Rumours of 500cc Single under Development
Triumph are rumoured to be developing a 500cc single cylinder machine, mainly for the Indian market but also available worldwide. In fact it is suggested that there is already a prototype under testing. Development and design is being handled exclusively by Triumph and it is expected to be a retro 'Modern Classic' design.
Bring It Home Rally - August 3rd to 5th
The Meriden Branch will hold their 7th Bring it Home Rally on 3rd to 5th August 2018. Tickets are £15 per person with £2 discount if ordered before the event. It is being held at the Barkers' Butts Rugby Football Club, Pickford Grange Lane, Allesley, Coventry, CV5 9AR with entry from midday Friday.
Triumph Motorcycles at Bonneville 60
Triumph Motorcycles have announced that they are not just supporting the Bonneville 60 event, but that they are turning up en masse. Not content on just bringing their Show Truck, but there will be one-off specials on show, a sectioned Bonneville engine, pin striping demo and talks by the Bonneville Engine Project Leader.
Triumph Advanced Apprenticeship Programme
The Triumph Advanced Apprenticeship Programme is the industry leading training scheme that firstly helps apprentices find a real job with a Triumph Dealer, and provides both the apprentice and the Triumph Dealer with all the training and support you will need. The Triumph Advanced Apprenticeship Programme specialises in Motorcycle Technician Qualifications.
New Website for TOMCC Merchandise
Since the Club Merchandise was taken on by a new supplier, we have been awaiting a dedicated website for it. Well now we have one! The TOMCC Merchandise site is now open for you to purchase Club Regalia including T Shirts, Sweat Shirts, Polo Shirts, Hoodies, Caps, Badges, and Patches.
Aragon Testing for Triumph Moto2
This week has seen several chassis manufacturers testing the new Triumph 765cc Moto2 engine in their chassis in preparation for the 2019 Moto2 series. Alex Marquez, Ricky Cardus, and Alex de Angelis have been taking the new machines through their paces testing the engine-chassis combination.
Triumphs at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
Triumph Motorcycles will run its Moto2™ test bike up the iconic hillclimb at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in July – the first time it will be seen in public in the UK. As well as that there will be two Classic Triumph racers, supplied by the National Motorcycle Museum, also being taken up the hill.
Reg Allen closing and London Motorcycle Museum struggling
Due to unprecedented increases in business rates and other expenses Reg Allen, a well known and loved motorcycle dealership and parts source, is set to close its doors in the near future. The London Motorcycle Museum, run by Reg Allen, is continuing to suffer Ealing Council's decision to reduce its rate subsidy.
NMM Open Day 2018 Even Bigger this year
Following the continued growth of Museum LIVE over the past four years, Saturday 27/10/18 will see the museum host their 5th annual free open day when everyone will be invited to visit the museum collection free of charge. There will also be a host of other free attractions including the ever expanding indoor trade & autojumble area.