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    Triumph logo
    on: Apr 30, 2013, 10.18 pm
    Apr 30, 2013, 10.18 pm
    Why isn't there a Triumph logo on the side of the bike?
    There is one on the side cover, black on black, and a tiny triangular one under the windscreen.
    I am proud of my Trophy and hate it when I pass someone and they mutter about the BMW that has just flown by them.
    Has this been done before? I looked at photos of most Triumphs and they boldly tell the world that they are TRIUMPH.
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    Re: Triumph logo
    Reply #1 on: May 01, 2013, 02.10 am
    May 01, 2013, 02.10 am
    I noticed that as well, OL. I had to get a Triumph badge and stick it on my jacket as the next best thing. I would rather have had Triumph announce itself on the bike with a bit more pride.
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    Re: Triumph logo
    Reply #2 on: May 01, 2013, 02.22 am
    May 01, 2013, 02.22 am
    Well the panniers have logos.  Maybe Triumph figured we would always have them on the bike and went for the subtle look.
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    Re: Triumph logo
    Reply #3 on: May 01, 2013, 09.44 am
    May 01, 2013, 09.44 am
    It does of course say TRIUMPH in big silver letters down the side!

    Perhaps the manufacturer thought a logo was a bit superfluous  :001:

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    Re: Triumph logo
    Reply #4 on: May 01, 2013, 12.54 pm
    May 01, 2013, 12.54 pm
    I think you mean TROPHY down the side.
    Might as well as wish we had.

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    Re: Triumph logo
    Reply #5 on: May 01, 2013, 01.38 pm
    May 01, 2013, 01.38 pm
    I do know what you mean. My bike is always being taken for a BMW at first glance.

    Perhaps an Ace cafe Triumph jacket would help. I really fancy one of those.  :028:
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    Re: Triumph logo
    Reply #6 on: May 01, 2013, 04.01 pm
    May 01, 2013, 04.01 pm
     :430: Yep, quite right.  :001:
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    Re: Triumph logo
    Reply #7 on: May 01, 2013, 05.18 pm
    May 01, 2013, 05.18 pm
    One of the Australian forum member posted a pic with a union flag decal on his fairing, it looked as though it was factory fitted, he said it was from ebay as I remember. Maybe we could get the link.
    Might as well as wish we had.

     



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