First Ride: 2006 Triumph Daytona 675 — Road Tests: First Rides — Visordown

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Triumph Urban Daytona

First Ride: 2006 Daytona 675

It’s seven eight o’clock

I COUNT very lucky. I have a circuit on my doorstep and the Triumph is 20 minutes away so, in theory, I have tested the new Daytona 675 and had it back by lunchtime. No one told this, so instead I got to fly half way the world to try it at the Sepang Circuit and on the in Malaysia.

My one and only previous visit to fast, flowing circuit was in to demo the stillborn Sauber MotoGP bike. Like the new it used an inline three-cylinder but there the similarities end. The Petronas bike went in the people have been down deposits on the Triumph in hundreds.

I enjoyed the 600 and 650 Daytonas, and I was one of the few journos that thought the was a bit of fun. But all three models a fair way off rocking the Japanese. back, Triumph seemed to off into four-cylinder land but it didn’t suit the firm’s or heritage.

I believe it’s right on track and doing what it best.

At a glance and without the red 675 could be a Ducati 916, but get up and it’s more 21st much more compact and better looking. The black, crafted frame and swingarm the quality finish. This continues under the bodywork, some recent models have had the odd oversize bolt when you delve into areas.

Triumph Urban Daytona
Triumph Urban Daytona

Since my first sighting of it at the NEC in I’ve been looking to riding this bike. a small sports bike, I thought it would feel to other small sports But from the moment I hit the starter and set off I realised I was in for a very different

The familiar throaty growl from the noisier (aftermarket) immediately reminded me I was on board a At first this seemed peculiar, but after a few track everything began to make The 675 may have the vital statistics of a CBR600RR, but the track riding couldn’t be more different.

It has a similarly roomy riding but, while the Honda is all high revs and constant shifting, the Triumph functions using the mid-range power. gives greater flexibility in turn, means fewer It also has more engine so getting back to third and while braking hard be left as late as possible to everything in line.

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Triumph Urban Daytona
Triumph Urban Daytona
Triumph Urban Daytona
Triumph Urban Daytona
Triumph Urban Daytona

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