New Triumph

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  1. DDrag50

    DDrag50 Semper Vigians

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    I picked up a new Triumph Bonneville America last week.
    It reminds me of old times,( back in the 60's;P ).

    I'll use the Triumph for around town,and my H-D Road King for road trips.

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  2. H-D&GLOCK

    H-D&GLOCK Harley Rider

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    Nice looking bike, have been tempted to pick one of those up myself. Love the old school styling on the modern engine design. Remember plenty of those old Triumph's and BSA's myself. Wish whoever bought Norton would come out with a new Commander line.
     

  3. epsylum

    epsylum Boolit Hoze

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    your wish has been granted.

    http://www.nortonmotorcycles.com/

    :drool: god, I want one.

    BTW it's owned by some guy in Oregon now, oddly enough. The bikes he makes are completely hand built in his garage. There was a good article about him in one of the bike mags. He was and is a Noroton restorer and stumbled accross the chance to buy the name. So his bike are VERY faithful to the originals and even use some original parts.

    BTW I LOVE the rightside up Ohlins forks (He said they are the only ones in the US)

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    not enough drooly smiliey things for this bike. It truely is beautiful.

    Oh yeah, the Notton Girls are back too.
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    BTW nice Triumph. Those I hear make sweet daily commute bikes. I wish I had enough cash for a late 70's Honda CB 400F for daily riding. Those things look too cool.
     
  4. Dandapani

    Dandapani

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    not really, back then, they weren't sit on your *** with your feet forward cruisers! A proper bike is one you sit up on, not laid back or humped over the tank.
     
  5. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    I test rode the Thruxton a few months back. Very nifty. And yes, the new Norton Commando is on my buy list. $14,000 for a standard one isn't too bad though dealer support & service might be a beotch.
     
  6. H-D&GLOCK

    H-D&GLOCK Harley Rider

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    thanks for the link. Really like that new Norton. Really nice bike.
     
  7. epsylum

    epsylum Boolit Hoze

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    Yup. Norton, American made. Just like it should be.


    wait


    ummm...

    nevermind.

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  8. norton

    norton

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    "Shot in the back, was they?".
    My 850 Norton commando still sits in my garage. It hasn't run in years. I really should do something with it.
     
  9. White Buffalo

    White Buffalo No Compromise.

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    Yeah, like sell it to me;a
     
  10. H-D&GLOCK

    H-D&GLOCK Harley Rider

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    or me!!!!
     
  11. norton

    norton

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    "Shot in the back, was they?".

    I screwed up and sold my 78 Bonneville, and my 67 BSA.
    I am going to hang on to this one.