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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-30-2012, 07:07 AM
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I love the fact that not everyone likes the blacked out look. Why? Because I hate pulling up to a stop light next to a guy with the same bike! That's part of what lured me toward Triumph in the first place. But I have to admit, before I bought the Storm, I took every Victory model (and a few other brands) for a demo ride. I bought the Storm because it's riding position, handling and power band fit my riding style perfectly. What really sold me though... the quality of the bike felt head and shoulders above any other bike I've ever ridden. The topper was that matte black finish! Don't get me wrong, I love the looks of a nicely done, chromed out cruiser too. I think the world needs variety though.
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Well said Scotty. I was set on getting a high gloss chromed up bike, but just fell in love with matte black. I love this bike and I get a ton of compliments on it. It stands out nicely amongst all the Harleys at work. There is even a "murdered out" (i.e., matte black) Harley at work and I definitely think the Triumph puts it to shame (although I'm obviously biased ).

By the way, all 2012 Storms have ABS standard (according to my local dealer).


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Well said Scotty. I'm busy de-chroming my Tbird and I'm pretty sure there isn't another one quite like it in British Columbia!

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One must remember, variety makes life interesting. Triumph is just trying to fill another nich of consumer demand. I think they are listening to their customers and fullfilling that demand quit successfully.
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