2013 Triumph Rocket III vs Ducati Diavel Strada — Motorcycle USA

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2013 Triumph Rocket III vs Diavel Strada

The devil us do it. The Diavel is an incredible motorcycle, but how it stack up as a tourer in its ‘Strada’ Find out in our 2013 Ducati Strada Comparison video.

the soul-stirring power of the L-Twin at his the Diavel could help carry Morpheus’ dreams the valley of Somnus to sleeping faster than ever

For this test, we hoped to touring versions of high-powered Ducati administered the “Strada” to the Diavel this year. meanwhile, introduced its Rocket III model in 2008, making to the frame, suspension, seat, and wheels of the stock Rocket III longer stints in the saddle in

So the original plan was to put the 2013 Diavel Strada up against the Triumph Rocket III Touring. But as would have it, no Rocket III model was available at the time of so we had to settle for the next best a Rocket III Roadster outfitted tall windshield and leather from the Triumph Accessories

The Triumph Rocket III Touring is a bit different from the Roadster. It a removable windshield, passenger rack combo, fog lights, guards, hard detachable bags and a gel passenger seat. Its position is a touch different to a large dual seat, back handlebars, and forward-set

Its punch is still provided by a Inline Three-Cylinder engine, in a slightly more touring-oriented of tune. Most notably are the tires on the back as the Roadster a 240mm-wide rear while the version’s backside has been down to 180mm.

Triumph Rocket III

Touring treatment on the 2013 Diavel Strada includes saddlebags, a broader touring and a new shape to the seat aimed at riders farther from the The Strada handlebars have pulled back a couple and raised 15mm compared to the Diavel. The Strada gets grips, too. Passenger see the addition of grab rails, a and fixed pillion footpegs.

The rest of the bike bears signature Diavel bloodline, red frame and rip-snortin’ engine big aluminum air intakes streaking its sides.

Our test will about the basic performance of both bikes, but will on their abilities as touring as well. Do the addition of bags and a alone constitute a legitimate That’s what we aimed to out.

So we started testing the duo with on our wonderful local roads, ribbons of snaking asphalt in Canyon leading to one-lane roads. We put them through the of the daily commute before were prepped and loaded for the run southern Oregon to Sturgis for the annual rally with riders Zach Parham of JP and our own head honcho Don Becklin them.

Could there be any way to test a touring motorcycle stuffing its saddlebags and heading for the Hills? We didn’t think so

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