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Old 07-27-2005, 06:30 AM   #21
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I want one. I'm still a bit skeptical about Triumph reliability though, having owned nothing but Hondas for my last 5 motorcycles.



I like the stubby rear end. I would fit some sort of "tail tidy" and look for a 3 into 1 carbon pipe on a black bike.
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Old 07-27-2005, 07:01 AM   #22
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The XB platform has been a rock. The bad days of troublesome Buells has been gone for quite a while.



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Old 07-27-2005, 07:04 AM   #23
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The rear section looks great but sacrifices comfort for appearance.



I just took the girlfriend for a ride on the coast yesterday on the Brutale and let's just say I won't be planning any Lake Tahoe trips aboard the MV anytime soon!
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Old 07-27-2005, 07:45 AM   #24
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I thought you liked this one? They don't call it Brutale for nothing. Trying to shed some baggage?? LOL
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Old 07-27-2005, 08:43 AM   #25
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Better use a V-Twin for that.... My wife's girlfriend got on my bike the other day while it was idling and then on my brother-in laws Honda Shadow.... Both women preferred the deep low frequency vibration of the twin.
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Old 07-27-2005, 09:04 AM   #26
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It was her idea! The Brutale passenger pillion was still a virgin so she wanted to claim it for her own.
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Old 07-27-2005, 09:41 AM   #27
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Was that dude wearing slippers?



That is no f*cking good!
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Old 07-27-2005, 09:44 AM   #28
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So, you're saying that V-Twins are superior at something?
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Old 07-27-2005, 09:50 AM   #29
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I know this is off subject; But, why the heck can't we (The riders of the world) get HD/Buell to listen to us?



I would like nothing more than to own an American made sportbike.



I love the look of them and their backroad manners are the bomb! But, the engine is lacking.



Oh, why do I bother? We've all been saying the same thing for years.



I can only come to the conclusion that they really don't want our business?



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Old 07-27-2005, 09:56 AM   #30
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Don't be. Motorcycle Consumer News did a product eval from owners of - I can't remember which Triumph - and it had the highest marks of any other bike evaluation. A little research turned up that overall reliability of Triumph motorcylces is on par, if not better than bikes from Japan. My personal experience with my Triumph is the same. I did have one problem - a weeping oil seal in the left fork after 13,500 miles.
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