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Excuse my myopia, but I'm having a hard time discerning how the 2019 T110 differs from the Street Twin. Triumph spec sheets are not too useful. All I can see is that the T110 has spoke wheels vs alloy on the ST. Oh, and pea-shooter mufflers vs up-swept. I guess the new ST has a Brembo front caliper, does the '19 T110 as well? Do the engines have a differant tune? Maybe its just a styling exercise. I do love the spokes and pea-shooters, which I guess is why I have a T120.
 

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I think the biggest difference now would be that the Street Twin has the updated engine and the T100 does not. T100 also has twin clocks, as well as the other things you mentioned.
 

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... and different riding position. I've ridden a Street Twin few times, only sat on a T100. In Street Twin you'll lean forward a bit more... and mayby (not really sure about this) your feet are in a bit tighter angle/ or the position of the pegs is a tad different compared to the seat....or the seat is different enough to cause this effect.
 

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I think the main difference is that the seat hight in the ST is much lower than that of the t100 which is good for short riders.
The ST fuel tank is also smaller.
It's slightly lighter as well.
Overall the ST is slightly more compact (though I believe the wheels are the same size).
It's a great first bike.
 

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I think we all know what a T110 is ;)

Friend of mine always refers to his 865cc T100 as 'my Tiger 100', confused everyone at first.
In his defence he did buy a new T100 Coventry built Triumph whilst they were still in production so I simply put it down to old habit and rose tinted glasses, and not rampant senility like the rest of the crowd do.


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LOL A T100 modified to go up to 11. That inspiration must have come from the Mystical Stonehenge.
I ride a Street Twin, use to have an 07 T100. I really like the Street Twin, I don't miss the tach.
 

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My last post is an obscure reference to the old movie "Spinal Tap," the amplifiers were modified to go from 10 to 11.
They goof on Stonehenge in the movie.
When I re-read my last post I realized that I do not appear to making any sense.
 

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LOL A T100 modified to go up to 11. That inspiration must have come from the Mystical Stonehenge.

I ride a Street Twin, use to have an 07 T100. I really like the Street Twin, I don't miss the tach.

@Langosta these are the two bikes I like most and am considering going with one for my next bike. Haven’t ridden either yet but am drawn to both. Can you say more about your preference for the Twin vs T100?
 

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Hey Silv

I rode the air cooled T100, is a great bike, not as fun to ride as the Street Twin.

The High Torque Motor, and the 270 degree cam makes the bike feel like it has
muscle. The bike is easy to handle, and has tubeless tires. On the freeway the
bike is stable at 75 mph.

In the reviews I read that a drawback a loss of power over 85 mph, that was a
selling point for me, I need to keep my drivers license.

The two draw backs on the Street Twin is the fueling is mapped lean, and the shocks
are marginal. Easy to correct. I installed new shocks, and a Booster Plug. The throttle
response is perfect now.

Either bike is a great ride, sometimes an impulse purchase is not a bad idea.

Rock on.
 

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Hey Silv

I rode the air cooled T100, is a great bike, not as fun to ride as the Street Twin.

The High Torque Motor, and the 270 degree cam makes the bike feel like it has
muscle. The bike is easy to handle, and has tubeless tires. On the freeway the
bike is stable at 75 mph.

In the reviews I read that a drawback a loss of power over 85 mph, that was a
selling point for me, I need to keep my drivers license.

The two draw backs on the Street Twin is the fueling is mapped lean, and the shocks
are marginal. Easy to correct. I installed new shocks, and a Booster Plug. The throttle
response is perfect now.

Either bike is a great ride, sometimes an impulse purchase is not a bad idea.

Rock on.
Langosta do you think the lower seat height of the ST (vs the t100) is one of the main reasons why it feels more fun to ride? I´m also between getting the street twin or t100. I still haven´t tested either one but it would be interesting to get your opinion. thanks
 

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Langosta do you think the lower seat height of the ST (vs the t100) is one of the main reasons why it feels more fun to ride? I´m also between getting the street twin or t100. I still haven´t tested either one but it would be interesting to get your opinion.
Go look, sit, ride.

You'll know which one you need. Maybe you won't really like either and will end up with something else entirely. I originally went to the Triumph dealer to look at the Street Twin. I looked at it, and sat on it and thought "not bad". Then I walked over to a T100 and sat on it, and knew immediately I preferred it to the Street Twin. Objectively, there's not a lot of difference between them, but choosing a motorcycle isn't an objective exercise.

Not that any amount of such advice will stop anybody (myself includeed) from analyzing and obsessing about it...
 

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Whats up Silv

I agree with what Grant said.

I can't say if the seat hight makes the bike more fun to ride.
I liked the look of the Speed Twin until I sat on one, I did not like the feel of the bike.

You did your research on Triumph, I would say just go with the bike that feels more comfortable
for you.

I watched on You Tube the release of the new Triumph models in Spain just to take in the how
nice the Spanish Mountains are. You have some great motorcycle roads.

Let us know which bike you decide on.
 
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