The UK Government are proposing to introduce unleaded petrol with up to 10% Ethanol content. Currently only up to 5% is mandatory but that is all set to change as the Government are pushing forward with a scheme to raise this to 10% in a bid to cut emissions and they are asking for your input into the scheme.
UK dealerships have received their quota of Tiger 900 GT and Rally demo bikes ready for the preview evening. All they have to do is to take them out of their crates, do some final assembly, and PDI them then you can take them for a spin and find out which one you are going to put a deposit down on.
Andover Norton have taken over selling Classic Triumph parts from their sister company, NVT Motorcycles (in Germany). They currently ship Norton (as the name implies) parts all over the world and pride themselves on their 40 years service, now they are also adding Triumph parts to that excellent worldwide service.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.