question? - Triumph Forum: Triumph Rat Motorcycle Forums
The Welcome Center New to the Site? Please take a moment to introduce yourself. New members and members who have yet not posted MUST post their first post here to activate their profiles.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-09-2010, 09:45 AM Thread Starter
Main Motorcycle: 2004 Bonne Black
New Member
this is me's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Rhode Island
Posts: 11

So...i'm in the market for a bike, and i have 2 possiblities, (1) a 1979 bonneville or a 2004 bonneville. i'm not sure which way to go...i'm leaning towards the 79, but i'm worried about the reliability. any advice?

this is me is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-09-2010, 09:56 AM
Site Supporter
Main Motorcycle: Speed Triple
Lifetime Premium
Catenaccio's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: South East Nevada
Posts: 24,197
Other Motorcycle: CBR1100XX
Extra Motorcycle: Piaggio MP3
What a unique question. For opinions you might check out the Twins and Classic, Vintage, and Veteran forums.
Catenaccio is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-09-2010, 10:33 AM
Site Supporter
Main Motorcycle: Tiger 955i
Lifetime Premium
Haggis's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 12,708
Other Motorcycle: Sprint RS
Extra Motorcycle: Honda XL250
Depends if you want just the looks - with modern engineering - or the full, lucas electronics era experience!
Haggis is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply
All posts must adhere to Forum Rules

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Triumph Forum: Triumph Rat Motorcycle Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter your valid email address, that can receive an automated confirmation message. Otherwise, you won't be able to gain full access.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Oil Consumption question - not a 'what oil do you use' question ohiorider Air Cooled Twins Technical Talk 13 08-05-2009 12:16 AM
exhaust pipe question and reserve tank question killian101 Air Cooled Twins Technical Talk 2 07-05-2008 03:50 PM
Ok…newbie question please no flames….reliability question... Qweevox Daytona Deliberations 5 03-28-2008 09:48 AM
'98 T595 sprocket question and a random question rotten03 Daytona Deliberations 12 03-25-2007 05:51 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome