Street Fight! MT-09 vs Z800 vs Street Triple vs Brutale | Group Test | Motorcyclenews.com
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Yamaha's new three-cylinder 847cc MT-09 is one of the most exciting bikes
to come out of Japan in years, aiming to be the best in one of the most
interesting classes; the naked middleweights.
Now is the time to pitch it against its rivals... The Kawasaki Z800,
Triumph's Street Triple and MV Agusta's Brutale
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Ducati Streetfighter 848 vs Triumph Street Triple R! - On Two Wheels Episode 25
On this episode of On Two Wheels, Sport Rider Magazine's Bradley Adams and
Eric Nugent pit Ducati's Streetfighter 848 against Triumph's all-new 2013
Street Triple R as part of this year's middleweight naked bike comparison.
The two quickly learn that planning a trip in the middle of January wasn't
their smartest decision in recent years, but ultimately discover how
versatile these bikes truly are. In typical On Two Wheels fashion, only one
bike can come out on top, but which will it be? Triumph's lighter, 675cc
Street Triple R, or Ducati's elegant, traction control-equipped
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Biker girls wanna have fun 06-18-11.mp4
Las Chikas querian divertirse asi que nos asi que nos fuimos para que
hicieran lo que les diera la gana, la pase de show espero que ellas tambien
aqui los videos pendientes a las fotos.... coming soon
How Not to Start a Group Ride
Rider forgets to put up kickstand when pulling out at start of group ride.
Hilarity ensues. Luckily, both bike and rider were fine.
Street Triple crashes in a tight corner
2008 Triumph Street Triple lowsides in a tight corner on Panoramic Highway.
Skip to 2:15 for the crash, slow motion replays, and video of the damage.
The Exhaust sound in the video is from
the camera bike, not me. The bike and the tires were not at their traction
limit. The road had to have been the major factor. I have leaned quite
farther on this bike before. I was completely unhurt - not a scratch, no
bruises, nothing was even sore. Wear your gear on rides like this.
Looking at the slow motion video, you can see my handlebars turn (front
tire loses traction) at the same time as the rear tire loses it. I did not
touch the brakes at all.
The damage to the bike:
Bent handlebar at the clamp (fixed by loosening the bolts and
Scratched clutch lever and bar end (non-issue really)
Lost the turn signal switch
Scratched mirror (it rotated on its mount, so it didn't break off,
Bad scratch on the engine case
Shifter bent 90 degrees
Rear plastic cracked
The tank was untouched. I rode the bike home. The only thing I'm replacing
is the shifter.
As for my gear: tiny scratch on the jacket, boots and pants only scratched
on the plastic sliders, and one glove was scratched on the carbon fiber
knuckle. The helmet did not impact.
My gopro was on the bike following me, so I don't have on-board footage.
This was my first crash after 2 years of riding.
Triumph Street Triple R 2012 First Corners...
My brand new Triumph Street Triple R 2012 first corners after picking the
bike on the shop.
On the starting point the bike has around 7km total!
5000 RPM Limit for the first 480 Km Enough for 93Km/h in 6th gear
Triumph Street Triple R w/ Arrow Exhausts
A quick walkaround of my Street Triple followed by a well deserved rev :)
Optional extras include:
colour coded flyscreen, bellypan, radiator cowls and seat cover
Arrow Exhausts (without baffles hehe)
R&G tail tidy
Full GB Racing crash protection kit (Frame sliders and engine covers)
removed rear footpegs (kept hangers for Exhaust protection in a crash)
Beowulf radiator cover
paddock stand bobbins
motografix tank pad
carbon fibre fender extender
Triumph stubby levers
triumph front and rear brake reservior covers
7x5 number plate
Was first time out since November 2010 and boy did it feel good to open her