2016 Triumph Street Twin

Triumph Street Twin adds punch and style

The new, liquid-cooled Triumph Bonneville Street Twin has more punch, more style and more practical features bound to win a whole new breed of rider. Traditionalists may not be happy with the styling changes, but even they couldn’t ignore the benefits of a lockable petrol cap, fuel gauge and ignition/steering lock in one location on …

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Triumph 2016 Bonneville T120 and T120 Black sticky throttle faulty

2016 Triumph Bonneville sets records

The 900cc and 1200cc 2016 Triumph Bonneville range is already setting records in pre-orders several months before their scheduled delivery in Australia. Triumph Motorcycles Australia marketing manager Mark Berger says they have approximately 75 paid deposits for the new models which will arrive between February and May 2016. “The Thruxton R is by far the strongest …

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Triumph Bonneville Street Twin

2016 Triumph Bonneville is lighter

Triumph has released more details on its 2016 water-cooled, hi-tech Bonneville range and the base model Street Twin is surprisingly lighter. First details released are only on the Street Twin which is now 900cc instead of 856cc and weighs 198kg, down from 224kg, despite all the water cooling and extra electrics. SEE ALL OFFICIAL PHOTOS …

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Triumph Explorer XCA offers

Triumph Tiger Explorer goes hi-tech

Triumph Motorcycles has expanded its 1200 Tiger Explorer fleet to six and thrown a heap of electronic gizmos at them to keep pace with the hi-tech adventure bike sector. The road-oriented Explorer XR, XRx and XRt, and the off-road biased Explorer XC, XCx and XCa have been unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. However, in a nod …

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Triumph Rocket III streamliner

Injured Guy Martin hopes for 400mph tilt

Although Guy Martin signed himself out of hospital just days after breaking his back in an Irish road race, Triumph has postponed the Isle of Man TT racer’s tilt at a new land speed record on the salt flats of Bonneville, USA, until next year. Guy broke his back in the Ulster 150 last week and signed himself out of hospital on …

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2015 Indian Motorcycle Scout Black Bullet takes on the Bonneville salt flats

Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week axed

The future of the famous Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week is in jeopardy after the event has been cancelled for the second consecutive year.  A thin layer of salt has caused the cancellation of the annual Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week that was scheduled to start on August 8, 2015. The persistent and worsening problems also spells …

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Triumph Rocket III streamliner

Guy Martin chases 400mph for Triumph

Quirky Isle of Man TT racer Guy Martin will pilot a Triumph streamliner in an attempt to break the motorcycle land speed record at the salt flats of Bonneville, USA, in August, 2015. The current record, 376.363mph (605.697Km/h), was set in the Top Oil-Ack Attack streamliner in 2010. Guy will pilot a purpose-built, methanol-fuelled Triumph …

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Evelyne Scholz will attempt to become the second female admitted to the exclusive Bonneville 200mph club riding a ‘naked’ bike. 220mph 'Naked' Land Speed Record in August, 2016, at the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA.

Sights set on female land speed record

Evelyne Scholz of Perth hopes to set a new land speed record this year and become the second female admitted to the exclusive Bonneville 200mph club riding a ‘naked’ bike. She already has multiple and speed records at up to 211.398mph on her Turbo Suzuki GSXR1000 nicknamed ‘Tiger’, and will attempt the 220mph ‘Naked’ Land Speed …

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Triumph Thunderbird Nightstorm

Triumph set for motorcycle model blitz

Triumph Motorcycles has become a billion-pound industry and that means more money for research and development that will herald a motorcycle model blitz. Owner John Bloor, 71, bought the company from liquidation in 1983 for £150,000 (about $A290,000). After selling more than 52,000 bikes last year, the Sunday Times Rich List now estimates the company is …

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Pepper, the Harley Road Glide Speed Week missile

Harley Road Glide fastest bagger in world?

An Australian-prepped Harley-Davidson Road Glide nicknamed Pepper has set an Australian land speed record and may also have claimed the title of the world’s fastest bagger under 2000cc. READ ALL ABOUT PEPPER’S PREP Harley-Davidson Australia & New Zealand PR manager David Turney says the achievement was “a fantastic achievement for all the guys, especially considering …

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