Almería, Spain–Leaving the hotel parking lot at walking speed, I stalled the Street Triple R and tumped it over on its right side, possibly a new record but at least a good way to end the suspense early. Not to worry; my lovely Dainese gear broke the bike’s fall nicely, and the only injury was [...]Read Full Post | Comments(10)
2013 Triumph Street Triple R – First Ride How does Triumph overhaul its best-selling bike? Very carefully...
Photographer : Fran Kuhn
What’s a middleweight? You’re looking at the poster child, right here. The Triumph Street Triple R exemplifies the well-rounded qualities that a middleweight should possess. Lightness. A narrow, easy-to-handle chassis. Tractable, linear power. Predictable, light controls. Essentially, a low-key invitation to saddle up. The cool thing about the little Trip is that it also happens [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2013 Triumph Street Triple/Street Triple R – First Look Big changes for our favorite little Triumph Triple.
Triumph pulled the wrapper off a redesigned Street Triple at the big Intermot Show in Germany and displayed a significant upgrade to one of our favorite middleweight projectiles. Highlights: an all-new aluminum frame, 13 pounds less weight, standard ABS and a 105-horsepower 675cc Triple with 50 foot-pounds of torque. Street Triple We here at CW [...]Read Full Post | Comments(8)
There is no doubt that Triumph Motorcycles, Ltd. is on a roll. Exciting new products have been jumping out of its factory like never before. The Daytona 675 took the middleweight sportbike market by storm a year and a half ago, while this year it was the new Tiger 1050. Triumph isn’t even close to [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)