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Tiger Chat For owners and riders of Hinckley Tigers: 800, 800XC, 885i, 900, 955i, 1050i, 1200


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Old 04-27-2006, 01:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well the deed is done, ordered my new bike.

After test riding the 675, I decided that she was not quite right for me. Fantastic bike but the ergos just did not suit and the deal was only ok at best.

So what next? Out riding with a m8 we decided to check out some other thoughts I had and I have now done a deal on.................









Ergos suit me better and strangely they were prepared to offer a much better deal than my Triumph dealer (and I mean a lot better!)

Pick the new bike up at the end of MAy (ish) :-D


oh yes, its the GSX - R750 (k6)

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Old 04-27-2006, 06:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Not my cup of tea but good luck with it m8 hope u r staying on
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Old 04-27-2006, 06:36 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I will probably hang around here still anyways.

Doc suggested I needed a more leant forward seating position due to some back issues. Thought about changing the ergos on the Tiger but I was thinking it was time to change bike anyway. Tried an ST last year and was disappointed by it, when the 675 was announced thought that would be next for sure but....

Nothing else in the Triumph range really made me think wow just now so went looking elsewhere. This one has that wow factor (for me - just the same as my TT600 did and the Tiger come to think of it) and the extra grunt from the 750 compared to the 600 is a big extra in my thinking.
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Old 04-27-2006, 07:41 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Sorry to see you're letting the Tiger go. I think you might ease the back problem but you'll now have wrist and neck issues to contend with.
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Old 04-27-2006, 07:47 AM   #5 (permalink)
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An excellent bike if track days and being a power ranger on a sunday is your thing.
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Old 04-27-2006, 11:04 AM   #6 (permalink)
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An excellent bike if track days and being a power ranger on a sunday is your thing.
nah m8, thats the blue ones with all the stripes not the stealth black ones :wink:
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Old 04-27-2006, 01:26 PM   #7 (permalink)
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rip off the peg hangers and get them powder coated satin black. took a close look at one before i brought the tiger. but not my thing anymore.
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Old 04-28-2006, 05:03 AM   #8 (permalink)
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rip off the peg hangers and get them powder coated satin black
I was thinking of that or else just removing the rear ones altogether.
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Old 04-28-2006, 05:39 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Doc suggested I needed a more leant forward seating position due to some back issues.
Sounds like my kind of doctor. Did he mention drinking loads and a diet of chips from the chippy, too? :-D

Nice bike, incidentally; very Darth Vadar. I´d have gone for the 675, though.
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Old 04-28-2006, 10:35 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Did he mention drinking loads and a diet of chips from the chippy, too?
yes he said I was only to drink good Belgian beer (or maybe a Guinness or two) eat chips (the belgians claim they invented them!) and chocolate (they do make excellent chocs as well!) what more could a body ask for?


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that had been my original intention, but she just wasnt right for me.


Oh yes there are some pics of my baby

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