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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by geofferz » Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:50 pm

mikestrivens wrote:
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You did know that Triumph are bringing out an upgraded version of the Street Triple didn’t you.
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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by Hoggs » Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:54 pm

You're lucky @learningtofly has a cracking sense of humour you mean bast*rds :lol:

Also nice new bike there :thumb:
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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by learningtofly » Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:04 pm

Hoggs wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:54 pm
You're lucky @learningtofly has a cracking sense of humour you mean bast*rds :lol:

Also nice new bike there :thumb:
Thank you, water off a duck’s back :twisted:

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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by Tango » Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:56 pm

765 Street Triple?........nice!....... 8-)
I feel the need....the need for Speed......Triple

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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by Mickly » Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:33 pm

Almost as good as Speed Triple

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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by learningtofly » Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:29 pm

Just a quick update, but the Street Triple arrived at the dealership yesterday, so I popped over there today to have a look at it and sign some papers. It's bloody beautiful, and because I opted for the R in the low ride height I can flat foot it too (I know it's not 100% necessary, but I was on tip toes with the standard height bike and I have a lot of manoeuvring to do at home, I filter a lot, etc etc).

I'm collecting it next Thursday morning, and in the interim they're fitting heated grips, tail tidy, grab rails, frame protectors and paddock stand bobbins. I'm really excited, and the day after I collect it I'm booked in for an ACF-50 treatment. That's in Chesham, which is a lovely ride from where I live.

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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by gogs01 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:07 am

learningtofly wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:29 pm
Just a quick update, but the Street Triple arrived at the dealership yesterday, so I popped over there today to have a look at it and sign some papers. It's bloody beautiful, and because I opted for the R in the low ride height I can flat foot it too (I know it's not 100% necessary, but I was on tip toes with the standard height bike and I have a lot of manoeuvring to do at home, I filter a lot, etc etc).

I'm collecting it next Thursday morning, and in the interim they're fitting heated grips, tail tidy, grab rails, frame protectors and paddock stand bobbins. I'm really excited, and the day after I collect it I'm booked in for an ACF-50 treatment. That's in Chesham, which is a lovely ride from where I live.
Enjoy !! :D

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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by elizabethf » Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:53 pm

learningtofly wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:29 pm
Just a quick update, but the Street Triple arrived at the dealership yesterday, so I popped over there today to have a look at it and sign some papers. It's bloody beautiful, and because I opted for the R in the low ride height I can flat foot it too (I know it's not 100% necessary, but I was on tip toes with the standard height bike and I have a lot of manoeuvring to do at home, I filter a lot, etc etc).

I'm collecting it next Thursday morning, and in the interim they're fitting heated grips, tail tidy, grab rails, frame protectors and paddock stand bobbins. I'm really excited, and the day after I collect it I'm booked in for an ACF-50 treatment. That's in Chesham, which is a lovely ride from where I live.
I think this baby deserves a new thread.

My fella is looking at getting a street triple and I darent ride it as I know i wont want the MT anymore if i do that ! Seem like awesome bikes

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Post by learningtofly » Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:56 pm

elizabethf wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:53 pm
learningtofly wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:29 pm
Just a quick update, but the Street Triple arrived at the dealership yesterday, so I popped over there today to have a look at it and sign some papers. It's bloody beautiful, and because I opted for the R in the low ride height I can flat foot it too (I know it's not 100% necessary, but I was on tip toes with the standard height bike and I have a lot of manoeuvring to do at home, I filter a lot, etc etc).

I'm collecting it next Thursday morning, and in the interim they're fitting heated grips, tail tidy, grab rails, frame protectors and paddock stand bobbins. I'm really excited, and the day after I collect it I'm booked in for an ACF-50 treatment. That's in Chesham, which is a lovely ride from where I live.
I think this baby deserves a new thread.

My fella is looking at getting a street triple and I darent ride it as I know i wont want the MT anymore if i do that ! Seem like awesome bikes
I think you're right - I'll start one when I pick it up :)

The MT is lovely - just don't take your bloke's bike out for a ride! I was only meant to be wasting a couple of hours while they tinkered with my Twin :scratch:

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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:44 pm

I think I’ve missed a bit. The twin lasted a month and you’re switching to a triple?
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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by mikestrivens » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:01 pm

I expect he'll swap that when the new model comes out shortly.
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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by learningtofly » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:24 pm

Slowlycatchymonkey wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:44 pm
I think I’ve missed a bit. The twin lasted a month and you’re switching to a triple?
Ah, well... I took the Twin in for its 500 mile spa and tested the Triple for a couple of hours... absolutely LOVED it. When they tried to sell me one I told them the only way I was buying it was if they were prepared to give me everything I spent on the Twin towards it.

The rest is history :lol:

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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by learningtofly » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:24 pm

mikestrivens wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:01 pm
I expect he'll swap that when the new model comes out shortly.
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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:39 pm

Was it the extra power?
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Re: My baby is here :)

Post by learningtofly » Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:10 pm

Slowlycatchymonkey wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:39 pm
Was it the extra power?
That and the fact that it’s 5 st lighter! So fast and nimble, and just a joy to ride.

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