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Old 7th July 2011, 02:52   #16
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Interesting, she used to work for my organisation some time ago.
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Way to go. Lady power!! I am so glad when women undertake to break stereotypes to prove they are equals.

The lady in the picture looks like shes going to have fun with the Harley. I seriously think, Harley should have given her a hefty discount for this.

Kudos to the lady. Please offer her my personal congratulations.
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Good Stuff, nice to see women buying these BIG Bikes. Interesting to note that she also has a Yam RD 350. Some rider background eh!!!
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The news surely got HD the eye balls it wanted.
Yes, a perfectly timed PR execution by HD-India. The news and pic made it to almost every english newspaper in the country.

The lady has done to HD what all their ads in lifestyle magazines didn't achieve. If i were her legal adviser i would have told her to ask HD-India modelling charges or, atleast another free HD for her husband.
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The lady has done to HD what all their ads in lifestyle magazines didn't achieve. If i were her legal adviser i would have told her to ask HD-India modelling charges or, atleast another free HD for her husband.
Nice one Probably Mr Mathews missed the trick? Hopefully if he stumbles upon the thread would he still do it? But believe water has flown and aint a way he can get back to HD demanding for one
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Good to read, She rides RD as well, by any chance,is she and the lady in the picture in the link same?
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Interesting, she used to work for my organisation some time ago.

When I first read about this woman (Sheeja Mathews), for a moment I thought-- may be Ajmat would have something to say about her, may be because of her name. My feeling was correct, good to hear this info!

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wow, the cult-ure is now well seeping into the india. I see so many female riders on high-end HDs here in Texas. Way to go and congrats to her for beig the pioneer, now she needs to gather a gang very soon...
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Thanks for sharing this heartening news. Its on tabloid in this part as well.

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WOW !! That is awesome ! A RD350, Cruze , Safari and now a HD - way to go !!
They own a Kawasaki Z1000 (her husband) and also an Octavia RS. (as per newspapers)
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Interesting, she used to work for my organisation some time ago.
Ajmat,
Would you consider coaxing her to join Team BHP and put in her experience on this forum? Would be quite interesting to know what the fair sex think about a bike and its characterstics
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Sheeja had got her Harley-Davidson at work yesterday. Here are some pictures I clicked:


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Sheeja should definitely talk with the office administrator to get herself a parking spot in the car parking. Looking at the handles of other bikes sticking out I get a dangerous feeling of the HD getting a bruise on it (touchwood).

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Happy to see this news on TOI front page.

I see lots of ladies behind crude MM Jeep steering wheels in Coorg! Last time I spotted few driving Thar as well.
i am happy too to see this news but i don't see why it should make front page news! well i guess the press is up for sale today and anything goes as long as money is there to be made. and when it comes to choosing between paid news and actual issues that should make the news, the times group papers are well known for choosing the former.
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If shes bought a harley can u imagine the kinda biker her husband is ? RD350 , Kwacker , Drag racer - yeee haw !!


Completely OT but Pr1 either your photography skills are really poor or the reality is that the HD truely looks ordinary. The front and rear suspension , the swingarm , the panels , the wheels , the paint , the indicators , the seat , the headlight , the chassis - not a single part on this bike looks extra-ordinary - where is the 5 odd lakh rupees of impeccable legendary imported machinery that im supposed to be seeing - surely it cannot only be engine or the exhausts !! I think Enfield would do a better job at manufacturing the cheaper Harley's than HD themselves and hopefully would be cost effective too ? now if only RE could get hold of the Engine Casting dyes ... hmm .... Time to call Rajnikanth.

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Completely OT but Pr1 either your photography skills are really poor or the reality is that the HD truely looks ordinary...
On the other hand, me thinks they are (Pri's pics) are rather good! The bike may seem a wee bit underwhelming at first, but the pics are good!

OT : How many husbands here are now getting similar demands from the home ministry ?
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