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Speed Triple Forum Rants and ravings about the best naked triple on the planet!

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Old 11-18-2012, 10:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I hate the look of the hat on my speedy but wanted it for cooler weather riding so I painted it. I was trying to make it's lines flow more with the bike's lines and take away the pixie hat look. I think it's a little better. I might flat black power coat the head light bowls next.
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Old 11-18-2012, 12:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Black fender would look good too - really softens the front end.
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Old 11-18-2012, 05:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Fusion Orange + black fender + black pixie (St3) = clean



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Old 11-19-2012, 12:18 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm not a fan of the beret at all but your's doesn't look so bad.
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:29 AM   #5 (permalink)
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it is a pixie hat.

a painted pixie hat.


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Old 11-19-2012, 12:41 AM   #6 (permalink)
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That looks really good. Hard to tell, but is it CF? You should get a CF fender and do some white trim on it as well.
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Old 11-19-2012, 12:45 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:09 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Yes it is still a carbon painted pixie hat... I wanted to "try" and soften the lines of the hat and I used all different pre set up views i could figure ..But it is still a hat. I would like to see Triumph or some one design something that looked really cool on these bikes but I guess it really is a true naked bike as it should be.
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:13 AM   #9 (permalink)
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I think I do see some black on the front fender now. Maybe I will order some of that 3M carbon wrap and add some on the side where it connects but I would not want it all black,
I don't think.
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:16 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I like it much better flatted out.
I was fortunate (?) that some idiot backed into my bike while it was parked, only scraping the front fender, so his insurance company bought me a carbon fiber front fender for my white 06. I reaaaally wanted to do this anyways, but I hate spending money for cosmetic changes when suspension work and the Next Big Service are looming. I don't have a pixie hat, but if I did, I would want it in CF to match the fender, or at least matte black.
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