2013 Triumph Trophy SE First Ride — Ultimate MotorCycling

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Triumph Trophy 1200

2013 Triumph Trophy SE | Ride

2013 Triumph SE Sport Tourer Test

on the great success of the Triumph Explorer, Triumph has taken the short … 1215cc 12 valve, DOHC, inline-3 and it into a proper luxury/sport chassis, to create the 2013 Trophy SE.

Designed to compete on with the venerable BMW R 1200 RT, the Triumph Trophy SE is long on features-including electronically adjustable WP traction control, linked ABS highly customizable dashboard, windshield, and a full-bodied sound well as being a highly handler.

Taking the 2013 Trophy SE out for its first flogging, we roads that ranged long freeways to the tightest country roads through the 

In a straight line, the SE is quite stable up to 125 mph.

Triumph credits its Triumph Luggage System, which the panniers to pivot through a arc. This is claimed to stability. Of course, we couldn’t the Trophy SE without the system.

with it in place, there is no anywhere through the chassis running at racetrack speeds-stability is

As turns are introduced to the mix, the Trophy SE continues to shine. high-end Pirelli Angel ST the Trophy SE sticks to the road. no pushing (51.5% of the weight is on the wheel at rest) and the back end not step out.

Traction and ABS help things along and we did have experiences with systems functioning-they did so flawlessly.

Get tighter turns and the Trophy SE its size. Much more than you’d expect a 662 pound bike (claimed but no panniers), it handles direction controllably and predictably, even the road surprises the rider.

 are three preset suspension for the 43mm inverted WP forks and rear shock-Sport, Normal, and

Sport is definitely best on roads, as the ride stiffens up When conditions are right, it helps the Trophy SE knife corners. On more typical the Normal position still wallowing and the bike goes you point it.

The nice surprise is how the 2013 Triumph Trophy SE when it is in the Comfort suspension Sure, it’s great on the where all you want to do is relax. on undulating, poorly paved the Trophy SE smooths out the bumps keeping the bike steady.

Even when pushing hard, the damping is still enough to give the bike the experience one expects from a regardless of genre.

Acceleration is intense than the Tiger despite the fact that share the same motor, the camshafts. Different sized and exhaust, plus a longer throttle, means the Trophy SE not leap like a jungle 

Instead, the ride-by-wire throttle feels gently rolled on, and you get but not abrupt, acceleration.

We’re looking at 132 horsepower at 9500 so the Trophy SE is no slouch. Torque out at 89 ft/lbs at a relatively leisurely rpm, and the torque has a broad spread from 2500 to rpm. It’s a six-speed, but you can be in the wrong gear.

Keep in that the Trophy SE is a three-cylinder so there is a bit of busyness to the motor. It is truly relaxed, even in overdrive sixth gear. not annoying, but the feel is there.

Get going too fast on the 2013 Trophy SE and the linked ABS brakes are Squeeze the front brake-which grabby, though it is surprisingly for a tourer-and three of the four calipers grip the twin discs. Touch the rear lightly, and only the rear is used.

Triumph Trophy 1200
Triumph Trophy 1200

Push harder on the brake pedal and pressure-moderated by a Control Valve-sends some fluid to the fourth front

In real world terms, means you can rely on the Trophy rear brake the majority of the and only access the front in an emergency. Certainly, hard will use the front brake and enjoy the feel and performance.

Ergonomics are outstanding. Americans get the low If you don’t require that seat height, you’ll be with the roomier ergonomics you get the taller seat. The bike is very easily manageable my 34-inch inseam at stops.

bars come back so the roomy bike doesn’t too large.

The seat allows the to move around, making treks more comfortable. We take a passenger out, but the pillion also has room for the to change position. Heated and seats are available as an option, and work well when it

We look forward to longer, extensive testing of the 2013 Trophy SE, but we can assure you from our ride that this is an machine and a great addition to the segment.

Helmet: Bell Revolver EVO

gloves and pants: AGV Sport

Boots: Fly Racing Milepost

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Triumph Trophy 1200
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