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got a new 675!!!!

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tried a gsxr 750... really really sweet. Was in two minds until i saw both bikes out in the sun. I was inside talking to the dealer. Meanwhile outside a bunch of bike enthusiasts (5 in total) had gathered around the 675 admiring it... 'is it a ducati?' .... 'it looks like a 1098'..... 'whats it like to drive ...'. Decision made. Then when I heard both bikes running stock pipes..... no doubt. What a cracking bike. I pick her up on saturday. I can't wait.

I have two questions for those here. As far as I can tell my bike will be coming with Pirelli super corair pro's. This is great if I intended to use the bike primarily on the track... 70% track, 30% road as pirelli advertise. However, I intend to use it mainly on the road with the odd time on the track.

The weather here is very variable as are the roads. I was wondering if I should ask the dealer to change tyres ? And if so... to which type of tyres? How do you guys find the stock tyres on the road ?

Secondy I know there are threads and threads about this next point... but the official triumph off road can... (not the arrow one in the brochure)... the one with the big central exhause. Does anybody have a sound clip up yet of this. Ive read the other thread about the different exhausts... I particularly like the jardine! It sounds awesome, unfortunately you can't get it in my country yet!

Finally, has anybody here gone for the optional gel seat ? Does it improve comfort much ... relieve numb bumb syndrome ??


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Thanks guys. I'm absolutely delighted with it. It actually takes much longer to clean than my sprint st! Maybe im just being more nit picky though.... there are lots of nooks and crannys!
I took it out yesterday for its first major spin. Weather was very overcast but dry at the start. By the end of the trip... it was very wet. The roads had gotten very dirty.. So the bike looked brown... caked in dust and much. I gave it a good clean last night. so back to show room ! ;)
I got the rear hugger for it.... but its not much of a hugger... more of a little piece of carbon. Does it even work as a hugger ?!
Anyways... I'm going to put up some pics later of the trip. Some would actually probably make a nice desktop wallpaper. So i'll put them up as desktop wallpapers in different sizes

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