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  • Offline newdawn

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    New owner
    on: May 10, 2015, 08.59 am
    May 10, 2015, 08.59 am
    Just bought a 2014 trophy. 3000 miles on clock.
    Any tips on potential problems?, what to keep a check on? Reliability? Always owned honda so a bit new to me!
    Any advice would be appreciated please.

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    Re: New owner
    Reply #1 on: May 10, 2015, 09.58 am
    May 10, 2015, 09.58 am
    HI and welcome to the forum.   :400:

    Only problem with the Trophy is picking it up when you drop it   -   :087:

    But seriously, not too many problems these days.  I have had the brake discs and TPMS sensors replaced under warranty (vibration and low battery error)

    regards

    Garry
    Last Edit: May 10, 2015, 10.01 am by neojynx

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    Re: New owner
    Reply #2 on: May 10, 2015, 12.14 pm
    May 10, 2015, 12.14 pm
    Hi there and welcome :400:

    You will find the Trophy a great bike.

    Early models, as you would expect, had a few minor teething troubles, all of which have been resolved by Triumph and appropriate recalls and updates done. If you have bought from a dealership then you shouldn't have to worry that any have been missed.

    Most of us would buy another one tomorrow if anything happened to our bikes and there are a few owners on here already with very high mileage bikes which by and large have been great for them.
    Triumph Trophy! Not for every Tomaz, Dieter or Herman!🇬🇧

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    Re: New owner
    Reply #3 on: May 10, 2015, 01.32 pm
    May 10, 2015, 01.32 pm
    Hi there newdawn and :400: to the Club !

    It's customary to drop into the New Members Section,
    to introduce yourself, and let us know about your new Trophy  :028:

    A good place to start Browsing and finding more about this fantastic machine,
    is here : TOP TIPS for New Forum Members

    If you want to find out something, it's probably already been covered somewhere,
    so make good use of the "SEARCH" Button, then, if you can't find what you want,
    just post your question in a New Topic in the appropriate Section. 

    Cheers  :821:


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    Re: New owner
    Reply #4 on: May 10, 2015, 06.31 pm
    May 10, 2015, 06.31 pm
     :400: to the forum.
    One of the Founding Members of the Twisted Trophies

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    Re: New owner
    Reply #5 on: May 10, 2015, 08.30 pm
    May 10, 2015, 08.30 pm
    Welcome and congratulations!

    I think the 2014 model may have some of the kinks worked out that were problems in earlier models.  That's just an overall impression I'm getting from reading the posts on this forum.  Seems like the earlier recalls and issues were with the 2012 and 2013 models.  Still it wouldn't hurt to ask your dealer if you have any concerns.  One recurring issue that keeps popping up on here is with battery drain.  If I understand correctly it has been sorted out to be an older version of the radio software.  Not real sure about that though cause I've had no issues with this bike at all.  (Other than an incomplete top box installation.)
    You could try a search for the battery drain topic or just scan the Electrical subforum.

    Richard

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    Re: New owner
    Reply #6 on: May 11, 2015, 08.45 am
    May 11, 2015, 08.45 am
    Newdawn

    Welcome to the forum. Lots of information and a friendly site.

    Enjoy your new ride. :400: :821:

    seadog
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    Re: New owner
    Reply #7 on: May 11, 2015, 09.15 am
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    Welcome! Mine has only had the Ecuador replaced. Other than that, no issues in 71,000kms other than tyres wear out and brake pads at 50,000kms or so ( I am not at home so can't check). OEM headlight bulbs even lasted more than 50,000kms