2013 Triumph Trophy Owners' Thread

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by flyingz06, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. Capt. Chaos

    Capt. Chaos n00b

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  2. Capt. Chaos

    Capt. Chaos n00b

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    I would go for a scaled down version of this bike, 100-125 pounds ligher and based on the 800 tiger motor.
  3. fxrjon

    fxrjon Adventurer

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    I'm with you there. Give me the Tigers gearing too. Its a minor peeve, but I hate having to shift the trophy at 25 MPH, on the tiger I dont really feel the need to shift until damn near 40, and when you are going block to block through the city with stop signs, thats kind of nice. (Granted.....its a really specific complaint)

    At the same time, I love how fast the 1200 motor is.
  4. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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    Agreed. A lightweight shaft or belt drive machine with the level of sophistication that the Trophy has would be nigh on perfect.

    However - as you have said - the 1200 power unit is something else..:D
  5. Capt. Chaos

    Capt. Chaos n00b

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    I have been looking for that since the late 70s. :wink:
  6. Capt. Chaos

    Capt. Chaos n00b

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    The price went up $1000. the day after I bought mine in Jan. :rofl
  7. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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    Had the rear Angel ST replaced with an Angel GT. Very nice rubber. Had the front wheel go light under hard acceleration - so plenty of grip..:D
  8. dogmoon

    dogmoon Been here awhile

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    Well I made the move I traded my 800XC for a 2013 Triumph Trophy, it has everything on it but the tank bag! I rode it 400 miles last weekend what a machine! Very road worthy! I will try to post pictures later we are going to ride it to Arkansas this weekend!
  9. crazyman

    crazyman Exiled to the swamp

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    Congrats ! I also traded my 800XC for the Trophy. It's a much better fit for me and the type of riding I do.

    Enjoy yours :D
  10. fxrjon

    fxrjon Adventurer

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    I kept my 800xc and got the Trophy =) I couldnt bear to part with it just quite yet (I do have to get rid of the Buell and FXR though)

    Two years ago I had three bikes totally six cylinders. Now I will have two bikes totally six cylinders.
  11. mousitsas

    mousitsas Long timer

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    Reminds me of Totally Bill Hicks....
    Sorry couldn't help it :1drink
  12. jub jub

    jub jub frumiousbandersnatch

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    Our Yamaha dealer just added Triumph to their lineup. I saw the Trophy and was immediately drawn to it like a moth to flame. Now, I can't get it off my mind.
  13. Luckycharms

    Luckycharms Adventurer

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    Just put another 1500+ miles on the trophy this weekend and still absolutely love this bike. I'm up to 6500 miles on mine and my only wish is to ride it more. I wish I could ride to work.
  14. Paulvt1

    Paulvt1 Long timer

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    Just had 2 glitches - heated grip display and intermittent screen behaviour - both sorted by software update.

    Still waiting for stock of the Remus Carbon can. Yummy..:D
  15. dogmoon

    dogmoon Been here awhile

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    Thanks Crazyman we rode the Trophy 1000 miles the last four days we absolutely love it what a ride!
  16. Benz

    Benz Been here awhile

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    I don't think that's specific. I know exactly what you mean. It's very annoying to shift constantly in city traffic. Haven't ridden a tiger but that sounds very nice.
  17. KMC1

    KMC1 There is no spoon.

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    Maybe they need the dual clutch tranny from Hondas VFR line.....
  18. fxrjon

    fxrjon Adventurer

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    I've gotten a bit more used to it. To be fair, now that I'm approaching 1000 miles, I feel like its broken in a bit better and smoother at 30 in first gear.

    All and all, after a month with it I'm still loving it minus a couple of minor complaints (some valid and some not). At 45 degrees this morning, I was wishing I had sprung for the heated grips too....I might need to order me some of those =D
  19. McNeal

    McNeal Long timer

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    I've got heated grips on my GSA and haven't found them that useful. It's not the inside of my hand that gets cold, but the outside. Heated gloves are a better solution in my opinion.
  20. crazyman

    crazyman Exiled to the swamp

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    I had the stock Pirelli Angel STs replaced with Michelin PR3s. For mostly flat Florida roads, I got 8500 miles out of the STs.

    Oh, and just about to turn over 10000 miles since 5.18.13 :D

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