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Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by flyingz06, Jan 18, 2013.
Lol. I noticed that also. Had it leaning forward to much! Already leaned back
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.
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.
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!
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..
I reckon i might be doing a deal this week.
Can't get the damn thing out of my mind...
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:
Bar end Sliders:
Final drive slider:
Next up is highway pegs mounted to the crash bars.
Excellent stuff. BTW - your garage is HUGE!
I wish that was my garage! Naw, it's the shop where I work. Nice of them to let me use it.
Got a deposit down on a 2012 SE with every mortal extra. Will be talking turkey with sales dude on Tuesday.
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
Was just watching the 100th edition of Tour de France cycle race and the new Triumph Trophy has made an entry into the organizers entourage together with the scores of BMWs, Kawasakis, Suzukis, Yamahas (cops).
A nice testing ground I guess...
It's an odd situation regarding pricing. You guy's in Aus seem to get creamed regarding the euro brands. Over here, it's the Japanese marques who charge more than their euro counterparts. Which probably explains why their sales have suffered for the halo bikes.
Looks like the deal isn't happening. Ah well.
Guess i'll just have to slum it on the Multi..
I'd be interested in seeing where/how you mounted the switch...
Turned things around.
I'll be picking my SE in Silver up on Saturday morning.
Day 1 of riding sees me well impressed. Only a short stint - but it does the biz very well. Handling is impressive, as are ergos, gearshift and tranny.
Never thought id ride a bike with an audio rig - but it's good fun to play with.
Highway pegs mounted to crash bars:
The R&G stuff looks good.
Hy heart aches for you. I am currently lusting after a Multi...
Your problems could be worse.