2011 Triumph Tiger 800 and 800XC: MD First Ride …

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Triumph Tiger 800

2011 Triumph Tiger 800 and MD First Ride

Triumph has to enter the increasingly popular enduro market with a street and a dirt oriented of the Tiger 800. The Street gets a 19 inch front while the off-road/dual sport gets a 21 inch, spoked wheel and increased suspension Our friends at SoloMoto recently the press launch for both and offer this report.The 800XC represents something new for

It is delivered not only with the 21 front wheel, but aggressive tires, and is far more dirt-ready any previous Triumph. The XC version is a dual-purpose bike.

The idea of the 800 was developed back in 2007. was considered the ideal displacement, and the was to develop an engine with a broader and, more power band than the one found in the 675cc sport We can tell you that Triumph has hit the mark here.

Our testing of the oriented version immediately the quality of this new engine, is exemplary in terms of smoothness and of power.

The new Tiger 800 models find competitors already in the market, two BMWs that will directly with the cross-country the F 800 GS and the F650 GS. To some extent, in this bike will compete with the Yamaha XTZ 600 and the Transalp. On the Street side, the Tiger 800 competes with bikes, such as Honda’s CBF and the Yamaha Fazer 800.

is confident that these will not only meet the head on, but generally succeed it comes to a comparison of engine and performance. After testing models, we can understand Triumph’s of confidence. We can’t wait to our own comparison tests.

The Triumph can be seen in the twin headlights and the frame of each new Tiger. bike has a fuel tank of 5 gallons for decent range, and rugged frame that a welded-on subframe and Showa The Tiger 800 has a nonadjustable, upside-down 43 mm and a rear shock that only spring preload

The Nissin disc brakes are powerful and offer good The seat is easily adjustable by in height by moving an anchor under the seat. Our 5’10″ test rider was able to both feet flat on the with the seat in the higher

The 799cc engine shares its dimension with the Street and Daytona 675, but the … has substantially increased. The crankshaft, balance shaft, generator and covers have also redesigned. A revised cylinder yields a much lower ratio, and the gear change has been redesigned, as well, to shift quality.

Triumph for a motorcycle that was easy to and easy to control. The same was intended to work well in the and it is super smooth on the street. 94 horsepower and 58 pound feet of is nothing to write home but 70% of that peak torque is below 4000 RPM.

On the the bike offered plenty of and a great connection between the and the rear wheel. That Triumph three- cylinder now a trademark, was also appreciated.

Navigating some of the famous mountain passes in Europe our test, we came to appreciate Triumph has built a bike is very easy to ride and appeal to a broad range of The engine is remarkably flexible, and is to pull from 2000 RPM in gear, for instance. Although begins to step up at 4000 from there until it is extraordinarily linear.

This you to pull out of corners without too much about the gear you are in, to a big twin, but with less braking when you enter the corner.

Triumph claims a top of roughly 130 mph, and roughly 40 per gallon fuel economy in (city and highway) riding. In you should easily exceed 150 before having to look for a gas

The riding position and general are excellent. The distance between the and pegs allows your to relax, even with the in the lower position. The downside is the pegs touch down in rather easily on the street although this is partly due to the the Tiger offered while through the mountain passes.

Wind protection on the highway is although taller riders, with the seat in the higher will be exposed to quite a bit of with the stock windshield.

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The settings set by the factory are relatively but well-balanced. The bike is extremely but still provided plenty of in the corners, largely due to the excellent offered by the front end.

The panel is well-placed, and offers a dose of information. Buttons on the can be used even with gloves.

We next tested the version, both on-road and That 21 inch front and the increased suspension travel (40 mm) a significant difference when with dirt-worthy rubber.

The version is identified not just by the wheel and longer suspension, but by its unique front fender. The shock is adjustable for rebound, the standard Tiger, as well as The front fork is a beefier 45 mm in and that longer travel a slightly longer wheelbase a steeper steering- head

The XC also comes with guards, and special protection for the and the engine. While the standard 800 in at a claimed 462 pounds wet, the XC is 11 heavier.The riding position is on the cross-country, because the handlebar is and the ground clearance is higher. riders will find a reach here.

That smooth motor comes in off-road, and we found the handling good for a bike of this and weight. For a large, multi-cyclinder it seems quite capable in the

Frankly, after our first aboard the new Triumph Tiger 800 and we have to give Triumph of credit for the development of these new Both bikes work well. The road oriented will be a comfortable, versatile useful for touring and commuting, the 800XC adds a significant of off-road capability for the true rider.

Pricing for the US versions of these has been set at $9,999 for the standard 800, and $10,999 for the Tiger ABS braking is available on both for an additional $800. The bikes be in US dealerships in April, 2011.

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