Triumph Tiger 800 XC and Tiger Explorer 1200 Review: Cat Video


I love OneWheel Drive reviews…full of sarcasm and of course great info.  I know Neil has found a LOVE for the Tiger 800XC.  He has told me himself.  This is a long review but worth watching as he explains the Tiger 1200 and 800 very well.

Published on 19 Nov 2012

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Triumph Explorer 1200 Project Bike by Twisted Throttle


Posted on October 4, 2012 by TwistedThrottle.com

The 2013 Triumph Explorer is a bike that grabs attention with its intimidating stance and aggressive styling. We made it even more capable of handling the roughest terrain by outfitting the ’12 with products that provide greater protection, as well as goodies that increase comfort and expand its carrying capacity. This Explorer can now live up to its name with confidence.

Check out the Explorer 1200 video above. Videographer, Matt Buck, Industrial Designer, Nate Bastian, Master Installer, Shawn Johnson show how versatile the Explorer 1200 can be. 2013 Twisted Throttle Triumph Explorer 1200 Project Bike-Video Link

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Adventure Bike Comparison – Asphalt Adventurers


 

Full comparison results: http://bit.ly/NKTWE6 Cycle World pits 4 street-oriented ADV bikes against each other. Ducati Multistrada S Touring vs. Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 NTX vs. Triumph Tiger Explorer vs. Yamaha Super Ténéré.

Triumph Explorer & Tire Day


Our day started out early because we had to get down to our dealer PACIFIC MOTOSPORTS

to get our new tires mounted.  We are leaving we hope Monday for just a short 2 weeks trip down to the KLIM Adventure rally and then we are not sure where.

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Triumph Tiger Explorer review


Kevin Ash

Paul Barshon, Alessio Barbanti, Patrick Gosling (click on images)

HOW do you turn the ABS off on this bike?  Is there a switch or do you have to manually do it?  ANYONE KNOW?

Some reviews are just too wordy and this one is no different.  But if you read it you will get the idea. We still do not like the luggage set up for these bikes…bikes meaning the Tiger 800.  The mount comes off the Sprint ST and moves with the bike.  Luggage mount is plastic as well.  When you buy one of these bikes really have a good look at the mounts for the Triumph luggage.  If you are going to go off road and you know we are all bound to have our bikes lay down to sleep…think to yourself….will this set up, will the mounts survive a dump?

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It’s rare enough for to any manufacturer to admit its new adventure bike is a rival for BMW, even when that’s stating the very obvious. But Triumph has gone a step further, it’s not only said the R1200GS is in its sights, we’ve been told some rather more contentious stuff about the German bike…

You have to applaud Triumph’s directness, first simply for naming the GS as the Tiger Explorer’s benchmark and rival, where others shy away or try to wriggle out of any conflict. Then the oft-reported weakness of the GS’s shaft drive was homed in on by Triumph in descriptions of its own shaft, in language which you don’t have to boil down

very far to end up with: our shaft drive is reliable where the GS’s isn’t.

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