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Old 01-25-2010, 11:57 AM   #1
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just lookin for some opinions on these triumphs. things like reliablity and how they fair against the competiton. Thanks
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Old 01-25-2010, 12:00 PM   #2
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Either one of the 675 bikes are bad .

If you got the Street Triple road get the "R".

The Daytona is a fine bike.

Mine has bean mind bending reliable.

The Daytona will run with/ahead of almost all the 600's aside from the 09 ZX6R.
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Old 01-25-2010, 12:36 PM   #4
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Nah you better not get it-I hear bad things about them all the time, better yet just give me the contact info and i'll take care of your decision for yah
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lol.

Direct details pleez.... how are the engines and transmissions? Any problems so far?
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Sounds like he's talking about the 600 and 650. They are very reliable. Not going to be as fast as the newer 600s.

Parts are also getting harder to find. I wouldn't hesitate to buy one.
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Like anything else-comes down to maintenance. I've had different models of Triumphs and the engines are fairly bulletproof. The shifter is a bit notchy but has been on all the bikes I've had. The more miles you put on them the smoother they get> Valves need to be checked about 20K. Thats about it. Outside each models little idiosynchrosies, very reliable. 600 is a 4cyl and fun to ride. Rocket on the other hand is a beast-engine stout, and tranny has some issues that Triumph is aware of. Overall the sportbikes are fairly problem free.
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Someone started pointing my attention to the 675; I've known burnboy and his for a while and Im fearfull of the parts wait when something does go wrong.

But Im a fan of bikes that are a bit past their prime but still up more then capable then I am; so more about the early 2k's....
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Any of the bikes you are mentioning, 955i, 600, 650, Speed 3, 2000 to present, parts are fairly available depends on the dealer, and their current stock levels. I haven't really had a hard time finding parts for my bikes outside of plastics for the older ones. Can usually find what I need through ebay UK, and AU.
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the 650 and 600 are a bit out dated. but people who owned them seemed to love them. i'd say also, it all comes down to previous maintanence
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I love that speed triple thats one nice lookin bike, i just dont see many triumphs out there in the real world so i got the wondering the reasons why. I thought it would be 'cause they werent the best bikes
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I loved my tt600 and put over 10k trouble free miles on her. Super comfy, stable, great brakes, and plenty of get up and go. It was slow under 8k but ofter that it kept up pretty well.
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they didnt sell many over here thats why you dont see them as much compared to the big four. Ive had my 955 for about 4 years now i think around 45k on the clock, and the only problems ive had are a bad rectifier and now i have a bad fork seal. Other than minor quirks, its been problem free. Plastics are hard to find, been looking for a good set of silver sides for a while, but i see 600/650 plastics on ebay pretty much everytime i look.
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my daytona 600 had over 45k before the rod started nocking. good bikes
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Either one of the 675 bikes are bad .

If you got the Street Triple road get the "R".

The Daytona is a fine bike.

Mine has bean mind bending reliable.

The Daytona will run with/ahead of almost all the 600's aside from the 09 ZX6R.
I can't imagine a bean mind being very hard to bend. LOL.
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and whats funny is that aaron called me out for too many sssssss when i typed "conscious" yesterday. lol aaronp220. bean mind, lol.
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