Triumph in Triumph Motorcycles competition

A mature-aged “newbie” has scored the ride of his short riding life as one of 12 lucky winners around the world in the Triumph Motorcycles “Rides America” Facebook competition held from December to March. Peter Clifford of Sydney says he has never won a significant prize before and didn’t believe it when he was contacted …

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Triumph Motorcycles posts 1st loss in 4 years

Entering the Indian market has cost Triumph Motorcycles more than expected, leading to its first global financial losses since 2009. Global sales rose 5% to $610m for the 2012-13 financial year and more than 50,000 bikes for the first time since the brand’s rebirth three decades ago. However, the British company has reported a pre-tax …

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Triumph slashes prices

The latest salvo in the price war between BMW and Triumph over adventure bikes has been fired by the Brits. When Triumph launched its 1200 Explorer against the venerable BMW R 1200 GS, the Germans dropped their prices and added some extras at no cost. Triumph struck back with free luggage. Then BMW brought in …

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Victory Cross Roads review

The Victory Cross Roads soft bagger is set up to cross this wide brown land in comfort, style and safety. Considering it’s American-made, it almost feels like a big ol’ Aussie Commodore the way it lopes down bumpy country roads, strides along the highways and carries loads of cargo with ease. It’s a stripped-down cruiser …

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