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Offline bigmadstu

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Finally picked up a TEX
on: April 15, 2021, 07:31:51 PM
It's been 7 years since I 1st introduced myself on this forum. Figured I better say hi again, lol
Was talking about getting a TEX then but other bikes happened. 1200GSA then KTM1290 for a while.
Anyhow, last week I traded the 1290 in for a nice 2017 TEX. It's an XRT fitted with the full Triumph badged Givi luggage. Put about 400 miles on so far and I'm liking the bike. It's heavier and has less power than the 1290 but way smoother and more relaxing to ride. Can still motor on when asked though.


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Re: Finally picked up a TEX
Reply #1 on: April 15, 2021, 09:41:09 PM
 :400: back to the fold.

Nice looking bike.  Enjoy!  I’m sure you will.

Phil  :152:

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Re: Finally picked up a TEX
Reply #2 on: April 15, 2021, 11:55:07 PM
Right on. And welcome to the family  :821:
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Re: Finally picked up a TEX
Reply #3 on: April 16, 2021, 02:55:19 AM
 :400: aboard! :821:
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Re: Finally picked up a TEX
Reply #4 on: April 16, 2021, 07:25:10 AM
Welcome to the forum, enjoy the new bike  :467:
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Re: Finally picked up a TEX
Reply #5 on: April 16, 2021, 07:52:47 AM
 :401: from Ireland, you found the bike's magic forte.

...way smoother and more relaxing to ride. Can still motor on when asked though.

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Re: Finally picked up a TEX
Reply #6 on: April 16, 2021, 11:15:17 AM
 :401: Back then from The Netherlands

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Re: Finally picked up a TEX
Reply #7 on: April 16, 2021, 04:36:12 PM
 :400: to the forum - nice to see another convert  :467:
Bike looks smart in that blue .....  "more relaxing to ride"  :084: -  once you get used the linear power delivery I think you'll be surprised how hard you can push it & how much fun the TEX can be  :014: 

 



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