First Look: The Triumph Speed Triple, the Original Streetfighter, Is Back to Reclaim Its Throne
Triumph refreshes the first factory-built streetfighter, giving it more track-focused fury.It’s difficult to overestimate how important the Speed Triple motorcycle is to Triumph. The Speed Triple was the first factory-built streetfighter when it was released in 1994, going on to effectively create a whole new segment of bikes that now includes machines like the Ducati Streetfighter V4 S, KTM 1290 Super Duke R and the Aprilia Tuono 1100. Coming full circle, it’s due to those machines in particular that we now have the 2021 Speed Triple 1200 RS that was just revealed today.
a 2014 directive provides for the implementation of the technical control for motorized two and three wheels of a cylinder capacity greater than 125 cm3 from January 1, 2022, to combat accidents and pollution. © Jacques Witt / SIPA
Motorcycles and scooters in France should be exempted from technical control in 2022, an obligation provided for in a European directive of 2014, is worried Thursday the association RAS The Scoot. This directive provides for the establishment of technical control for two- and three-wheeled motor vehicles over 125 cm3 from 1 January 2022 to combat accidents and pollution.
First Ride: The New Triumph Daytona Moto2 765 Is a Precision Marvel and an Instant Classic
With a power plant born from the Moto2 World Championship series, the model will have only 765 examples allotted for North America.If you ride high-performance motorcycles long enough, you start to recognize if a given machine will fulfill your expectations within three corners. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, well, that’s a glorious feeling. And within those three corners between my driveway and my favorite local backroad, I can instantly tell that the Triumph Daytona Moto2 765 beneath me is a very special steed.
according to the scoot, "the services of the Ministry of Transport highlight the technical impossibility of putting in place this technical check as of January 1, 2022 to derogate from this obligation", which for the association is "difficult Admissible When it is thought that an eight-year period has been granted by Europe "and other countries have put in place such control. France could pay financial penalties "for non-compliance with a European directive without a valid cause," this collective of associations and citizens is indignant to stop the nuisances of the two-wheeled motorized. "All French taxpayers should pay for the leisure of a few thousand noisy bikers, pollutants, dangerous?", Wonders the association.
Harley-Davidson’s First Adventure Bike, the Pan America 1250, Is Its Most Important Model in Decades
The 118-year-old manufacturer hopes to blaze a new trail in market share and perception.Chalk one up to delayed gratification, as the first adventure bike from Harley-Davidson is finally here, the Pan America 1250. This motorcycle is, quite simply, the 118-year-old manufacturer’s most important model release in recent memory, as it signals a shift in both its philosophy and demographic.
"France is not ready"
for its part, the French Federation of Anger Bikers (FFMC) estimates in a statement that "France is not ready" and that such a control will not influence on The number of accidents. She recalls that she managed to mobilize bikers on the street on the weekend of 10 and 11 April against this measure.
According to Public Health France, exposure to fine particles, some of which is related to road traffic, is responsible for 40,000 deaths per year in France. Regarding the noise pollution, the association noiseparif, which evaluates the sound environment in Ile-de-France indicates that two wheels crossing Paris the night can awaken about 350 people, a figure that rises to 11,000 when the pot of Exhaust is not approved.
How the Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Truck Is so Darn Cheap .
The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning caught our attention for two reasons: it is an electric full-size pickup, and it’s set to wear a starting price of $41,669 when it goes on sale in May 2022. Weeks after the electric Lightning was unveiled to the public, people are still talking about it, thanks to its relatively affordable pricing and solid performance. In fact, the Lightning is set to take the title as the quickest F-150 model thanks to its estimated 4.4-second 0-60-mph time. Credit the truck's two electric motors, which provide 563 hp and 775 lb-ft of torque.