I too have seen less bikes on the road but the majority of bikes I do see in my area are Harleys. When you look on Craigslist for used bikes, the Harleys on there are endless. It's like 3 to 1 over other brands. I think people have bought Harley's in the past as a status symbol and not to ride (not all people but some) I was one of those people. For Harley to close a plant in KC to layoff 800 and expand in another state just to hire 450 more there; sounds more like moving and consolidating than closing. I hate to see any company in this country close. Back to the original post, I can't believe how few bikes there are on the road here and I live in some of the best riding in this country or the world for that matter.
It was nice over the Memorial Day weekend. Saw lots of bikes and slings, I took both the bike & slingshot for rides. I also took one of the grand kids for a ride in the slingshot. It was cool to see other slingshot riders and do a wave. The grandkid got a "kick" out of it! Lots of smiles!
I'm also going to the Pocono NASCAR race this weekend. Hoping to take the sling but rain may be in the forecast?