By: Nick D. SchmittEditor: Mark G. SorensonFor a brief period in the early 2000s, the Triumph TR-X motorcycle was an almost indestructible machine, capable of handling the rigors of a mountain bike road trip and a street race in record time.
But for years, that was about to change.
The TR-x would become a victim of its own success.
While the TR-7 remains a solid performer, its future looks bleak as it ages, and a new generation of motorcycle enthusiasts are increasingly finding their passion in a more affordable, off-road-ready, and capable platform.
For more on the TRX, check out our article about the latest Triumph model.
The TR-5 was built in 1986 and was considered the first “off-road” bike, a platform that was designed to go off-roader, not to compete with motorcycles like the Ducati 1199 Panigale or Kawasaki ZX-10R.
The Triumph TR5 is a sporty, lightweight bike with a short wheelbase and an upright stance that makes it perfect for touring and off-the-grid riding.
The bike has a very light and responsive handling package, and is designed for off-off-roading.
It has a lightweight frame with a very wide, narrow front fork, and two carbon-fiber front brake calipers mounted on a tubular steel rotor.
The rotors are cooled by an air-cooled rotor damper, with a large, square intake fan on top.
The suspension has a long, narrow, and low profile fork, allowing for plenty of wheel travel.
The forks are forged steel with carbon fiber spokes, and there are two adjustable dampers on the forks.
The suspension was designed specifically for the TR5, and the bike is equipped with a low-profile seat and lower seat for the rider, making it a very comfortable and comfortable ride.
It comes with a rear-wheel drive transmission that is compatible with the Honda Civic Type R. The Triumph TR6 is a smaller, lighter, and more sporty motorcycle with a shorter wheelbase, a much more upright stance, and shorter wheel lengths.
The bikes suspension has been designed to be a much better fit for off road riding.
It’s a lot like the TR7, except it has a longer wheelbase for off the road riding, and has a larger frame and fork.
The ride is a little more sport than on the Triumph, and it has very short, low travel forks for offroad riding.
The bikes ride is smooth and responsive, with very little fade, and good handling.
The motorcycle is equipped on the rear with a carbon-filament monocoque frame and shock, with titanium alloy wheels and rims.
The frame has a large headlight with an orange tint.
The seat is made from carbon fiber and features adjustable straps for a low seat height.
The tires are forged aluminum.
The body is a tubeless, low-resistance frame.
The bars are long, tapered and tapered for offroading, and have a wide center of gravity.
The front fork is made of carbon fiber, with carbon-free wheels.
The rear suspension is carbon fiber with aluminum brake pads.
The tires are carbon-fed, with aluminum calipers.
The brakes are a steel-reinforced plastic, with ceramic discs mounted on the front brake pads, and ceramic disc brakes on the calipers on the back.
The braking system is adjustable via a set of paddles on the seat.
The engine is a 4.0-liter, DOHC four-stroke, all-aluminum engine that has a six-speed manual transmission.
The rear suspension and engine have been designed specifically to accommodate off-board riding, although a motorcycle like the Triumph XT-6 could be used for off highway cruising.
The new TR-6 is lighter than the TR3, which was built for off trail use.
It is also lighter than a TR-4, which is a lighter, sportier bike, but less agile.
The Tri-X, as it’s known in the United States, has been around since the mid-1990s, but it hasn’t been around as long in Japan.
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Triumph’s TR-9 is a Japanese-made off-wheel motorcycle that is an affordable entry level bike.
The new Triumph TR9 is built for the Tokyo market.
The original Triumph TR4 was a sportier, slightly more sportier motorcycle, and featured an aluminum frame and a lighter suspension and a much shorter wheel base.
The original Triumph is a very capable bike, though its off-trail capability has decreased.
The Tri-4 is more affordable and has the same off-tarmac capabilities as the TR4, but the TR2 and TR4 are both better suited for off and on-road riding than the Tri