2012 Triumph Street Triple R Buttonwillow Raceway Keigwins @ the Track March 3, 2012
I ran my brand new ~1200 mi Triumph Street Triple R on the track for the 1st time with Keigwins. Dave Moss of Catalyst Reaction setup my suspension after the first session and the bike handled like a dream. Riding in the B- group I was pulling mid 2:20 laps, but came no where near the bikes capabilities. Next time I'll have to stone up and carry more speed through "Riverside" and "The Sweeper" corners. What a great day to be at the track!
Street Fight! MT-09 vs Z800 vs Street Triple vs Brutale | Group Test | Motorcyclenews.com
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Triumph's Street Triple and MV Agusta's Brutale
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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.
Two Clicks Out 11 WERA Expert Gets Some Help Part 1
Aaron Ascher is a fast Expert in the WERA West Series. In the first segment
of our suspension tuning series with Aaron, Dave Moss of Catalyst Reaction
Suspension Tuning listens to Aaron's feedback before making some minor
changes before sending him back out. Stay tuned to see how this plays out.
Triumph Street Triple Servicing - Fatal Motorbike Crashes - A Sweet Corner
Bit of a mixed bag this one. Picked up the bike from the dealer today after
the 1000km service. Bike feels great, loving riding. Where I live is having
a shocking run of fatal motorbike crashes, I touch on this a little in the
vid. Also, I take a sweet sweet off-ramp that brings back some fond
There's something in this for everyone!
Ride safe everyone. Ride within the limits of your skill set. Ride within
the limits of your bike. Ride within the limits of the conditions at the
time. Too much carnage.
Ride review: Triumph Street Triple 675
Test ride review of the Triumph street triple 675. Supplied by PURE TRIUMPH
in Wellingborough. A look at how this bike, looks sounds and feels from the
pov of an every day rider.
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Triumph Street Triple 2013 - Triumph pulled the Wrapper off a Redesigned
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