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Confederate Motorcycles – Cycle World NY International Motorcycle Show

January 28th, 2010 by Stu

Conferderate’s brochure for their P120 Fighter (pictured above) doesn’t much delve into specific features. Sure, it references the 6061 aircraft-grade aluminum used throughout its construction. And it mentions the 160HP V-Twin that is nestled into the naked, minimalist frame. But most of the pages highlight famous quotes and clever copy that speak to being an individual and breaking all the rules. After all, anyone who buys a bike like this is not the least bit concerned with fading into the background. Confederate describes their aesthetic as being crafted, industrial, sculptural and honest. I am going to tack bad ass and not-from-this-world onto that list. Also in the Confederate booth was P120’s evil carbon fiber brother – the Wraith.

Stay tuned for more sights and sounds from the show

“THE MAN WHO OWNS THIS MOTORCYCLE FEELS AS IF HE HAS A FIRM GRIP ON WHAT IS TRUE AND REAL. THE MAN WHO RIDES IT ENJOYS UNEQUALED PRECISION. THE MAN WHO PULLS UP IN ONE…ENJOYS ATTENTION. THERE IS A REVOLT IN THE HEART OF EVERY MAN, AND FOR THAT REBEL THERE IS A RIDE”

“IF EVERYBODY IS THINKING ALIKE THEN SOMEBODY ISN’T THINKING” GEN GEORGE S. PATTON

“THE QUESTION ISN’T WHO IS GOING TO LET ME, IT’S WHO IS GOING TO STOP ME” AYN RAND

“PEOPLE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT RARELY SAT BACK AND LET THINGS HAPPEN TO THEM. THEY WENT OUT AND HAPPENED TO THINGS” LEONARDO DA VINCI

“ONCE YOU CONSENT TO SOME CONCESSION, YOU CAN NEVER CANCEL IT AND PUT THINGS BACK THE WAY THEY ARE” HOWARD HUGHES

“BEING SHOT OUT OF A CANNON WILL ALWAYS BE BETTER THAN BEING SQUEEZED OUT OF A TUBE” HUNTER S. THOMPSON

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