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2012 Triumph Motorcycle
If it’s all about the journey, the 2012 Triumph America is just the ticket.
Settle into the comfortable seat, turn the key below your left thigh, flick the start button and forget about everything else.
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My Dainese Domina Pelle Lady jacket. My Sidi Discovery boots. The Triumph Street Triple. Although sold to anyone inclined to buy them, these are three products that fit me and suit me so well, that I feel as if they are personalized for me. The new Arai RX-Q gives that same feeling of individual customization.
Street Triple 675 R
My introductory ride on the Triumph Street Triple R was a blind date, of sorts. At the end of a Hollywood photoshoot for another bike, I found myself racing up a ramp onto the San Diego Freeway sometime around midnight, astride a bike I had just met. Wow, the Triumph 675cc Street Triple R could really move!
Multi-Purpose 650 Single
I must admit that the BMW G 650 GS was not my first choice of bikes to ride. Usually there are plenty of test bike in the Ultimate MotorCycling garage, and the single-cylinder 650 GS was consistently getting overlooked in favor of faster and sexier machines, such as the Triumph Street Triple R and Buell Lightning XB12Scg. Like the best friend who is sometimes taken for granted when a fast-paced personality shows up, steals the limelight, and is more fun to hang out with–such was the 650′s initial fate.
What’s not to like? Ducati takes its liquid-cooled, four-valve, L-twin Testastretta motor pumping out 130 hp and drops it into a trellis-framed naked bike with a semi-upright rider’s position, then tops it off with the paint scheme from the Italian flag (or the nearest pizza joint), carbon fiber here, there and everywhere, plus distinctive dual mufflers stacked high on the right.