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  • Offline David S   us

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    on: January 07, 2019, 02:33:28 pm
    January 07, 2019, 02:33:28 pm
     Hello everyone. I picked up my 950S on Friday, coming from Triumphs. Very happy with the Duc. I went for my first ride (150 miles) on Saturday and came home very excited about the future! Even the flat tire and nail in the sidewall I discovered the next morning aren't bringing me down (well, not too much anyway). Hopefully all the bad luck is now gone up front.

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    Re: New to The Forum
    Reply #1 on: January 07, 2019, 04:09:29 pm
    January 07, 2019, 04:09:29 pm
     :430: That's bad luck on your first ride.

    Welcome anyway  :002:
    Life is not a rehearsal . . .

  • Offline Wassers   gb

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    Re: New to The Forum
    Reply #2 on: January 07, 2019, 04:53:28 pm
    January 07, 2019, 04:53:28 pm
     :400: to the forum David S

    What was your last Triumph before moving to Ducati?

    Sometimes you need a really crooked road to get your head straight

  • Offline resovoir   gb

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    Re: New to The Forum
    Reply #3 on: January 07, 2019, 05:13:33 pm
    January 07, 2019, 05:13:33 pm
    Welcome , sorry to hear about the nail. Quite a few on this forum had Triumph Tiger 800 like myself and changed to 950. Never regretted it ,the bike is superb and above all fun. Just wait until you run in and open up above 6000 rpm the sound is intoxicating.

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    Re: New to The Forum
    Reply #4 on: January 07, 2019, 06:06:41 pm
    January 07, 2019, 06:06:41 pm
     :400: to the forum David S  :305:

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    Re: New to The Forum
    Reply #5 on: January 07, 2019, 06:40:17 pm
    January 07, 2019, 06:40:17 pm
    Welcome to the collective
    Red or dead

  • Offline David S   us

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    Re: New to The Forum
    Reply #6 on: January 07, 2019, 09:22:18 pm
    January 07, 2019, 09:22:18 pm
    Before the Ducati I had a 2017 Triumph Trophy SE, and before that it was a 2014 Triumph Explorer 1200. I gave up on the Triumphs. Loved the bikes, but part supplies and customer service made sure I did not come back. I do have a great dealer to work with though, they have BMW, Triumph and Ducati. So..... Ducati over BMW? Yes, I rode them both. It was not even close.

  • Online thenozzle   gb

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    Re: New to The Forum
    Reply #7 on: January 07, 2019, 10:26:56 pm
    January 07, 2019, 10:26:56 pm
    Hi David S
    You say that you have the new 950 s, I didn't think it was available yet as I would like to test ride one.

  • Offline Murf46   gb

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    Re: New to The Forum
    Reply #8 on: January 07, 2019, 10:40:37 pm
    January 07, 2019, 10:40:37 pm
    We all need to know!

    1 what colour is so we can bicker over what's the best colour...... (Its red actually)

    2 Wassers wants to know you opinion on stickers
    Please be careful of your answer.   :745:
    Red or dead

  • Offline David S   us

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    Re: New to The Forum
    Reply #9 on: January 08, 2019, 02:47:39 am
    January 08, 2019, 02:47:39 am
     White, of course.
     Sorry, but no opinion on stickers.