2008 Triumph Street Triple 675 1st Ride — Motorcycle USA

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Triumph Street Triple 675
Triumph Street Triple 675

2008 Triumph Street 675 1st Ride

Triumph’s 2008 Triple 675 is an all-new streetfighter for riders who are looking for something and more managable than Speed Triple 1050.

epic riding escapades the latest 1000cc sportbikes, as as a few early morning 450cc outings, honestly, I wasn’t all excited to be riding this White painted Triumph in front of me.

And it wasn’t because of its insect-like resemblance, upright ergos or even its British plate. It was because of its small 675cc engine. You see, amounts of outright power can any motorcyclist, making it seem bigger is definitely always

However, from the moment I aboard Triumph’s all-new Triple 675. I was impressed by its With a low 31.6-inch seat and its narrow almost scooter-like the Street Triple feels tiny. ‘Surely something small can’t be that fun,’ I thought to myself.

In of its smaller exterior dimensions, the is quite roomy, even for a tall rider. Footpegs are low the riders knees to be in a far more angle than on a sportbike. to the wide, slightly elevated feels natural yet commanding.

The seat is comfortable and form which keeps your from sliding around no what situations you encounter.

A street-oriented 24.3-degree rake and (95.3mm) trail make the Triple less sharp-edged its supersport sibling and more for day-to-day life on the streets.

As I down on the gear shift and fan the feathery light cable-actuated the Street Triple creeps That distinctive Triumph whirl that I’ve accustomed to aboard the Daytona 675 and its relation, the Speed Triple lets me know that in for a good time.

As I motion the precise six-speed gearbox, all of the I’ve felt aboard the Daytona 675 reappear, albeit much more comfort. the Street Triple shares the basic chassis i.e. aluminum frame and double-sided swingarm, there are some tweaks that yield a different feel.

A more street-oriented 24.3-degree and 3.75-inch (95.3mm) trail, of a lowered swingarm pivot, the Street Triple less than its supersport sibling and appropriate for day-to-day life on the With the wider handlebars, the still changes directions and is ridiculously easy to manipulate in parking lot environments. A clear of the more conservative chassis is that the bike never any headshake or lack of stability wide open throttle.

The is comprised of a non-adjustable inverted 41mm fork and a preload-only rear shock. The setup an adequate job of absorbing road and, despite its lack of the fork is versatile. Whether carving thru a freeway rolling a nose wheelie, or cruising down the block, the literally does-it-all. Nevertheless, overall is on the soft side, up front.

Stiffer fork or at least basic fork would have been a addition to better tailor performance to the riders’ needs and level.

The Street Triple 675 has a flat torque curve, the rider 40-plus lb-ft of from as low as 4500 rpm. if its horsepower you’re after on revving as there is over 92 ready to go.

Despite its diminutive dimensions, the Triple is anything but undersized in the department. The fuel-injected liquid-cooled, Inline-Three is of the same architecture as the 675, even down to the compression ratio. However, that the Street Triple’s focus is the striped confines of roadways, engineers modified the the lift in order to increase and mid-range engine performance.

As you the throttle, the engines rpms build, rewarding the rider a steady stream of easy-to-use As you surpass the 6000 rpm mark, the induction howl is so loud it out the exhaust note zipping out of the undertail chrome mufflers.

Triumph’s other sporting throttle response is exceptionally becoming most clear rowing through the gearbox on the wheel. I’m not joking this thing will in the first five gears! Not does the machine have of power, its power delivery can be as as the riders’ wrist commands.

It almost seems like too easy to control, making the feel like a hero in any

Instrumentation is quite legible, a large white-faced shift-light tachometer housing a smaller LCD providing speed, odometer and trip mileage. Another multi-function LCD screen to the left of the displays coolant temperature, mpg and other assorted functions you’ll need a manual to out. The twin halogen do a fantastic job of lighting up the road in of you in even the most light-deprived of road and the mirrors provide the with a clear, vibration-free of what’s behind them.

is quite legible, with a white-faced tach housing a LCD display that provides an odometer and dual trip Another larger multi-function LCD to the left of the tach displays temperature, time, mpg and more.

is courtesy of twin 308mm discs that are pinched by a of less expensive Nissin calipers, and a single piston caliper that clamps on a 220mm disc. Even the brake components aren’t of premium quality, they are effective at slowing down the Triple. The addition of stainless brake lines help exceptional power and feel, the full performance of the lower braking components.

Another nice touch is the brake lever adjustment is versatile enough to fit any rider’s size.

The Street Triple on high-quality five-spoke aluminum shod with 120/70R17-front and Dunlop Sportmax Qualifier The tires are a perfect match to the and make it that much for the rider to extort full out of the machine.

Out on the city streets is we found the bike to be at its absolute Its exclusive mixture of manageable torquey power delivery, gearing, and of course, light makes it almost irresistible to from stoplight to stoplight.

Triumph Street Triple 675
Triumph Street Triple 675

it comes to Triumph’s Street 675, size doesn’t Despite it not having super componentry, the Street delivers everything all motorcyclists yearn It’s quick, comfortable and importantly easy-to-ride. Its got a unique that’s all its own and can gives the rider a experience that can be devoid in competitors similarly priced

For $7999, the Speed Triple 675 be one of the best streetbikes regardless of size — it’s fun to ride. 2008 Triumph Triple 675 Specifications:


Liquid-cooled, DOHC, Inline-Three

Capacity: 675cc

Bore/Stroke: 74 x

Compression Ratio: 12.65:1

System: Multipoint sequential fuel injection


Drive: O-ring chain

Frame: Twin-spar aluminum

Braced, twin-sided, aluminum

Triumph Street Triple 675
Triumph Street Triple 675
Triumph Street Triple 675
Triumph Street Triple 675

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