Triumph Tiger 800 XR Review

Owner Reviews

Submitted by:Kevin OReview Date: March 2017
Comfort
Seat and position of bars and pegs is excellent
Ride Quality
Rear suspension is spot on, but front is a little too firm, but handling is great
Build Quality & Reliability
The finish of components is good and the bike is put together well.
Engine Rating
Absolute peach, smooth torquey and responsive
Brake Rating
Does the job just as expected
Running Cost
Overall
Pros CommentsThe comfort, handling , lightweight and engine smoothness. Great all rounder, good for short trips or touring, it's light weight makes for easy maneuverability.
Cons CommentsSoften the initial few millimetres of front fork spring
Submitted by:Glyn GearyReview Date: March 2017
Comfort
Riding position spot on. Comfort saddle on XR fantastic, best I've had. Long days no problems, only when you get there you realise backside hasn't crossed your mind.
Ride Quality
Perfect set up for a road biased adventure sports bike. Ground clearance is only limitation in corners.
Build Quality & Reliability
Good overall finish
Engine Rating
Really good power delivery, pulls from anywhere and sounds great even with stock exhaust
Brake Rating
Nice and progressive, ABS reassuring
Running Cost
Overall
Pros CommentsComfort, low seat height compared to other adventure sports bikes. Enough power, good handling do anything bike.Brilliant adventure sports bike without the huge weight and awkward high seat of others.
Cons CommentsPower delivery is perhaps a little too good. Robs a superb engine of character.
Submitted by:Roy HealyReview Date: May 2017
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Pros CommentsBuild quality
Cons CommentsAdd hill start
Submitted by:DominoxfordReview Date: May 2017
Comfort
Not quite all day comfy, but pretty good
Ride Quality
Brilliant
Build Quality & Reliability
Very well made, good attention to detail, doesn't mind being left uncleaned for weeks!
Engine Rating
Superb engine, the best part, great drive ability & sounds the part
Brake Rating
Great brakes
Running Cost
Overall
Pros CommentsGreat allrounder, does everything well
Cons CommentsGearing may not suit all, standard screen quite noisy & causes buffeting

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