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Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,118
Posted By BobM55
I have a 2005 Bonnie Black and love it. It's not...

I have a 2005 Bonnie Black and love it. It's not a fire breathing racer, but rather a very stable bike. Never had any front end wobble past the ton, although the wind will deffinitly try to pull you...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,961
Posted By BobM55
Check out Kawasaki Versys Forum.

Check out Kawasaki Versys Forum.
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,406
Posted By BobM55
Love my o7 Bonnie; had problem with Tank Tip Over...

Love my o7 Bonnie; had problem with Tank Tip Over Switch being improperly installed, and leaking Brake Master Cylinder. Thought it was a bad crush washer under Banjo Bolt, the dealer replaced it and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 90,671
Posted By BobM55
Couple questions; I see some have Alaskan Sheep...

Couple questions; I see some have Alaskan Sheep butt pads on their rides, are they comfortable and are they the Delux Pillion 1's ? Also AustinJake, what tires are those?
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,669
Posted By BobM55
Why try to tranform a Sportster into a Bonnie?...

Why try to tranform a Sportster into a Bonnie? Just buy a Bonnie like I did and get what you're really after. Nice parralel Twin, 30 inch seat, great handling, Reliable, at least 2K cheaper, and...
Forum: Beasts 01-22-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,555
Posted By BobM55
I like the handguards, been looking for a set for...

I like the handguards, been looking for a set for the son's 08. Where did you get the pannier racks? I like those, you don't have to relocate the turn signals.
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 34,816
Posted By BobM55
My 10 wish list in no order: Norton 850...

My 10 wish list in no order:

Norton 850 Commando
Electra Glide Standard
Wing 1800
Honda ST1300
My Bonneville 865
BSA 441 Victor
Bultaco Matador
BMW 1200GS
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,003
Posted By BobM55
Get the Scram, change out the suspension. On my...

Get the Scram, change out the suspension. On my Bonnie the suspension sucked bad, nose dive when hitting brakes, rear shocks spongy. Swapped out front for progressives springs, rear for Progressive...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,693
Posted By BobM55
My son bought an 08 an has a bit over 12,000...

My son bought an 08 an has a bit over 12,000 miles on it in 27 months. It's his primary transportation. So far one chain, and replaced seat cover because the stitching failed. Thats it, all...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,711
Posted By BobM55
Triumph Bonnevile, sell panniers for it that will...

Triumph Bonnevile, sell panniers for it that will last longer than a fucking year with out the sun rotting them away, a real seat not that fucking Ironing Board that comes with it. After 200 miles...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,544
Posted By BobM55
I've got the old style Leatherman, had it for 18...

I've got the old style Leatherman, had it for 18 yrs now, they have replaced the knife 2x, the small srewdriver once, and the awl once. Thought I lost it last year (fell out of case while out in...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,930
Posted By BobM55
onaXR, is that the Cheasapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel...

onaXR, is that the Cheasapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel your crossing?
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,459
Posted By BobM55
No leave the Bonnies as they are. If someone...

No leave the Bonnies as they are. If someone wants to chop one up for a Bobber, let them do it themselfs.
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,761
Posted By BobM55
Beautiful Bonnie, welcome to the fold. Check out...

Beautiful Bonnie, welcome to the fold. Check out New Bonneville Riders Forum.
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,704
Posted By BobM55
Pulled this from Motorcyclist Feb 2009 ...

Pulled this from Motorcyclist Feb 2009

Americas 50 best used bikes

Seems like contradicting reviews

Hope this helps
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,768
Posted By BobM55
Have you thought about a Triumph Bonneville or a...

Have you thought about a Triumph Bonneville or a Scrambler? Both under
9 Grand new, minimal mainenance, chain drive, bullet proof 865 twin, medium seat height.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,792
Posted By BobM55
I was at Carter Powersports in Las Vegas Friday...

I was at Carter Powersports in Las Vegas Friday and asked about the 2010 ST1300, as all they had was one 09 model on the floor (for full price). I was told that the 0-10's hadn't been delivered yet...
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,016
Posted By BobM55
My Son owns an 08 Versys and I have an 07 Bonnie....

My Son owns an 08 Versys and I have an 07 Bonnie. Both are good bikes; they run well, easy maintenance, unless you have to add fluid to or work on the radiator with the Versys. Put gas in them,...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,750
Posted By BobM55
Check out New Bonneville Riders forum. Much...

Check out New Bonneville Riders forum. Much better info than at Triumph Rat
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,992
Posted By BobM55
I have an 07 Bonnie and love it, and have no...

I have an 07 Bonnie and love it, and have no regrets. Made a few changes to it because I wanted to: Triumph Solo seat, Dunstall silencers, one inch bar risers, & Triumph saddle bags. I have had no...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,536
Posted By BobM55
I have a 2007 Bonnie Black and I love it. It's...

I have a 2007 Bonnie Black and I love it. It's easy to ride, goes where you point it, doesn't eat much fuel, no leaks, no LUCAS Electrics, 2 yr warranty. What it's not is a flashy ninja type crotch...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By BobM55
PCS is a Military acronym for "Permanent Change...

PCS is a Military acronym for "Permanent Change of Station", meaning he is moving from one duty location or Base/Post to another in another state or country. Confused yet?
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,129
Posted By BobM55
I'm sorry, but it looks like this time BMW "got...

I'm sorry, but it looks like this time BMW "got hit with a bucket of $hit and didn't come out smelling like a rose".
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By BobM55
I use a leather tool bag belted to the forks...

I use a leather tool bag belted to the forks resting on the front fender( Use the self sticking felt padding on the bottom to not mar the paint). I keep the tools devided in two in the bag. The ones...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,478
Posted By BobM55
I've taken my 07 to 140 miles without needing to...

I've taken my 07 to 140 miles without needing to switch to reserve. Thats runnining it between 70-80 during the summer in Las Vegas.
Forum: Beasts 02-26-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,304
Posted By BobM55
Kawasaki beat them to it with the 650 Versys....

Kawasaki beat them to it with the 650 Versys. It's the mini Tiger. I hate to say it, but if Kawi brings out the 1000 Versys and it's reasonably priced compared to the Tiger, it may be joining my...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 76,197
Posted By BobM55
I for one do not want to see electric bikes or...

I for one do not want to see electric bikes or electric anything else until they get a handle on current electric prices. We are about to experience a 17% increase this summer, on top of the past two...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,922
Posted By BobM55
That Speed Triple is a KICK ASS bike. However, I...

That Speed Triple is a KICK ASS bike. However, I know deep down in my heart I would loose my license within 3 days of buying it. Besides us fat guys look funny with our gut spread out on the tank.
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,426
Posted By BobM55
Suzuki just teamed up with GE Money Bank for the...

Suzuki just teamed up with GE Money Bank for the financing of their bikes. Check out their web site. One guy on another site was saying you better have a score over 780 if you want decent financing....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,167
Posted By BobM55
My son just bought himself a new Kawasaki Versys....

My son just bought himself a new Kawasaki Versys. Kawi is offering 0% right now. He traded in a smaller bike and put down some cash so it wasn't too bad. It's his mode of travel back and forth to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,061
Posted By BobM55
Congrats, you will learn other Bonnie owners are...

Congrats, you will learn other Bonnie owners are hard pressed to admit it, but they know the Black is the better bike.
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,061
Posted By BobM55
I have an 2007 Bonnie Black and she is a very...

I have an 2007 Bonnie Black and she is a very easy ride. Very forgiving, she will not try to kill you if you mess up, and she loves to run secondary streets or highway.What she is not is a barn...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,463
Posted By BobM55
If you want info on the Triumph Scrambler check...

If you want info on the Triumph Scrambler check out "New Bonneville Riders Forum" lots of info there from a bunch of great people.
Forum: Americas 09-01-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,911
Posted By BobM55
Brian, Vegas is Easy. Pull up to a major...

Brian,
Vegas is Easy. Pull up to a major casino, ask them if you can park it in the valet lot. Give them a good tip, leave your bike where it gonna be safe.
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2008, 09:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,118
Posted By BobM55
That is a beautiful looking bike, maybe in a...

That is a beautiful looking bike,
maybe in a couple years I'll have enough to get one.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,501
Posted By BobM55
The more you give up the less of you there is. ...

The more you give up the less of you there is.
Do what you need to to keep riding.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,115
Posted By BobM55
Pissed I knew it, I just fuckin knew Triumph would screw...

I knew it, I just fuckin knew Triumph would screw this up. As a Bonnie owner the last damn thing I wanted to see was another feet first turd on the road. They had the perfect opportunity to design a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,177
Posted By BobM55
My daughter bought one last year, her boyfriend...

My daughter bought one last year, her boyfriend has a 600, they are in the Air Guard in Reno and they take them all over Northern Nevada, S.Idaho, N California down to San Jose. She loves it. It's...
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,024
Posted By BobM55
Top 3 wants; Moto Guzzi 1100 Brevia Moto...

Top 3 wants;
Moto Guzzi 1100 Brevia
Moto Guzzi 1200 Norge
H-D Road King

I want a bike I can take to Reno on a weekend to visit my daughter or get on in Vegas and get off in Massachusetts 4...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,041
Posted By BobM55
Back in 84 while on Temporary Duty at Goose Bay,...

Back in 84 while on Temporary Duty at Goose Bay, Labrador I got to see a couple of Icebergs floating down the St Lawerence but they were no wheres as near as large as the ones you have posted. Man...
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