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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2015, 04:09:49 PM »
If anybody cares, the Xr remains on the short list.
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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2015, 05:07:02 PM »
If anybody cares, the Xr remains on the short list.

still on my list also but I don't think it's going to be affordable especially having to add luggage.
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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2015, 05:19:04 PM »
Remarkable close to the FJ09  in price, but if you want used, you have to go with the dual sport version.  Jeff seems to do well with it though.
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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2015, 06:35:32 PM »
I personally think the X packages are the only ones worth getting, those added features would make that bike great.

And I believe the factory panniers only added $750 to the purchase price of my bike. I believe they're offering different luggage now (Givi made I believe) so price may be different. The dealer cut me a break if I bought stuff when I bought the bike and installation was free and it also bumped the accessory warranty up to that of the actual bike warranty. Now the top box obviously added more (I added that after the fact) and I use that 90% of the time. If I pack light I can go away for a few days with just that.

And why can you only get the dual sport version (XC I assume) used?
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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2015, 07:15:08 PM »
Because this is the first year for the road version, so there are none used yet.
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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2015, 07:16:27 PM »
Well mine is considered the "road" version also.
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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2015, 07:32:59 PM »
OK, I did not know that.  I figured you had the 21" frint wheel that seems to be the biggest distinction between the models.  (along with spokes vs cast)
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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2015, 08:39:07 PM »
In my era bike the cast wheel designates the road version which is the 19" wheel offering. The spoke wheel is the XC with the 21" wheel.
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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2015, 09:06:58 PM »
Same now.  I like the XRx, I would go with all the boxes from the start, since i like the top box for everyday.  Glenn (mossy) and Kim (Skiman) want me to get the Yamaha to join their club, but by the time I got that bike to where i wanted, it would cost more than the Triumph, which already seems to have all the right parts.  Still thinking, but there is lots to like in that Triumph.
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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2015, 09:36:03 PM »
Just make sure you write your name on the Yamaha so you know which one is yours in the Wal-Mart parking lot.
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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2015, 07:48:18 AM »
Same now.  I like the XRx, I would go with all the boxes from the start, since i like the top box for everyday.  Glenn (mossy) and Kim (Skiman) want me to get the Yamaha to join their club, but by the time I got that bike to where i wanted, it would cost more than the Triumph, which already seems to have all the right parts.  Still thinking, but there is lots to like in that Triumph.

So, Barry want to go Triumph shopping?

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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #12 on: January 10, 2015, 08:29:59 AM »
Same now.  I like the XRx, I would go with all the boxes from the start, since i like the top box for everyday.  Glenn (mossy) and Kim (Skiman) want me to get the Yamaha to join their club, but by the time I got that bike to where i wanted, it would cost more than the Triumph, which already seems to have all the right parts.  Still thinking, but there is lots to like in that Triumph.

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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #13 on: January 10, 2015, 08:32:55 AM »
So, Barry want to go Triumph shopping?

Gerry

So.....who's having a Triumph Senior Citizens Sale?  :poke: ;)
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Re: The Triumphs
« Reply #14 on: January 10, 2015, 09:18:51 AM »
I like my SV.  I'm just trying to be realistic about the need to be ready to replace it.

Gerry- I was thinking about a trip up to Street Stuff, but that is 10 minutes for me, much more for you.  With Libby's, the logic is reversed.
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