THE CREDIT CRUNCH WAS HIT­TING HARD

Motorcycle News (UK) - - This Week -

Back in 2008 the world was start­ing to reel from a fi­nan­cial cri­sis brought about by peo­ple buy­ing things on fi­nance that they couldn’t re­ally af­ford (sound fa­mil­iar?) but it wasn’t harm­ing bike sales. Liv­ing ex­penses were up and house price rises were pe­ter­ing out (again, sound fa­mil­iar?) but man­u­fac­tur­ers were fight­ing back with 0% fi­nance deals.

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