2008 Triumph America

2008 Triumph America
MSRP $7,999

The Triumph America mixes classic British engineering with style straight from the US highways, with wide bars, forward set pegs and relaxed, parallel twin power. Freedom and individuality define the essence of cruising and the America encapsulates both. The simple addition of genuine Triumph accessories designed specifically for the America, such as luggage options or chrome parts, allows you to mark out your personal identity. As the open road beckons, the America is just waiting to be ridden providing an enjoyable passport to two-wheeled freedom.

Engine TypeParallel-twin DOHC
Engine Displacement865cc
Bore Stroke90 x 68mm
CoolingAir cooled
Compression Ratio9.2:1
Fuel SystemTwin carburetors with TPS
Starting SystemElectric
Final DriveChain
Rake Trail33.3° / 153mm
Seat Height28.3 in.
Front SuspensionN/A
Rear SuspensionN/A
Front BrakeDisc
Rear BrakeDisc
Front Tire110/90-18
Rear Tire170/80-15
Fuel Capacity4.4 gal.
Dry Weight497 lbs.

2012 Women’s Cruiser Shootout

2012 Women’s Cruiser Shootout

Motorcycle USA gathers four female-friendly cruiser motorcycles, and then asks five women riders to rank ‘em. Read more in the 2012 Women’s Cruiser Shootout.