Raves, rants and reviews
Raves, Rants, Reviews

All-new 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 – more torque, less weight

06/12/2019. Category: Wheels. Topic: , .

The torque of the Triumph Tiger 900 increased to 64ft-lb (87Nm) from 58ft-lb (78Nm) on the Tiger 800 but weighs about 11 pounds (5kg) less. Horsepower output remains at 95bhp but is delivered lower in the rev range, peaking at 8,750rpm instead of 9,250rpm.

The Tiger 900 is an all-new design, with a new 888cc triple engine, new quickshifter, new airbox design, twin radiators, new modular frame, new bolt-on rear subframe, new suspension, new LED lights, new 7-inch TFT dash, narrower seat, new fuel tank.

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New Triumph Bonneville T100 vs T120

04/10/2016. Category: Wheels. Topic: , .

Triumph expanded their award-winning Bonneville range with the launch of the new Bonneville T100 at the Intermot 2016 motorcycle show in Cologne, Germany.

At only 11 kg (24 lbs) lighter than the T120 the new T100 is not quite a baby T120; they share the same chassis. In fact, the official specifications report the T100 wheelbase at 5 mm (0.2 in) longer. The T100 seat also is 5 mm higher than the 785 mm (30.9 inches) stated for the the T120.

Looking at pictures and videos, it’s hard to tell the difference. The T100 looks every bit as good as the T120. Read more…

Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200

02/11/2011. Category: Wheels. Topic: , .

You don’t call this the new kid on the block. This is a giant. And it’s here to prove it, taking on the likes of BMW R1200GS, Yamaha Super Tenere and Moto Guzzi Stelvio. Obviously, they won’t take it lying down. Meaning the big-bore adventure fight is set!

Bring on the open road, check the pre-load, set your seat height, swing the engine, kick it into gear, turn the ear! The new 1200 Triumph Tiger Explorer looked ready even before you hit the start button. Read more…