What bike do you want today?

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by fivehitsweak, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. Chickenstrip

    Chickenstrip Long timer

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    The photo does good job of presenting the bike - looks great.
    Can the Bobber be adapted for two-up?
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  3. DeepBarney

    DeepBarney International Bumbler

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    How skinny is your pillion?
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  4. Oilhed

    Oilhed MarkF Supporter

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    My bagger is like a bobber with functional fenders.
  5. Chickenstrip

    Chickenstrip Long timer

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    Point taken. :-)
    I don't know what to think about the Bobber. For me motorcycling has always largely been a functional thing, often being my only form of personal transportation. The Bobber seems like it can do around town duty only.
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    pjensen641 Long timer Supporter

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    Pretty sure you would just want to go with the Speedmaster.
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  7. DeepBarney

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    That's like saying a dual sport is only good for trail use. Throw a tank bag and the available side bag racks and you can go anywhere you'd travel on another road going bike. You're just not doing it with a passenger.
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  8. Chickenstrip

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    Ya see I didn't know there were side bag racks available.
    Obviously I haven't looked at the bike aside from random posts here - it's only a curiosity to me. But maybe it's growing on me?
  9. malibu_dan

    malibu_dan Adventuring Mystic

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    I do have the luxury of having a great 'touring' alternative, so for me the bobber would be a further luxury. Plus my pillion's days of shared wind therapy were recently declared acabado!
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  10. Ogre_fl

    Ogre_fl Long timer

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    If that is what you want, its called the Speedmaster
    Might want to add the accessory mid controls and flat bar to get it a bit closer to the bobber, but it seems the basic bikes are pretty similar.

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  11. Oilhed

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    Why isn’t that a model already. I love the bike but hate the wire wheels and front discs.
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    markk53 jack of all trades... Super Supporter

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  13. Chickenstrip

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    Instead of the discs you propose? Is it the look of the discs that bothers you?
    A friend who was on his way to buy a Speed Twin (:raabia) bought a Speedmaster instead. It was due to the good price, and I think the change from sporty (he also rides a Sprint ST) was appealing. I asked him about the forward controls (no appeal for me) and he said he quickly adjusted to them.
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    Dave.0 on the spectrum

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    I've been wanting a V2 for awhile, why not get one with some Ohlins and a fancy paint job -- Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss edition
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  15. Oilhed

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    it’s that flat big disc look. I like floating discs. If it had mags you could mount em on the spokes.
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    My Bonneville featured the same discs stock (well one of them anyways) and I was able to replace it with a semi-floating EBC rotor that looks much better in my opinion.
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  17. malibu_dan

    malibu_dan Adventuring Mystic

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    Peechur, please.
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    King of the Baggers !!! Probably needs a little more ground clearence, though the COG is nice and low in this configuration....

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    On the Bonnie Maggie, the EBC floating disk is a direct replacement. The billet 6 piston PreTech caliper also.

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  20. Oilhed

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    The SE. The Bonnie I almost bought. Sweet!
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