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Post  Farrider on Mon 17 Jul 2017, 4:19 pm

I previously owned a triumph Tiger sport after 6 months I couldn't live with its problems. Enter a 2010 Bandit 1250. Best thing I have ever done. Im 60 and 75 kts yet I can chuck the Bandit around like a 250. Great bike only wish I had looked at them earlier. Cheers Greg

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Post  Ewok1958 on Mon 17 Jul 2017, 4:22 pm

Welcome to the forum Greg. What sort of issues did you experience with the Tiger?

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Post  Farrider on Mon 17 Jul 2017, 4:33 pm

Starting when hot was luck of the draw. When starting from cold the cam chain would rattle for about 5 minutes. Dealer told me they all do that and to wait until problem gets worse for a proper diagnosis. This all on a bike I bought new in October last year.

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Post  Chook on Mon 17 Jul 2017, 4:45 pm

Welcome Greg, the Bandit isn't perfect but it'd be hard to beat it for Bang for Buck, enjoy the forum.

BTW, which part of this great country are you from?
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Post  Farrider on Mon 17 Jul 2017, 4:53 pm

Brisbane Southside

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Post  paul on Mon 17 Jul 2017, 6:24 pm

Welcome to the forum Greg

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Post  madmax on Mon 17 Jul 2017, 7:36 pm

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Post  reddog on Mon 17 Jul 2017, 10:52 pm

Welcome along. Sounds like the triumph dealer was an idiot. Nothing wrong with the tried and proven bandit though. Not the latest tech but simple and reliable
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Post  2wheelsagain on Tue 18 Jul 2017, 8:10 pm

Welcome aboard.
Bandits are a lot of things to a lot of people.
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