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post #11 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-13-2019, 07:12 PM
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It took 3 and a half hours so wasn’t without effort.
I should know, had the same model with the 743 curved spokes on the rear wheel with that jet black glossy finish that after two rides they’ll look mucky again, oh the joy. The only thing I don’t miss about my ‘10 matte black. That alone must’ve taken one of the hours I bet.
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post #12 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-13-2019, 08:00 PM
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nice looking bike, be safe
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post #13 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-14-2019, 04:13 AM
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.....with the 743 curved spokes.....
What are '743' spokes? Care to explain.
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post #14 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-14-2019, 09:45 AM
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That’s how many they feel to be when having to clean on a regular
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post #15 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-15-2019, 10:27 AM
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That bracket over the wires coming out of the right-hand side of the bike under the bars is well known for causing destruction of said wires. I just removed it completely. Others have used washers to raise it up.
I second this. Definitely do something about the bracket otherwise it will at some point let you down in future. I had to splice and rewire the majority of it, a month after getting mine.

Its a great bike, I personally really like the look of the bug eyes, I prefer them to the new shape. Gotta love the popping from the arrow exhausts when the revs drop!
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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-15-2019, 02:09 PM
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^^^^ exactly why I went for the bugeye Speed for my first two bikes since 2010 because it looks different and still beautiful. But triumph decided to throw that away.
It’s all oatmeal nowadays. And I’m stuck with one more oat only bc it makes sense financially.
Maybe they’ll come back to their senses and recreate the bugeye like they did with the Tiger 1050.

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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-16-2019, 10:10 AM
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Nice bike, love this model of speedy but i am suspicious to talk about it.

My s3 says hi


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