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Old 03-11-2013, 09:47 PM   #496
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...and all of that without passing 4,000rpm he never comes close to spinning that bike up.
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:15 PM   #497
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...and all of that without passing 4,000rpm he never comes close to spinning that bike up.
I know... RIGHT! They are so much fun to ride all over the spectrum.
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:32 PM   #498
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I know... RIGHT! They are so much fun to ride all over the spectrum.

I try not to get mine under 4,000 ....mainly because I like the intake howl......

Not always the best idea on the Speed Triple, it tends to erm.....conserve tread....on the front tire somehow.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:22 AM   #499
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Not always the best idea on the Speed Triple, it tends to erm.....conserve tread....on the front tire somehow.


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Old 03-12-2013, 08:41 PM   #500
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OK, I'm waffling on the low pipe and will probably go with Arrow or Two Brother's slip-ons. I'm not really liking the tone of the 3 into ones.
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:31 AM   #501
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OK, I'm waffling on the low pipe and will probably go with Arrow or Two Brother's slip-ons. I'm not really liking the tone of the 3 into ones.
They are all three into ones, the one with two mufflers actually go 3-1-2.
...and they are hevy
...and that weight is in a bad place

The Arrow and Compworks are available baffled....you need to hear them (baffled) in person though, its a judgement call, for instance I can't stand an unbaffled compworks, but the arrow isn't nearly as annoying.

Another you can look for is the Zard off of the 06-08 Daytona, that one fits up (pretty sure) the '12 Streets and sounds fantastic, but its also out of production and kind of hard to find.....and its a full system, so there is going to be a trip to the dyno in order.
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:46 AM   #502
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Another you can look for is the Zard off of the 06-08 Daytona, that one fits up (pretty sure) the '12 Streets and sounds fantastic, but its also out of production and kind of hard to find.....and its a full system, so there is going to be a trip to the dyno in order.
I ran the Zard with the arrow map with great results.
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:53 AM   #503
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I ran the Zard with the arrow map with great results.
That would be the quick way. Yes.
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:33 PM   #504
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I really love the sound of the street triple in this web site http://street-triple.triumphmotorcycles.com/en-us/
Is that the sound of a stock exhaust? Or what exhaust do they use in that video?
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:59 PM   #505
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I really love the sound of the street triple in this web site http://street-triple.triumphmotorcycles.com/en-us/
Is that the sound of a stock exhaust? Or what exhaust do they use in that video?
It is a mix of stock and Arrow.
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It is a mix of stock and Arrow.
Thanks Dakez. It sounds like music to my ears
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Old 04-08-2013, 08:08 PM   #507
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So this may sound a little ridiculous, but hear me out:

I took a '12 street triple for a test ride last week, and it is haunting me. I come from an '03 Monster 620 and a '75 BMW. The Street Triple is an amazing machine. The Duc made me grin, the BMW made me smile. The Triumph made my jaw drop.

Shopping for a daily rider/commuter/occasional road tripper, I was looking at a BMW F800R, F700GS (mpg) and the Street Triple. Now I'm pretty much just looking at the Street Triple. My concern is a rather silly one. If I'm going to buy a first new bike, I might as well get it specced out. So my thinking is the R, right? Kinda like buying a BMW M3 vs. a 335 with a sport package (forgive me, my primary language is bimmer). But I really dislike the color red on bikes, cars, etc.

Can I pick up replacement frame parts and plastic bits in standard grey/white for a decent price and stick the R-specific stuff in a box, or should I give up this idea? I also like the idea of a 'sleeper' Street Triple R. I'm not a racer, and likely don't need the extra sexiness that comes with an R but if I'm gonna spend the cash, I might as well spend the cash. Just thinking and trying to figure out how to pull the trigger.

And I also want to see this thread grow, cause, DAMN that ride was fun. The world would be a better place if more people took one of these things down the road.

As always, much thanks to the ADV crew for insight, vitriol, and love.
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:42 PM   #508
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So this may sound a little ridiculous, but hear me out:

I took a '12 street triple for a test ride last week, and it is haunting me. I come from an '03 Monster 620 and a '75 BMW. The Street Triple is an amazing machine. The Duc made me grin, the BMW made me smile. The Triumph made my jaw drop.

Shopping for a daily rider/commuter/occasional road tripper, I was looking at a BMW F800R, F700GS (mpg) and the Street Triple. Now I'm pretty much just looking at the Street Triple. My concern is a rather silly one. If I'm going to buy a first new bike, I might as well get it specced out. So my thinking is the R, right? Kinda like buying a BMW M3 vs. a 335 with a sport package (forgive me, my primary language is bimmer). But I really dislike the color red on bikes, cars, etc.

Can I pick up replacement frame parts and plastic bits in standard grey/white for a decent price and stick the R-specific stuff in a box, or should I give up this idea? I also like the idea of a 'sleeper' Street Triple R. I'm not a racer, and likely don't need the extra sexiness that comes with an R but if I'm gonna spend the cash, I might as well spend the cash. Just thinking and trying to figure out how to pull the trigger.

And I also want to see this thread grow, cause, DAMN that ride was fun. The world would be a better place if more people took one of these things down the road.

As always, much thanks to the ADV crew for insight, vitriol, and love.

The only thing that you can't switch between a Street and a Street R on the late models was the bugscreens (they were a little different to account for the radial MC on the R). So yes, you can swap the subframes and any plastic bits between pretty much all of them, up to and including the proper year Daytonas.

Besides, there is no motor difference between the Street and Street R, there is a HUGE difference between the suspension and brakes, the Base streets are way way undersprung (for me anyway). I know up to the the 2011 the Street Rs had the double clicker suspension off of the 2006-2009 Daytona's.

That being said if you want a sleeper R slap Daytona cams on it with JD-Hordes (Hordepower in Ohio) trumpets and a little bit of headwork....

Fun fact, the Arrow full systems cost you power on the 675 Daytona's over the stockers with a custom colector, not sure about the Streets they are a lower spec motor and operate at a lower RPM.
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Old 04-09-2013, 05:59 AM   #509
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Fun fact, the Arrow full systems cost you power on the 675 Daytona's over the stockers with a custom colector, not sure about the Streets they are a lower spec motor and operate at a lower RPM.
Sounds odd. I put the full system on my 2009 Street Triple R and it was nothing but fun. The full system eliminates the cat - the bike just breathes better all around. Re-map required, of course.
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Old 04-09-2013, 07:09 AM   #510
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If you want a sleeper, buy a used model in black. You can then add any goodies you need and still have tire money left over.

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