Originally Posted by Holmes
Truimph Tiger - dunno about that one. I like the looks, have read mostly good things about them. Has 'character'. More power, heavier, probably the lowest fuel economy, probably the worst in the dirt (I'm sure there is plenty of info on this bike here). Most expensive of the bunch (bike cost + insurance).
06 Tiger = $274.00 a year insurance in PA with Allstate. I would think that the Big Cat would not normally be compared in this group. That bike is more in the GS/ V-Strom 1000 catagory. Try the Scrambler it may be a better fit. Try this thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=141616
or the following sites for Triumph info :