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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2016, 06:32:23 PM »
I saw that. I'm a fan of many obscure things but this just doesn't look right.

It reminds me of Harley's attempt at this with the Crossbones.
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2016, 06:33:13 PM »
Hell yes! Especially in that color.  :inlove:
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2016, 07:14:01 PM »
Yes. I like it.


No.  It's not for me. 


(I'd take a Thruxton R)
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2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2016, 08:34:50 PM »
I'd hit it!  :thumbsup:
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2016, 03:44:45 AM »
Yes. I like it.


No.  It's not for me. 


(I'd take a Thruxton R)

With a sidecar?
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2016, 05:18:08 AM »
I think bobbers look generally like crap. I think they look more so when factories do them.
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2016, 05:41:20 AM »
No. Not even with a sidecar

I think bobbers look generally like crap.

Agree.

I think they look more so when factories do them.

Disagree.

At least the factory will do half-decent welds, keep hacksaw work to a minimum, and keep it somewhat functional despite the butchery.
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #8 on: October 20, 2016, 05:59:24 AM »
From a styling standpoint, I would go with the R nine T before the bobber. If i was getting a bonneville.....definetly Thruxton R

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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2016, 06:29:25 AM »
Yes. I like it.


No.  It's not for me. 


(I'd take a Thruxton R)

With a sidecar?



Sheri and consider a sidecar set up with a Bonneville, this Bobber would look great in a sidecar set up. 

That said, it's hard to beat Ural's sidecar as it's larger and more comfortable than any aftermarket kit out there.  And, you get a reverse gear and 2WD with a Ural.

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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #10 on: October 20, 2016, 07:33:21 AM »
Not for me either.
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2016, 08:43:51 AM »
I'd rather have a Scrambler based on the 1200 with a factory sidecar and Earles fork.
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2016, 09:25:25 AM »
I'm usually not a fan of this type of bike at all.  But this is pretty well done for a factory job.  If I was a retro type, I still think Ducati nailed it w/ their Scramber...  but I'm not.  This coming from a guy that thinks the FZ10 is an attractive motorcycle.  :)
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2016, 10:39:24 AM »
No

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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #14 on: October 20, 2016, 01:33:18 PM »
I have a beard and a couple of flannel shirts so....yeah.

I'd have to get creative mounting my topcase though.
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2016, 01:51:21 PM »
would I ride one? hell yes!!
would I buy one? Hell no!!
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2016, 05:00:33 PM »
A toy for the Millenials.
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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #17 on: October 20, 2016, 07:33:37 PM »
I think it's got great style overall.  Would look great with some leather saddlebags. 

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Re: 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber
« Reply #18 on: October 21, 2016, 12:57:11 AM »
I'd get a Diavel instead.
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