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post #51 of 76 (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 07:21 PM
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Part of the appeal of the Bonnie/Thrux/Scram is they are a blank canvas. Keep them dirt cheap so people can add on their own mods that suits their own riding style and budget. The HD Sportster is a similar concept - some people may ride them stock (imagine that...) but the fun is turning them into your own custom. That said, i expect its tempting for Triumph to differentiate the market with niche higher spec'ed versions
Couldn't. Agree more. I bought my t100 rode it home and tore it apart... I bought it as a base for a custom bobber. I think there are a lot of buyers like myself that want a custom they built not the factory
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post #52 of 76 (permalink) Old 11-30-2012, 12:48 AM
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what i don't understand is they are not using the 2013 bonnie engine we talked about in some other post !!!!
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post #53 of 76 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 09:54 AM
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Is this it?

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post #54 of 76 (permalink) Old 12-02-2012, 12:35 AM
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what i don't understand is they are not using the 2013 bonnie engine we talked about in some other post !!!!
I know it's a test mule ...but it's interesting that in the picture the front wheel looks like its a mag and the rear wheel like its a spoked.

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post #55 of 76 (permalink) Old 12-02-2012, 12:09 PM
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when an engine changes to water cooling power can easily follow. octane limits how an engine is tuned, heat having a big effect. more power more heat add lean epa setups add more heat. water cooling an engine will allow more aggressive timing more compression which can build earlier cylinder pressure for more torque, harley is quietly developing systems to keep their big dinosaur engines, their lo compression and conservative power help but the upsizing will kill them, unfortunately air cooling will go the way of our simple carbs, whoever hides it best will have a better looking bike. i like simplicity, it will be easier to build a lighter air cooler street tracker, maybe we will get better suspension + brakes to bolt on our older models at a lower cost!!!

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post #56 of 76 (permalink) Old 12-02-2012, 12:19 PM
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I've noticed that the oil cooler on the Bonnie is so much larger then the cooler on my 72 bonnie. It is a large cooler that can be converted to a water cooler with out too much problems, other then designing a water jacketed block, and then store a small oil cooler in a less conspicuous spot. Thus not changing the looks at all.
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I just hope they don't make it heavier than 475 lbs.
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post #58 of 76 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 05:11 PM
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Anyone seen this?

Looks like a triple motor to me.
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post #59 of 76 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 06:17 PM
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thats a very bad photoshop
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post #60 of 76 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 06:21 PM
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Looks great. I would love to see a triple in a standard frame. Did you ever notice that you never see any triples like the Thunderbird or Adventurer for sale. I would like to see the 1150 engine in the Speedmaster or America.

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