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Old 04-24-2012, 05:37 PM   #121
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Originally Posted by Tecpatl4 View Post

That's a good looking set-up.

This is my Bonneville. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My Bonneville is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. My Bonneville, without me, is useless. Without my Bonneville, I am useless. I must ride my Bonneville true. I must ride faster than my enemy who is trying to beat me. I must beat him before he beats me. I will.

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Old 04-24-2012, 06:04 PM   #122
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character was not there for me on the Triumph...

Been riding since the '70's and have ridden many old Triumphs, BSA's, and Nortons (currently ride a Commando)...test rode a new Thruxton hoping it would combine modern reliability with the character of the original British twins but was sorely disappointed on that score, the bike worked great but had all the character of a mid 70's Honda 350. Rode a 2003 Ducati Monster the same day that DID have plenty of character so I bought it instead and FWIW with a change of seat and bars it has worked great for sport touring

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Old 04-26-2012, 01:05 AM   #123
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Originally Posted by Tecpatl4 View Post

It works for me too. Last year did a 4500 mile trip in 10 days. Only problem I had was almost getting stuck in deep sand in New Mexico.

And it had no problem keeping up with traffic on the interstate. Although with the light weight it gets a bit dicey passing those big RV's with the flat noses at 100mph.
G'day Tecpatl4 - what screen do you have fitted to your Bonnie ? Does that offer enough protection for highway work ?


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