By Ryan Adams
Best Adventure Motorcycle of 2020: Triumph Tiger 900
We always say it’s a great time to be a motorcyclist. There are so many great bikes for all sorts of end uses these days. Perhaps the best example of this is the Adventure category – specifically the red hot middleweight adventure class. There are a handful of middleweights that quite thoroughly span the breadth of what moto-wanderers might consider necessary to tackle the unknown. In MO’s collective opinion, no motorcycle quite runs the gamut like Triumph‘s new Tiger 900 Rally Pro.
The Triumph Tiger Rally Pro brings with it a plethora of top-shelf componentry and cutting edge technology. The snarling new 888cc Triple that propels the machine ferociously is smaller, lighter, and perhaps most importantly, pushing more power than before. What has always made Triumph’s Triples great has been the amount of low-end torque and top-end power, which makes the Tiger’s powerplant well-equipped to a variety of uses. In addition to its solid motor, the new Tiger 900 Rally Pro features fully-adjustable Showa suspension that can handle everything from dicing through paved switchbacks, to miles of whatever terrain you might find down the trail.
What sets the Tiger 900 apart is how well it can handle the changing terra while still offering some of the best touring technology on the market. The massive seven-inch TFT display hints at the underlying technology you can’t see. Six ride modes vary traction control and ABS settings and, with the Off-road Pro mode, all of those rider aids can be disabled should you want unencumbered access to all the Tiger has to give. Also useful is Bluetooth connectivity for phones and GoPros. The top-o-the-line performance continues with the Tiger’s Brembo …read more
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