Triumph Rocket III Classic

27 Апр 2015 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Triumph Rocket III Classic отключены
Triumph Rocket III

Triumph Rocket III Classic-King of classic tourers

When launched the majestic Rocket III in it was to be the most spectacular flagship since Hondas Gold The inevitable has happened and the Rocket III has into a Classic version a comfortable seat and big footboards. It packs almost as much as two 999Rs so don’t let the cosy looks deceive you.

Tor Sagen/Photography: Claire McHugh

The III sounds quite boring and like a car when on idle. Put it to the mega twins from Yamaha, Harley and Suzuki and you raise an eyebrow from the Despite the fact the Rocket 200Nm @ a ridiculously low 2,500rpm when you really spin huge 2.3 litre engine up you start thinking about

Three enormous pistons up and down at breakneck speed and a sound unique in motorcycling. is where the Rocket III becomes The monster torque curve slings the 320 kilos up into the and when the thing starts with 200Nm and 140bhp there is not a thing in the world could stop it-truly a on two wheels.

The momentum is unbelievable and you start those very decent four pot brakes mounted on a USD and the gigantic rear brake. A 240mm rear wheel care of all that power and and allows the Rocket to out drag any superbike up to at least 30-40mph. I only imagine if this was chain driven with the to alter the gearing further…

That huge 2.3 litre is agricultural in size and is held in by some serious frame On the move the riding position is back with a double seat and stretched handlebars. The engine slings the 320 kilos of forward as if it was a 160 kilo sportsbike. In the it is a different story though and the features footboards that ground clearance even than the standard Rocket

You are not really bothered when the Rocket as all that thrust is enough. The brakes need to be good as the stop and go style is the one counts on the winding roads. for the fact that if you try to ride it as it was meant to you lose too much in and out of the corners. So a bit of braking and acceleration is to keep up with your where there are loads of bends.

The solid upside-down fork heavy usage of the front alone, but for optimal deceleration always best to stamp the foot down as well. On the A and motorways the Rocket III Classic is an delight. There is plenty of to pass cars and lorries on low and the directional stability is impressive. a bloody freight train as a of fact.

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