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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 09-30-2012, 05:28 PM   #671 (permalink)
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On my mag wheel Bonnie I replaced the uncomfortable 7/8 inch stock bars with the stock bars from my 955i Speed Triple. Perfect fit, with a slight forward lean due to the speedy bars having less rise.
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:23 PM   #672 (permalink)
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What year bonneville is that? and what risers or clamps did you use to make those bars work on the bike? I have an 04 bonneville and i want to get those bars.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:42 PM   #673 (permalink)
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I just fitted cafe bars - the bar ends I had to drill out. Using a pro quality allen ratchet adapter they were in so tight there was no option - seems that permanent thread lock had been used.
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:18 AM   #674 (permalink)
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What year bonneville is that? and what risers or clamps did you use to make those bars work on the bike? I have an 04 bonneville and i want to get those bars.
It's an 07. I used the protaper universal 1 1/8" risers and clamps, but used the stock bonneville bolts to hold them in place. The bars are 1 1/8" pro taper carmichael bend. Since the controls ends are 7/8 and not 1" you'll need 1" to 7/8" sleeves that the harley guys use to run dirt bars on their bikes. Or you could source 7/8 controls from a scrambler or 09 and up standard bonnie... I absolutely love the look and feel of these bars, and am super happy with the setup.
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Old 10-15-2012, 11:56 AM   #675 (permalink)
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Can anyone tell me the difference between Bella Corsa Superbars & Renthal Aluminum Ultra-Low Superbike Bars apart from one is steel and one is aluminum?
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Old 10-17-2012, 04:50 PM   #676 (permalink)
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Anybody have a frisco on a bonnie?
Follow up to the above question from 2008.

Anyone?
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Old 10-19-2012, 01:34 AM   #677 (permalink)
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:40 PM   #678 (permalink)
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My trophy has ape bars and an extended fork .what is stock for a 72 trophy?
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:45 PM   #679 (permalink)
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handlebars Help

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I have been looking to put a small custom twist on my 09 Triumph Bonneville. I have purchased some Halcyon 830 bar ends and I am looking for a set of handlebars that gives you a correct look for bar ends but stays true to Original styling. I like Norman Hyde low UK bars they have a 8" pullback. I also like Western Bars handlebars that have a 5" pullback. I could ramble on about this for hours basically I want original style that sets lower than stock to avoid the bar ends looking out of place. The pullback options are basically important to me due to I like comfortable cruising comport.
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:39 AM   #680 (permalink)
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there are commercial available shims.

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So after reading this post and others I decided to find some Sportster Bars ($17 from a local shop) and put them on. Likewise I love the style of these and the riding position. However the problem I run into is that they are a thinner guage than the stock 1" bars. The interior diameter is closer to 22mm than the 19mm than the stock ones are. This presents a problem when trying to add bar end mirrors (i.e. crg mirrors) as all the billet adapters have a max of 19mm interior diameter for them to work. Any ideas?

If I cant get that to work I have been thinking of getting 7/8" bars. Does anyone know if you can put 7/8" on the 1" mount thats on the 03 Bonnie? Or do I have to get a new mount?
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