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Harley-Davidson sheds jobs for savings

Harley-Davidson will shed 640 jobs this year for millions of dollars in savings as it streamlines the company to respond to weakening demand for their bikes. Last month the company sacked 90 staff at their York Vehicle Operations in Pennsylvania and 50 at its Tomahawk facility in Wisconsin after temporarily suspending production over the pandemic …

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Triumph Rocket 3 botches tablecloth trick

A decade ago, BMW’s S 1000 RR pulled off the old tablecoth trick, ripping it right from under the crockery, cutlery and glassware, but now Triumph has botched the same trick with their Rocket 3. We’re not sure what they are trying to proved by failing at the same trick. However, the title of their …

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Triumph Trekker GT ebike

Triumph launch Trekker GT e-bike

Triumph started in 1889 as a bicycle company and now they are returning to bicycles with an e-bike called the Trekker GT. They are not the only motorcycle manufacturer looking to ebikes as a supplement to their motorcycle business. Ducati and even Harley-Davidson are getting into the ebikes trend. It all comes as some riders are calling for …

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Triumph Motorcycles to slash more jobs

Triumph Motorcycle will slash 400 jobs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and their plan to move more production from Hinckley to Thailand. The British company announced in February that it would cut 240 of its 2500-strong global workforce with 50 of the 1000 employed at Hinckley to go as it moved production offshore …

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Triumph Scrambler 1200 Bond 007 limited edition

Triumph screens 007 Scrambler edition

Triumph has announced a new Scrambler 1200 007 Edition to cash in on its star billing in the 25th James Bond film, No Time to Die, to hit the screens in November. The British company would have a paid a tidy sum for their first 007 film product placement which included the Scrambler 1200 and Tiger …

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2017 Triumph Trophy SE

Triumph recalls Trophy over brake issue

Triumph Australia has issued a recall over a potential brake failure in its 2013-2017 Trophy and Trophy SE models. This brake recall is not linked to the forthcoming global recall over Brembo brakes. This is a new issue involving incorrectly routed wires exiting the ignition switch may be damaged by contact with the front brake hose. …

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India the next motorcycle powerhouse

The $A31m cash sale of Norton Motorcycles to India’s TVS Motor Company marks India’s turning point towards becoming the next motorcycle powerhouse. Click here to read more about the historic sale. Respected market analysts GlobalData say the sale to India’s third-biggest motorcycle manufacturer with sales of more than 750,00 a year significantly marks TVS motorcycles’ …

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Triumph recalls Thruxtons over side stand

Almost two months after a global recall on Thruxtons over side stand spring issues, the official notice has been posted in Australia. A spokesman for the Australian distributor, Peter Stevens Importers, confirmed in late January that Australian bikes were affected. They said customers were being contacted “as information comes to hand”. The Australian Competition and Consumer …

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Triumph winds down Hinckley production

Triumph Motorcycle will move more of its production from Hinckley in the UK to Thailand in a bid to target rapidly growing Asian markets. In 2002, Triumph opened its first factory in Thailand where it now has three facilities making about 80% of last year’s total of 60,131 bikes. There are also factories in Brazil and India supplying …

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Triumph Street Triple R

Triumph updates Street Triple R

Triumph’s updated Street Triple R with new styling and a cleaner, more responsive 765cc engine will hit Australia in the second quarter. Pricing will be released close to the release but as an indication the previous R model cost $15,950 (plus on-road costs), while the S is $14,100 and RS is $17,650. However, it may …

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