Posted by UltimateMotorcycling - Nic De Sena on 15th Feb 2017
In 2007, Triumph unleashed its first iteration of the Street Triple—a mid-weight sport machine that was capable
of much more than met the eye. The agile and lightweight street fighter has since earned a special place in the
hearts of those seeking a performance-oriented, all-around motorcycle.
For 2017, the Street Triple lineup gets an overhaul, and arrives in three choices: S, R and RS. Associate Editor Nic
de Sena spent a day twisting the throttle on the flagship RS model, taking in the Barcelonian canyons and lapping the
legendary Circuit de Catalunya – a regular on the MotoGP calendar. Following are the 2017 Triumph Street Triple
RS first ride Fast Facts. Read More...
Tucked tight hugging the 2017 Triumph Street Triple RS matt silver fuel tank with throttle pinned the entire length ofCircuito Catalunya’s long pit straight, I click up for a seamless gear change into fifth followed shortly with another oncue snick into top gear. Aided by a quickshifter and the high-resolution TFT dash display’s blue bar [...]
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