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Old 10-06-2012, 05:20 AM   #1455
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Originally Posted by motosickle2000 View Post
I was curious and checked the gear ratios between the 675 and the Tiger 800. All of the gearbox ratios are the same except for 1st gear. The 675 has a lower first gear by a large margin! It seems that Triumph went through a lot of redesign and expense to give the 800 a tall first gear - I don't get it!!
Maybe they did that to temper the 800's torque.
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