Four motorcycle safety recalls in five days

Recalls on 161 Triumph Speed Triple S and R models and O’Neal helmets are the third and fourth motorcycle-related safety recalls over the past five days. It could be coincidence or it could be the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission getting recalls out of the way before a Christmas sojourn. Anyway, with just two weeks …

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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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Video teases new Triumph Street Triple

Triumph will launch its new Street Triple on January 10 with a live video feed and has teased the launch with this video. It doesn’t show much except a fancy new set of “smiley” instruments and a silhouette. The only styling changes from the current Street Triple we can pick are narrower indicators, slightly more rounded twin …

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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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2016 Triumph Speed Triple S and R

Triumph updates Speed Triple for 2016

The Triumph Speed Triple comes in S and R designations for 2016 with more grunt, more eletronics and some minor cosmetic updates in an attempt to resurrect the supremacy of its street fighting man. The Speed Triple was launched in 1992 and became an instant hit, but these days it has a lot of hi-tech …

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Triumph recalls motorcycles

Triumph has issued worldwide safety recalls for a majority of their motorcycles. In Australia, Triumph has issued four separate recall notices covering issues from a fault in the neutral switch, faulty brake lines and faulty throttle cable. The faults affect most of their bikes and the recall notices say the faults “could lead to a …

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