Friends its weekend, So what do you like to do in weekend Driving or Riding ?? Now these days weather seems nice for those who want to love riding and listen the popular song “ Riders on the storm”. Today we have the story for you the all New 2016 Avatar of Cafe racer Triumph Thruxton R. Do you remember the Café Racer ??
Low, narrow handlebars – known as clip-ons (two separate bars that bolt directly to each fork tube), clubman or ace bars (one piece bars that attach to the standard mounting location but drop down and forward) – enabled the rider to "tuck in", reducing wind resistance and improving control. Along with the rearward located seat, the posture often required rearsets, or rear-set footrests and foot controls, again typical of racing motorcycles of the era. Distinctive half or full race-style fairings were sometimes mounted to the forks or frame.
The Thruxton is born of the cafe racer culture that dominated motorcycling in the 1960s.
Back then, British twins, usually Bonneville engines, were used to form the basis of home built bikes. Used to race from one cafe to another, they featured extensive modifications such as dropped bars, single seats and upswept exhausts.
And just like those café racers of the 60s, the modern Thruxton is Bonneville based but nowadays, Triumph’s engineers has made sure it rides like a modern Triumph twin. So it’s dependable enough for everyday use, easy and fun to ride yet still evokes the classic café racer look.
The legendary character of the the all new ‘low inertia- high performance’ six- speed engine feature a lighter crank and airbox unique to the Thruxton and Thruxton R.
The incredible 1200cc with 6 speed gearbox, liquid cooled 8 valve produced max power 97 HP (72 KW) @ 6750 rpm and torque 112 Nm @ 4950 rpm ‘high power’ performance and rider focused technical capability of the Thruxton, the ‘R’ is equipped to the highest specification with a fully engaged rider position kicked up back end, smaller diameter grips and a higher specification of equipment all round. Thruxton R’s perfect balance of breath taking style, thrilling performance, handling and category leading capability heralds the return of the Triumph racing legend.
With all of the brooding presence and poise of original Triumph racers the all new Thruxton and Thruxton R takes the modern classic sports bike to a new level.combining beautifully sharp and imposing styling with a wealth of high quality details, including a slim sculpted petrol tank, sinle seat set-up and unique flip-up “Monza” cap the Thruxton and thruxton R set a new Benchmark.