Triumph Tiger 800 xc Footpeg issue

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by Joseph42s, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. Joseph42s

    Joseph42s Adventurer

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    I hear a lot about rear passenger foot pegs torquing the frame in a crash and causing the bike to be totaled.

    I wanted to see how many people have had this problem. Has it been addressed by Triumph? Anyway to fix it?
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  2. Baja Dad

    Baja Dad Long timer

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    I am Lobing mine off!!
    and have a NEW clam shell mount being made that should rotate if a fall happens
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  3. Yossarian™

    Yossarian™ Deputy Cultural Attaché

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    :dunno

    No idea if it's an issue; I don't fall over.

    :lol3
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  4. windmills

    windmills Gnearly Adventurer

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    That seems like an obvious way around the vulnerability... be interested to see what you come up with.
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  5. btao

    btao RIP Lilolita

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    Then you don't ride hard enough!!! :rofl
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  6. btao

    btao RIP Lilolita

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    That's what full coverage is for...

    In all honesty, it probably isn't a high percentage, the people you hear just talk REALLY LOUDLY, so you notice....

    Still sucks though...

    Just throw some luggage on there to soften the blow...
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  7. Joseph42s

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    You think Triumph would get on it considering the ride apart guys are screaming it from the roof tops.
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  8. HeyYoJimbo

    HeyYoJimbo n00b

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    Where are they screaming it from the roof tops? It's mentioned in passing as a possibility in their review, but is based purely on conjecture as best I can tell. Have any examples of it actually happening?

    Full coverage insurance is the correct answer here :deal I'm guessing if the bike hits something hard enough for the passenger pegs to bend the subframe, it probably would have been totaled regardless due to other damage.
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  9. Rob Dirt

    Rob Dirt More or less in line

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    There are at least 3 people that have posted pics of the pass pegs ripped off. Anything can happen in a crash. I high-sided at 20 mph & the pass peg bracket is perfect. I did bend the right radiator bracket.
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