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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by dogtired View Post
Ummm, what's wrong with touring on a Bonnie?

My wife and I did alot of touring on the Bonneville in the 70's and
80's. Nothing wrong with the Bonnie, especially with the gear out there nowadays. It seems everybody now thinks they got to have some big monster to take on the open road. Don't get me wrong I like touring bikes but unless a fella's got a real use for one, I'd make do with what I got.
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post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 11-26-2012, 09:50 AM
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Yeah, I was thinking the money you would spend on a rental bike would buy you some decent luggage, a set of highway pegs, a king and queen seat, and a whole lot of hotel rooms.
You get to keep the luggage and seat as well.

But I am biased...

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It's too small and there's no espresso maker. You'll never be able to tour the country on one.
Wish someone would of told me this 49,000 miles ago.
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I know where there is a famous 07 Tiger that might be available to rent. Only has a about 15k on it, runs super and the guy who owns it wont even know I rented it to you.
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Originally Posted by dogtired View Post
Wish someone would of told me this 49,000 miles ago.
As I said, I should start charging.

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I would and will tour the country on a Bonneville but not with my wife on the back. She couldn't do it on any motorcycle. She's good for no more than 4 days on a bike as is most women (not all).
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