...to take their survey on petrol engined motorcycles before April 20th. The Motorcycle Action Group (MAG) has launched a poll of UK motorcyclists to gauge opinions on the use of petrol-powered motorcycles. The poll will close at 5pm on the 20th April 2021 but your answers will shape the future that MAG will fight for.
It is now on the 18th July 2021. So it was probably too much to hope that the previous date was going to remain in place with the ever-changing COVID restrictions but this time we might be a bit more confident about things. The venue remains the same - the Royal Victoria in Llanberis, Wales. See you there.
Triumph have revealed the prototype of an innovative advanced electric powertrain and battery, and the first styling sketches for their Project TE-1 prototype. This completes Phase 2 of this four phase project that was launched back in May 2019 by Triumph in collaboration with three other partners.
The UK's DVSA have reversed their decision to outlaw LED headlight bulbs fitted to motorcycles. In a special notice they have now advised MOT testers that such fitments should be allowed and should not be an MOT failure. This will apply to all motorcycles irrespective of age and is a welcome development.
New guidelines for riding but staying inside UK law have been issued by the NMC. The guidance has been prepared by the NMC in partnership with the organisations involved with the former Coalition of Motorcycling Organisations (CoMO) and the National Police Chief's Council. Click to read the guidelines in brief.
The end of lockdown is just around the corner and we'll all be out & about before you know it! What's even better is that we may well have some decent weather over the summer. To celebrate this the TOMCC have a new T-Shirt, Hoodie, and Sweatshirt design available at the TOMCC Merchandise site.
Legislation that is currently going through Parliament could be used to stop bikers meeting up at the regular bike meets through complaints about noise. Up to now the noise created by meetings hasn't been a public order matter but the new legislation could change all that with meetings stopped by just a few complaints.
For UK residents, the National Motorcycle Museum is raffling a 'Brand New' old stock Triumph T140D that has never been registered and is only showing 11 'push miles'. You only have until the 24th April as the draw will be taking place on the 25th April 2021. Raffle tickets are £2 each. Proceeds go to help the museum.
In another Tuesday lunch-time live-reveal by video, Triumph have outlined the details for their 2021 Bonneville range. The first impressions are good - there are performance tweaks, styling tweaks, and technology tweaks but the unique character appears to have been kept. Read on to find out more and what we think.