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post #171 of 310 (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 08:51 PM
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Just bought a used 2006 Scrambler.....just turned 55....been riding for 45 years, last Triumph was a 1980 T140.
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post #172 of 310 (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 09:38 PM
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Just turned 60. Still not quite sure how that happened. My first bike was an '82 Suzuki GS650G back in '83. Now riding the '04 Bonnie and an '07 Weestom.

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post #173 of 310 (permalink) Old 12-10-2012, 05:30 AM
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I turned 65 yesterday. I love the Bonneville which I continue to modify to my taste. I like to work on mechanical things........the Bonneville is so easy to take apart and reassemble. I hope to be able to ride my Bonnie for many years to come.
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post #174 of 310 (permalink) Old 12-10-2012, 01:23 PM
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53. My '07 Thruxton (new to me this summer) is the kind of bike I always wanted as a kid but could never afford. I've been riding since I was 20 and I'm still making up for lost time.

'07 Thruxton: Rox Speed 2" risers, 130w/90w headlight w/ relay, OEM tank pads, OEM fly screen, TPUSA carb powerpack special, Hagon nitro shocks, Progressive fork springs, "old style" fork gaitors, Napoleon mirrors, screw-in oil temp guage
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post #175 of 310 (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 10:37 AM
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35.. 36 in less than 3 months. My bonnie turned 7 last spring.
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post #176 of 310 (permalink) Old 12-11-2012, 12:30 PM
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40. I've owned a wide variety of bikes since I started riding on the road at 20. Purchased my first Triumph this past Summer, a 2012 Bonneville mag wheel. Absolutely love it for lots of reasons we already know about! It just does so many things really well; not over powered but not under powered and; a phenomenal aftermarket.
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post #177 of 310 (permalink) Old 12-15-2012, 01:27 PM
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31. Bought the bike in 2010, my first bike. Never road before, or even paid much attention to motorcycle aesthetics before then. I think I've gravitated towards the Bonnie for the classic design, and utilitarian riding position. Spent most of my teenage years busting my knuckles under the hood of musclecars, so this was a rational (or irrational, depending who you ask) for me.

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post #178 of 310 (permalink) Old 12-15-2012, 03:27 PM
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36. Started riding scooters 12-years-ago. Took MSF course 10-years-ago. Smashed the hell out of that poor Nighthawk CB250 and got my largest bike this year, a 2012 Bonnie Black for the looks and the ride.
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post #179 of 310 (permalink) Old 12-15-2012, 03:34 PM
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Not long turned 61! Back in the 60's I was riding a Lambretta TV 175. Wish I still had that scooter. Now riding a Bonnie SE and loving it. Have over the years owned three Harley's, two Fatboys and a Nightster. Two Speed Triples, a Street Triple and a Speedmaster. Not all at the same time however.

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post #180 of 310 (permalink) Old 12-21-2012, 01:04 AM
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wow you guys are making me feel like a young'n. Im 26
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