2016 Triumph Speed Triple S and R

Triumph recalls Speed Triples for electrical short

Triumph Motorcycles Australia has recalled the Speed Triple R and Speed Triple S over a possible electrical short and engine stall issue. The notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says a bracket may interfere with the link lead. That could damage the outer protective sheathing and over time potentially expose the wire. Contact …

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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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Triumph Tigers

Triumph unleashes new Tigers

Two new Triumph Tigers and possibly a Bonneville America cruiser could be unleashed at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan on November 7. Their official teaser video shows the glimpses of the new Tiger 800 and 1200. It appears the word “Explorer” has been deleted from the bigger model. More cruisers coming? While there is …

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Triumph factory visitor centre museum Bobber Black Speedmaster TR6R

Steve McQueen’s TR6R herded cows

One of the most famous motorcycles of all time, the Triumph TR6R ridden by Steve McQueen in The Great Escape, was once used to herd cows. The fully restored 54-year-old TR6R 650cc twin which has 95% of its original parts is now the centrepiece of the Triumph Factory Visitor Experience (museum) at Hinckley in the UK. …

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Triumph Speedmaster - Bobber Black

Triumph unveils Speedmaster, Bobber Black

Triumph has unveiled its latest additions to the Bonneville range, the Speedmaster (pictured above) and Bobber Black, as well as a museum that pays homage to Steve McQueen. The new Bonnevilles are based on the popular Bobber. They have a monoshock hard-tail rear, rather than traditional twin shocks like the rest of the Bonneville fleet. …

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Triumph Speedmaster

Triumph confirms Speedmaster will return

Triumph has released a teaser video officially confirming the return of the classic Bonneville Speedmaster cruiser on October 3 2017. While the video doesn’t reveal much, it is obvious it is built on the same platform as the Bobber which has the 1200cc engine. Read our Bobber review. From the fleeting glimpses in the video, …

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Triumph Moto2 engine wails in video

Triumph Moto2 engine wails in video

Triumph Motorcycles has begun testing the 765cc Street Triple engine it will supply for Moto2 from 2019, after signing a three-year deal with Dorna. The Triumph triple will debut in June 2018 for the 2019 season but has released a video of the engine being tested on a bike on the dyno. Just listen to …

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Triumph Street Cup and Rega Turntables

Triumph turntables for true fans

For the Triumph Motorcycles fan who has everything comes these two-only special Rega turntables and 500 special vinyl record pressings. Both will be unveiled on Tuesday (August 29, 2017) at a special event at The Bike Shed in London. And the only way to get to the event and win one of the turntables and …

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Proposed Triumph 250

Triumph deal to build LAMS bikes in India

Learner-approved Triumph motorcycles are expected to come from India after the British company announced a deal with Bajaj Auto to build bikes up to about 600cc. Triumph had considered building its own 250cc learner bike (pictured at the top of the page) in India for several years, but dropped the plan in 2014. This latest …

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Aussie Triples Rally

Triples tragics gather for eighth rally

Triple tragics return to Evans Head in the Northern Rivers region later this month for the eighth annual Aussie Triples Classic Motorcycle Rally. The event was started eight years ago by Col and Nancy McAndrew as a one-off rally for “triple tragics”. The Aussie Triples rally on August 18-20 is for Triumph Tridents and BSA Rocket 3s built between …

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