2020 Triumph Rocket 3

Discussion in 'General' started by NemesisR6, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. NemesisR6

    NemesisR6 Gristle McThornbody

    Pretty impressive.....

    R and GT models, both with 2.5L 3 cylinder, 167hp and 221Nm (!!!) of torque.

    No pricing yet....

  2. bored&stroked

    bored&stroked Disclaimer: Can't spell

    In American please.
  3. ton

    ton Arf!

  4. ducnut

    ducnut Well-Known Member

    Meh. I don’t need all the excess powertrain and I’ve never liked the butched tail of the Diavel, which this resembles.
  5. XFBO

    XFBO Well-Known Member

    Mixed feelings, kinda cool from certain angles but not a fan of that new look in the rear, almost like it has an extended swinger.
  6. gixxerboy55

    gixxerboy55 Well-Known Member

    Nice looking tractor.
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  7. trancework

    trancework It's always now...

    All those cubes to push around a 90-400 lb rider.
  8. BSA43

    BSA43 Well-Known Member

    The best thing about the Triumph R3 is the video of the assembly of the first model. That was a hoot.
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  9. Sabre699

    Sabre699 Wait...hold my beer.

    Why did they have to call it the Rocket 3?

  10. 5axis

    5axis Well-Known Member

  11. bored&stroked

    bored&stroked Disclaimer: Can't spell

    I'm sure I'll be forced into riding a cruiser one day, and I hate vtwins, so I'm glad they have this as a choice for me.
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  12. Sabre699

    Sabre699 Wait...hold my beer.

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  13. Tristan

    Tristan Well-Known Member

    This ain't a cruiser
    How exactly will you be "forced" to ride a certain bike?
    Why do you hate V2's? RC51? SDR1290?

    I'm impressed with the specs and it looks way better than the last one, but it's still far away from my needs/wants in a bike.
  14. Tristan

    Tristan Well-Known Member

    I assume he just means the POTATOPOTATO kind, but if not...WTF?
  15. ducnut

    ducnut Well-Known Member

    If forced, a Diavel isn’t the worst choice in cruisers. And, it’s one hell of a V-twin.
  16. bored&stroked

    bored&stroked Disclaimer: Can't spell

    -What exactly do you do with it besides cruise around? Its not a sportbike. It sure as hell ain't a dirtbike. Not sure how you'd call it an adventure bike. Cruiser seems to be the only catagory it fits in besides the "bad ass" catagory lol.
    - My back and wrists will dictate things as age progresses. Thats what old people tell me.
    - because they sound like crap. Yes even ducati's and rc51's. Just not my thing.
  17. britx303

    britx303 Plagued with FZRs...........

    Wasn't it Ed Sorbo that hustled one of these things around a track a few years ago?
  18. Tristan

    Tristan Well-Known Member

    The riding position to me screams "standard". A ridiculously proportioned and powerful one, but still a standard.
  19. Banditracer

    Banditracer Dogs - because people suck

    Looks heavy. The older I get the more I appreciate light weight.
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  20. Britt

    Britt MotoBigots Suck

    What? Duc's RC51's TL1000's do not sound like crap....you're deranged and audio dyslexic.
    83BSA and turbulence like this.

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