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Twins Technical Talk Technical Talk for Hinckley Triumph Twins: Bonneville, T100, Speedmaster, America, Thruxton, and Scrambler.

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Old 11-20-2012, 09:16 PM   #11 (permalink)
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dart on my 07, love it
does not take away from the looks.
still get plenty of wind but takes a lot off the 59yr old chest on the highway.
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Old 11-21-2012, 01:53 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Installed my Dart tonight; it completed the look of my Thruxton.

[IMG] Dart fly screen by IH Biker, on Flickr[/IMG]

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Old 11-21-2012, 04:34 PM   #13 (permalink)
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First thing I did when I bought my Thruxton was to remove the fly screen. I think it looked silly and the less plastic on a bike the better IMHO.
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Old 11-21-2012, 09:10 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I'll have to agree it's a nice addition and makes the freeway rides much more comfortable.

The only downside I've noticed is now I can hear all kinds of rattling around inside the headlight bucket. Pretty sure it was there before, just that the angle of the screen is perfect to reflect sound that was otherwise hidden...right to you ears.

Haven't taken the trim ring off to investigate for loose bits inside, but with winter setting in, it's certainly prime season for checking.
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Old 11-22-2012, 04:49 PM   #15 (permalink)
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There is no denying that the flyscreen with lowish bars improves the comfort of a Bonnie at speed. Big, baggy coats contribute to your wind resistance, too. Consider a jacket with a trim cut.
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Old 11-22-2012, 05:31 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I am 100% satisfied with my Dart flyscreen. At 5'11",it directs the airflow over my shoulders and helmet well and reduces wind buffeting enough to satisfy me. It looks good on the bike also. Does not disturb the classic lines of the Bonneville much.
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Old 11-22-2012, 10:44 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Where is best place to get aftermarket or oem parts??
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Old 11-22-2012, 10:52 PM   #18 (permalink)
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I very seldom put a wind screen on but for long cold trips I use National Cycle's Deflector very adjustable easy to take on and off.


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Old 11-23-2012, 11:42 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Old 11-23-2012, 01:46 PM   #20 (permalink)
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OEM parts are available at BikeBandit and Hermy's:
http://www.bikebandit.com/2012-trium...bler/o/m154250
http://www.motorcyclestore.us/triumph/
Lots of great aftermarket vendors:
http://www.bellacorse.com/home.htm
http://www.newbonneville.com/
http://www.triumphperformanceusa.com/
http://www.british-customs.com/trium...13=Accessories
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