N.W.London Branch Triumph in the Landmark Challenge
The N.W. London Branch took the Landmark Challenge by storm this year with a number of their members taking part visiting the most landmarks of any branch in 2016. The award was presented to Chris North of N.W. London by Club Vice Chairman Steve Battye at the 2017 AGM.
Yorvik Branch win 'THAT' Trophy
At the 2017 TOMCC AGM, held on the 2nd April, it was announced that the Yorvik Branch had won the 'THAT' Trophy for their outstanding performance in 2016. Branch member Peter Smithson collected the trophy on behalf of the Yorvik branch from Club Chairman Ken Talbot.
Jack Lilley Sold to Lind Group
As of an announcement on the 31st March, the long-standing dealership of Jack Lilley (in Ashford and Romford) has been sold to the Lind Group. Lind also own BMW and Harley Davidson dealerships and are known for bringing the 'car-buying-experience' to motorcycle dealerships.
Spirit Motorcycles on Pole at Donington Park
Spirit Motorcycles rider Alastair Seeley has just set a fastest lap in qualifying taking pole position for the teams Dickies BSB British Supersport Championship debut at Donington Park. An excellent effort for this Triumph engined machine in its first proper race outing.
100,000 miles on a Thunderbird
Club Member Bert has achieved a milestone that everyone recognises - doing 100,000 miles on a single machine. Bert has ridden all over the UK and into Europe, attended countless shows and won so many trophies that he ran out of room to house them.
Insurance Woes for New Street Triple RS Owners
The new Street Triple RS will be in the hands of the first customers within a week or so, but there have been reports that insuring it is not quite so easy. This isn't the same issue as the Bonneville Bobber, this is potentially a much more serious problem for new owners.
New model profile added
A new profile has been added to the list of Triumph motorcycle models on this site: The Daytona Super III (1993-1996). When it was released, this Triumph became an overnight classic taking the already well respected Daytona 900 and giving it more power, better brakes, and a slightly lighter overall weight.
Bonneville Bobber Insurance Sorted Out
It looks like the various insurers who were unable to find the new Bonneville Bobber on their insurance database have finally pulled their fingers out and have updated their systems at last. There may still be one or two who haven't yet... and we've managed to find out exactly why this has taken so long.
Reminder: TOMCC AGM on 2nd April
It is really not all that long to the 2nd April and the Club’s AGM. This year it is being hosted by the Northampton Branch - who are celebrating their 40th anniversary - at The Old Grammarians Rugby Club, Sywell Rd, Wellingborough, Northants, NN8 6BS. Open to all Club Members.