Triumph Rocket III Roadster Review — Ultimate MotorCycling

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Triumph Rocket III

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2011 Rocket III

Raw muscle not be the first thing that to mind when exploring the of things.

The Triumph Rocket III is a English motorcycle, however, and the Beefeaters that guard the of London, the Rocket has been for generously in terms of a large

Whether you as a rider have to be like a Beefeater or Rugby is another matter, but you do need arms and big hands.

With year’s Rocket III Roadster, decided to keep it simple and a generous version of Hobson’s when it comes down to options.

You could have it in or Matte Black. In 2011, the will be available in black, and blue. The best news the Roadster is its massively powerful triple engine.

The 2.3-liter now produces a staggering 163 ft/lbs of @ 2750 rpm and 146 horsepower @ 5750

New ergonomics are in place for a more ride and the suspension is softer the old Rocket III. Added to is a newly developed ABS system for the

I have tested all the various since its launch and spent miles on them. Despite nothing can quite prepare you for the size of the beast if it has been a since the last encounter.

The Rocket III Roadster is not for the faint and, by design, it’s to intimidate. The seat is a little and closer to those big handlebars and the has been moved back a

These to allow shorter to enjoy the Rocket III experience As much as I love riding the III, I dread having to it up for the night, as it involves backing it up a patio to reach a concrete to safely chain it to.

Reverse on the Honda Gold Wing allow you to park front in a lot than you can now.

The Rocket III is more suited to pure than the first generations due to suspension and more humane but at a cost.

The softer double rear give a wallowy feel accelerating hard and sudden, as as after hard braking.

feel is amplified when a pillion passenger. I prefer the and harder set-up, and can’t see any at all in a softer set-up. The thing the Rocket III Roadster is that only so much cruising you to do when all that power and lurk around begging to be

If you produce cruisers with horsepower, then fine – comfortable suspension is only

But, for a 146 horsepower muscle with mind blowing of torque, I prefer a better set-up in the suspension department.

apart from the soft set-up is very good and it better than ever to the Rocket III into corners. The big handlebar gives you great over what’s underneath.

massive motorcycle naturally massive tires and the rear is a and the front a 150/80-R17. The Rocket III is weighing in at 809 pounds ready to according to Triumph, which is a lotta bike to stop.

The Nissin ABS set-up works well on the Rocket III Roadster, and ABS is a bit of a relief as it’s not always the thing in the world to know going on under those tires. When really on the limit, the brakes are not overly and I did miss a little more from them in this

For everyday riding, they are than good enough, but not forget that the Rocket III is no ordinary bike.

The front helps that 43mm inverted fork a lot with duties under heavy The footpegs scrape, yet when do, it hardly upsets the handling at What does happen, is that you start feeling little with your

It is a weird feeling going on the Rocket III Roadster because of ferocious in-line 2.3-liter

You can’t underestimate the feeling of Rocket propulsion underneath and it’s always going to be the part of the whole Rocket III

This is why there’s no satisfaction in along because you know it can really do. The Rocket III Roadster really badly to be an oversized streetfighter because at rest it looks slightly corpulent.

It is all those things, but not quite. The with the Rocket III is that it like a cruiser and, it is a cruiser – the world’s fastest as on the seventh year running.

Triumph Rocket III

full throttle down a emptying all the five gears, it like the Rocket III Roadster is over the tarmac whilst the amount of torque tries to my arms at the elbows.

Acceleration-wise, a heavy pillion doesn’t to have any effect at all, but braking you need yet a few more in front of you. The sound the 3-1-2 exhaust is satisfying, not impressive.

The way it satisfies is by brutally from as little as 1000 rpm a raw increasingly angry sound nothing else. As soon as you the throttle there is no doubt there are 2.3 liters of undiluted fun underneath you.

The Rocket III Roadster is also easy to launch from gear due to massive amounts of just pulling you forward the word go.

Now, there is a with the Roadster and that is Triumph for some foolish has limited the fifth gear to

I wouldn’t be surprised if it had some and safety thinking behind it, and annoy me so I’m leaving it at that the fact that top speed is 120mph and it’s reached so that it’s disappointing it has to end.

The five-speed gearbox is in a and evolved state and easy to

The 2010 Triumph Rocket III is one of the most exciting bikes in the to ride, and it’s a cruiser.

Its are oversized, but it doesn’t take to get used to it and as soon as you are on the move it

It is typically British to make quite spectacular, and then do best to understate it as best you can and undermine it slightly by removing its capability.

The Nissin ABS brakes work but look like they’re the 1990s and should be a little bit powerful than they

The ergonomics works well for me and the are subtle but effective. The best of the Rocket III Roadster is its engine, its 146 horsepower and 163 ft/lbs of torque.

The shame in 2011 is that only got two products to choose should you want a Rocket III – the and the Touring. Triumph, have you got no

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