The Massive Visordown Head-to-Head Assortment inc. Triumph,…

The Big Visordown Head-to-Head Collection inc. Triumph,...

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Whether or not you might be new at the moment (good day!) or a daily (welcome again) then you could or could not learn about our Visordown YouTube channel, which has additionally been rising exponentially, partly all the way down to our dynamo of a one-man modifying Spanish army-knife of an editor ‘Adrián the Bullman’ – his (precise) identify doesn’t seem on the location so we thought it was time to provide him a shoutout. Hola Bullman! 

On Monday he’ll ask us (properly, recommend by telling us…) which bikes to pitch as a comparability in opposition to each other as a result of numbers don’t lie and so they appear to go down properly with you.

He has targets so to assist him alongside we’ve grouped collectively a few of our more moderen comparisons in your audio-visual leisure…

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Aprilia Tuono 660 – Triumph Trident 660

We’re massive followers of the Aprilia RS 660 so logic would dictate that we might even be followers of its bare equal, the Tuono 660.

In contrast to the comparatively distinctive RS 660, the Tuono 660 has just a few extra rivals to deal with, none extra intriguing that the Triumph Trident 660, which is already proving an enormous gross sales success for the British marque. 

Triumph Velocity Triple RS 1200 – KTM 1290 Tremendous Duke R

Triumph’s broad sweep of updates and facelifts reached the Velocity Triple on the high of the 12 months with a giant increase in measurement and energy courtesy of a 1200cc triple-cylinder engine.

This pushes it into ‘hypernaked’ territory and up in opposition to rivals just like the Kawasaki Z H2, Ducati Streetfighter V4 and this – its adversary right here – the KTM 1290 Tremendous Duke R

Suzuki Hayabusa – Kawasaki H2 SX

Again in 1999 the Suzuki Hayabusa and Kawasaki ZZ-R120 went head-to-head for the very ‘of its time’ mantle of changing into the quickest manufacturing bike on this planet earlier than laws was launched to cap high speeds and stop producers persevering with a doubtlessly unending recreation of one-upmanship.

Again then the Hayabusa was the winner on the drag strip and continued to thrill nearly unchanged for the subsequent 21 years. Nevertheless, this 12 months noticed the ‘falcon’ lastly changed with a more moderen, barely slower however nonetheless searing quick successor.

Right here it measures as much as the ZZ-R1200’s religious successor, the H2 SX.

Yamaha MT-09 SP – Triumph Road Triple RS

The Yamaha MT-09 stopped the presses when the newest era was revealed final 12 months with a method that raised just a few eyebrows. Effectively the MT-09 is on sale now and opinions have since mellowed, permitting us to give attention to its keen chassis and far improved engine.

However how does it – in flagship sporty SP trim – examine to its greatest rival, the Triumph Road Triple RS?


KTM 390 Journey – Honda CB500X

KTM’s fame within the tough stuff is unparalleled and this stretches throughout its revered Journey line, from the 1290 ‘Tremendous’ proper all the way down to the pint-size 390. 

Small however powerful, the 390 Journey doesn’t have too many rivals that may go as far however it is going to nonetheless discover patrons weighing it up in opposition to the softer however nonetheless succesful Honda CB500X. That is how they stack up…


Triumph Rocket 3 – BMW R18

BMW entered the massive cruiser ring for the primary time with its massive, beefy R18 geared up with the German marque’s greatest rendition of its signature Boxer engine.

It’s focused at Harley-Davidson’s grip on the cruiser market within the USA however over right here there is just one behemoth it wants to beat – the Triumph Rocket 3. Each will flip heads, each will pull a caravan (when you wished to) and each are pitched as the good factor since sliced cheese toasties.

We’ll be the choose of that…


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