See photos from our first ride aboard Triumph’s new 2016 Street Twin. Read all about the performance of the newest member of the Bonneville family in this First Ride Review.
- The ergonomics of the bike are excellent, absolutely first class.
- The bike must, absolutely must, be ridden in the lovely area between 3000 rpm and 6000 rpm.
- The clutch is sweet and light, with no grabbiness.
- Within a few yards of setting off, you can't help but like the Street Twin.
- Miles Perkins (left) and Stewart Woods (right).
- The Street Twin will manage 50 mph in first gear, but the motor doesn't like these revs.
- The front forks are excellent for a bike in this price range.
- Julia LaPalme can reach the ground perfectly with a 30-inch inside leg.
- The 2016 Triumph Street Twin M10 bolts are functional and beautiful adn requred a major redesign. Even the plug caps are bespoke items.
- The 2016 Triumph Street Twin is on seriously handsome motorcycle.
- The package is light and manageable for a whole range of riders.
- The Street Twin's retro clock is effective and aesthetically pleasing. There's also a simple computer in there too.
- The SOHC 900cc engine really hits the sweet spot. Clearly it could only be a Twin.
- The standard silencers on the 2016 Triumph Street Twin are excellent.
- The 2016 Triumph Street Twin was lovingly crafted over a number of years.
- Triumph have done a remarkable job with the Street Twin and have set the benchmark for this sector.