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Old 11-24-2012, 11:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My New Speed Triple R

I have said hello on the Welcome Centre and have been reading allot of interesting post over the last few weeks...great forum! but thought I would drop in properly now I am a speedy owner.

This was delivered today, very happy I am but with weather here I am more likely to float it than ride it for the foreseeable future. 6 miles on the clocks and already looking at mods.





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Old 11-24-2012, 11:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-24-2012, 11:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 11-24-2012, 02:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks for the welcome, 2012 added to Main Motorcycle :-)
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Very nice mate - UK & US guys are lucky re pricing; a new speed R in Australia is $25k (16300 pounds / $26140USD)

Enjoy all the sexy bits and be sure to keep us updated on mods etc

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Old 11-24-2012, 03:39 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Very nice ride indeed BristolHooligan and welcome!

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UK & US guys are lucky re pricing; a new speed R in Australia is $25k (16300 pounds / $26140USD)
Interestingly, they are very well priced here in NZ. Standard has lowered slightly to NZ$19,995 and the Speed Triple R starts at NZ$22,995 and $1000 more for the ABS.

R is certainly far better "bang for buck"!
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Old 11-24-2012, 04:33 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Price has recentl dropped in Aus Ben!
I could of taken home a new R for 22 the other day
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:01 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Did your dealer throw in the Triumph 'marinised' accessory pack for riders in SW England? The pack also contains a Type B-4 life preserver (known to our American cousins as a Mae West self-inflating bouyancy aid), a pack of goose fat and a rescue flare for the RNLI.
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:23 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Price has recentl dropped in Aus Ben!
I could of taken home a new R for 22 the other day
Improvement I guess - still worrying that we have to pay more than the bloody kiwis

They must get a rural subsidy or similar?
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:40 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Did your dealer throw in the Triumph 'marinised' accessory pack for riders in SW England? The pack also contains a Type B-4 life preserver (known to our American cousins as a Mae West self-inflating bouyancy aid), a pack of goose fat and a rescue flare for the RNLI.
LOL no all the extra bits are parts I ordered, nothing thrown in, though I bought now as got an excellent deal on the price, based on time of year.
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