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Triumph Tiger 900

Discussion in 'Australia' started by LivingdeadCamo, Dec 3, 2019.

  1. LivingdeadCamo

    LivingdeadCamo Long timer

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    Gunerdo fromwanerbe

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    If I wrote that, it'd be...."both bikes have fuck'n good brakes."

    All the bikes in the new Tiger 900 line-up feature a category-leading brakes set-up with top spec road-going Brembo Stylema® brakes. These are Brembo’s highest performing, lightweight, compact, and carefully-sculpted calipers. The reduced volume around the pistons and brake pads reduces the internal space occupied by brake fluid to deliver a more immediate response, and the increased airflow around the brake pads help the calipers cool quicker for even better performance.
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  3. ferals5

    ferals5 Grumpa

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    Intrigued as to how the 1-3-2 will fare against the 1-2-3 donk.

    As per the leaked photos the weight looks like it's come off the snout...not much but every little bit helps.

    The Tramontana styling has dribbled in...

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  4. wairau

    wairau get in behind!

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    its shaping up to be my next long termer i reckon.
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  5. dunc

    dunc Coddiwompler

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  6. gavineakins

    gavineakins Been here awhile

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    Okay, I'll bite:
    Why would they be different? Order is same, just one way or the other - what have I missed?

    Cheers - Gavin
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  7. flinders_72

    flinders_72 Long timer

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    Crank timing?
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  8. Aussie Trev

    Aussie Trev aka DRTrev

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    Based on some indications of UK prices, in comparison to AT, Beemer etc, an Arrow can, and some guards, and I reckon the 900 Rally Pro might be getting close to $26k++ ride away. Could be pricey, but a lot of bike.
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  9. ferals5

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    The same but different. Triples fire left to right or right to left. Just pondering why they flipped it.
    The thing is all the manufacturers are gaining CC’s to no real benefit other than offset emission control restrictions. Hopefully it does give a fatter bottom end. At least triumph has shed some kg’s while the others put on weight.
    We’re all asking for smaller capacity bikes but they’re all going big...maybe Yamaha is the only one listening...
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  10. Roofchop

    Roofchop Hands up mother stickers, this is a f**k up!

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    T plane crank 1 3 2 firing order!
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  11. LivingdeadCamo

    LivingdeadCamo Long timer

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    Great time to be a rider
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  13. Andrew2

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    It is, we're spoiled for choice which probably explains why there are so many whingers out there, we've got it too bloody good.
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  14. LivingdeadCamo

    LivingdeadCamo Long timer

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    I agree mate.
    Only complaint I have is I don't have the required budget :lol3
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  15. ferals5

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    Interesting. Going the Yamaha route...but will it be as silky smooth as my Y triple?
    :lurk
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  16. Roofchop

    Roofchop Hands up mother stickers, this is a f**k up!

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    Isn't it weird that the graphs show the 800 to be "symmetrical" "even" bangs but the new one is like bang, bang, gap bang, gap, bang, bang....

    Edit, the R1 big bang motor is cross plane crank and goes like stink, and sounds wicked!
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  17. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum. Supporter

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    That. And running out of years....

    Bloody!
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  18. PBee

    PBee ...---...

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    Did I miss something? No mention about the gearbox, have they widened it?
    I liked my 800 in general terms, the only thing I didn't like was the gearbox ratios that were kept from the the roadie.
    All new motor, all new gearbox?
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  19. Aussie Trev

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    See, I liked the transmission ratios on my XC. I think it had a lot to do with revs, gear changes and the Arrow can all coming together as a crescendo that I couldn’t get enough of. I’m intrigued by the almost ‘twin’ sound of the 900, at low revs, and the noise it produces at higher revs with the stock muffler - which could sound like anything out of the Arrow (w/o baffle). I’m scouring the net for road tests + noise.
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    White or Black? :lol3
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