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.
Carmarthen Vintage Show in September
Being held at the Carmarthen Showground on the 2nd and 3rd September, this is a wide-ranging show featuring all sorts of vintage and classic machinery. From classic and vintage cars and lorries, steam and traction engines, motorcycles, and loads of stalls. They are looking for entries.
Trifest Somerset on again for 2018
Following on from a wonderful Trifest Somerset 2017, we have booked this venue for 2018. Trifest Somerset 2018 will be on the 4th-7th May, the Bank Holiday weekend. There will be more entertainment planned including a local event plus lots of places to visit like Dunster, Exmoor, and Watchet.
Scottish Show Celebrating Daytona 50th
The second 1967 first year production T100R Daytona with it's original Monoblock Carbs has been confirmed as displaying at the Scottish Classic Motorcycle Show, it's only on it's second owner who bought it directly from the first owner in California after working with him in the States.
Rare TR5AR in Auction in June
The TR5AR was one of two 500cc models produced in 1961 for the American market. Because it was only built for one year, examples are few and far between. A good example of one will be on auction at the National Motorcycle Museum in June, and you could pick up this beauty for less than a new machine.