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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-11-2003, 07:16 AM Thread Starter
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If you could tell Triumph what to update on an existing model, or what new bike to release, what would it be? One bike only...

Personally, I'd like to see the Daytona 955 get a major update. That would include serious weight loss (40 lbs), more power throughout the range (not just on top), state-of-the-art suspension, and freshened up styling.

Basically make it fairly competitive with the Jap sportbikes on specs (it's OK to lose by a little bit on everything) but have it be the most comfortable and friendly for street riding (not a focused track tool). An everyday, all-day sportbike if you will.

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I'd like to see the Trophey redone. Shaft drive, more horsepower, and some killer color. I'd like them to have some nice passenger room as well!

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I would like the Trophy redone,shaft or belt please,and make sure it doesn't cook your legs like my 97 1200 did.Needs a range of at least 230 miles before reserve and make the saddel bags standard,a top case optional.Also include a good charging system ,with a couple of standard plugs and DUAL trip meters.(something it didn't have but my S3 Does? )Don't make it too frigging heavy and if you want to use the 3 cyl engine All the better.AND NO ABS OR LINKED BRAKES,I know how to stop.

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That's two votes for a new Trophy. What about the Sprint ST, aside from chain drive, makes you want a Trophy over the ST? The ST comes with hard luggage (free), has a fair amount of grunt, relatively light. Ergos perhaps? Big honking motor for gobs of torque? Would a Rocket 3-based touring bike be interesting?

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The Sprint is moto perfection, IMO. I love my bike. Don't touch a damn thing............well.........no, I won't say it...............

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i would like them to recomend a normal oil not the T4 mobil which costs 50 bux from a dealer....

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That's two votes for a new Trophy. What about the Sprint ST, aside from chain drive, makes you want a Trophy over the ST? The ST comes with hard luggage (free), has a fair amount of grunt, relatively light. Ergos perhaps? Big honking motor for gobs of torque? Would a Rocket 3-based touring bike be interesting?

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having ridden both the Sprint is more sport ,and the trophy is more tour,i am looking for a big distance St,I like the sprint but for 6'1" me it isn't as good as the trophy was on long rides.the windshield on the trophy needed work too as I was never able to get the turbulance down to an acceptable level.i would have to see a rocket 3 in person.It seems a big heavy bike .

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i want standard bars on my speed four, the bars the speed triple comes with,

and the normal cover for the back of the speedometer, also like the speed triple, instead of they flyscreen

black '03 speed four

mods include one of those sticky pads on the gas tank so it doesn't get scratched up,



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I`d like to see them get better customer service I honestly like triumphs, but knowing that theres not really any competant dealers near by (some are better than others, but still) is the only thing that REALLY drives me away.
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