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Re: Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE forget everything you knew about scramblers
« Reply #20 on: April 25, 2019, 01:45:57 pm »
I was convinced that the next bike I buy will be a RT9......but this makes one think for sure.  :o

Nice review Don.  :thumleft:

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I don't really need to repeat the forlorn yearning that I've expressed before for this bike, but I'm wondering Mr Fisher, whether it's as good as the 310 BMW which was previously the best adventure bike ever ridden?  :pot:
 
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it finished 5th in the mexican 1000, theres not alot of bikes stock bikes that can do this
 

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Lots of bike at a great price!  I have to confess that theses 'scramblers - Ducati, BMW, etc have not really ever featured on a potential shopping list......but I think I might just have changed my mind.....Thanks for a great review Donovan - definitely worth a test ride  :ricky:
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Just in case anyone thought this was going to be a poser bike.....

https://www.advpulse.com/adv-news/triumph-grabs-impressive-finish-at-mexican-1000-on-scrambler-1200/


Having said this, Ernie Wigel is a top class rider.

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3 x XR650R's in the top 10. For 20 year old dirt bikes that's fantastic.
Trust that little voice in your head that says 'Wouldn't it be interesting if...'; And then do it.
 

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3 x XR650R's in the top 10. For 20 year old dirt bikes that's fantastic.

I noticed that. The 650R's are still very popular in that neck of the woods. In the Baja 1000 too.

What amazes me though is that a bike this big (the Triumph) can be even vaguely competitive with bikes that weight half as much in the desert. Damn, Ernie must have worked hard to get that 5th place.   Kudo's to Triumph and Ernie   :thumleft: