2012 Speed Triple R

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Turder, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. Turder

    Turder Throttle engineer

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    Öhlins NIX30 forks and TTX36 shock, lightweight PVM wheels, Monobloc Brembos... Also ABS available.
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  2. BikePilot

    BikePilot Long timer

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    That's really nice! I wonder how much weight they've managed to knock off :D
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  3. rolarosa

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    Nice except for those darn headlights! I'm sure someone will make a kit to retro fit the round lights.
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  4. mrbreeze

    mrbreeze Long timer

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    I just don't get it...
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  5. Ultra54

    Ultra54 Been here awhile

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    I get it and want it new headlights and all. First thing would be a low Arrow pipe and clean up the rear fender.
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  6. ian03xl

    ian03xl Been here awhile

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    Just when you thought they couldn't make the headlights any uglier they come out with this. Beyond that killer bike.
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  7. sportmotogear

    sportmotogear Mr. Fancy Pants

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    To ME the mandatory non-switchable ABS killed the Speed III. What fun is a Speed III "hooligan bike" if you can't act like a hooligan and lock the brakes and do stopies? Although I'm sure my insurance agent appreciates this feature. :cry
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  8. GB

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    Anyone with photochop skillz? I'd like to see it with a traditional big round single headlight, like the one on the R1200R, or Diavel, even though those are split in half internally, it's still a unified look and more pleasing to my eyes, at least. :D
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  9. sportmotogear

    sportmotogear Mr. Fancy Pants

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    Here Here, That should be in the Triumph accessory catalogue, circa 1995.
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  10. 10/10ths

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    ...just install the accessory fly screen that matches up perfectly with the new praying mantis headlamps and it cleans up the looks tremendously.

    I love it.

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  11. gixxersteph

    gixxersteph Been here awhile

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    this headlight works for me
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    with a low pipe it looked like this on the previous ST
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    or for those looking for a single, round headlight
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  12. PeteN95

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    Looks great, it just needs the 1200cc motor (hotted up a bit) from the new Tiger!?! :D
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  13. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    Looks like it's trying too hard to be cool and phailing.
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  14. davesupreme

    davesupreme grand poobah

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    w/the round headlight and the pipe..... i got wood.....:eek1
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  15. desmoface

    desmoface Been here awhile

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    Everything is excellent, except the headlight. What were they thinking? Just put a bloody ole round headlight on it. It's not rocket science, Triumph.

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  16. 59Steve

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    Agreed.Had an '09 Street but as soon as I saw new headlights I thought'must have one'.So I now have a nice new white Speed with visor and awaiting delivery of tail tidy
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  17. oalvarez

    oalvarez Resident Raggamuffin

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    a motorcycle of modern design should come with a modern headlight. i personally think the bike with the round headlight above looks horrible and out of place. the headlight that Gixxersteph offered looks good, very MV'ish.

    nice bikes,
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  18. danny danko

    danny danko im warped man

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    Gonna keep beating the dead horse....but wow, headlights killed it for me. Looks so damn goofy. Who the hell ok's the design team at Triumph?
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  19. Pokeyjoe

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  20. gixxersteph

    gixxersteph Been here awhile

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    I agree. I also believe that the MV Brutale was the inspiration for Spiegler's headlight. I also that the high exhaust design is very 'yesterday'. The rest of the Speed Triple satisfies my aesthetic balance. If the insurance rates had been more reasonable I would probably be riding a ST instead of the SuperDuke.
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