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New Triumph 1200 Scrambler - Thoughts?

Discussion in 'Motorcycle Related Discussions' started by cliffa, Oct 29, 2018.

  1. Dutch


    Sep 21, 2015
    coomo and Eljahara like this.
  2. Eljahara

    Eljahara VIP MEMBER

    Jul 8, 2018
    I think I can still see bits of your trouser melted to the pipe!
  3. cliffa


    May 26, 2013
    Me too. they sold very well in France apparently. Actually it would be reasonably easy to replicate it I guess.

    By the way, my original question about how many bikes are actually manufactured in the U.K. was not meant as a slant, just wondered if anyone knew.

    Blimey, that's a sprocket and a half on the Harley !


  4. worntorn


    Dec 22, 2006
    I wonder why they don't use the 1200 Thruxton version.
    This Scrambler engine is halfway between the Bonnie 1200 and the Thruxton output.
    The Thruxton holds the highest torqueline all the way thru.
    As far as offroading, a 450 pound street scrambler is pretty useless compared to even a 35 year old 230 lb Enduro like a Maico 490 or any serious modern offroad machine.

    Not many purchasers will buy this bike for off road scrambling tho.
    It's more to complete a look. Red beard, skinny turn up jeans, work boots and leather man purse are the other parts.

    It'll sell.


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