Triumph Tiger Explorer Preview

Triumph Tiger Explorer Preview

Andrew has a Triumph Explorer to test over the next few days. Here is a photo preview of the test bike he has and I am sure Andrew will have the results of his initial tests of the bike to put up here.

If you are a Triumph Explorer owner tell us your thoughts on the bike in the comments section below.

Triumph Explorer Specifications

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION

Type
Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC , in-line 3-cylinder

Capacity
1215cc

Bore/Stroke
85 x 71.4mm

Fuel System
Ride by wire, fuel injection

Exhaust
Stainless steel 3 into 1, side mounted stainless steel silencer

Final Drive
Shaft

Clutch
Wet, multi-plate

Gearbox
6-speed

Oil Capacity
4.0 litres (1.1 US gals)

CHASSIS, RUNNING GEAR AND DISPLAYS

Frame
Tubular steel trellis frame

Swingarm
Single-sided, cast aluminium alloy with shaft drive

Wheels
Front Cast aluminium alloy 10-spoke 19 x 2.5in
Rear Cast aluminium alloy 10-spoke 17 x 4.0in

Tyres
Front 110/80 R19
Rear 150/70 R17

Suspension
Front
Kayaba 46mm upside down forks, adjustable preload, 190mm travel
Rear
Kayaba monoshock with remote oil reservoir, hydraulically adjustable preload, rebound damping adjustment, 194mm rear wheel travel

Brakes
Front Twin 305mm floating discs, Nissin 4-piston calipers, switchable ABS
Rear Single 282mm disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, switchable ABS

Front Brake Master Cylinder
Nissin master cylinder, 16mm diameter

Instrument Display/Functions
LCD multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, analogue tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, range to empty indication, service indicator, clock, ambient air temperature indication, frost warning, hazard warning lights, trip computer, scroll button on handlebars, Tyre pressure monitoring system indication (where fitted)

DIMENSIONS AND CAPACITIES

Length
2248mm (88.4in)

Width
885mm (34.8in)

Height without mirrors
1410mm (55.5in)

Seat Height
840mm (33.1in) – 860mm (33.9in)

Wheelbase
1530mm (60.2in)

Rake/Trail
23.9ยบ / 105.5mm

Fuel Tank Capacity
20 litres (5.3 US gals)

Wet Weight (ready to ride)
259kg (570lbs)

PERFORMANCE

Maximum Power
137PS / 135bhp / 101kW @ 9000rpm

Maximum Torque
121Nm / 89ft.lbs @ 6400rpm

Posted by Andrew Dalton. Last modified: July 16, 2018 at 9:40 am

Andrew Dalton is a highly experienced trial lawyer who delights in taking on difficult and demanding motorcycle cases. He has a tough and relentless litigation style and is utterly focused on getting the best possible outcomes for his clients.

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