2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Updated Honda Africa Twin price hike

Honda Motorcycles Australia says it is “pleased to announce the pricing for the anticipated 2018 Africa Twin variants”, however there is nothing pleasing about the price hike on the big adventure motorcycles. The Africa Twin CRF100L has been updated with Throttle By Wire engine management with four riding modes, expanded seven-stage Honda Selectable Torque Control …

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Triumph Tiger 800 XR and XC range twin

2018 Triumph Tiger 800 models price hike

The 2018 Triumph Tiger 800 range is lighter and has more than 200 improvements, but you can expect a price hike of up to $2350 for the upgrade. The new models are now available in Australia and feature LED lighting, lighter exhausts, better ergos, six riding modes, up/down quick shifter, updated cruise control, full-colour TFT …

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Triumph Bonneville T120 and T100 Spirit of 59 Limited-Edition

Triumph adds ’59 spirit to T120 and T100

Triumph has produced a limited number of special-edition Bonneville T120 and T100 models to mark its Spirit of ’59 campaign. Only 59 of each model will be available in UK Triumph dealers. They will not be available in any other markets. It’s a bit of a shame because limited-edition colours and models have previously been …

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Triumph Moto2 engine wails in video

Triumph plans bigger 765 Daytona

Triumph Motorcycles has taken the Daytona off its official websites around the world as super sport sales slump, but it is not the end of the venerable model name. The company has trademarked the name Daytona in Europe and the USA, and is race-testing the 765cc Moto2 engine from the Street Triple in an updated …

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2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster

Triumph Speedmaster masters cruising speed

Triumph has returned the Speedmaster name to the Bonneville range, targeting customers who want a light, lithe and low cruiser. The Speedmaster is the 12th member of the new liquid-cooled Bonneville family. It’s based on the popular Bobber, so it has the mono-shock, “hard-tail-look” rear, which is neater than the traditional twin shocks of the …

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2018 Triumph Speed Triple RS and S

Triumph adds Speed Triple RS & S

Triumph Motorcycles is introducing Speed Triple RS and S models with a host of performance, technical and cosmetic updates. The S is the standard model and the Speed Triple RS comes with a host of electronic rider aids. There is no word yet on pricing or arrival for Australia. Both share the same frames Pirelli …

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Triumph Speed Triple RS

Triumph to launch Speed Triple RS

If the upcoming 2018 Speed Triple RS version is as good as the Street Triple RS, it should be the “ultimate hooligan”, says Triumph Motorcycles! Triumph has discretely unveiled the Speed Triple RS in a couple of videos featuring four-time WSB champion Carl Fogarty and two-time TT winner Gary Johnson. The first didn’t show much, …

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2018 Triumph Tiger 1200 XRt and XCx

Upgraded Triumph Tiger costs more

The 2018 Triumph Tiger 1200 has more than 100 upgrades and a 10kg saving, but it will cost between $2400 and $2600 more. Now called the Tiger 1200, dropping the Explorer from the name, the new bikes arrive in Australia from February. The XRx will be $24,200 (previously $22,700), the XCx is $25,600 (was $24,200), …

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Tiger 1200 XC

Triumph boosts Tiger 1200 and 800 appeal

Triumph Motorcycles has boosted the appeal of its Tiger 1200 and 800 adventure models with lighter weight and more technology. The bikes have been unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. Triumph claims the Tiger has more than 200 upgrades including LED lighting, lighter exhausts, better ergos, six riding modes, up/down quick shifter, updated …

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