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post #45 of (permalink) Old 03-06-2012, 11:51 PM
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Originally Posted by MickeyBoy View Post
I have to say there are two things I have issues with...

1. The blinding chrome of the front end. It reeks havoc during the midday sun.
2. The snobbishness of some Triumph owners. Yes, it is a great bike but there are many other great bikes out there and our being Triumph owners does not make us a better breed.

Just my humble opinion.
Yes, that and the distressing amount of torque in all gears; it's very disconcerting to constantly be first pulling out from a light, and frankly it's embarrassing; I find myself slowing down to let other bikes catch up. I don't want them to somehow feel inferior and or think I'm a snob.

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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