Originally Posted by JoeDuck
There is a distinct difference between similarities and "Desgin via Xerox". IMO Triumph with this is far more "Design via Xerox" than similarities. I applaud any manufacturer that can realize the "oh hey people want this lets make it" bits, but at the same time when at first blush from most angles your bike looks near identical to another MFGs, you have serious serious wannabe/me too! issues. Ride your own ride, further design your own F'ing bike.
I don't see it. Other than the colour and the type of bike (sport touring) I don't see any other similarites.
The wheels, the seat, the tank, the windshield and the bags are in the same spot and my question would be: Where else would you want Triumph to put them?