Triumph Rocket III Performance PackageTwo-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Bob Carpenter is now selling his 240 rear-wheel horsepower Triumph Rocket III performance package in new 2013 Triumph Rocket III motorcycles.
The Carpenter Racing engine kit boosts the stock 2300cc Triumph Rocket III Roadster from 146bhp to 240+rwhp and is fully streetable for daily commuting.This street performance package has proven itself at the race track as well. The “Carpenter Rocket” has turned in blistering quarter-mile times of 8.99 seconds and 155mph at New Jersey’s Atco Raceway Park. And, it’s set American (AMA) and International (FIM) world land speed records at the Bonneville Salt Flats at 175mph.The Rocket III performance package includes Carpenter’s Ram Air kit, proprietary CNC engine porting with a custom-ground camshaft and valve train, custom aluminum 11.4:1 stock displacement pistons, a higher volume fuel pump, and a Carpenter Megaphone exhaust. Custom clutch springs also are fitted to handle the extra power.Customers can purchase a new 2012 or 2013 Triumph Rocket III Roadster with the performance package installed and tested for $35,000.To learn more, please visit CarpenterRacing.com.
This week, Senior Editor Nic de Sena rides the all new Ducati Monster. Big changes have been made by Ducati–has the company ruined the considerable heritage of the iconic Monster–or are the changes worth it? In the second part of the show, we chat with Nick Ienatsch, Founder and Head Instructor at the Yamaha Champions Riding School. He says: “We aim to change your riding life by introducing you to Champions Habits: The techniques, approaches, skills, and the mindsets of the best riders in the world. These Champions Habits are the foundation of safety and consistency to whatever speed you ride, in any venue on any bike. Street riders, this is just as much for you as track riders. The best way to make safe riders is to make good riders.“ We hope you enjoy this episode!