Why do they give bikes when the fighters can

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  1. ShadFace Banned Banned

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    Is it like a contract they did with the bike dealer, long term. Then they created this deal that you can
     
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    Sell the bike, pocket the cash.
     
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    Why not just give them the cash?
     
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    The general audience doesn't know they can't ride.
     
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    I was thinking the same thing too, but hey, a bike is better than nothing.
     
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    It's just a promotional thing, a way for Harley to get some product placement in. I guess that's probably why Colton didn't seem at all that interested in the bike. LOL
     
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    From what I understand they're only prohibited from this type of stuff when they have a fight signed. It's a part of the bout agreements, not their main UFC contract.
     
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    Because Harley Davidson is a huge sponsor? :icon_neut
     
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    But that is the funny thing.
    They sponsor a company that deems riding too dangerous.
    Not great marketing.
     
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    Pocket the bike, sell the cash, and give them a trophy
     
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    That's like saying that Bud Light shouldn't advertise UFC events because fighters can't be drunk in the octagon, which would be awesome by the way. Also, the UFC is a platform that reaches out to millions of people worldwide on a regular basis, which gives tons of publicity to the brand, associates it with a badass sport etc. So I'd say it's pretty good marketing, actually.
     
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    Cause Harley Davidson sponsor's the UFC and they make these things called motorcycles. Albeit ugly assed ones. Well... not all of them. But the one Smith received was 2 dollar hooker ugly.
     
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    Gotta show the bike on television.
     
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    I missed the bike and never watched this season of TUF, anyone have a pic?
     
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    Do what anyone else would, rev the absolute fuck out of it in your garage until you retire then just cruise the streets like a legend.
     
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    Dunno...advertising or something.

    I went to college too, so you have to believe me
     
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    Its the thought that counts
     
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    It's more about marketing and adspace for Harley than it is about the prize of a bike.
     
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    Just imagine it as a motorcycle.
     
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