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Discussion in 'Bonneville' started by PaulCas, Aug 11, 2018.

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  1. PaulCas

    PaulCas Well-Known Member

    Aug 10, 2018
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    Hello Triumph people
    Just signed up. New to Triumphs, had Ducatis up till now. I've just put a deposit on this beauty..

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    Just been out for a test ride and was well impressed. That's got to be a good testament considering I'd just stepped off a new Monster 797? Obviously the handling was quite different and slightly down on power but the enjoyment and confidence was there immediately.
    It's a 2007 with 10k on the clock, been well looked after I think.
    Paul
     
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  2. David Cooper

    David Cooper Rocketeer.
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    Hello and welcome Paul:)
     
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  3. Gary_P

    Gary_P Active Member
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    Nice looking bike Paul, welcome to a great forum.
     
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  4. Dozers Dad

    Dozers Dad Bushmills Chief Quality Controller
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    Hi Mate,

    A very warm welcome to the best vehicle forum on the net! :)
     
  5. Rich Bryce

    Rich Bryce Dead Eye Dick
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    Nice one Paul. Enjoy the ride.
     
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  6. stollydriver

    stollydriver Senior Member
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    Welcome to the forum - have fun..
     
  7. Tigcraft

    Tigcraft Not Well Known Member
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    Mar 29, 2014
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    And which shop is that in the background? Welcome in from another generous Yorkshireman!
     
  8. Smilinjack

    Smilinjack Crème de la Crème

    Aug 14, 2016
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    Nice one mate, welcome. Just rag off those crash bars and you'll be good to be seen in public :grinning: :p
     
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  9. Smilinjack

    Smilinjack Crème de la Crème

    Aug 14, 2016
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    What's this then? Oxymoron of the day? :grinning: :grinning:
     
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  10. stevethegoolie

    stevethegoolie First Class Member

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    Not at all. I understand perfectly.
    We Yorkshiremen are indeed most generous AS LONG AS IT DOESN'T INVOLVE OUR MONEY!!!:rolleyes:
    (And a few other things that cost money. I'd give examples but we'd be here for weeks! Oh, and cake of course.)
     
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  11. dilligaf

    dilligaf GRRRRRR
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    Hi mate and welcome
     
  12. Yorkshireman

    Yorkshireman Noble Member
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    Beat me to it! :confused:
     
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  13. PaulCas

    PaulCas Well-Known Member

    Aug 10, 2018
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    Well, there's not that many bike shops in CASTLE ford.:p
     
  14. OsteKuste

    OsteKuste Intergalactic Warlord
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    Hello and welcome! Great looking bike, but more pictures please!
     
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  15. PaulCas

    PaulCas Well-Known Member

    Aug 10, 2018
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    Picking it up tomorrow, more pictures will be coming up.
     
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  16. stevethegoolie

    stevethegoolie First Class Member

    Oct 16, 2014
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    That'll be Castle Motorcycles then.
    Not been in there for many a year. I guess that they are still a Honda dealer - I toyed with the idea of buying a CBR1000 from them at one point, but saw the error of my ways just in time!:cold_sweat:
    They've been there for a long time, so they must be doing something right though.:)
     
  17. PaulCas

    PaulCas Well-Known Member

    Aug 10, 2018
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    Yeah, Castle Honda. Been there for as long as I can remember. They have a good selection of bikes at competitive prices I reckon.
    I'm happy with the deal I got and Bob (I think he's the gaffer) was a decent bloke to deal with.
     
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  18. Hack Driver

    Hack Driver Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum and enjoy your new ride!
     
  19. PaulCas

    PaulCas Well-Known Member

    Aug 10, 2018
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    Great weather today for picking up a new bike:)
    As promised here are some more pics.
    First job was to remove the 'dresser' bars. Although I appreciate their function in life and some people may like them, they're just not for me. They restrict access for cleaning and tinkering so they had to go.
    They are available if anyone is interested.
    Next job will be some TOR exhausts, it's just not quite loud enough;)
    Then a fly screen and I need a grab rail.
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  20. Tigcraft

    Tigcraft Not Well Known Member
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    Nice bike with a nice colour scheme you’ve got.
     
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