Triumph Bonneville

Triumph Bonneville gets radiator, twin discs

Worldwide pollution emissions control regulations are spelling the end of the traditional air-cooled motorcycle with the Triumph Bonneville the next in line. BMW has liquid cooled its boxer engine, the Indian Scout has a radiator and Harley has moved toward water cooling with the new Street and one of its Touring models. So what’s next victim for the …

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French female riders L'Equipee

French female riders head for Brazil

If you think the adventures of Charley and Ewan were intrepid, how about the five French female L’Equipee riders who took old Royal Enfields to the highest road in the world? The three videos of their Himalayan trip have been a YouTube sensation and now the Parisiennes are on their next adventure to the jungles of Brazil. Check …

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Limited Edition Triumph Thruxton

Rare Triumph Thruxton on the market

Classic lines. A go-faster stance. Those distinctive clip on bars and racy rear-set pegs. It’s easy to see why the café racer has made a triumphant return to our roads over the past few years or so. The Triumph Bonneville, Guzzi V7 and various chop shop jobs from the likes of Deus ex Machina are …

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Paul Newman on Triumph Bonneville

Triumph Bonneville: choice of celebrities

I ride a Triumph Bonneville. It’s far from the greatest performance bike in the world, but I’m in pretty good company! If you Google search for “celebrities on motorcycles”, as I did, you may come up with a similar result where almost 50% of the celebrities are on a Triumph Bonnevilles. They include the very …

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Triumph Bonneville

Triumph Bonneville retro panniers review

The Triumph Bonneville is the perennial darling of the hipsters. And now with waxed-cotton saddlebags, the hipsters can ride further than their local cafe The problem with fitting luggage to a Triumph Bonneville has always been the fact that the factory black leather saddlebags look out of place. They are too small, the wrong shape and …

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MV Agusta

MV Agusta reveals wire wheel

UPDATED OCTOBER 8: MV Agusta has released a teaser video to follow up on a teaser photo of a wire wheel which seems to indicate an RR version of its current Brutale 800 Dragster. The bike is expected to be revealed at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan on November 4. There are currently no wire wheels …

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Ryan Reynolds

Green Lantern crashes near Uluru

Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds, who plays the Green Lantern in the Marvel Comics movies, has confessed he crashed a bike near Uluru in the centre of Australia. The Hollywood heartthrob says he crashed a loaned Triumph Sprint “in a monsoon somewhere near Uluru” in the latest edition of the Triumph Spirit online magazine. “I’d been …

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British day at Oliver’s Motorcycles

All things British will be celebrated tomorrow at Oliver’s Motorcycles in Moorooka. A few months ago the family-owned dealership added Triumph to their Suzuki franchise and tomorrow (October 19) they will celebrate with their own mini “Tridays” – come rain, hail or shine! Celebrations include British food, a live band playing British music and, of …

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2014 Triumph Bonnevilles louder

The 2014 range of classic-model Triumph Bonnevilles are cleaner and greener, yet louder. The new batch is just arriving in Australia from Thailand and they’re all Euro 3 compliant on emissions. While there has been no change to the 865cc parallel-twin engine, the new exhaust system has been redesigned and is actually louder. Now, you would …

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