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Hello Fellow RATs!!!

Just joined the forum and was i need of some help.

Can anyone provide me with a US vendor that sells aftermarket parts for my bike?

just little knick knack stuff, you know the bling bling kinda of things...
you know, like the thumb screw bolts for the seat; stuff to make accessing the compartments easier, without tools...

I will update my profile with pics of my bike in a few days, so you can see what I have done so far.

Glen
 

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glen..you werent too specific..however you should check the sponsor section..also i believe bikebandit.com has most anything you would want.......and welcome..you just joined the best motorcycle forum on the planet .....Tom
 

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Welcome to the forum G. I'm anti-bling but use Bike Bandit, Dennis Kirk, Chapparral Racing, Spocket Specialists, Omars Cafe, D&D Exhaust for what the local dealer doesn't have in stock. I can usually get OEM parts from the dealer in less than a week, and most of the time they have what I need in sock. Enjoy the ride.
 

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okay... not bling, but how about pipes....would like it to be a little bit louder and free flowing; already have k&N Pods and aftermarket jets....
 

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Your location is unknown, but if you have a good Triumph dealer nearby, I would encourage you to purchase a healthy share of your parts there, to establish a good working relationship and keep them in business for your own sake in the future. I have no dealer within 150 miles of me, but use a great one through phone orders and mail order to obtain parts. Most of these dealers have access to all of the aftermarket parts through their jobbers, so even if you want something non-Triumph, they can often get it for you at nearly the same price as the cheapest mail order. Not to disrespect any of the sponsors, but supporting your local brick and mortar Triumph dealer keeps your money in your own community, and enables the smaller shops to continue to exist. Admittedly, for some items they cannot come close in price because of volume buying, but I always get a quote from them whenever possible just to give them a shot.
 

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Good point ssevy. I'm guilty of shopping online to find the best price for anything. I think the UPS and Fedex delivery guys probably joke about me with stuff like, "Oh, where did that guy order from this time?" or "Another order from them?!?!"

I'm lucky to have a Triumph dealership 20 min. away that has been in business for a long time and they sell at least 4 diff. manufacturer's bikes.

My experience buying a motorcycle from a dealership was quite different from buying an automobile from a dealership...none of the salespeople were the annoying "I need to make a sale" type.

I think I'll pay a visit to the parts shop sometime soon.
 

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Not really one place that covers this bike - most likely due to the low production numbers. There are more Bonnie parts dealers than you can shake a stick at. I guess they decided at some point that Triumph would stick around....:rolleyes:

Lots of things will fit that weren't specifically designed for this bike. Other things you may need to modify slightly.

Many dealers wont' even fool with anything other than specific factory parts. Others are great at helping you search the aftermarket catalogs. Some of the guys on the Bonneville parts sites will try to help you, as they have a limited market and need the business. Many Bonnie accessories will interchange.

No worries, we can probably help you find sources for anything specific thing you are looking for!
 

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okay... not bling, but how about pipes....would like it to be a little bit louder and free flowing; already have k&N Pods and aftermarket jets....
There is a search tool for this forum. There are many, many threads on exhaust, pipes, mufflers, ect... Seats, pegs, shocks, brakes and almost anything you can think of has already been addressed.
Being new you might find it useful to just start doing searches and spend a bit of time reading. If after you spend a bit of time searching you still don't seem to find the info you seek, by all means start a new thread.
Initially I spent weeks reading and discovering new things about my bike. Now, each time I have a new issue to address I do a search and find most of the answers, sometimes adding questions to that same thread for additional info.

Welcome!
 
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