Written on: 18/10/2010
Only when you buy this bike do you get the manual - which states "this bike must be washed and dried after each journey" ... otherwise its condition will deteriorate. And if you don't wash and dry each time, tell them you did, because otherwise your warranty is null and void.
The wheels are untreated and uncoated mag alloy, which corrode. A friend said he also found corrosion in all the small parts of the bike, but I didn't keep mine that long.
When you ocmplain, they don't like it, but… Read Full Review
Written on: 01/04/2009 by cvpierce (1 review written)
The Triumph Boneville 790 has a poor finish. 2 year old owned from new, used all year round, cleaned every week without fail. corrosion on wheel rims, hubs and most fasteners in general. doesn't like water so when its been cleaned electrics go on the fritz, oil light comes on and indicators don't work properly.
i've seen low mileage ones that are just as bad… Read Full Review
Written on: 06/08/2008
I have done 50,000 kms on my 2002 model Triumph Bonneville and I have been most impressed. If you are after a good all round machine they are hard to pass up. Good mid range power, particualy if you fit more free flowing mufflers. Reliable and easy to live with, low seat hight… Read Full Review
Written on: 19/08/2005 by smjudge (1 review written)
T100 model's engine has the edge if you can afford the additional £6/700 - sometimes looking for 5th gear; no security so you need to add it, so the steering lock has a seperate key; no quick seat removal, so no storage… Read Full Review