R1200 RT vs TT1200 SE

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Re: R1200 RT vs TT1200 SE

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richardbd wrote:
Try riding all three, not just looking at them - then you'll discover you got them in exactly the wrong order!


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The opinion I expressed is, as you have probably guessed, based on "looks" only. I have no interest in riding the Triunph although I wouldn't mind a go on the RT LC.
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BMjoe64 wrote:
If I had bought last 6 or 7 bikes based on looks then I would not have bought the ones I did. It's about the ride, not the looks.
Surely "looks" must count to some degree. I do appreciate that we are all different and that certain attributes of a bike are more important to some than others. One of the problems is that there are not that many dedicated "Tourers" on the market to choose from. If you want a Sports bike you are spoilt for choice but when it comes to proper Tourers I can only think of about three that would fit my own requirements, and two of them are BMW's.
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Re: R1200 RT vs TT1200 SE

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Our Gee wrote:The fairing looks unfinished like someone forgot about the lower section, but knowing BMW they'll probably fill the gap in after a year or two.
The LC Weather Protection Kit completes the lower fairing panel, https://www.1200rt.com/index.php/topic,1140.0.html

One day, BMW might develop a lower fairing panel & footrest hanger to do the same job.

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Have read one or two posts on here from TT owners who are looking at an RT.

What's the truth in the rumours about Triumph dropping the TT from their model range.
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DaygloDavid wrote: Have read one or two posts on here from TT owners who are looking at an RT.

What's the truth in the rumours about Triumph dropping the TT from their model range.



Don't think its a rumour, its been on a lot of US sites and confirmed by sources apparently.
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Casbar wrote:Don't think its a rumour, its been on a lot of US sites and confirmed by sources apparently.
I know someone who works at the Triumph factory, he declined to comment when asked the question.

Which sources have confirmed the rumour.
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I'm not that interested, but if you browse various Triumph forums and the net it seems to be the case, as dealers outside UK can't get any new stock
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