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If there's one area a lot us can agree that Triumph got right, its the wheel and tire package. Before seeing the all-new Bobber I was concerned it wouldn't look custom enough and not complement the bikes overall design but I was proved wrong. Triumph hit it on the nail here...


 

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You can't really go wrong with spoked wheels when it comes to classic looking bikes like the Bobber. Even the old one posted up by Zanetti had them and I wouldn't change a thing. The alloy ones can be saved for sport bikes.
 

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Spokes perform better anyways, they absorb more shock on poorly maintained roads than alloys would. Less shock directed to your body and are stronger when hitting sharp-edged potholes or raised cattle-grid edges etc.
 

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The only real thing good about alloy wheels are that they're drastically easier to clean and their lighterweight. Can't repair them and they don't absorb the shock like spoke wheels do.
 
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