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May 24, 2011

Video: Ross Noble and Triumph’s 500,000th bike

Triumph celebrates an important milestone in the company’s history with British comedian Ross Noble who will ride a uniquely livered Speed Triple in his „Sit down Tour” (May 24-30). Noble will visit England, Scotland and Wales, guided only by fans via Twitter. A couple of stops are already planned, while others will be scheduled entirely by daily tweets. Triumph released a video with Ross Noble and the 500,000th bike at Hinckley. Follow Ross’s adventures via his Twitter feed (@therealrossnoble) or Triumph’s (@officialtriumph). Read the full article »


May 19, 2011

2010 Triumph Thunderbird recall

British brand Triumph is recalling two thousand 2010 Thunderbird models. These motorcycles were built with an incompatible thread locker/screw combination at the front fender mounting. These screws might become loose, and the screw heads can contact the side wall of the front tire, leading to tire deflation, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will install new screws, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule. Owners also contact Triumph Customer Service at 1-678-539-8782. Read the full article »


May 13, 2011

Video: Triumph’s 500,000th bike unleashed

British manufacturer Triumph has rolled out its 500,000th bike since its rebirth in 1990, which was restarted with the purchase of the firm by John Bloor. The 500,000th bike is a 2011 Speed Triple. To celebrate the special occasion, they are sending the special Speed Triple and UK comic Ross Noble on a 7-day tour of the British Isles, which is to be twitter-broadcasted. The tour starts on the May 24th. Watch the video after the jump. Read the full article »


May 6, 2011

New colors for 2012 Triumph models

British manufacturer Triumph is expanding its model line-up, promising seven new models by the end of 2012. Until then, Triumph refreshed its Modern Classic range. Like the 2012 Street Triple, the Bonneville, Scrambler, America will receive minor cosmetic updates. The Bonneville will be available in gold, the Scrambler (finally) in all matte black, the T100 in two-tone graphite or cherry and the America in two-tone blue and white. Read the full article »


May 4, 2011

Triumph Tiger 800 XC accessories available from Touratech

The adventure touring experts at Touratech have developed a full line of accessories for the latest entrant to the middleweight adventure motorcycle category, the Triumph Tiger 800 XC. In true Touratech fashion, their designers have come up with a long list of protection and guards, auxiliary lighting, ergonomic enhancements, aluminum pannier systems, tank & tail bags, navigation, and more, most of which, will hit the U.S. shore before the Tiger 800 motorcycles arrive. Read the full article »


April 15, 2011

New Tiger kit is a Triumph of German Engineering

Praised for its ability to perform both on and off road, the new Triumph Tiger 800 is set to become a popular choice for touring and adventure riders. As any long distance rider knows though, it’s the details that make the difference, so German engineering specialists, SW Motech, have introduced a comprehensive range of accessories and add-ons so owners can tailor their Tiger for any journey. Read the full article »


April 14, 2011

Rizoma special parts for the 2011 Triumph Speed riple 1050

Rizoma has developed a complete kit to the Queen of naked bikes, the new Triumph Speed triple 1050. The most effective components are a mix of risers/handlebars/grips, levers, mirrors, which change completely the „dashboard” look. There are new high-tech EVO rearsets which are perfectly integrated into the frame and allow eight different adjustment options. The articulated connection to the peg houses a tiny screw, which can keep the peg from pivoting for a higher performance on the race track. Read the full article »


April 6, 2011

50 high-res images of the 2011 Triumph Daytona 675 R

According to the latest reviews, the 2011 Daytona 675 R is the Triumph of 2011. For an extra $1,496, you get Öhlins suspension parts, Brembo brakes and standard quick-shifter. It gets its power from a water-cooled 674cc in-line three-cylinder engine, that claims an output of 124 bhp at 12600 rpm and 53 lb.-ft. of peak torque at 11,700 rpm. Other circuit-spec highlights include comprehensive instruments that incorporate a lap timer, and carbon fiber parts – including hugger, silencer heat shield, front mudguard and fairing infill panels. Read the full article »


March 28, 2011

2012 Triumph Street Triple and Street Triple R to get new headlights

These are the first official pictures of Triumph’s 2012 model year Street Triple and Street Triple R. According to French website motocaradisiac, the machine will retain the same technical specifications of the 675cc engine and the chassis, and the only udates to the styling will be the new headlights and small cosmetic changes. In addition to that, the naked bike gets new colours. The bikes were unvealed at a new store in Paris. Read the full article »


February 14, 2011

Triumph lifestyle accessories by design students

MA Product design students at the Birmingham Institute of Art & Design have produced a collection of prototype accessories. Students have drawn inspiration from the Triumph Bonneville T100. The collection of 18 alternative lifestyle „accessories”were judged by a team from Triumph. Following their deliberations the judges chose British student, Nick Orme’s, ‘Corkscrew’, incorporating a brake lever assembly, as the winning prototype design awarding him a placement at Triumph. Read the full article »