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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #60 on: March 10, 2020, 11:37:46 am »
Congrats, cool set of wheels! Enjoy.
Thanks. I did a short trip saturday and everywhere I parked people stopped to admire the bike.
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #61 on: March 10, 2020, 11:38:04 am »
Interesting
Nice looking bike


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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #62 on: March 10, 2020, 11:38:39 am »
Very sexy machine  :thumleft:  :drif:
Thanks. Do you get Triumphs in the US?
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #63 on: March 10, 2020, 11:38:59 am »
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #64 on: March 10, 2020, 11:39:09 am »
Sweet bike. When I bought my 765 I had long eyes for the scrambler. Would certainly not mind one.

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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #65 on: March 10, 2020, 11:39:40 am »
Very nice!
Congrats!
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #66 on: March 10, 2020, 11:41:02 am »
Beautifull and this bike ticks all the boxes for me.
If I had the money I sadly would not buy one. My dreams are more centered around smaller bikes for now.
Thanks Subie. Yes, all of us have different needs. Smaller bikes are always nicer to handle offroad, but it is again a compromise on the open road. Best is to have both.
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #67 on: March 10, 2020, 11:41:42 am »
Congrats - beautiful bike :thumleft:

I have always fancied them, but closest i will get is to scrambler convert my KLR :biggrin:
A scrambler is a scrambler... :spitcoffee:
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #68 on: March 10, 2020, 11:43:01 am »
Given you past history with bikes, this really is a great unexpected report. Don't get me wrong, I love the Triumph brand, especially the scrambler. Just did not think it would be this good.

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Wayne, the bike surprised me as well and I havenít had the chance to set up the suspension properly. Will hopefully have time this weekend.
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #69 on: March 10, 2020, 11:46:27 am »
Hey Red Wolf, long time... I'm dying to know how it shapes compared to your old Super Enduro?
I was actually a bit worried that this subject may come up... :o. The scrambler is definitely the better allrounder between the two, with the SE still being the better offroad bike IF YOU HAVE THE SKILLS TO MASTER THE SE. The scrambler is definitely the easier bike to ride offroad.
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #70 on: March 10, 2020, 11:48:28 am »
Sweet bike. When I bought my 765 I had long eyes for the scrambler. Would certainly not mind one.

Congrats.
Thanks ICM. I always wanted one (even before the 1200XE was launched) and with the launch of the 1200XE, I just knew I will buy one..
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #71 on: March 10, 2020, 11:52:37 am »
Just for interest sake, the bike has cruise control, heated grips and tubeless tires with the spoke nipples sitting on the outside of the tire edge. There are also few rider modes and you can even create your own custom rider mode with different sensitivity setting for traction control, ABS, lean angles and throttle response. You can also adjust the dash layout and color to your preference.
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #72 on: March 10, 2020, 11:58:18 am »
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #73 on: March 10, 2020, 11:58:54 am »
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #74 on: March 10, 2020, 02:08:40 pm »
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #75 on: March 10, 2020, 02:13:40 pm »
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #76 on: March 10, 2020, 06:31:02 pm »
everywhere I parked people stopped to admire the bike.

That will stop if you mount underslung exhausts!
Someone mentioned this here, bad idea as the obnoxious parallel twin pipes are a major part of the sex appeal, just saying  ;)
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #77 on: March 10, 2020, 06:59:22 pm »
 Well Done Red!! Definitely one of the best looking bikes around - when I first saw them I also wanted one badly but was worried about the off road ride - stoked to hear she goes as well as she looks. There is a ride report somewhere where they took them up Sani in less than ideal conditions and IIRC the scramblers cruised up and down with no sweat. Enjoy.. :glasses10:
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #78 on: March 10, 2020, 10:24:18 pm »
That's a real kewl boney Red :thumleft:
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Re: My new bike... Triumph Scrambler XE 1200
« Reply #79 on: March 11, 2020, 02:45:14 am »
Very sexy machine  :thumleft:  :drif:
Thanks. Do you get Triumphs in the US?

Yes we do, nearest to me is in Orlando, about an hours drive away. But no way I could even think about buying one  :(
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