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RemaL

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22,430 posts

129 months

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Just looking in MCN the wife just got me and my god they are making a fk up of the looks . I loved the speed triple 2008-11 looks. They they added th daft headlights and now on the street triple moved to a under slung exhaust which is horrid. And just seem to be chucking bits of plastic all over the place. And I worry they will do the same to the speed.


What the hell do triumph think they are doing. Or is it just me?

y2blade

55,591 posts

110 months

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Triumph in "st styling non-shocker" hehe

No it's not just you Matt.

RemaL

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22,430 posts

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sorry but its horrid

Fleegle

13,888 posts

71 months

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Protest with your pocket

Yazza54

14,358 posts

76 months

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Not every bike they make looks st I love the 675 Daytona. The new triple is gash though just looks like a hornet which for me is one of the most yawntastic bikes going.
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RemaL

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Fleegle said:
Protest with your pocket
Don't worry Tony I will not be flopping my cock out my pocket again at triumph at the NEC show this year

3DP

8,806 posts

129 months

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Looks ok to me. They've got rid of those incongruous big silver cans hanging under and to the sides of the seat. Frame and and subframe are quite 675R looking. Banana swingarm nice too.

Only really the exhaust that looks a bit gash - shame they couldn't have made it a bit more of a feature to accentuate the 'triple' theme like MV Agusta have. Triumph are quite good at ripping off other people's styling features if they are popular - why not there too?

Lights have grown on me on the new speed triple so I don't think they look too bad now.

My only issue is they look a bit weedy. They need to muscle up the design a bit.

graham22

1,796 posts

100 months

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Fleegle said:
Protest with your pocket
Yeah - buy shares in Arrow.

y2blade

55,591 posts

110 months

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Fleegle said:
Protest with your pocket
This^^^^


Buy a NORTON, they always were the better brand anyway.
yes

Yazza54

14,358 posts

76 months

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BRING BACK ROUND LAMPS

FourWheelDrift

63,857 posts

179 months

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It'll be alright when they've finished building it.

RemaL

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Yazza54 said:
BRING BACK ROUND LAMPS
+3

blindswelledrat

23,348 posts

127 months

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Urgh. It has gone from a bike that looks like it would eat your children whilst bumming your grandmother violently, to...a mosquito.
Great design.

d3dna

387 posts

123 months

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RemaL said:
Yazza54 said:
BRING BACK ROUND LAMPS
+3
I'm surprised Triumph haven't got a 'back to the way it looked package' on the accessories menu because they seem to have everything else covered.

bogie

10,746 posts

167 months

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I thought manufacturers had been buggering up the looks with plastic and overstyled exhausts for about 15 years now ....

bring back twin round headlamps and round exhausts smile

mitzy

13,034 posts

92 months

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I got a bit giddy looking at the Buels in there today.

angel

Chicken Chaser

4,072 posts

119 months

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Their accessories approach is not too dissimilar to BMW.

Personally I preferred my 09 model in the looks department. Much classier for a bike like this.


George H

13,153 posts

59 months

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Yazza54 said:
Not every bike they make looks st I love the 675 Daytona.
yes The 675R Dark Edition is stunning cloud9

fubar69

125 posts

54 months

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The dark is out of this world bike porn. Shame there only building about 30 and its around 11 grand. I'll have too add it my virtual lottery win garage.
George H said:
yes The 675R Dark Edition is stunning cloud9

VidalBaboon

9,074 posts

110 months

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I had a look at a 675R Dark 28/30. I wasn't hugely impressed by it. The Union Jacks looked great, but I wasn't impressed by the 'hand written' font style for the 675 Dark lettering. The matt paint isn't cut in in a straight line, and there are small bits in bleeding of the paint where they masked it off.

This was spotted within seconds. I wasn't hugely impressed. If it was my bike, it would piss me off no end. It just looked a bit Mickey Mouse if I was to be brutally honest.

Sorryfrown


By the way, I test rode a Speed Triple yesterday & loved it, where are the pics for the 2013 model? I asked the dealer & even he wasn't aware of it.

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