2013 Tiger 1050 SPORT

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Stickywicket, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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  2. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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    Haven't ridden it - but saw one / sat on one the other day. Very nice.
  3. IndyChizzle

    IndyChizzle Hoping my skill exceeds my horsepower

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  4. IndyChizzle

    IndyChizzle Hoping my skill exceeds my horsepower

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  5. Profdecoy

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    From what I last remember reading, this is another bike that won't be seen in the US. I think Canada might get it, but like the Versys 1000, us 'mericans won't be seeing it.

    Pitty too, because they are both bikes I was interested in checking out.
  6. IndyChizzle

    IndyChizzle Hoping my skill exceeds my horsepower

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    Here's a video of one at a dealer in Europe:

    http://youtu.be/-ERj00_AaLI

    Has anybody heard any rumors of this coming stateside in 2014? I heard that Triumph is going to release their slate of new bikes for 2014 in August-September, but I wasn't sure if that was true or conjecture.
  7. 3sum

    3sum local Triumph fanboy

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    I was so hoping it would come, but now I kinda don't since ill be burning more money since I couldn't hold off and just bought a Sprint!


    Chris Pope
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  8. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth Operator

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    This thread needs more pics!

    Here we go:

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    It looks pretty cool I think. Nice update. How come we're not getting it in the States? Did the previous model not do well?
  9. mminob

    mminob Been here awhile

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    This 1050 Sport is a fantastic bike but too much power for me ...:eek1 maybe someday Triumph will build a 675 Tiger XC and a 675 SM for people that love that wonderful Street Triple Motor...Tuned for low end torque and around 400 lbs. ...Please Triumph...Baby Tiger 675 ...Please :wink:
  10. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth Operator

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    Just got back an email from someone on the inside. It looks like the Triumph Tiger Sport will not be coming state side. :cry
    Survey said people were not interested in it.
  11. basstodave

    basstodave Been here awhile

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    No interest in the USA? Yeah we need another bike that is top heavy, and built for someone 6'2" with a 34" inseam. Another pretend we are going off road some day bike. No I can't imagine anyone wants a standard, 1050 triple with a single sided swingarm and manageable maybe even comfortable ergo's and spec'd with superlative brakes and suspension. (oh man, put a belt drive on it!!!)
    I would love to own a Triumph triple. Sadly I never will.
    But the surveys are probably right. We are a country known for obesity and handlebars two feet higher than your head! Not sure how obesity comes into play but I feel somehow it is related.:huh

    The sport would have been the ONLY bike I would go to a dealer and plop down $MSRP.

    rant off
  12. optimum_malarky

    optimum_malarky Premium nonsense

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  13. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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    Sorry mate - been too busy looking at used Trophys. Hate to twist the knife - but the T.Sport looks lovely close up. Nice pearlescent shimmer to the white scheme..
  14. trapperj

    trapperj Been here awhile

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    Any chance they may still bring the 1050 tiger sport to the USA.?

    I had a 07 tiger ....man I miss that motor!
  15. Worroll

    Worroll Been here awhile

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    They are going to say they won't bring it to the USA until they announce they will bring it. I'm betting it's on the table but they haven't made the decision yet.
  16. 3sum

    3sum local Triumph fanboy

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    Me too. I loved that motor so much, I traded it for a Speed Triple and now have a Sprint.

    I'd like to say I'd dump the Sprint in a heartbeat if they brought over the Sport. But at the conversion from what it sells for overseas (9995 BP if I remember right), it would be $15k. Obviously they wouldn't sell it for the same as the Explorer, but whatever the price is would be without sidecases, which that bike should come standard with.
  17. Strada

    Strada Tally Ho!

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    Having done 2000 miles now in 2 months on my new TS I've come to the conclusion that it's the best bike I've ever owned and the second best I've ridden (Petronas FP1 still tops the list). I can use it for every situation near or far, in all weathers and complements whatever mood I'm in.
    I've also come to the conclusion that I prefer bikes that have minimal electronic 'toys' and I like to make all the decisions myself whilst I'm riding. I don't need different fuel maps, active suspension, nor traction control.
    I just need a bike that is well set-up, comfortable, has reasonable power and good torque spread, likes to rev and sounds fantastic with stonking brakes and decent range.
    Although the Tiger is getting on a bit now, I think Triumph have pulled a master-stroke with the Sport, making it better in all the right areas, is cracking value for money and has bucked the currently trend of 'more must be more'.
    Top tip - the Arrow exhaust is an absolute must-have.
  18. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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    Good stuff. Any issues? How's the stock screen working out?
  19. Strada

    Strada Tally Ho!

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    I'm using a larger touring screen.
    No issues whatsoever!
  20. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    A bike I'd like to own (I loved my very modified Tiger 1050).

    Pics would be nice :D