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hello everybody
i have just rode the st 1050 and wow what a bike its the first time i have riden a truimph i and i come from the uk so it just shows what i have been missing :-D i own a fazer 1000 gen1 model so i am looking to change and was really taken by the st fantastic exhaust note good handling and good feel about the riding position etc i have riden many bikes in the last few weeks and none of them sparked the wow factor like the st the bike i tried were blackbird v strom vfr tdm as i want somthing a bit diffrent and i think it fits the billl just got to see what its like with the wife on the back but from my point of view its great ,
cant wait till the weekend
seems to be a lot of rider from oz on here anybody from wa ???
cheers jason
 

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Hi scoobydoo,
welcome to Triumphrat one of the friendliest and most helpful Triumph sites you will ever find.

I know we some sandgropper here some where but I can't remember who.

I have 32,000kms on my 2004 955i Sprint and ride a lot hard two up and my wife and I love it.

Best all rounder bike I have ever had.

Who ever it is from WA will soon own up.

Keep us posted with your progress.

DaveM :cool:
 

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Hi scoobydoo

Welcome to the Triumph family I hope you enjoy your new bike.

:chug: Det
 

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Welcome to the forum.

Great bike with a loyal following.

Make sure that you have a full face helmet. You'll be grinning so much that you will end up with heaps of bugs in your teeth otherwise!!
 

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Jason,
I am new here too and just bought a Sprint less than a week ago. I have to agree I think it is the ducks guts! I have clocked up about 500kms already and my smile gets wider and wider.
How good is that exhaust note :-D
I have to agree with you it was the right decision to make.

Azron
 

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Hello and welcome to the site. There's no doubt about it. The ST is definetely the ****. Best bike I've ever owned by far. Many happy miles to you mate.
 

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Welcome to the brother hood dude!!!!!!! :cool:

YOu will enjoy yourself here and learn alot about your bike


:chug: Det
 

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Hey Scoobydoo,
welcome to the family, enjoy your sprint .
There are lots of Aussie's in this forum, I remember a guy called 'Morgs' was from Perth WA but I'm sure there are heaps of others
Have Fun , Enjoy The Ride , Keep Smiling and Come Home At The End Of The Day
 

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Hiya scoobydoo..
welcome from ya Neighbour in the NT
great bunch with heaps of info to boot..
yeah youve bought the best bike..
Im still grinning a year down the track
cheers Jen
 

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Scoobydoo

Welcome to the RAT pack mate, good to see a fellow pohm as finally come over from the dark side.

Done 21,000 klm on my 04 Sprint half of which was two up. Two problems come to mind, the first my helmet gets a knocking sound when I'm in the groove and enjoying the twisties, the second more serious she is so comfortable on the back she tends to doze off, only realise when I touch the front brake to set up for next corner, helmets clash she wakes up with a jump which puts the bike out of shape makes the corners more interesting. For that reason I refuse to get a gel seat.

Get use to changing the rear suspension between one up and two up riding to get the best out of the Sprint. :cool:

[ This message was edited by: smegin on 2007-01-06 19:16 ]
 

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Scooby mate! Welcome to the asylum were the inmates are running the show. The Sprint is a great bike with a shitload of character. I hope you enjoy yours as much as I am enjoying mine. And don't take anything about being a Sandgrooper from that Kiwi banana bender (sorry Dave). Are you going to make a trip across to the east on the Sprint a day. I rode from Melbourne to Perth in 31 hrs once in the 80's, nearly killed me, put the bike on the train for the trip home, yeah, yeah, I know I'm a wuss. Anyway ride safe and enjoy the Sprint.

Cya The Tankman
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