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Street Triple Rx

Average User Rating:
4/5,
  • March 23rd, Days after picking up my toy.

    Street Triple Rx 2015 is the bike I didn't believe existed. I wanted a naked bike that had a reputation for quality, was light enough for me to easily move around, was not overly tall, and appealed to my female instincts. The problem I had was there were a number of bikes out there that met the first 4 requirements, however the aesthetics of other bikes were simply too masculine. I wasn't looking for something that looked like an angry beast, I wanted a bike that looked classy stock standard, with a hidden beast inside.

    That is exactly what my Rx is, high quality, light, perfect for my 155cm height, and is a classy piece of engineering with a hidden beast inside. So far we have only traveled 517km together, and she is starting to feel as though she is ready for her 500km 1 month service, however I am sure that once everything is re-tightened, the thin synthetic oil is replaced, and settings adjusted, she will continue to make me smile for years to come. I might even book us in for a track day ;)

    Aug 22nd 15

    So my Rx and I have now travelled 2584km together, majority of which is commuting to and from work. Upgrades since March include, both front and rear break reservoirs, a usb port, a couple of led lights, the red dip stick and oil refill caps, and Arrow rear sets. I also have a Daytona comfort seat on order, however it is taking its time to arrive.

    I was informed when I purchased the bike that it may develop a tapping noise in the motor, apparently the noise is common with the triples and nothing to worry about. However no such tapping has occurred.

    My favourite upgrade would have to be the rear sets. I have little feet, so they have made riding that little bit more comfortable. I have also found that the quick shifter response is snappier with the rear sets, which equals more fun :)

    So my update is that I love the bike even more every day, just need to get hubby a road bike so I have someone to ride with, and start adding a few serious kms to my toy :)
  • Engine and Transmission
    typeLiquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
    capacity675cc
    bore74.0mm
    stroke52.3mm
    systemMultipoint sequential electronic fuel injection with SAI
    exhaustStainless steel 3 into 1 exhaust system low single sided stainless steel silencer
    final driveO ring chain
    clutchWet, multi-plate.
    gearbox6-speed, close ratio
    oil capacity0.9US Gallon


    Chassis Running Gear and Displays
    frameFront - Aluminium beam twin spar. Rear - 2 piece high pressure die cast
    swingarmTwin-sided, cast aluminium alloy
    Front WheelsCast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 3.5in
    Rear WheelsCast aluminium alloy 5-spoke 17 x 5.5in
    Front Tires120/70 ZR 17
    Rear Tires180/55 ZR 17
    Front SuspensionKayaba 41mm upside down forks with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping, 115mm travel
    Rear SuspensionKayaba monoshock with piggy back reservoir adjustable for rebound and compression damping, 135mm rear wheel travel
    brakes frontTwin 310mm floating discs. Nissin 4-piston radial calipers.(Switchable ABS model available)
    brakes rearSingle 220mm disc, Brembo single piston caliper. (Switchable ABS model available)
    instrument display and functions LCD multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, fuel gauge, trip computer, analogue tachometer, lap timer, gear position indicator, programmable gear change lights, clock, TPMS ready and switchable ABS.


    Dimensions and Capacities
    length2055mm
    width handlebars740 mm
    height without mirror1110mm
    seat height820mm
    wheelbase1410mm
    rake23.4ยบ
    trail95.0mm
    tank capacity17.4l
    wet weight183
    dry weight168 kg


    Performance
    max power ec106BHP @ 11850
    max torque ec68NM @ 9750
  • Arrow exhaust, Australian manufactured tail tidy from Mustard Bikes, genuine Triumph short levers, genuine Triumph frame protectors and front fork protectors, genuine Triumph front and rear break reservoirs, customised usb phone charge set up, customised additional led tail lights and brake lights, Arrow rear sets from Triumph Australia, and a Daytona comfort seat.
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