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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #20 on: July 22, 2021, 09:35:19 am »
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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #21 on: July 22, 2021, 10:16:41 am »
They wouldn't be the only firm to just take another manufacturer's bike and stick their badge on it.  >:D
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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #22 on: July 22, 2021, 11:05:10 am »
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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #23 on: July 22, 2021, 04:12:39 pm »
Found a leaked pic on the web.



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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #24 on: July 22, 2021, 06:26:01 pm »
Not for good quality machines imo..

I will disagree with you on that!
John Bloor (read: Mr. Triumph himself!) is known for driving the quality of his products, a thing I remember reading when this brand re-started.
Look now, Triumphs are a good quality, and actually they've had very few fuckups in this regard!
Yeah, that's roadbikes, sure.... but when the same dude decides to publicize that they'll venture into the offroad market then I bet their homework has been largely done already, with bikes sortof ready even - and their quality must be of a good-enough standard that he's happy with the overall quality hence his OK to announce their new-for-them avenue into the Off market  :thumleft:

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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #25 on: July 22, 2021, 07:09:56 pm »
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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #27 on: July 23, 2021, 10:07:22 am »
Found a leaked pic on the web.



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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #28 on: July 23, 2021, 04:03:43 pm »
Here is the thing though; even after so many years, the Japs are still not able to make up the weight difference to the KTM, and after 20 years, finally started adding e-start + hydraulic clutch

So let me be the first to state that the Triumph will be:
1) underpowered
2) over weight
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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #29 on: July 23, 2021, 08:55:05 pm »
Here is the thing though; even after so many years, the Japs are still not able to make up the weight difference to the KTM, and after 20 years, finally started adding e-start + hydraulic clutch

So let me be the first to state that the Triumph will be:
1) underpowered
2) over weight
 :peepwall:




I am truly perplexed with the Japs' apparent dismissive attitude toward competition off-road bikes.

The Japs brought the world mass production electric start, yet they cannot get to fit them to their offroad bikes.
 

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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #30 on: July 23, 2021, 11:04:31 pm »
Suzuki has the Yellow, Kawa the lime green,

Honda's are red, and Yammies blue.

Ktm's are citrussy while Husky is white.

Which colour for Triumph offroaders?

There's still pink left, as is Lilac, brown and triple black.

But triple black makes a bike slack.
 

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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #31 on: July 24, 2021, 07:39:28 am »
Maybe they will be camo ..... that way, if they do not perform well, they can disappear before anyone notice them.  :pot:
 

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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #32 on: July 24, 2021, 01:56:08 pm »
Suzuki has the Yellow, Kawa the lime green,

Honda's are red, and Yammies blue.

Ktm's are citrussy while Husky is white.

Which colour for Triumph offroaders?

There's still pink left, as is Lilac, brown and triple black.

But triple black makes a bike slack.


Old Triumphs used to be silver
 

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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #33 on: July 24, 2021, 05:40:19 pm »
Suzuki has the Yellow, Kawa the lime green,

Honda's are red, and Yammies blue.

Ktm's are citrussy while Husky is white.

Which colour for Triumph offroaders?

There's still pink left, as is Lilac, brown and triple black.

But triple black makes a bike slack.


Old Triumphs used to be silver

Indeed. But I cannot picture a silver MX/enduro bike. :eek7:  Unless it's a BSA...... :ricky: with titanium frame.
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Re: So who’s buying a Triumph for next year’s Roof?
« Reply #34 on: July 24, 2021, 08:19:11 pm »
They will be Khaki Green!!!
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