Triumph Just Made the Speed Triple Even Cooler

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British bike manufacturer Triumph — who you may know as builders of the stunning Steve McQueen edition Scrambler 1200, among many other bikes — has just revealed their new Speed Triple 1200 RR motorcycle for 2022, which the’re calling “a modern take on the café racer and the ultimate sport bike for the road.” It’s based on the Speed Triple 1200 RS with the same lightweight chassis and 1160cc engine that puts out 178 horsepower and 92 lb-ft of torque — but it receives even more sporty enhancements for a more track-oriented feel.



The biggest visual distinction for the RR is the addition of a small fairing compared to the naked RS, which provides some wind protection without going full-on sportbike. Triumph also altered the riding position for a more “engaged and committed” ride. They relocated the handlebars five inches lower and two inches forward and moved the footpads up and back

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