Verdict ‘Triumph’s the best all-round’
If you’re looking for a fast retro with great styling, unflappable track prowess and a voracious appetite for long sweepers, the new BMW R ninet Racer is it. But you pay heavily for all this goodness with a brutal riding position. The Triumph continues to be class-leading. It’s not as quick as the BMW, nor as stable, but it’s smooth, comfortable, fun, pretty, involving and a joy to ride on the road and track.