With the sudden closure of Metropolis Motorcycles on the South Bank of the Thames in September 2018, Triumph had lost their main dealer in the heart of the City. However, Lind Automotive Group have announced that they will be opening a Central London dealership in the very same railway arches in Vauxhall.
Every year, at the Club AGM, the 'THAT' Trophy is awarded to the branch which has performed the best Membership wise. The branch that won this prestigious Trophy for 2018 was TOMCC Italia with an outstanding achievement. Last year's winners (TOMCC USA) were second, and South Lincolnshire were third.
At the recent Club AGM (7th April 2019), the results of the Landmark Challenge for 2018 were announced. Trophies were awarded for Best Branch and for Best Individual. Winning the Best Branch award was North West London and winning the Best Individual award was Chris North (or North West London branch).
Following the fairly recent opening of Triumph Birmingham West in Halesowen, Triumph are opening another dealership based over in East Birmingham. Triumph Birmingham East in Tamworth will provide a second sales and servicing outlet for Triumph in UK's second largest city and presumably second largest bike market in the UK.
Even though there are still almost 6 months to go to Trifest Skye, the event itself has sold out completely with every place in the area fully booked. Trifest Skye is being held on the Scottish Isle on the 20th to 23rd of September 2019, and is the second time the TOMCC have hosted a Trifest event up in Scotland.
Are you keen to be riding a Triumph, but think the cost of passing your test is a bit high? Well if you are aged 16 to 24 then this scheme could provide some help towards the costs of passing your test. RideFree have teamed up with selected local motorcycle training schools and all they want in return is for you to complete a survey.
ABM is pleased to announce that they will be shortly releasing their new 'Moto 2' style bodywork for the Triumph 765 Street Triple. Pricing will be around £599.00 inc VAT and will include upper fairing, belly pan, seat unit and scoop. Items may also be purchased separately. Pre-orders are being accepted now.
ULEZ is coming to London (UK) on 8th April 2019 and many older motorcycles will automatically be charged £12.50 per day to enter the ULEZ zone. All is not lost though as a new testing centre has been approved by TfL and if your older machine passes their test then it will be exempt from paying the charge.
Kickback are very pleased to announce that Tony Scott's wonderful pair of custom engineered Speed Triples have qualified for the 2019 National Champs Finals. Tony runs Associated British Motorcycles and has built these sublime Triumphs which will be on full display during the KICKBACK weekend at Prescott.