Triumph Tiger 800 XCx

Triumph Tiger 800 XCx is all things

Any vehicle that claims to be all things to all people and all roads sounds like a compromise machine, but not the Triumph Tiger 800 XCx that comes pretty close to satisfying on all counts. Last year the Tiger 800 range received a major upgrade with LED lighting, lighter weight, better ergos, six riding modes, …

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The Last Motorcycle on Earth! panic

Are slow motorcycle sales cause for panic?

Motorcycle sales might be in a two-year slump in Australia, but there is no cause for general panic about the global motorcycle industry just yet. (By the way, the top photo is from the fictional film “The Last Motorcycle on Earth“, and is not cause for panic! Watch the movie trailer at the end of …

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Triumph Thruxton and Rocket TFC

Triumph unveils Thruxton and Rocket TFC models

These stunningly beautiful Thruxton and Rocket TFC (Triumph Factory Custom) models are the first of a new line of limited-edition motorcycles from the British manufacturer. Only 750 numbered models of each will be made worldwide when they are launched on May 1, 2019. The Rocket TFC is based on the new Rocket III with single-sided …

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Steve McQueen 1938 Triumph Speed Twin

Steve McQueen Triumph Speed Twin heads auction

Las Vegas motorcycle auctions seem to attract the biggest bids and January’s Bonham’s sale is set to do the same with some famous bikes including a Triumph 5T Speed Twin once owned by Steve McQueen. Steve McQueen’s 1915 Cyclone sold at a Mecum auction for almost $A1 million in 2015 in Las Vegas. It was …

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Rocket III Triumph Thruxton and Rocket TFC

Triumph plans new Rocket and TFC models

Triumph Motorcycles looks like having another big year in 2019 with a possible 2.5-litre 134kW (180bhp) Rocket III and high-spec, limited-edition Triumph Factory Custom (TFC) models. The Rocket III has already the biggest capacity engine of any production motorcycle with a 2294cc triple, delivering 221Nm of torque and 109kW of power. However, rumours about an …

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Triumph Speed Twin

Triumph teases 2019 Speed Twin

This teaser video shows glimpses of the 2019 Triumph Speed Twin which was expected to be unveiled at the recent European motorcycle shows but will be launched on December 4. The video only shows dark and blurry images and some very short glimpses of the 1200cc bike in silhouette. While the Street Twin ($13,700) is …

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