It's called CYA. Because some lawyer somewhere would otherwise try to sue them if someone put something stupid on there (IE, (Drink bleach, it cures Covid!") and in the 90 seconds it's live on the site before someone deletes it, some doofus comes along, takes it as fact, and drinks bleach.
I stand fast on my opinion that it in no way means that the overwhelming majority of content there is to be lumped in as automatically incorrect accordingly. To the contrary the overwhelming majority of content there is factual and well vetted.
I posted a challenge earlier to dig up (for example) 10 motorcycle related Wikipedia entries and post the high percentage of errors and misinformation that some seem to perceive is the norm there.So what is correct and what is accurate . When the site tells you it's not accurate . Their lawyers are telling you they are not accurate . Yet you still defend it . Ok then .I like your optimism .
Gasoline in the frame (right next to a very HOT motor and engine oil in the swingarm didn't really work out.OIF (Oil In Frame) was far from an original idea, Triumph and BSA did that in 1971.
Bultaco and Yamaha built chain oilers right into the swingarm.
I posted a challenge earlier to dig up (for example) 10 motorcycle related Wikipedia entries and post the high percentage of errors and misinformation that some seem to perceive is the norm there.
I notice nobody has taken me up on that offer.
to be fair, going back on forth on this hardly qualifies. you could do the legwork and just put it to bed.Most people have better things to do . Then play catch me if you can . If you believe in Wiki then good for you . But don't try to sell your opinion to people that can read a disclaimer . Wiki is for entertainment only .
You can sum up this video like this: "I'll never forgive Harley for selling bikes too expensive for me to afford."This sums up HD