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Question Would you switch to a B/black?

Hi y'all - just a thought - if you own a Bobber currently, would you switch to a Bobber Black, and, if so, why or why not? What do those of us think who have ordered a BB?
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Hi y'all - just a thought - if you own a Bobber currently, would you switch to a Bobber Black, and, if so, why or why not? What do those of us think who have ordered a BB?
The answer is no, because I love the way the bobber looks with it’s old school big front wheel, I don’t have any issues with the brakes, and I’m also lucky enough to own Triumph’s original and best all black bike - a Diablo Black Mk1 Speed Triple so I don’t need another black bike
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Not ridden one yet and i really have to try not to, I'm a terrible impulse buyer and only have room for one bike and funnily enough can only rifde one at a time.

I'm terrified I'll like it so I'm not going to take the chance. Every time i get the urge I go test ride something I will loathe - Like a HD or a Goldwing or a tractor....
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The Black features some interesting changes & updates, but nothing about it makes me want to put it in my garage instead of my Bobber.
It will be really nice to see them on the roads and I especially look forward to seeing them side by side for comparison sake.
Aesthetically speaking, i prefer the original with the larger front wheel.
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It just doesn't look as cool.

If I did buy one I'd get the original Bober front wheel fitted.
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No I'll take my Bobber straight up not watered down!
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Negatron Megatron, prefer the big wheel.
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post #8 of 68 (permalink) Old 02-10-2018, 10:05 PM
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If I didn't have the original and wished to purchase a Bobber I'd have a tough choice to make.There is no question that I prefer the look of the original but the new version has some features that some might call upgrades. The twin rotors, headlight, all black features and cruise control. I'm in the process of doing or have done some of the "upgrades" at a cost that would be included in the BB.
I'm happy i don't have to make the choice, either one would be welcome in my garage.

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Ditto what Chico said. I blacked out my bike, added an LED headlight and cruise control all in predelivery. They announced the black the day before I picked mine up. It would have cost me a lot less to get the black *sigh* and that's before I add in the price of the upgrade to the brakes lol. However, while I adore all black, I'm not as keen on the fat front-end. So it would have been a really tough decision if I was making it now. Happy with how it turned out, decision was made and I love my bike.
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