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I tried a couple of forum searches but couldn't located a discussion regarding the spotlight.

I'm curious who has added this part, and their thoughts?
https://www.ajcyclesny.com/product/free-spirits-low-mount-spot-light-for-triumph-bobber/



I realize this add-on could cause a wide range of nausea to "cafe racer purists", but for those that are looking more toward the cruiser look, I'm interested in your thoughts, how it works at night, and if you haven't done it, would you? additional pics are welcome.
 

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Hi David,

Thanks for posting this. I was pondering a similar idea for a future project but hadn't seriously looked into it yet, so was interested to see your post.

This spotlight looks like a nice compliment so I'm also now interested to see if anyone has fitted it.

As my electrical skills are awful and considering the (modern) electrics on the Bobber, I would also be keen to hear if it's easy to fit or is this something that needs to be done by dealership?

Cheerio,

Roy
 

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Hi David,

Thanks for posting this. I was pondering a similar idea for a future project but hadn't seriously looked into it yet, so was interested to see your post.

This spotlight looks like a nice compliment so I'm also now interested to see if anyone has fitted it.

As my electrical skills are awful and considering the (modern) electrics on the Bobber, I would also be keen to hear if it's easy to fit or is this something that needs to be done by dealership?

Cheerio,

Roy
Here is the install manual from FreeSpirits:
https://cdn.freespiritsparts.com/media//catalog/product/3/0/308938_multi_sp_1.pdf
 

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I did it. I like the look and the extra light it gives directly in front of the bike. It’s not a super strong light by any means but it gives me just enough extra that I was looking for.




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The light that has the yellow film on it at AJ’s site looks pretty retro and cool. Haven’t posted in a while...still check in to read everyday but with temps in the 20’s, 30’s or 40’s in NY, my bike likely won’t see outside the garage until springtime.
 

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I did it. I like the look and the extra light it gives directly in front of the bike. It’s not a super strong light by any means but it gives me just enough extra that I was looking for.




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BearJU,

Can I ask how the light works? Does it operate with your regular lights or do you have an independent switch, if the latter, where is it?

Cheerio,

Roy
 

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I've been tempted by this as well. Aesthetically, I wish it was proportionally smaller than the stock headlight (which is of course small as well). And/or that it could mounted back further than the front forks. As is, I feel like you've got the small headlight, the large stock signals, and the large(ish) foglight all competing for space up front (again, speaking only with regard to looks).


I'd love to be able to do something more like Carpy's Cafe racer foglight, as seen in the attached pics. Wonder if it would be possible attach the Free spirits to the chassis on a Bobber..?
 

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I've been tempted by this as well. Aesthetically, I wish it was proportionally smaller than the stock headlight (which is of course small as well). And/or that it could mounted back further than the front forks. As is, I feel like you've got the small headlight, the large stock signals, and the large(ish) foglight all competing for space up front (again, speaking only with regard to looks).


I'd love to be able to do something more like Carpy's Cafe racer foglight, as seen in the attached pics. Wonder if it would be possible attach the Free spirits to the chassis on a Bobber..?
I totally agree, also like to have an additional "yellow" fog lamp but would prefer a smaller one than OEM headlight and also I would mount it with an seperate switch, so I can choose if both lamps should be active.

But I checked installation instruction on previous side and now I'm a little scared about doing it by myself, I'm not a specialist for electrical installations and it looks like much more difficult than expected....
 

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I've been tempted by this as well. Aesthetically, I wish it was proportionally smaller than the stock headlight (which is of course small as well). And/or that it could mounted back further than the front forks. As is, I feel like you've got the small headlight, the large stock signals, and the large(ish) foglight all competing for space up front (again, speaking only with regard to looks).


I'd love to be able to do something more like Carpy's Cafe racer foglight, as seen in the attached pics. Wonder if it would be possible attach the Free spirits to the chassis on a Bobber..?

Yes it is! This one should work. It looks smaller than the headlight, and can be mounted low.

I may consider this one too.
 
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