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My Triumph is now sharing the garage with his american cousin, a 2009 HD Fat Bob. Over the years, I've gone around and around on wanting to get a cruiser but was never ready for it. While I was in Afghanistan I took advantage of a Harley Davidson military sales program. I figured that since it'd been 10 years since I bought my Speed 3, it was time for a new bike. The delima is whether or not to let my Triumph go. Hard to get rid of a bike that does everything well.

Being that I'm a little older than I was 10 years ago I need something that doesn't draw the hooligan out in me (as much). Still keeping the Triumph until the wife presses the issue.

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My Triumph is now sharing the garage with his american cousin, a 2009 HD Fat Bob. Over the years, I've gone around and around on wanting to get a cruiser but was never ready for it. While I was in Afghanistan I took advantage of a Harley Davidson military sales program. I figured that since it'd been 10 years since I bought my Speed 3, it was time for a new bike. The delima is whether or not to let my Triumph go. Hard to get rid of a bike that does everything well.

Being that I'm a little older than I was 10 years ago I need something that doesn't draw the hooligan out in me (as much). Still keeping the Triumph until the wife presses the issue.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]
Ditch the fatboy... I just switched from a cruiser to a triple and I'm closing in on 50. I'll never go back to a cruiser.
 

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10 year old S3, Did you try the 1050??I'm close to 50 too, and you don't have to have hooligan tendancy's to ride the 1050........It help's though.
 

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Yep, I've riden a 1050. Almost bought one in '06 but I didn't see it as a big enough difference in what I already had to justify the purchase. Plus, I like the body style of my '99 a little better.
 

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My Triumph is now sharing the garage with his american cousin, a 2009 HD Fat Bob. Over the years, I've gone around and around on wanting to get a cruiser but was never ready for it. While I was in Afghanistan I took advantage of a Harley Davidson military sales program. I figured that since it'd been 10 years since I bought my Speed 3, it was time for a new bike. The delima is whether or not to let my Triumph go. Hard to get rid of a bike that does everything well.

Being that I'm a little older than I was 10 years ago I need something that doesn't draw the hooligan out in me (as much). Still keeping the Triumph until the wife presses the issue.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]
Blasphemer! Let the wall of shunning begin.
 

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Nice bike. I have been thinking of buying one also. If the S3 isnt costing you anything other than gas and insurance I would hold onto it. I cant imagine not having a Triumph even if there is a Harley next to it. That Harley is nice but it will never beat the seat o'the pants fun factor of your triple. No matter how old your are. :D
 

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I think the Triple and the HD are fine looking bikes. I'll echo previous sentiments...

If you can keep them both, do!
 

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Keep Both Bikes! As long as you have the space and the funds you'll never regret having the two bikes. I currently enjoy having a HD Roadglide and a Triumph Speedtriple. I find that there are days that it's only natural for me to want to ride one rather than the other. I really appreciate the differences between the two bikes.
So keepem and enjoy them.
 

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I just sold my Harley to buy a Triumph, but I sure hope to have another HD again someday. When I'm old. heh. ;)
 
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