North Staffs Branch of the Triumph Owners' Motor Cycle Club


The End of Free Motorcycle Parking

You will soon need to pay for a parking permit if you want to park your motorcycle in the London borough of Hackney. The borough will be starting a consultation period on the 24th February on a proposal to introduce parking permits for motorcycles that park in the borough and want your feedback on their idea!

Mk1 Speed Triple Bike Reunion

Calling all Mk1 Speed Triple owners. Your presence at Mallory Park for the Festival of 1000 Bikes is required. The Mk1 Speed Triple Owners Club is attempting to get as many of the Speed Triple Challenge machines from 1994 together as possible, with some taking to the track along with other Mk1 Speed Triples.

New Street Triple R in dealers

The next generation Street Triple R, with an enhanced Euro 5 engine update, has all new bodywork, twin LED headlights, shift-assist, Showa suspension, and dealers are ready to take your orders. The machine is the mid-point of the Street Triple range but it's also the lowest spec Street Triple with the 765cc engine.

Triumphs in the Movies

Birds of Prey is the latest in a long line of movies to feature Triumphs in them. This time it is the Street Triple RS which features in the DC Comics based superhero movie, and the motorcycle is fairly prominent in the film. The Street Triple RS is Triumph's best selling motorcycle in the UK and you can see why in this film.

Ace Classics' Desert Sled on YouTube

The Bike Shed's latest video is of the Ace Classics' Bud Ekins 63 Desert Sled replica Triumph. It was built from trawling the internet for references about Bud Ekins' 1963 Triumph TT Desert racer, and Kev and Ewan talk through what was done to create the machine and what went into a typical Ekins build... and why.

Tiger News - New Editions and Prices

Two new Tiger 1200 editions were announced by Triumph recently - the Alpine Edition and the Desert Edition - but exactly what sets these apart from the current Tiger 1200s... if anything? We decided to look at the specifications to find out more and to try to make sense of these models given the current lineup.

Branch AGM is on the 11th February

The North Staffs branch is holding their AGM on Tuesday the 11th February at their branch HQ. The deadline for nominations has closed (it was the 28th January) but you will be welcome to turn up and vote on any particular issue and on committee members.

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