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Old 02-16-2013, 04:00 PM   #167
IndyChizzle
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Location: Indianapolis, IN by Kessler and Michigan Rd.
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Originally Posted by RaY YreKa View Post
MCN (UK) are saying it rides like a super naked, they place it just behind the KTM SMT.
I went to the Indianapolis bike show and checked out everything from all the manufacturers. I love the feel of Triumph's 1050 motor in a street oriented bike, but if they're not going to import the 1050 Tiger Sport, they're going to lose this sale and I'm going to buy a KTM SMT instead. I would think that with the increasing average age of riders in the US, that more practical street-oriented bikes would sell better. That being said, I trust Triumph well enough to know better than me if it is going to be profitable for them to import the new 1050 Tiger.
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