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    Ah now you can point the finger and say "SHE DID IT":newsmile100: (I mean the bike not her)
     
  9. Tigg

    Tigg Junior Member

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    Nah its not me its the bike honey Lifts arm and sniffs well maybe :sd
     
  10. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Ahhhhh, that's a good smell for sure!:s