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Old 05-11-2011, 02:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Triumph Rocket III

Anyone own one?Comments,concerns,likes,dislikes???

Seriously considering and wanted some feedback,thanks.
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Old 05-11-2011, 03:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have demoed one. It is extremely fast. Ran through the gears and looked down at the speedo after shifting into 5th, I was going 120mph! Solid handling, too. IMO, it is an ugly bike. They have a new factory "dresser" that tries to copy an EG, which is probably the better looking one of the bunch.
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Old 05-15-2011, 12:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I don't own one but came close. The one I rode was real smooth, fast , no personality or soul. For me, it just didn't feel right, I like being absorbed into my bike, like my RK does. Oh, and there was a couple radiators blasting on my shins.. makes me wonder what that feels like on a 100 degree day. I know some guys that own and love them, just not for me.
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Old 05-15-2011, 02:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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FXDRYDR is reading this now saying WTF is this? FXDRYDR is reading this now saying WTF is this?
I think the Roadster model is one fine-looking machine. I'd have no problem owning one.
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Old 05-19-2011, 04:18 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Link to Youtube video showing how they build and test them.

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Old 04-11-2012, 09:03 PM   #6 (permalink)
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with all that power they should have made it bigger like a tour model and made it comfy with all the trimmins...prob would sell a bunch more for the touring crowd...i would love to demo one tho.... and feel the power band from this grinding lump
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Old 04-11-2012, 09:41 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I have a 2010 R3 Touring, great bike, of my 6 bikes the Rocket probably accounts for 60% of my riding miles or better. I like it for the fact that it's still a basic motorcycle, the EGUCs and Goldwings are a bit much for my taste. It needs some aftermarket pipes, though, my buds all say it's sound reminds them of The Jetsons, LOL. Only time you notice the weight is backing up in a gravel parking lot, once underway it handles like a big sportbike.

If you're ever in my end of the state, you're welcome to take it for a ride.
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Old 11-02-2012, 08:34 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Sweet

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I have a 2010 R3 Touring, great bike, of my 6 bikes the Rocket probably accounts for 60% of my riding miles or better. I like it for the fact that it's still a basic motorcycle, the EGUCs and Goldwings are a bit much for my taste. It needs some aftermarket pipes, though, my buds all say it's sound reminds them of The Jetsons, LOL. Only time you notice the weight is backing up in a gravel parking lot, once underway it handles like a big sportbike.

If you're ever in my end of the state, you're welcome to take it for a ride.
I like them but I also like the Valkyrie.
They look like an old car motor on the right side {their pretty side} and like a pump or compressor on the left side.(thank that sidestand for leaning her over).

The parts are very expensive,not much aftermarket support,and resale is only ok.
But what a motor.

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Old 11-03-2012, 07:57 PM   #9 (permalink)
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You might want to go to the Triumph site and check them out. If it needs major repair, big bucks. Not a lot of dealerships, and probably not many indies who will work on them.
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Old 11-03-2012, 09:36 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I know a couple of ppl that own them and they love em.
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