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Hi,

I'm buying an '07 Tornado Red ABS ST next week. Any suggestions on immediate mods?
Should I have the dealer swap out the 020's for Pilot Powers or some other tire?
Also, I haven't ridden the Sprint yet. How does it handle in the twisties?
Thanks,

Ara
 

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Ara,
there is a long list of add on bits you can put on the Sprint here are some. Gel seat, TOR exhaust, panniers, and top box. Tail tidy (R&G) hugger (powerbronze) tankbag (Triumph) rear nut cover (Triumph) mesh inserts for the fairing (home made) are just some of the stuff you can get. As for tyres, DaveM is probably the best person the ask, although Z6's are pretty good. Anyway best of luck and enjoy the new Trumpy.

Cya The Tankman
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Hi Ara,
I'll post my add on list in a mo'.

But as for tyres it depends how you ride.

My recommendatiosn would be as follows:

For hard sports type riding and little or no commuting:
Michelin Pilot Power or the Bridgestone 002 which is the newest and far improved race sports tyre just out.
I am trialing the Bridgestone for my dealer now and so far am very impressed and I don't like Bridgeys as a rule.

For commuting, trips & some hard riding I would recommend either;
Avon Azaro 45 / 46 ST
or Metzeler Z6 (Don the forum moderators favourite)

both the above have good wet and dry grip and are longer lasting than the sports tyres (obviously).

For more tyre info check the review section of this site and Don's tyre sticky at the top of the page.

Continental Road attacks are also quite a popular sports touring choice.

For tread patterns you can check my album.

Cheers and congrats.

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Ara,

Accessories fitted to my 2004 Sprint ST, Caspian Blue.


Previous Triumph Carbon Fibre race can
Triumph SS Race Can (current)
Triumph Gel seat
Previous Triumph rear hugger
Radguard oil and radiator protector grille
Ventura Packrack
Dual head lamp relay
Datatool S3 Alarm system
Triumph Risers sold to Tankman
18 tooth Front Sprocket (best money spent)
Triumph Daytona rear hub nut cover
Ventura sportrack and sportpack
Power Bronze carbon look hugger (current)

Tyres fitted;
Avon Azaro Sports TouringST 45/46 longevity 6300kms f&r
Michelin Pilot Power Sports – 3 sets approx longevity 4500 – 5000kms f&r
Dunlop Qualifier Sports longevity 3190kms f&r
Bridgestone Battlax 002 race / sport

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Thanks for ideas guys!
I'll either have them put on the Mich's or the B002's. I'll check into those.
Should I have the dealer put on the 18T when I pick her up or wait a bit?

Ara
 

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R&G Frame sliders.

You can put the 18t on yourself in half the time and a quarter of the cost.
 
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