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Old 07-24-2015, 11:02 AM   #1
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Figures, just as I buy mine they may hit us with the one-bike-does-all. Looks like there are several trim levels, with the two top trim levels essentially being a "track" or "touring" set-up. It all sounds very cool. Then again, I can't imagine I'd really want to buy a brand new bike and use it as my daily and track toy. I think I'll keep my Streety and buy a dedicated track bike when the time is right.

Anyone interested in this? I know there are a few Triumph guys around here.
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I cant wait til I have a triple. Gunna be fz09
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I cant wait til I have a triple. Gunna be fz09
Id like to ride an FZ09 to compare. pretty sweet stuff
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Id like to ride an FZ09 to compare. pretty sweet stuff
I haven't ridden one, but from what I hear they have fuel map issues that keep the engine from its full potential and the suspension is garbage. But they're also cheaper than the European counterparts so you basically can decide if it's worth it to do the upgrades to put them more in line with the Triumphs, but then at that point you've spent as much as you would have on a new Street Triple anyway. But like I said, I've never ridden one so this is just what I've heard from people who have.
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meh ill stick with the 1050 mo powahhhhhh
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I would LOVE to see a 1000cc Street Triple. After Michelle had been riding her Street Triple for a couple of months, I went and test rode a Speed Triple with the idea in mind that it was a liter version of what she had. The test ride surprised me, since the bike was much more "hooligan power cruiser" than "naked superbike". Ended up bringing home a 1098 Streetfighter that day.

The 675 Street Triple is just such an awesome bike.

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I've owned my 1050 Speed Triple R for a little over a year now and it's one of my favorite bikes I've owned in over 38 years of riding.
The 800 looks interesting, but the lower displacement is a reservation I have.
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I haven't ridden one, but from what I hear they have fuel map issues that keep the engine from its full potential and the suspension is garbage. But they're also cheaper than the European counterparts so you basically can decide if it's worth it to do the upgrades to put them more in line with the Triumphs, but then at that point you've spent as much as you would have on a new Street Triple anyway. But like I said, I've never ridden one so this is just what I've heard from people who have.
From what I understand, they have fixed the fuel issues, just need to take it to your local dealer and get a new ecu update. As far as the suspension goes, its made for the street not the track. From everyone I've talked to that has one, they think its a great street bike.
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From what I understand, they have fixed the fuel issues, just need to take it to your local dealer and get a new ecu update. As far as the suspension goes, its made for the street not the track. From everyone I've talked to that has one, they think its a great street bike.
Cool, good to know!
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There is no way you can compare the fz to a street triple r. The street triple is a much better machine and by the time you've spent the money to make the fz comparable you've met or exceeded the cost of the triple.
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There is no way you can compare the fz to a street triple r. The street triple is a much better machine and by the time you've spent the money to make the fz comparable you've met or exceeded the cost of the triple.
But if all you need is a comfy naked street bike, I'd imagine it fits the bill ok.
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But if all you need is a comfy naked street bike, I'd imagine it fits the bill ok.
That's exactly it. I have an R6, I don't need another performance bike. I want something that is nimble and fun to ride. I think it would fit that perfectly and it'd save me 2200 over the STR.
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Eh, you have a point, but the Fz has been been put out there as a street hooligan machine. This is one of the main reasons I wanted one till I rode it. You aren't going to hooligan with that suspension.
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Eh, you have a point, but the Fz has been been put out there as a street hooligan machine. This is one of the main reasons I wanted one till I rode it. You aren't going to hooligan with that suspension.
Yeah, from what I've read, they have the power for it, but your suspension statement sounds on point.
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Yeah, from what I've read, they have the power for it, but your suspension statement sounds on point.
I was so disappointed. I wanted one bad. Rode out to a demo day with check book in hand. I came back crushed. Jerky on/off throttle made hard cornering impossible and the three modes only compounded the problem. The suspension was so soft I could Roch the bike back and forth like one of this playground animal rides with the spring on the bottom. Rode straight over to mainland and bought a z1000. Hopefully they get it sorted without paying 30% of the cost of the bike to make it an actual hooligan.
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I was so disappointed. I wanted one bad. Rode out to a demo day with check book in hand. I came back crushed. Jerky on/off throttle made hard cornering impossible and the three modes only compounded the problem. The suspension was so soft I could Roch the bike back and forth like one of this playground animal rides with the spring on the bottom. Rode straight over to mainland and bought a z1000. Hopefully they get it sorted without paying 30% of the cost of the bike to make it an actual hooligan.
Yeah, I was very close to getting one too. I just wanted something on the opposite end of the spectrum from my Bolt. The throttle issue has been sorted. Its just an ecu update free from the dealer. I've been waiting for Houston Motorsports to have a demo day. I still want to ride one. I go up there to plan my 3rd bike purchase every so often...lol. I don't know why, but I love the FZ-09. I also don't do any hooning either though.
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Eh. I don't exactly do any hooligan on my ST3. I was expecting a lot twitchier a bike. It's very very poised.
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Eh. I don't exactly do any hooligan on my ST3. I was expecting a lot twitchier a bike. It's very very poised.
You couldn't have done what you did in the hillcountry with a fz09. The suspension is that soft..
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