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post #11 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 10:33 AM Thread Starter
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To where would this one relocate?
Effectively to the same location as the other solutions provided at around the same cost.

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Effectively to the same location as the other solutions provided at around the same cost.

If you're not going to build a better mouse trap, or save guys money then it's sort of a worthless proposition in my mind. You'll gain some business from customers are loyal to you, but probably not enough business to be worth while.
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If you're not going to build a better mouse trap, or save guys money then it's sort of a worthless proposition in my mind. You'll gain some business from customers are loyal to you, but probably not enough business to be worth while.
You are probably rightRumRunner. We may add it for the Thruxton rider who wants to get as much bike-specific gear from one source (us) anyways. Thank you for the honest assessment.
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You are probably rightRumRunner. We may add it for the Thruxton rider who wants to get as much bike-specific gear from one source (us) anyways. Thank you for the honest assessment.
Hope it didn't come across as being negative just trying to be realistic. If you can make it without any investment go for it, but if you have to make your money back I'd say shelve it. I don't know how many guys with a cafe style bike will think of you guys. When it comes to touring or adventure without a doubt you have the stuff though (a bunch of which I have purchased from )
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Hope it didn't come across as being negative just trying to be realistic. If you can make it without any investment go for it, but if you have to make your money back I'd say shelve it. I don't know how many guys with a cafe style bike will think of you guys. When it comes to touring or adventure without a doubt you have the stuff though (a bunch of which I have purchased from )
No negativity sensed there. Clear, concise thought. Which was what I was looking for. I do appreciate it. Also, for being a customer. I would suggest thinking of us with any bike though. You might be pleasantly surprised.

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Rather than relocate it, how about a nicer looking unit thats a direct bolt on replacement. Like the old Zener diode heat sinks?

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Rather than relocate it, how about a nicer looking unit thats a direct bolt on replacement. Like the old Zener diode heat sinks?
One of the advantages to the relocation bracket is the ability to move the headlight down and remove the Triumph indicator bracket which holds the unit in place.
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I would think offering a relocation bracket at a reasonable price would be good, but offering a relocation kit with an upgraded rectifier that's plug and play would also be good.
This is worth a re-post. It would set you apart from the other bracket manufacturers. It might also allow relocation of the rectifier to an area that doesn't require direct air-flow - like under the tank in the space where the AI crap is normally mounted (a pretty common mod) and then provide an even cleaner look.

I would buy that...

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