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Is there a Triumph in your past?

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Curious how many of us rode / owned a Triumph triple

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Yes, i owned 2 of them actually. I had a 2008 Tiger 1050 and a 2011 Sprint GT 1050.


2019 Tracer 900 GT. 2019 Yamaha XSR 900. 2002 Buell S3T Thunderbolt. 2016 FJ-09 SOLD.

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Not a triple but a 2011 speedmaster.

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I rode and loved a 2012 Street Triple R until a short series of frustrating mechanical issues led me to selling, and buying the FJ-09. It was a fun bike to ride.

 

 

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My only Triumph was a 1998 Thunderbird Sport I picked up cheap in non running condition. Nice looking bike. Had to replace a lot of expensive little things like coils, fan, ignition pickup, petcock etc. 

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I owned a Triumph, but not a triple. I had a 2000 TT600 for eight years. It was the best handling bike I've ever ridden, and the quality was jewel-like.

I had a 1998 Thunderbird Sport as a loaner for ~2500 miles. Great style, handling, and brakes. This is about the closest thing to a cruiser I'd ever want.

I rented a Tiger 800XRX for a weekend in SoCal a couple years ago. Underwhelming all around.

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I owned about half of one that was in several boxes.  It was a 1950 500cc I think.  A long time ago.

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Closest I came to a Triumph was testing one when I changed bike last year, My short list was, Tracer 900, Triumph Tiger XR and a BMW F850. I am sooo! pleased I went for the Tracer. Never went to test the BMW after the Tracer test ride choice was made 5 mins into the test.

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I had a green 1996 Thunderbird.  Great bike and with the pipes it came with, the sound was superb. No faults. 

Also had the yellow TT600 four.  It gave massive confidence on fast sweepers due to the superb handling,  all owners say this, but it did have issues and i got rid.

 

 

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Yup! Had a Daytona 675. I bought it at 13,xxx miles. Sold at 61,xxx miles. Loved it.


'15 FJ09

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2013 Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200

Great bike except dealing with Triumph for head replacement

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Triumph is one of a few brands that I haven't owned yet. Came really close to buying a Street Triple, but then the FZ09 came out a bunch cheaper and I got one instead. Then, I opened up the cheap ass forks and wished that I had gotten the Triumph instead. 

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