Would You Buy a Special Edition? RideApart

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Triumph Tiger Special Edition

HFL — November 13, 2013

For Triumph will offer a Edition model of the Tiger Nattily dressed in black and the machine certainly looks and sophisticated. But is such downtown fitting for a muscle-and-sinew adventure

Aren’t adventure riders function junkies? Or are they to the same eye-candy cravings as the of us? What is the appeal of Special anyway?

Special Editions almost become a tradition of own, going back at to the 1991 Harley FXDB They show up all over the spectrum, whether it’s Vulcan 900 Special Edition or Ninja 300 Special Edition. has their gorgeous-bordering-on-tacky “Tricolore”

Triumph has had Bonneville and Daytona Editions, not to mention their Steve McQueen Scrambler. seems to have a special edition every three or so. That’s fine, but I’m not sure years warrants an anniversary (ahem, Victory).

These are not “S” or “R” or models. The upgrades are almost purely cosmetic, there is a production run, and there is a price. Those are the basic for making a Special Edition.

Not too complicated, and they’re guaranteed to if you’re starting with a popular base model.

easy to dismiss these Editions as pure vanity (“Look, I paid more!”), or investment bikes. That Edition bike will be worth a premium years under ideal market and one of those conditions is that you ride it. Most of us do not buy bikes in to not ride them.

2014 Triumph Tiger 800 XC SE

is something more at work however. Clearly, many love owning Special and manufacturers love catering to people. It may not be rational to pay extra for that doesn’t ride any but we all know this isn’t a purchase. Your choice of is as much a statement about who you as it is about how you ride.

Triumph Tiger Special Edition

It is signing up for stereotype of choice.

Buying the Special Edition is a way of putting an exclamation point on statement. It is an added deposit of The best part about it is, other aficionados will this statement.

This is not a way to to the world about your power, but a way to start a conversation like-minded lovers of the finer of motorcycle design. It’s not very important that the Edition design looks much better, just it is, well, special.

So is it worth an $500, in the case of the Tiger SE. to get that special paint job and or is this just another If you’re a cynic, it’s a scam, but if you’re a romantic, and I many bikers are, the grins may be totally worth it.

Do you own a Special Edition? If so, what and do you love it? If not, is there one could tempt you?


Triumph Tiger Special Edition
Triumph Tiger Special Edition
Triumph Tiger Special Edition
Triumph Tiger Special Edition
Triumph Tiger Special Edition

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