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Discussion in 'Moto Club' started by WellArmedSheep, May 21, 2006.

  1. WellArmedSheep

    WellArmedSheep NRA Member

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    It looks like the Bonneville with dress-up body kits.
     

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    WellArmedSheep NRA Member

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    Yeah...do you like or dislike...just out of curiosity...
     
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    They look handsome, but I prefer the cafe racer look of the Thruxton.
     
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    Always been a fan.

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    It looks like a new Bonnie done ala Norton style. That looks like a corbin solo seat on the back of it. It is a nice effect. I am hankering for a retro bike a Bonnie T 100 or perhaps a Kaw Drifter. I am getting sentimental for my youth I guess. The nice thing about the new Bonnies is that they work. They start and don't leak oil all over the place like the old ones...LOL!
     
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    my dad had a triumph ,ariel and a bsa. im partial to the triumphs and this bike
    (mod. sixty eight?)is beautiful.
     
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    WTF? Headlight "cover"?
     
  9. WellArmedSheep

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    I'd have to agree...I've lusted after a Thruxton ever since I first saw one...I've wanted one ever since I rode one. But I always thought that I wouldn't be able to stand the riding posture for very long. Now that I've been down to the local dealer, though, it looks like I'm gonna be buying a Thruxton next week. The Bonnie in the picture I linked to earlier has the rear fender, seat and seat cowl of the Thruxton, which is my favorite part. It's cheaper to buy a Thruxton and put the LSL top clamp/handlebar kit on it than it is to buy a Bonnie (the basic one, not the T100) and give it the rear end of a Thruxton. Plus, you get the larger displacement motor, tach, lighter wheels, adjustable preload forks, rearset pegs, etc. I'm less of a fan of the checkered flag decals on the Thrux than I used to be, so I'll probably end up repainting it later on, but for now it'll be fine. They're both smart looking bikes, and it looks like Triumph is making a quality product. I can't wait to get mine!
     
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    I guess it's to cover up the splattered bugs on the headlight once you park it. Or maybe to use while riding if you like "living on the edge" (of stupidity).