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post #1 of 3 Old Jan 16th, 2011, 9:43 pm Thread Starter
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International Motorcycle Show

Today, I went to the International Motorcycle Show in Washington, D.C. BMW motorcycles were conspicuously absent. None. There were two BMW dealers at the show but not one motorcycle. Evidently, BMW Motorcycles market themselves and their dealers enjoy absolute customer loyalty...WTF
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post #2 of 3 Old Jan 17th, 2011, 1:07 am
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Re: International Motorcycle Show

It was known early on the BMW would only be attending a few of the IMS events for economic reasons. I'm sure you may have noticed the show was much smaller with less brands and vendors in attendance as well beyond BMW.

But apparently they do market themselves; I'm guessing you own one and are talking about BMW motorcycles for them.

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Re: International Motorcycle Show

There were absent from the Cleveland show last year, and I'm sure they won't be there this year. Frankly, I can't see how NOT appearing at these shows is helping them.

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