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Old 12-01-2012, 01:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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2013 Triumph Thruxton Review

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The 2013 model comes in a Brooklands Green paint job with gold stripe:



If only I had another $9K, I'd buy this baby to sit along side my Speedmaster.

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Old 12-01-2012, 04:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i justified the speedy over the thrux convincing myself that i wouldn't want to be in that posture for a long commute. oh how wrong i was.
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Old 12-01-2012, 07:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
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my local dealer had that one back in the autumn and it looks even beter in the flesh. But I was told the thruxton was removed from the model list for 2013.
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:55 PM   #6 (permalink)
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It shows online at http://www.triumphmotorcycles.com/mo.../2013/Thruxton with the new color.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:31 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Old 04-11-2013, 06:50 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I have the Brooklands green model and I use it to commute 60km each way to work. There are times when you're stuck in traffic that a set of higher bars would be nice but once you're moving it's great
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Old 04-11-2013, 10:12 PM   #9 (permalink)
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was gonna post to agree whole-heartedly with the second post, but it turned out it was me! no wonder i agree.
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Old 04-13-2013, 01:04 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I love the thruxton look, but if I need to ride in a sport bike uncomfortable position, I want an engine and suspension that will make it worthwile !
I will stick with me speedster custom
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