Australian Road Rider


The premise of Darwin’s Theory of Evolution is that complex creatures evolve from more simplistic ancestors over time, and as a species evolves, it can indeed create an entirely new creature. This for me sums up Triumph’s new Scrambler 1200 XE. This bike is more than a simple variation of the old, it is something new.

It’s hard to argue with Triumph when it says the Scrambler 1200 XE is category-redefining. Its abilities off-road are not something we’ve seen before in this category. Let’s face it, historically, most scramblers can’t back up their promise of off-road freedom with actual off-road performance. Well, not this scrambler. It well and truly can! Triumph has made sure it can handle any situation you would normally put an adventure bike through. The XE’s on-road handling is not to be sniffed at either; even with the

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