Can't decide F800R Vs.......

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by HaChayalBoded, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. GB

    GB . Administrator

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    When giving bike advice, you should disclose that you're a Triumph dealer, in the spirit of full disclosure and all.. :deal
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  2. single

    single Been here awhile

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    I vote Tiger 800, can't beat the versatility.

    Personally I hate that F800 motor. Parallel twin with 360 firing order means vibration city especially on the highway. Trimuph's triple is way more versatile and characterful (in my humble opinion of course...)
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  3. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    In the spirit of full disclosure and all... I don't work at a Triumph dealer. :deal


    I just like them just as others posting in this thread seem to... :D


    +1
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  4. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    Photo chop :deal
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  5. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Three clicks on the interwebs to connect the dots between the HD dealer you host pics for in your personal smugmug to their sister dealer who sells Triumph. But I'm sure that has nothing to do with every single post in RW pimping one of the two brands. :nah


    You just like them. :lol3
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  6. Disco Stu

    Disco Stu Long timer

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    has he looked at the aprilia mana or the triumph street triple?
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  7. pauljr

    pauljr Been here awhile

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    I got a demo ride on the F800R, absolutely marvelous IMHO.
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  8. flkovacs

    flkovacs Been here awhile

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    the poor stripler has a shorter chassis and significant range issues compared to the f800r :-)
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  9. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    another vote for the Street Triple. Dead reliable, comfortable, fast, like nothing else really.... and that sound.....


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  10. mokosai

    mokosai Been here awhile

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    And yet another. In that class of bike I think there's nothing better.

    And in the interest of full disclosure, mine is for sale in the FM right now, but I still think it's the best midsized bike out there now.
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  11. Weird Bug

    Weird Bug Weird BUG

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    Totally different direction than stated (or requested by the PO) I know, but a used (or even new) R1200R would be my direction. I had an F800ST (2009) and although it was a nice bike it didn't/doesn't compare with the RR. The RR actually feels lighter to me, smoother, has more power and I like the Paralevel/Telelever suspension and driveshaft better than a chain (my ST was belt, but I mean the bikes that have had a chain are a pain for long distance travel). I agree with the RR not feeling like too much bike as well. (I have had a GS and RT too for comparison). And you can easily complete your own maintenance - significant cost and time savings.
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  12. vicmitch

    vicmitch Been here awhile

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    Eddie, my vote is for a Wee Strom. Mine is just sitting in the driveway since I'm on the Victory going to CA and MX http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=886176

    You know where I live, if he wants to ride it around the block a few times just knock on the door and ask my wife for the key.

    Mitch
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  13. Jimmy the Heater

    Jimmy the Heater Dirt Farmer

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    I know you already have a list but maybe a little bit more info is in order. Why isn't the FZ6r that hes coming off of work for him?

    Not enough power? Ergos? Etc?
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