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Re: Reflections on first 10,000 miles of Trophy Ownership
« Reply #24 on: August 16, 2019, 08:27:02 PM »
I went the poor man's route on the risers and added 1" spacers under the mounts along with new hardened longer bolts.  Been that way for 60k miles and they work very well.  20 minute install.

You are probably going to want lowered pegs as well.  The Knight Design pegs can be found here:  http://www.knightdesignllc.com/Products/Motorcycle/Triumph/Trophy-SE/Triumph-Trophy-SE-1-Front-Foot-Pegs.html
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Re: Reflections on first 10,000 miles of Trophy Ownership
« Reply #25 on: August 16, 2019, 09:39:57 PM »
TDragger's comments are exactly why I was saying to try it out first; lots of people do like peg lowering. On this bike, I wish they were about 1.5" higher. It's all subjective...

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Re: Reflections on first 10,000 miles of Trophy Ownership
« Reply #26 on: August 17, 2019, 12:29:31 AM »
I can already see myself lowering the pegs. Being 6'2" , taking even a slight bend out of my knees would be beneficial.
Will put some miles on it though, before I do anything.

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Re: Reflections on first 10,000 miles of Trophy Ownership
« Reply #27 on: August 17, 2019, 04:37:51 PM »
*Originally Posted by Canes1 [+]
I can already see myself lowering the pegs. Being 6'2" , taking even a slight bend out of my knees would be beneficial.
Will put some miles on it though, before I do anything.

Good idea to wait and see. I tried out the FJR, BMW RT, etc. and hated the knee position on them all. Am also 6'2" so they all seemed uncomfortable. Got on the Trophy and it felt about the same, but got it anyway since the value on it was so much higher than anything else.

Having the stock seat in the higher position helps, but switching to a Russell Day-Long seat helped more, even with the seat back in the low position. Plus, I can ride all day (12+ hours) and my ass isn't screaming in pain. After two years, the knee position isn't as bad as I thought and I've left it as-is.

The Russell seat and CalSci large windscreen are the two best things you can change on the Trophy to make it an all-day traveler.

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Re: Reflections on first 10,000 miles of Trophy Ownership
« Reply #28 on: August 17, 2019, 08:01:01 PM »
For just the day I have had the bike, I feel like the riders seat, a little further back, would benefit my particular riding position....custom seat maybe?
Do the Corbins or Daylongs sit further back?

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Re: Reflections on first 10,000 miles of Trophy Ownership
« Reply #29 on: August 18, 2019, 12:23:22 AM »
Since we're on the subject of seats right now, my bike came with the "Low ride seat", which from reading the description on Triumphs site is 1.8" reduction from the , I take it, "Standard seat"....exactly what I didn't need at 6'2"! :087:
Please correct me if I'm wrong, Triumph OEM seats consist of
1. Standard seat
2. Heated Standard seat
3. Low ride seat

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Reflections on first 10,000 miles of Trophy Ownership
« Reply #30 on: August 18, 2019, 12:52:29 PM »
There's a list of Accessories, including Seats for the Trophy, here :

List of available Triumph Accessories for the Trophy.

Many of them are no longer "available".  :110:

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Re: Reflections on first 10,000 miles of Trophy Ownership
« Reply #31 on: August 18, 2019, 01:12:09 PM »
 Bad link Coconut and yep Know OEM parts are scarce. Found a Standard seat a member has....would at least increase height by 1.8" and might jump on that since price is reasonable....just waiting on shipping charges.
Figured if it comes to it, will look at RDL or Corbin. Really like the look of the Corbins!

 



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