ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT| TRIUMPH TIGER EXPLORER 1200 XC/XCA

The Triumph 1200 XC line has received big changes for 2018. The XCX is 5-percent lighter, has an upgraded inline 1215cc triple, a new lightweight rear silencer and five traction-control modes. The XC line also has adaptive cornering lighting, full-color TFT instruments and keyless ignition. And, if you go big with the XC, you get LED cornering lighting, shift assist, an Arrow silencer, an additional traction mode in the Off-Road Pro, another 5-percent weight decrease, heated seats, heated grips and an electric adjustable windscreen.

Triumph Adventure
When you’re ready to face the ultimate in adventure riding, the top specification 1200 XCA lets you leave the everyday behind, with a Tiger that’s now as great off-road as its always been on.

With an amazing weight saving of 22 pounds, the latest Triple engine together with huge technology, ergonomic and styling enhancements, makes this Tiger more agile and capable than ever before.

As it’s the highest spec model, there’s a serious step up in features over the XCXmodel to include; adaptive LED cornering lighting, Triumph Shift Assist for seamless clutchless gear changes, a premium Arrow silencer, and six riding modes including ‘Rider Programmable’ and ‘Off-Road Pro’.

Triumph Adventure

SPECIFICATIONS 

Price
$19,550–$21,750

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Type Liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder
Capacity 1,215 cc
Bore 85 mm
Stroke 71.4 mm
Compression 11.0:1
Max Power EC 141 Hp (104 kW) @ 9,350 rpm
Max Torque EC 90 FT-lbs (122 Nm) @ 7,600 rpm
System Ride by Wire, fuel injection
Exhaust Stainless steel 3 into 1 header system, side mounted stainless steel muffler
Final Drive Shaft drive
Clutch Wet, multi-plate hydraulically operated, torque assist
Gearbox 6-speed

CHASSIS
Frame Tubular steel trellis frame
Swingarm Single-sided, cast aluminum alloy with shaft drive
Front Wheel 32 spoke, aluminum rim, for tubeless tires 19 x 3.0 in
Rear Wheel 32 spoke, aluminum rim, for tubeless tires 17 x 4.5 in
Front Tyre 120/70 R19
Rear Tyre 170/60 R17
Front Suspension WP 1.89 in (48 mm) upside down forks, electronically adjustable damping, 7.48 in (190 mm) travel
Rear Suspension WP monoshock, electronically adjustable semi active damping with automatic preload adjustment, 7.6 in (193 mm) wheel travel
Front Brakes Twin 12 in (305 mm) floating discs, radially mounted monobloc Brembo 4-piston calipers, switchable ABS
Rear Brakes Single 11.1 in (282 mm) disc, Nissin 2-piston sliding caliper, switchable ABS
Instrument Display and Functions TFT multi­functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, digital tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gage, service indicator, ambient temperature, clock and six rider modes (Road/Off­road/Off-Road Pro/Sport/Track/Rider-Customizable)

DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS
Width Handlebars 36.61 in (930 mm)
Height Without Mirror 60.63 in (1,540 mm)
Seat Height 0.08 – 0.12 in (835 – 855 mm)
Wheelbase 59.84 in (1,520 mm)
Rake 23.2 º
Trail 3.93 in (99.9 mm)
Dry Weight 547 lbs
Tank Capacity 5.2 gal

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Triumph Adventure

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