2010 Triumph Rocket III Roadster - Bigger is Better

There's no such thing as too much power

By Roland Brown, Photography by Jason Critchell

The world's biggest motorcycle gets more power, more rational ergonomics and anti-lock brakes.

Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle, Star V-Max, Boulevard M109R.

Price Approx. $17,500
Engine type l-c triple
Valve train DOHC, 12v
Displacement 2294cc
Bore x stroke 101.6 x 94.3mm
Compression 8.7:1
Fuel system EFI
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Transmission 5-speed
Claimed horsepower 146 bhp @ 5750 rpm
Claimed torque 163 lb.-ft. @ 2750 rpm
Frame Tubular-steel twin-spine
Front suspension 43mm Kayaba inverted fork
Rear suspension Dual Kayaba shocks with adjustable spring preload
Front brake Triumph four-piston calipers, 320mm discs
Rear brake Brembo two-piston caliper, 316mm disc
Front tire 150/80R-17 Metzeler Marathon
Rear tire 240/50R-16 Metzeler Marathon
Rake/trail 32.0°/5.8 in.
Seat height 29.1 in.
Wheelbase 66.7 in.
Fuel capacity 6.3 gal.
Claimed dry weight 771 lbs.
Colors Metallic Phantom Black, Matte Black
Available Now
Warranty 2 yrs., unlimited mi.

Triumph Motorcycles of America, Ltd.
385 Walt Sanders Memorial Dr. #100
Newnan, GA 30265

Verdict 4 stars out of 5
Big, bad and British, yet less expensive than the Rocket III on which it's based.

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