Originally Posted by PhilB
..Modern Triumphs are as dependable and durable as any other major brand. (So are modern Harleys, for that matter.)
Current - Tiger 800 Roadie, 18 months/20k sweet as can be, actually most trouble-free bike I can remember? Only issue is that the top nut on the steering head loosens up (loctite now).
Previously - HD XR1200, 24 months/24k. Most troublesome bike I've ever owned (first and last HD for me
... wicked fun though). In the shop on warranty repairs 10 weeks spread over 2 yrs - had to unload it when the warranty was up - ticking time bomb.