8. The Speedmaster features a new gauge layout which retains minimalist styling. The layout features a single clock with analog speedometer and LCD display.9. To reduce clutch effort, the 2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster arrives with a Torque Assist Clutch.10. The Triumph Speedmaster is fitted with fat 16-inch tires and spoked wheels. These are the same that are offered on the also new Bobber Black.
11. Fuel-tank capacity grows just under a gallon to 3.2 gallons. Triumph claims a range of 176 miles.12. Two “inspiration” kits are available, including the Highway kit for touring (full soft luggage) and the Maverick kit for urban styling (single seat, raked handlebar). Over 130 accessories are also available.13. Price has yet to be set, but the 2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster should be available in early 2018.Stay tuned for a first ride of Triumph’s revised laid-back cruiser.
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!