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post #1 of 32 (permalink) Old 03-22-2019, 09:16 AM Thread Starter
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Bobber styling

Right. I realise I might get flamed for this
Okaay, ...so, I really like MOST of the design/styling of the bobber and I'm seriously considering getting one.
But ...there's one thing that bugs me slightly.
It's the gaping hole behind and below the seat unit. It looks fine when the bike is stood alone but I think it looks a bit odd when there's a rider onboard (sorry).
I've been thinking of ways to 'fill' the hole and wondered whether a Hepco and Becker rack might be the answer?
Has anyone else had the same thoughts and come up with a different solution?
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post #2 of 32 (permalink) Old 03-22-2019, 09:37 AM
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Personally i really like the look of the floating seat.
I think the Corbin seat makes it look a little less ¨floaty¨than the OEM, but maybe its just because of the big (yet very handsome) 95KG lump sat ON the seat
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Right. I realise I might get flamed for this
Okaay, ...so, I really like MOST of the design/styling of the bobber and I'm seriously considering getting one.
But ...there's one thing that bugs me slightly.
It's the gaping hole behind and below the seat unit. It looks fine when the bike is stood alone but I think it looks a bit odd when there's a rider onboard (sorry).
I've been thinking of ways to 'fill' the hole and wondered whether a Hepco and Becker rack might be the answer?
Has anyone else had the same thoughts and come up with a different solution?
If you don't like the floating seat why not go for the Speedmaster?
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If you don't like the floating seat why not go for the Speedmaster?
Excellent point.
Someone posted a picture of a maverick Speedmaster ¨black¨ on the forum a few days ago. Looks fantastic IMHO and the only thing i don´t like is the california style bar, as i tried one and just can´t get along with that position. But that can easliy be swapped out, i imagine.
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It's amazing how the ironstone takes on the colors around it. Very clever colour choice by Triumph there. It almost looks brown in this photo.
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Hi Eisen, i would like to see in details the license holder you have. Did you bought this or did made it by yourself ?
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Personally I think the floating seat is what makes Bobber so unique and was one of the main features that attracthped me to the bike in the first place. As pointed out previously, if that aspect of the styling is not to a buyers taste the. They are probably looking at the wrong bike. Speedmaster would be an obvious choice from the Triumpgph range.
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I hate the floating seat also, love everything else though. Here's my simple solution!
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I love everything about the styling....I never thought about the gap between the seat and the frame as being odd . I did this for sh1ts and giggles I guess It would solve part of your problem .
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