I can already hear the Honda faithful readying their response, it goes alittle something like this, "Well, well, that's just one occurance. Obviously it's not a trend. Besides everyone knows Triumphs leak oil, have terrible electricals, and, and, and, I heard a buddy of mine talking about a guy he heard about had lots of problems with his Triumph. So, so there."
I have lots of anecdotal evidence of various failures for just about every motorcycle manufactuer out there. No on is immune to human error, they all do it eventually.
2008 Triumph Sprint ST
2001 Yamaha YZ426f
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Motorcycling is not, of itself, inherently dangerous. It is, however, extremely unforgiving of inattention, ignorance, incompetence, or stupidity