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Old 8th March 2017, 04:57 PM   #1
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Ok so narrowed my next bike down to either an XSR900 or the new Triumph Street Triple R.

I had a few hours on an XSR900 last weekend and I loved it. The new Stripple R isn't released for a couple of months yet but will be about 900 more expensive.

I have use of a 2016 Striple and I do like it, but the XSR900 sang to me more. I'm really not sure on the buy eye look...

Any thoughts appreciated!


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Old 8th March 2017, 05:19 PM   #2
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Both nice think I'd have the triumph
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Old 8th March 2017, 06:45 PM   #3
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The bottom one for me
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Old 8th March 2017, 09:29 PM   #4
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Wait for the triumph looks much classier.
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Old 8th March 2017, 09:46 PM   #5
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I'm not sure... to me the triump looks a bit busy. I'm quite a big guy at 105kgs so think I would suit the Yamaha more

I think I'm just trying to persuade myself to just buy the Yamaha haha
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Old 9th March 2017, 12:11 AM   #6
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I like them both but the Triumph just edges it for me if I was going to choose one. Just looks a little more racier.
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Old 9th March 2017, 10:52 AM   #7
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Just go for the Yam it sounds as if that's the one you want !
The wait for the triumph will kill you especially as the better weather approaches !!
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Old 14th March 2017, 09:11 PM   #8
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Street triple r all day the Yamaha is just going to be a bike built from Yamahas bits and bobs left over from old models. The triple r is a naked sports bike and made to be a bit more focused and fun.
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Old 14th March 2017, 10:41 PM   #9
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I much prefer the xsr900 to the current stipple...but obviously new version coming out soon. Think I will wait to test one
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Old 15th March 2017, 12:55 PM   #10
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The headlights on the triumph are ugly af... rest of the bike isn't too bad looking.
The Yamaha looks like a nice all round, like the stealth look.
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Old 15th March 2017, 02:25 PM   #11
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Triumph for me matey.
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Old 15th March 2017, 05:00 PM   #12
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Not close for me - Triumph wins on looks - any in real world biking today, that's for me the main differentiator.
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Triumph..

But I also quite like the MT10 as a naked
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Old 18th June 2017, 08:18 AM   #14
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Each to their own but to me the Yam looks like a middle of the road commuter bike. The Triumph a piece of art for the road, also the three cylinder sound rattles my brain with delight.
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Old 19th June 2017, 07:35 AM   #15
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That Triumph looks very nice indeed
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Old 4th July 2017, 11:04 PM   #16
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triumph every time
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Old 7th July 2017, 06:36 AM   #17
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on looks would have to say triumph
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