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Im not crazy about the front "beak" though.
The beak is apparently removable - the 800 XC will have it as standard and the 800 won't, it will just have a normal front mudguard.

The wheels are also interchangeable, so the 19/17" cast wheels could be fitted to the XC for road duties and vice-versa.
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The beak is apparently removable - the 800 XC will have it as standard and the 800 won't, it will just have a normal front mudguard.

The wheels are also interchangeable, so the 19/17" cast wheels could be fitted to the XC for road duties and vice-versa.
Nice ideas Phantom, the removable beak and interchangeable wheels.
I assume that the front brake disc is the same size on both 21" and 19" wheels so as to allow a straight swap without the need to space out brake callipers etc?
If the same manufacuring process is used on the 800 as on the 675 then those wheels will be light as a feather!
I think we're going to see these bikes before the end of the year.
Would make a nice Christmas present. (For someone with a lot more money than me!)
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New 1200 adv tiger on test?

New Tiger 1200 ADV captured on test.
YouTube - Erlkönig-Video: Triumph Tiger 1200
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Was at the Triumph Live event at Mallory Pk yesterday. They had a tent with 2 bike crates in it. One with the back crate panel removed, one with the front removed. Both allegedly had the "new" (wooopeee) Adventure bike in it. Photos weren't permitted.

From a very cursory inspection, the front end of the 1st bike had a spoked 21 inch front wheel and lots of fanicily (IMHO) molded plastic bits that looked a lot like a F800gs and the back end of the other looked like a 17 rear with, again lots of wacky molded plastic shaped stuff, like the Yam xt660 Tenere.

Maybe it will be a f800gs/XT660T hybrid?

When you get the chance, check the Triumph clothing catalogue and their "Adventure Clothing" section. I would scan and upload the appropriate (IMHO funny) pages, but I can't find the cable that connects my scanner to the PC, sorry). So, if you buy the bike, make sure you buy the gear so you can look the part .C
Would this be a paper catalogue ?
I can't seem to find an online catalogue with "Adventure Clothing ".
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Would this be a paper catalogue ?
I can't seem to find an online catalogue with "Adventure Clothing ".
Yes.

I found the scanner cable that my son abducted. Here is the double page:






Here we are folks
the dream we all dream of
boy versus girl
in the world series of love
so tell me do you got the look?

you walked in
i woke up
I never seen a pretty girl look so tough
baby, you've got that look
i color you peach and black
color me taking aback
crucial, think i want ya

you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you've got me hooked
shor-nuff do be cooking
in my book
your face is jammin'
your bodys hecck-a-slammin
if love is good
lets get to rammin
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look

you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
it must of took
a whole hour just to make up ur face baby
closing time ugly lights, everyones excepted
(whoo) but you are a natural beauty unaffected
did i say that out loud? my face is red i stand corrected

you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you've got me hooked
shor-nuff do be cooking
in my book
your face is jammin'
your bodys hecck-a-slammin
if love is good
lets get to rammin
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look

well here we are
ladies and gentlemen
the dream we all dream of
OH PLEASE
boy no versus girl in the world series of love
a bammin

you walked in
i walked in
i woke up
you woke up
i never seen such a pretty girl look so tough
baby
baby
you've got that look
I color you peach and black
color me takin aback
BABY
crucial i think i want ya

you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you've got me hooked
shor-nuff do be cooking
in my book
your face is jammin'
your bodys hecck-a-slammin
if love is good
lets get to rammin
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look


Prince: U Got The ADVENTURE Look

Songwriters: Nelson, Prince Rogers (adapted version by Chrispy Sprite Songwriters Inc.)

Very , but funny?. Probably Not.

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Yes.

I found the scanner cable that my son abducted. Here is the double page:

..snip..

you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
REAL ADVENTURERS have matching bikes, gear, helmets, GPS, panniers, etc.
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Yes.

I found the scanner cable that my son abducted. Here is the double page:






Here we are folks
the dream we all dream of
boy versus girl
in the world series of love
so tell me do you got the look?

you walked in
i woke up
I never seen a pretty girl look so tough
baby, you've got that look
i color you peach and black
color me taking aback
crucial, think i want ya

you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you've got me hooked
shor-nuff do be cooking
in my book
your face is jammin'
your bodys hecck-a-slammin
if love is good
lets get to rammin
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look

you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
it must of took
a whole hour just to make up ur face baby
closing time ugly lights, everyones excepted
(whoo) but you are a natural beauty unaffected
did i say that out loud? my face is red i stand corrected

you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you've got me hooked
shor-nuff do be cooking
in my book
your face is jammin'
your bodys hecck-a-slammin
if love is good
lets get to rammin
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look

well here we are
ladies and gentlemen
the dream we all dream of
OH PLEASE
boy no versus girl in the world series of love
a bammin

you walked in
i walked in
i woke up
you woke up
i never seen such a pretty girl look so tough
baby
baby
you've got that look
I color you peach and black
color me takin aback
BABY
crucial i think i want ya

you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you've got me hooked
shor-nuff do be cooking
in my book
your face is jammin'
your bodys hecck-a-slammin
if love is good
lets get to rammin
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look
you’ve got the ADVENTURE look


Prince: U Got The ADVENTURE Look

Songwriters: Nelson, Prince Rogers (adapted version by Chrispy Sprite Songwriters Inc.)

Very , but funny?. Probably Not.
Damn, do we need to know all the lyrics off by heart before we can ride the new Tiger?
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One more (will that instrument cluster have a proper analogue rev counter I wonder?)

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A few pics of "official accessories"...





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One more (will that instrument cluster have a proper analogue rev counter I wonder?)
It looks like the standard rev/speedo unit that's on the 675/1050 models at the moment. Could possibly be a couple of new features though.
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Looks to me like the first thing TT is going to bring out is an indicator relocation kit. Drop that bike in the crate and you'd better remember your hand signals and hope it isn't MOT day!

Andy
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Looks to me like the first thing TT is going to bring out is an indicator relocation kit. Drop that bike in the crate and you'd better remember your hand signals and hope it isn't MOT day!

Andy
It would be really cool if the indicator "stalks" were bendy - made of a tube of plastic that would deform when pressure was applied but designed to bend back afterwards.
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It's easy to make your own with a short length of thick rubber hose .
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The bike looks promising ,from the jigsaw pictures .
But a cheap and nasty chain adjuster ,why can't they use a snail cam adjuster ?
Hopefully they have kept down the weight of the bike [and the price].
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It's easy to make your own with a short length of thick rubber hose .
Thanks for the tip, I think I'll have a go at that!

As for the price, I agree - the price of this bike needs to be very reasonable, there are signs of cost cutting and I hope this is reflected in the retail price. If they price it right, I can see them selling loads.
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