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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-29-2012, 01:59 AM Thread Starter
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New t-bird storm!!!

I just got a new t-bird storm ABS today!!! I wanted to take some time out and thank you guys on this forum because you did play a part in my decision. I did a lot of research and test rode a lot of bikes before doing this because I wanted a great bike that didn't have any compromises. I can remember when I first got a harley sportster back in 06 and after my first real ride I was very dissapointed in the bike. Today after my first real ride on the triumph other than the demo rides I couldn't be happier. This bike just outshined harley, victory, and the metrics. Thank you all and I will see you around.
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-29-2012, 02:03 AM
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Congrats on the new ride.


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Now you know. For me that feeling of a new bike and the enthusiasm to ride hasn't gone away like with other bikes I've had. Congrats.


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Nice bike!! Thanks for the pics.

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Nice ride, Congrats. I've only had my bike a couple of weeks now and I freakin love it!
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Very nice ride - I have the plain 1600 model. Thinking of putting the BB kit in on my 12K service...sure would be nice to test ride one first to know what I was getting.

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Nice ride!!

Thats the key. Take your time and test ride them all! I did exactly that and the Thunderbird was actually the last bike I tested. I knew immediately I wanted it but went back and tested the others some more and thought about it for about a week and a half before actually pulling the trigger. Like you I wasnt disapointed when I went for my first long ride on it and every ride since only re-affirms my choice was the right one, for me that is.
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post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 04-30-2012, 04:52 PM
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Excellent Choice! I've had mine for just over a year. Just ticked over 5k on the odometer w/ no issues so far. Hope you have the same good fortune, and the same ****e eatin' grin!!!
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