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2005 Triumph Daytona 650 Photo Gallery

Photos of the 2005 Triumph Daytona 650 2005 Triumph Daytona 650 First Ride

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With its myriad cuts and angles, the Daytona can be seen as similar to a Stealth Fighter or a wrinkled shirt.
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Though its styling didn't please all our tastes, some believed that it is the Daytona's best quality.
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A side-mount exhaust and a conventional fork help keep costs down.
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2005 Triumph Daytona 650
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What you're looking at here is one of the most enviable powerbands among middleweight motorcycles, with more punch on the bottom end than its competitors.
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A good look at the many knife-edged angles of the Daytona.
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This angle shows off the complex and beautiful shapes of the Triumph's bodywork. It also shows some ill-fitting panel joints.
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Perhaps the Daytona's best feature is its $7999 price tag - it's a lot of bike for the money.
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The Daytona's wide tank is one reason the bike feels big at the track.
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Seen here in attack mode, the blazing yellow Trumpet works just as well at street speeds.
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It won't win any AMA Pro Racing categories, but the Daytona can certainly be hustled around a racetrack.
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Fast guys will eventually drag the Daytona's lowish pegs.
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Short gearing and a snappy motor makes for good fun.
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Unlike the latest crop of 600s, the Daytona ergonomics are relatively tame.