Nick’s 2004 Triumph America

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Nick’s 2004 Triumph

The Triumph Bonneville’s tubby sister is a pretty homely by anyone’s standard. Probably reliable and comfortable, but what a package. Our friend Nick up the Triumph America perfectly he opined, This thing like the Brits said, do Americans want?’ Forwards, big tank, windshield, lots of just tart up a Bonnie that trash and call it the !

The result is an assault on our collective sensibilities. Nick picked one up before his custom motorcycle had matured, and he thought it was OK. It didn’t much exposure to proper for his tastes to change, but he’d in love with the machine and want to sell it and start with something else.

So the subtraction of factory bits and a large pile of parts got out by the local powdercoater. Now it’s to make a good-looking bike great, but very difficult to an awkward motorcycle look The two biggest contributors to this are the Thruxton tank (who that would be a direct and the reworked Kawasaki Ninja sets.

The holes where the used to be have been with some custom pieces, and the Kawi controls damn near factory. Nick’s Americana is surely no it does offer an affordable to the ubiquitous evo Sporty in a size suited to big dudes.

Engine, and make, model, modifications: parallel twin, 270-degree interval,  2004 Triumph . British Customs cocktail exhaust, air box elimination kit and re-jet

Frame:  Stock Triumph

Fork:  41mm stock Progressive lowering kit (roughly 2 shaved lowers and powder

Chassis mods:  Very frame modification to accept an Thruxton ank; Vortex CNC Ninja rearsets

Tire/wheel and style: Front: 18 x 2.5 120/90 36 rear: 15 x 3.5 170/80 40 spoke. hubs and rims powder

Favorite thing about bike:  It’s a toss-up the Thruxton tank and the custom crotch rocket rearsets. The riding position is not only it’s surprisingly comfortable. The handles really well. The worked out way better than I them to

Next modification will be: modify the subframe, seat and fender? Sell it and start all again

Other mods, cool parts, etc: I my upside down Biltwell Joker Machine bar clamps, cover, choke and front cover. Sportbike CNC bar end mirrors.

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front lowering kit and 11.5 adjustable shocks. Custom by Manuel at Sweetwater Marine

back story:  After I riding dirt bikes a few back I still had the motorcycle Robert Maximum Bob Warren me to buy a motorcycle, which is ironic I have never ridden him. A year passed and I up scoring a really good on a low-mileage 2004 Triumph on Craigslist.

Looking back, I would never bought this obvious reasons if you look at the pic. But at that time, I it was the coolest thing ever I cut my rear fender and added a set of Trackers. It didn’t take for my tastes to …, but instead of it I decided to make the best of the

My goal was to create cool-looking, bike without being in a specific genre.  I love and I wanted a little bit of everything: café, vintage, sportbike, bikes, dirt bikes. closely and you might find all of

Thanks: Special thanks to my Rick the Welder Risinger, who countless hours with me me make the mids, etc. him, I would still be in the chair.  I also wanted to Jeff Steber and Marv at Intense bicycles for letting me unlimited access to their shop. Vince Powell of Precision for his lathe work on my sliders. Rookie Sorenson Factory KTM for rebuilding my forks not but twice!

Mark and Brady from Olympic Powdercoating—still the in the industry. Sean Hicks and the Customs crew for the awesome and Triumph gadgets. Jamie and from BA Moto for doing my

Bryan Warren from Machine. Manuel at Sweetwater for doing my seat. Sean for showing me how to ride like a The Chopper Gallery. My wife Liz for letting me have a street

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