Triumphs at the IoM TT
Despite Triumph not producing the Daytona 675R any more, there seem to be quite a few still being used in racing circles. The 2017 Isle of Man TT Supersport races feature several entries on Triumphs, Gary Johnson and Peter Hickman to name but two and Gary has won on Triumph machinery in the past.
You can now add an Associate Member when you Join/Renew
Following a change to the Club Rules at the AGM earlier this year, it is now possible to add an Associate member when you Join the TOMCC or Renew your Club Membership online, and for Associate members to renew their own membership online. Associate members can also now post on the Members' Forum.
Trifest Skegness is Bigger than Trifest Somerset
It’s bigger than Somerset and it’s selling well. Have a look at the whole event, discuss it within your branch and book up a couple of caravans. Share the cost that isn’t that expensive to start with and join the end of year TOMCC Trifest Skegness party.
Daytona '50th' Celebration at Brooklands Motorcycle Day
Bikes wanted for exhibiting at the Brooklands Motorcycle Day show. Specifically Daytonas of all ages. Already booked in is a T100D and a non-standard 1967 example. Both Classic and Modern Daytonas will be welcome - we are celebrating all 50 years. Read more for contact details if you are interested.
Bobber Cruiser or Speedmaster?
Online publications don't seem to agree on what this 'spy' shot is of. On the one hand you have Bennetts BikeSocial claiming it is the new Speedmaster whereas MCN is calling it the Bobber Cruiser (replacing the America and Speedmaster). The picture emerged a couple of days ago with only muted interest on the internet to it.
Triumph Insurance available in the UK
Triumph have teamed up with the company behind Bikesure Insurance services and are offering two rather interesting insurance products for owners of Triumph motorcycles. They also appear to be keen to tailor those policies to suit the owner and are boasting Defaqto 5-star ratings for their scheme.
Bike theft up 600% as Vigilante Groups form
The Government and the Police are doing nothing about it as incidents escalate. Video footage of a brazen attempted theft of a Daytona, in Sutton, in broad-daylight, from a female rider has been doing the rounds again on the internet as bikers start to take matters into their own hands.
NMM Winter Raffle Result
The National Motorcycle Museum Winter Raffle prize draw results have been announced. The first prize was to win a brand new Triumph Thruxton R with Track Racer kit fitted. The winner is a Mr Roger Ward or Worksop, Nottinghamshire, with ticket number 2152659.
A triumph for Triumph and Draganfly
You may remember that Draganfly Motorcycles bought Supreme Motorcycles back in January of this year with a view to expanding their spares cache to include Triumph bits? Well finally their Triumph shop is now online!! Though it just lists parts for pre-unit Triumphs twins at the moment.