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Success for Triumph Explorer in RiDER Power survey

MCN, 19 March 2014 08:53

The great British biking public have voted, and now the results are in: the winner of RiDER Power 2014 is the Triumph Tiger 1200 Explorer. Owners of the big three-cylinder adventure-touring bike have given it the top score in RiDE magazine’s huge satisfaction survey. Thousands of motorcyclists took part, rating their own bike’s performance, handling, build quality, dealer support, running ...

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Triumph Tiger owners needed

MCN, 23 October 2013 10:10

MCN is on the hunt for owners of the current crop of Triumph Tigers. Specifically we're looking for owners of the Triumph Tiger 800, 800 XC and 1200 Explorer. We'll be using the information to help with our article and there may be a chance you get featured in the paper. Just fill out the information below and email it to ...

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Video: BMW F800GS vs R1200GS and Triumph 800XC vs 1200 Tiger Explorer

MCN, 10 July 2013 10:41

Do you really need anything bigger than the new F800GS from BMW? Is there any need for the larger R1200GS? And by the same token, why would you go for Triumph's larger 1200 Tiger Explorer when its 800 Tiger XC ticks many ofthe same boxes? Time to find out... brightcove.createExperiences();

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Aprilia Caponord first ride

Adam Child, 11 April 2013 10:56

As the biking audience matures, demand continues to increase for adventure bikes. Early last year Triumph launched its new Explorer which took the coveted MCN road test class crown in 2012. But since then Ducati has launched its new ‘skyhook’ Multistrada, the first to come with true semi-active suspension, while both KTM and BMW have introduced new models which have ...

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The history of the Triumph Tiger

MCN, 11 March 2013 08:00

The first Triumph Tiger was introduced in 1981, and since then the model range has gone from strength to strength. Today there are four different variants of the Tiger to suit your needs. Here, we take a look at the journey from the original Tiger Trail in 1981 to the new Triumph Tiger Sport 1050.   1981-1982 Tiger TrailTriumph’s first ...

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2013 BMW R1200GS – your questions answered

MCN, 31 January 2013 13:18

This week’s edition of Motor Cycle News (30 Jan 2013) features a 7-page first test of the all-new BMW R1200GS, which was launched in South Africa last week. Senior Road Tester, Adam Child, was highly impressed by the new partially water-cooled all-roader, grab your copy now to read his thorough appraisal of the new bike. Adam invited your questions before ...

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Exclusive: Three new Triumphs spied!

Simon Patterson, 30 November 2012 14:30

These exclusive spy shots show not one, but three new Triumphs currently being developed on the road - including an all-new Bonneville-based café racer, a road-ready 2013 Tiger update - dubbed the Tiger Sport 1050 - and a new addition to the Thunderbird cruiser range. The spied café racer is a Bonneville-based test mule, clearly sporting the latest spec suspension ...

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Triumph unveil new Explorer XC

Phil West, 03 September 2012 11:24

This is Triumph’s new XC version of its Explorer 1200 – the surprise unveiling and one of the highlights of the weekend’s Triumph Live at Mallory Park. Built as a more, rugged, off-road orientated version of the Explorer (in a similar way to its smaller Tiger 800 and Tiger 800 XC double act) and undoubtedly aimed squarely at BMW’s R1200GS ...

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Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 sales beat BMW R1200GS

MCN, 20 July 2012 13:41

The new Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 has beaten its arch rival the BMW R1200GS into second place in the latest sales charts. Figures just released by the Motorcycle Industry Association show 806 of the new three-cylinder Triumphs have been sold so far this year – 153 more than BMW's ubiquitous adventure bike. Mind you, if you add the sales of ...

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Video: Extreme adventure test - part two

MCN, 06 July 2012 15:19

We took the BMW R1200GS, Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere, Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 and KTM 990 Adventure on an off-road adventure and to really test their abilities, we enlisted Stan Watt, who finished 34th in this year's Dakar Rally. brightcove.createExperiences(); View part one here

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