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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Marvel Comics movie Ant Man and the Wasp features Triumph Thruxton R Harley-Davidson

Marvel switches from Harley to Triumph

The latest Marvel Comics movie, Ant Man and the Wasp, features the Triumph Thruxton R rather than a Harley-Davidson as has been the custom in previous movies. The movie, starring Paul Rudd as the Ant Man, is a sequel to Ant Man (2015) and is coming to cinemas in July. Harley and Marvel have enjoyed …

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Paul Baltzer with his 1973 Triumph Bobber custom and 1970s Harley Shovelhead that he will show at the 2017 RACQ MotorFest wave

Triumph Motorcycles rides the retro wave

Triumph Motorcycles has ridden a wave of interest in retro motorcycles to post a 22% increase in revenue and 12.7% increase in sales in the 2016/17 financial year. The British company says their customers are typically men aged 40 and over who have spurred a 300% increase in retro models over the past five years. …

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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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