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Old 10th March 2024, 16:05   #1711
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Re: Triumph Speed 400 Review

The last one can easily pull off as a stock colour option.
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Old 11th March 2024, 19:56   #1712
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Can the owners please list the biggest issues they're facing with the Speed 400? This is the first iteration of the bike so there are bound to be some which will hopefully get resolved in the upcoming updates. Thank you.
Highly recommended to test Scrambler 400x along with Speed - the sitting is much better in Scram, less stress on wrists, upright position, lighter handle, better features. Looks are subjective. Scram looks bigger and more loaded with accessories.
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Old 12th March 2024, 10:56   #1713
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Highly recommended to test Scrambler 400x along with Speed - the sitting is much better in Scram, less stress on wrists, upright position, lighter handle, better features. Looks are subjective. Scram looks bigger and more loaded with accessories.
I did check out the 400X and tbh it isn't doesn't have that much of a difference compared to the regular Speed. I actually like the 'pocket rocket' attribute of the Speed with it having a smaller footprint while still being quick. With me being a new-ish rider I'd like something small to handle in traffic, but not slow.

The bike is perfect for my skinny 5'10 self and I don't feel the need for many features. As you said, yes, looks are subjective and I love the looks of the Speed. It's what drew me to it in the first place.
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Old 12th March 2024, 13:59   #1714
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I did check out the 400X and tbh it isn't doesn't have that much of a difference compared to the regular Speed. I actually like the 'pocket rocket' attribute of the Speed with it having a smaller footprint while still being quick. With me being a new-ish rider I'd like something small to handle in traffic, but not slow.

The bike is perfect for my skinny 5'10 self and I don't feel the need for many features. As you said, yes, looks are subjective and I love the looks of the Speed. It's what drew me to it in the first place.
That's great if you have made a decision . I too have Red Speed, love it every day. After using Speed for 2500kms, scrambler was a positive surprise with its upright position and light handle.
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Old 12th March 2024, 17:23   #1715
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Re: Triumph Speed 400 Review

Hey guys, shortlisted the Speed 400, took an extensive TD but felt that for my slim frame (5'6ish height) the riding position is committed and that slight lean forward caused shoulder pain.

Those who have installed after market risers, does it help make it a more upright position? Is there anyone in Chennai who has installed these?
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The bike is perfect for my skinny 5'10 self and I don't feel the need for many features.
I believe the Speed gives a more relaxed ride for 5'10ers, compared to my 5'7.
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Hey guys, shortlisted the Speed 400, took an extensive TD but felt that for my slim frame (5'6ish height) the riding position is committed and that slight lean forward caused shoulder pain.
What were the other options you tested? I think the Speed's competition are the Hero Mavrick and Honda CB300R.
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Those who have installed after market risers, does it help make it a more upright position? Is there anyone in Chennai who has installed these?
Not much. I've installed the carbon racing pullback risers. A bit better than stock setup, maybe. Triumph ASC installed them. Sit on the 400X and check your posture. If you find it comfortable, then you can plan on installing the 400X handlebar for the Speed with matching, longer, clutch and brake cables. Get grip puppies or local foam grips installed if you can, alongside this. It may help with the handlebar vibrations.

Before this, check the local ASC service head/technician attitudes wrt modifying your bike and warranty. Avoid if they're confrontational from the beginning.

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There are Rs.7000/8000 discount offers on speed 400 and 400x. I spoke to Kirthi showroom in Bangalore, they said it's for 2023 models. We are already in end of March 2024.

Any significant cons (other than depreciation) of buying old (but new) bikes?

Anything specifically to ask if at all going for it?
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There are Rs.7000/8000 discount offers on speed 400 and 400x. I spoke to Kirthi showroom in Bangalore, they said it's for 2023 models. We are already in end of March 2024.
Ask for 10K discount which was applicable for December offers.

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Any significant cons (other than depreciation) of buying old (but new) bikes?
Anything specifically to ask if at all going for it?
No specific cons, except software update which was being done during first service. You can ask for update confirmation before delivery itself.
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Re: Triumph Speed 400 Review

Hello, This is my first post at Team Bhp.

I have installed Tri-Color Color projector fog lamps on my Speed 400. As the headlight output is too weak, it's difficult to drive on highways and dark patches where opposite traffic is on high beam. I have attached the link to the videos for further help in understanding the light output of these fog lamps. Now it's much better than before. Would suggest everyone to go for these on their Speed/Scrambler 400 or any other bike having 8-10 amps of battery capacity.

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Hello, This is my first post at Team Bhp.

I have installed Tri-Color Color projector fog lamps on my Speed 400. As the headlight output is too weak, it's difficult to drive on highways and dark patches where opposite traffic is on high beam. I have attached the link to the videos for further help in understanding the light output of these fog lamps. Now it's much better than before. Would suggest everyone to go for these on their Speed/Scrambler 400 or any other bike having 8-10 amps of battery capacity.

https://Youtube.com/playlist?list=PL...cWKHnPy60t8SYn
How are these lights connected - did you put in a relay with a switch or these are directly connected to the battery & light up when you turn on the ignition?
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Re: Triumph Speed 400 Review

I am getting the Triumph luggage rack kit installed for my Speed 400. Which are the recommended top boxes that are compatible with this rack plate?
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I am getting the Triumph luggage rack kit installed for my Speed 400. Which are the recommended top boxes that are compatible with this rack plate?
You can try triumph's own top box.
Shad has some and Givi mono with universal mounting plate could work.
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Old 11th April 2024, 11:37   #1725
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How are these lights connected - did you put in a relay with a switch or these are directly connected to the battery & light up when you turn on the ignition?
I have installed a proper Wiring harness for these lights. It has two seperate switches for supplying the power to the lamps and operating the high/low functionality. Initially the switches were too basic and short in length. So I removed one of the switch which operated the high low feature and installed a Maddog switch in placed and mounted it on the mirror hole where my thumb could easily reach the switch for passing and operating the switch. I am planning to change the basic power switch also to Maddog handlebar switch. For all this wiring harness and switch work, I had taken help of Sigmasun Technologies, Pune. They helped me sort all questions and doubts regarding the work done. Also I have asked them to provide a proper spacer for the switch in few days time instead of the washers that have been installed temporarily.


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