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