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Old 06-07-2012, 03:04 AM   #4786
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I just bought this last night, a new 2010 with abs and sidebags and Triumph added a top box w/back rest, heated grips, a tall windscreen, aluminum brake reseviors and machined levers as an incentive to sell for free! last night for a sticker price of $9600!
Nice bike and a great deal! I had the '07 until I traded it for the Tiger Explorer, great bikes. With the intro of the Explorer, I am sure there are some really good deals out there to be had on the 1050's.
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Old 06-12-2012, 03:20 PM   #4787
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Old 06-12-2012, 03:34 PM   #4788
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Old 06-16-2012, 02:39 PM   #4789
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Old 06-17-2012, 10:00 PM   #4790
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Old 06-17-2012, 10:56 PM   #4791
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No real actions shots yet as I need to get a decent point and shoot camera, not comfy taking the D300 on the road yet. It is just another stock bike as none of the items I ordered have been delivered yet. Hopefully the next couple weeks gets some goodies in the mail and I can get them onto the bike. Picked this Explorer up on Saturday and did the 223 mile ride home, funny cause I am gonna use up most that break in miles just riding it home and back to the dealer for it's 500 mile service. Good thing he said I can run a couple over that limit.

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So far I could not be more happy with this bike, it is confidence inspiring and just so damn stable at speed. This is my first real street bike so I can't really comment on how it carves the twisties or holds a line but so far I have not felt it do anything I was not expecting. I was a bit worried with the 20L tank and range but I don't think is going to be any trouble at all. That break in ride home in 106 degree heat in the Central Valley of California returned a MPG that was pretty respectable, 45.7 after filling it up this morning. Not too bad at all for a motor just breaking in though I did follow the manufacturers RPM limitations the majority of the time.

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Old 06-18-2012, 07:04 AM   #4792
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Old 06-18-2012, 08:35 AM   #4793
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Old 06-18-2012, 09:13 PM   #4794
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Damn, I like that color. Not the greatest reason to buy a new one after 6 weeks though . . . all my indecison regarding white or black . . . and the answer was green.

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Old 06-19-2012, 07:19 AM   #4795
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:38 PM   #4796
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I just bought this last night, a new 2010 with abs and sidebags and Triumph added a top box w/back rest, heated grips, a tall windscreen, aluminum brake reseviors and machined levers as an incentive to sell for free! last night for a sticker price of $9600!]
Really nice looking bike!

Call me biased.....
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Old 06-20-2012, 10:03 PM   #4797
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Really nice looking bike!

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Old 06-21-2012, 12:38 PM   #4798
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Old 06-23-2012, 07:04 PM   #4799
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Old 06-24-2012, 10:14 PM   #4800
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Just got back from Dust to Dawson. Only three tigers including mine. Where are all you Tiger 800 owners at? It was a great time.







You can just see my front wheel next to the K1600 down the line on the left.
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