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Old 06-18-2013, 06:54 PM   #91
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Great pics flyingz06. I noticed your antenna seems to be nearly vertical. Did you move it ? Mine leans back along the line of the windscreen. Just curious.
Lol. I noticed that also. Had it leaning forward to much! Already leaned back
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Old 06-18-2013, 06:56 PM   #92
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Is that easy to install? Where did you order from?

I have some crash bars and fork/rear axle and handle bar sliders I ordered from Twisted Throttle. Just haven't gotten around to installing them yet. I plan on adding highway pegs (also from Twisted Throttle) to the crash bars.
Ordered directly from triumph website. Fast shipping! The fasteners are a little cheap that are included. I also used a plastic bonding agent to secure it.
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Old 06-19-2013, 05:21 AM   #93
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Quick question.

Given that you have a PP (with small screen, i guess), how do you find the air management from the Trophy to the Duck?

I ask as i'm still intrigued by the big Triumph - but i find high speed handling on the MTS has been improved by fitment of a small screen (and an upgrade to a Shoei GT Air) and i distinctly remember that on the test ride of the Trophy feeling unnerved doing lane changing on the motorway at speed.
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Old 06-20-2013, 07:36 PM   #94
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Love them both. The Duc (no k) is great at all speeds. I have a vario screen on it.

The trophy is fine so far up to 90 degrees. You just leave the screen in the lowest position. Hotter than the Duc of course, but no issues.

I'm amazed by the handling of the Trophy! So smooth and confident. Flicks around like a light bike, although it feels heavy when sitting on it. Must ride to appreciate!
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Old 06-22-2013, 04:22 AM   #95
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There is a recall out for a lot of the new Trophy bikes regarding a potential leak issue with the fuel tank.

I got a call from the dealer yesterday, and taking mine in this morning for a new fuel tank. 2-3 hour job.

I've read on other forums that a lot of places can't get the parts.
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Old 06-22-2013, 06:56 AM   #96
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Went out for another demo today. The bike suits me and what i do (and how i do it). I can see me doing the deal on one. The SE pack is growing on me. Good fun zapping down the Motorway with music blaring..
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Old 06-22-2013, 05:07 PM   #97
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New fuel tank was installed today. It took 6 hours
Fortunately, they still had my Tiger 800 and let me run around on that for the day.
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Old 06-24-2013, 10:12 AM   #98
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I reckon i might be doing a deal this week.

Can't get the damn thing out of my mind...
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Old 06-28-2013, 01:44 AM   #99
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Talking Goodies!

So, I finally got all the R&G scuff protection things I ordered from Twisted Throttle installed on the bike. The entire faring had to come off to install the crash bars.



There was plastic everywhere



Think things turned out pretty good though. I like!









The other stuff:

Fork sliders:



Bar end Sliders:



Final drive slider:



Next up is highway pegs mounted to the crash bars.
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Old 06-28-2013, 03:27 AM   #100
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Nice work.
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Old 06-28-2013, 04:08 AM   #101
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Excellent stuff. BTW - your garage is HUGE!
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Old 06-28-2013, 04:50 AM   #102
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I wish that was my garage! Naw, it's the shop where I work. Nice of them to let me use it.
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:57 AM   #103
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Got a deposit down on a 2012 SE with every mortal extra. Will be talking turkey with sales dude on Tuesday.
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Old 06-29-2013, 09:46 AM   #104
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I understand the love fest but it can't be perfect, nothing is.
So lets hear some bitching or this thread has no creds, just riders justifying their purchases.
I met the bike in person but no ride. I was a bit taking aback at all the front plastic, it makes the front end of the RT look athletic. And as somebody else already pointed out, why not align the pipes to the bags, it's a new design not a update of an existing model, I don't get it.

If you want to hear the bad things , go to the Trophy forum and have a good look around , you will soon come up with the reason there is'nt one sat in my garage at the moment ,,, Seems to be a high percentage of riders on there who have had problems ,, notably leaking fork seals , the american riders get them replaced , the Aussie riders get told to bring it back and the dealer wipes the oil off , claiming its grease after 4-5 times of wiping it off it clears it up , or is there no oil left to leak .

Then i beleive theres the mind of its own windscreen , and other electronics , that go haywire , and have a mind of there own ,, theres the leaking fuel tank problem on a good number of usa and canadian delivered trophies ,, Theres a guy in Aust who has had he's cut out completly a few times on the highway at high speeds , just cut out no power no nothing , One time nearly getting himself and his wife wiped out , appartantly it happenned to him on the demo bike has well ,, some are complaining about oil leaks ,

Mmmm I'm not saying its a bad bike because most who have bought it are still happy even though they have had problems ,, but for me , i still would'nt mind one but i'll be waiting until , Triumph have ironed out all the bugs that seem to be happenning with the bike .

iI've been watching at ny dealer and i've noticed they sold a few at first probably orders took before they came out , but they don't seem to have shifted too many recently ,, The rocket though , every time i go in there , they seem to have new ones sat there ready to be picked up , they are selling very well apparantly
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Old 06-29-2013, 11:32 AM   #105
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Got a deposit down on a 2012 SE with every mortal extra. Will be talking turkey with sales dude on Tuesday.
Congrats !
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